List of New York Mets owners and executives

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The New York Mets are Major League Baseball (MLB) franchise based in Queens, in New York City, New York. They play in the National League East division. In the team's history (1962-), the Mets have employed 12 general managers (GMs).[1] The GM controls player transactions, hiring and firing of the coaching staff, and negotiates with players and agents regarding contracts.[2] The longest-tenured GM is Frank Cashen, who held the position for 11 years (1980–1990).[1]

Table key

Elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum (‡ denotes induction as manager)[3]
Member of the New York Mets Hall of Fame[4]


General managers

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Sandy Alderson, general manager of the Mets from 2011–2018
#[a] Name Seasons Ref
1 George Weissठ19621966 [1]
2 Bing Devine 1967 [1]
3 Johnny Murphy§ 19681969 [1]
4 Bob Scheffing 19701974 [1]
5 Joe McDonald 19751979 [1]
6 Frank Cashen§ 19801991 [1]
7 Al Harazin 19921993 [1]
8 Joe McIlvaine 19941997 [1]
9 Steve Phillips 1997 [1]
Frank Cashen (Interim) 1998 [1]
Steve Phillips 19982003 [1]
10 Jim Duquette 2004 [1]
11 Omar Minaya 20052010 [1]
John Ricco (Interim) 2010 [1]
12 Sandy Alderson 2010–2018 [1]
John Ricco (Interim, as part of triumvirate) 2018 [1]
Omar Minaya (Interim, as part of triumvirate) 2018 [1]
J. P. Ricciardi (Interim, as part of triumvirate) 2018 [1]
13 Brodie Van Wagenen 2018 - [1]

Other executives


  • a #: A running total of the number of Mets' GMs. Thus, any GM who has two or more separate terms is only counted once.
  • Assistant GM John Ricco served as interim GM following the dismissal of Minaya on October 4, 2010. He returned to Asst. GM on October 29, when Alderson was hired.


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u "Executive Database". Baseball America. Retrieved 2009-06-28.
  2. ^ Schwarz, Alan (December 21, 2005). "2005 General Manager Roundtable". Baseball America. Retrieved 2009-06-28.
  3. ^ "Baseball Hall of Fame Inductees". Baseball-Reference. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2009-09-07.
  4. ^ "Mets Hall of Fame". New York Mets. Retrieved 2009-09-07.
  5. ^ BERMAN, ZACH; SANDOMIR, RICHARD (June 4, 2012). "Bill Maher Now Owns Share of the Mets". New York Times.
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