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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 Signs Legislation for Paseo Del Norte Interchange

Mayor Signs Legislation for Paseo Del Norte Interchange

Mayor Richard Berry signed City funding legislation, approved a large grant application, and continued contacting state legislators regarding improvements to the Paseo Del Norte and I-25 interchange.

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Mayor Berry Announces Additional Transparency Measure

ABQ View: City's Transparency Website now provides names and salaries for all City employees.

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Veterans & Military Affairs Advisory Board Meeting

The board identifies veterans issues and assists in developing programs to resolve problems, alleviate conditions and improve the quality of life for our veterans.

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Mayor Berry Receives Humanitarian Award

Mayor Richard J. Berry is awarded for the Albuquerque Heading Home Initiative from the Duke City DocFest

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