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
Crashing a hammer through a sheetrock wall, Mayor Berry kicked off the renovation on the first phase of the Albuquerque Convention Center this afternoon.
An ITSD employee is recognized for working nights and weekends to ensure city employees get their checks
Troubled community gets needed attention to cut down on crime and illegal drugs
The purpose of this week-long effort is to count those who are in need of housing and, of those, identify the most medically vulnerable.