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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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Mayor Rallies Citizens to Help Toys for Tots

Mayor Rallies Citizens to Help Toys for Tots

Mayor Richard J. Berry, asks the City of Albuquerque to help 8,000 less fortunate children who could go without a Christmas gift this year.

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Lowe's Announces ABQ Customer Support Center

Lowe's Announces ABQ Customer Support Center

Albuquerque location expected to create 600 jobs by 2013.

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Mayor Berry Celebrates the City’s Newest Historic Landmark

Mayor Berry Celebrates the City’s Newest Historic Landmark

Mayor Richard J. Berry and the Planning Department are pleased to announce the designation of the Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad Hospital, currently known at Hotel Parq Central, as a Historic City Landmark.

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Mayor: Help Decide Police Cruiser Design

Mayor asks for community input on new police car design. Albuquerque Police are considering changing fleet to black and white cars.

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