Ron Galperin

Ron Galperin serves as a Special Advisor for Councilmember Blumenfield. As the former Los Angeles City Controller, Ron has worked to meet the serious issues of our time, including how to better address homelessness and affordable housing, protect our environment, improve public safety, more efficiently manage government budgets and pension funds, maintain and upgrade infrastructure, strengthen social services and bolster arts funding. His work has also tackled oversight and management of airport and port operations, public parks, emergency services, illegal dumping, City-owned properties and much more. He created L.A.’s first open data portal: Control Panel LA., detailing every dollar spent on goods and services, City employee salaries, and measuring results and equity. Ron revolutionized how Los Angeles works with data, technology, audits, reports, maps and more – to better meet people’s needs.