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
Richard J. Barros works in the Department of Solid Waste for the Commercial Division and he is this week’s employee of the week.
Mayor Richard J. Berry recognized a group of members from the Albuquerque Fire Department for coming to the aid of a co-worker when he and his family needed it most.
Partnership with the University of New Mexico School of Architecture and Planning
Today Mayor Richard J. Berry announced the new acting director for the City of Albuquerque’s Planning Department. For the past year and a half Suzanne Lubar has been managing the Real Property Division within the city.