The Wire Michael Steintorf Neal HuffThe Wire Michael Steintorf Neal Huff

Michael Steintorf

Played by Neal Huff

Michael Steintorf manages Mayor Tommy Carcetti's administration by the numbers. With money for schools, police and social services leaking from ever-shrinking coffers, Steintorf knows how to invest city funds for the highest margin of political gain. But the chief of staff's gaming the system — like turning down state money for schools to protect Carcetti's gubernatorial run — looks a lot like selling out Baltimore's citizens in favor of advancing his career.