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Mayor Richard J. Berry

Mayor Richard J. Berry was sworn into office on December 1st, 2009. Prior to serving as Albuquerque's chief executive officer, he was twice elected to the New Mexico Legislature.

Mayor Berry is also an accomplished business entrepreneur with over two decades of experience in New Mexico and throughout the Southwest United States. He earned his degree in finance and administration at the University of New Mexico and was a letterman on the Lobo track and field team, specializing in the decathlon.

Since his election in late 2009, Mayor Berry has successfully worked to drop the crime rate in Albuquerque to some of the lowest levels in 20 years and has brought the City to the national forefront for transparency and accountability.

He has cut the size of local Government while keeping city employees on the job and services to the community intact. He has accomplished this without raising taxes and has consistently worked to provide value for taxpayers.

Mayor Berry is listening and wants to hear from you.

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Summer Youth Program Helps to Keep Albuquerque Beautiful

Today Mayor Richard J. Berry congratulated this year’s Summer Youth Program on a job well done.

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GRT is UP Third Month in a Row

City banks on $2.6Million in higher fund balance, due to increase in GRT

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Mayor Berry Receives NGBS Green Partner of Excellence Award From Home Innovation Research Labs

Mayor Richard J. Berry accepted the NGBS Green Partner of Excellence Award from Home Innovation Research Labs for creating a favorable business and consumer climate that has transformed local residential construction and encouraged the expansion of high performing "green" homes in Albuquerque

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Albuquerque Launches Conversation on Mental Health in Response to White House Call to Action

Mayor Richard J. Berry hosted the launch of a Greater Albuquerque dialogue on mental health today as one of the first cities to respond to President Obama’s call to action for community-based dialogues on mental health

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