Ray McGuire. Photo: Patrick McMullan via Getty Images

Ray McGuire

Democrat Age: 64

McGuire was one of the longest-serving Black executives on Wall Street before leaving a top job at Citigroup last year to run for mayor. After growing up in Dayton, Ohio, he earned his bachelor’s and dual business and law degrees from Harvard University. He did stints at Morgan Stanley and Merrill Lynch before landing at Citigroup in 2005, where he rose to head of global corporate and investment banking. McGuire’s campaign prioritizes wage subsidies for small businesses, increased city cooperation with tech companies, and major infrastructure investments.