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December 31, 2013 11:41 am

Report: Bloomberg Spent $650 Million of Personal Fortune as Mayor

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Michael Bloomberg at the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival. Photo: David Shankbone.

New York Times – Michael R. Bloomberg loves tropical fish. So when he was elected mayor, he installed two giant aquariums in City Hall. The cost to him for having the tanks cleaned out every week for the past 12 years: around $62,400.

The mayor likes to nosh, too. So he paid to feed his staff daily a light breakfast (coffee, bagels, yogurt) and a modest lunch (tuna salad, PB&J, sliced fruit). The bill for his entire mayoralty: about $890,000.

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