Information about 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.
News from the Mayor's Office
Friday’s Heroes: Commander Victor Padilla, Lieutenant Joe Luna, Driver Brian Fox, FF Sara Jones, FF Mario Jaramillo, Captain Jed Hyland, Driver Paul McClure, FF Eric Valdez, FF Noah MacGillivray, Lieutenant Steven Keffer, Driver Michael Kolbusz, Driver Justin Spain, Driver Greg Ochoa, Captain Paul Dow, Driver Michael Palmer, FF Anthony Mazotti, and FF Jose Gomez, all with the Albuquerque Fire Department
The Albuquerque Fire Department’s nomination now heads to the nation’s capital for consideration
Mayor Berry's ABQ View a national leader for government transparency.
Cost-saving initiative creates new venue for citizens to self-report issues.