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
Mayor Richard Berry announced on Monday, December 17, that he has made appointments to the Transit Advisory Board, the Senior Affairs Board, and the MOVE Advisory Board.
More than 20 officers will be assigned full time looking for DWI offenders throughout the city. There will also be at least two checkpoints conducted by the APD DWI Unit before the end of the year.
New stations offer better living and working conditions for fire fighters and additional firefighting resources
The members of Engine 9 are Captain Chris Wade, Driver Chris Serino, Firefighter Josh Munson, and Firefighter Anthony Duran. Lieutenant Clint Wensley and Driver Laurianna Sargent from Rescue 8 also received the award.