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Purchasing Office

The Purchasing Office is responsible for managing the procurement of goods and services for all City of Austin operations. The Office is a division under the City’s Financial Services Department.


How the City Buys Goods/Services

The City of Austin makes purchases on the open market, by informal or formal requests, or utilizing cooperative contracts.

The City makes purchases based on dollar ranges:

  • $0 - $3,000

Purchases made based on a single quote and may be authorized and/or paid using a purchasing order or purchasing card.

  • $3,000.01 - $50,000

Purchases made based on an informal request with a minimum of three quotes, with attempts made to obtain at least two quotes from a certified Women or Minority Owned Business

  • $50,000.01 and above

Purchases made based on a formal solicitation and may require approval by the City Council


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Doing Business with the City

How to do Business with the City


To become a vendor for the City, go to Austin Finance Online and register. Registering requires providing information such as Legal Name and Tax ID.

Vendor Connection provides a public clearinghouse of detailed information about current business opportunities with the City of Austin.

On Austin Finance Online:

  • Create a subscriber account.
  • Subscribe to solicitation notifications.
  • Download solicitation documents.
  • Review public solicitation openings. Results of public solicitation openings are posted online.
  • Registered vendors can manage their accounts and view reports of business activity with the City.
Purchasing Staff Directory

Purchasing Office Staff Directory

Adam, Nona Department Executive Assistant
512-974-2079
Aird, Ajani Procurement Specialist II
512-974-2965
Andrade, Maria Procurement Specialist II
512-972-9424
Barriffe, Paula Procurement Specialist III
512-322-6118
Belizaire, Mickey Procurement Card Administrator
512-974-2083
Benson, Mike Project Manager
512-974-2032
Berdoll, Mark Contract Management Specialist II
512-974-2055
Brandt, Sandy Procurement Manager 512-974-2870
Broniszewski, Didi Procurement Specialist III
512-974-9382
Brown, DeJuan Procurement Specialist III
512-322-6472
Ceder, Sydney Procurement Specialist III
512-974-2225
Chapa, Betty Contract Management Specialist I
512-974-2556
Ciferri, Marina Procurement Specialist I
512-974-1421
Colon, Perla Procurement Specialist II
512-322-6550
Crawford, VanessaAdministrative Specialist 512-974-2553
Dellemonache, Daniel Procurement Specialist IV
512-974-2981
Drayton, Alfonso Procurement Specialist III 512-974-2298
Duree, Matt Procurement Manager 512-974-6346
D'Vincent, Erin Acting Procurement Manager 
512-974-3070
Ellis, Cyrenthia Procurement Manager 512-974-1709
Escalante, Hector Procurement Specialist II 512-974-2500
Finn, Julia Procurement Specialist IV 512-322-6060
Garcia, Bettina Administrative Supervisor 512-974-2014
Garza-Arenas, Rosa Administrative Specialist 512-974-7032
Graham, Bridget Records Analyst 512-974-6580
Greenwood, Katie Administrative Specialist 512-974-3085
Gutierrez, Jo Procurement Specialist III
512-974-2827
Harden, Melita Procurement Specialist III
512-322-6149
Hardy, Brett Procurement Specialist IV 512-978-1525
Hernandez, Martha Contract Management Specialist IV
512-974-2020
Hernandez, Samuel Contract Management Supervisor II 512-974-3742
Hilbun, John Contract Management Specialist IV 512-974-1054
Howard, Jim Procurement Specialist IV 512-974-2031
Johnson, Darralyn Procurement Specialist II 512-505-7293
Jones, Marissa Procurement Specialist II 512-974-2038
Lock, Liz Procurement Supervisor
512-322-6251
Lomas, Connie Procurement Card Administrator
512-974-2637
Mammadova, Leyla Procurement Specialist IV 512-978-1519
McIntosh, Diana Procurement Specialist III
512-974-2034
Miller, Yolanda Deputy Procurement Officer
512-974-2033
Moore, Marian Procurement Specialist IV
512-974-2062
Neal, Jane Procurement Specialist II
512-974-3398
Nicholson, Terry Procurement Supervisor 512-322-6586
Perkins, Lezlee Procurement Specialist I
512-974-2500
Ramirez, Julia Administrative Specialist
512-974-2221
Ray, Rebecca Program Coordinator 512-974-2500
Reyes, Cindy Contract Management Specialist III
512-974-2822
Rocha, Michelle Procurement Specialist III
512-974-2261
Rodriquez, Claudia Procurement Supervisor
512-974-2959
Sustaita, Patricia Procurement Specialist III 512-974-2500
Scarboro, James Purchasing Officer
512-974-2050
Stenton, Steve Financial Manager II
512-974-2082
Stewart, Bridney Procurement Specialist III
512-974-3127
Thepuatrakul, Kate Procurement Specialist I 512-974-2500
Toler, Billy Procurement Specialist III 512-974-2054
Trimble, Paul Procurement Specialist II
512-974-1714
Tyler, Bartley Procurement Specialist II
512-974-2023
Whipple, Richard Procurement Specialist II
512-974-2261
Wilkison, Brenita Procurement Specialist III 512-974-3164
Willett, Shawn Deputy Procurement Officer
512-974-2021
Williams, Karen Procurement Specialist IV
512-322-6467
Wirtanen, Sandy Procurement Specialist IV
512-974-7711
Xoomsai-Purcell, Sai Procurement Manager 512-978-1524
Zachary, Cedric Procurement Specialist II
512-322-6215
Zambrano, Mike Contract Management Specialist III
512-974-3130
Zilkha, Gil Procurement Specialist IV
512-974-2696
Capital Contracting Office

Our vision is to be a valuable Business Partner Capital Project delivery.

Our mission is to procure and manage contracts supporting capital project delivery resulting in an improved quality of life for all.

     •  Improve the quality of life for Austin residents through timely completion of CIP contracts.

     •  Create an environment where people feel connected, empowered, and committed to excellence.

     •  Promote competition for CIP contracts.

     •  Ensure workers on city construction contracts are being paid minimum and prevailing wage.

     •  Provide additional training opportunities for skilled and semi-skilled construction workers in the Austin area.


Learn more about the Capital Contracting Office here.