Yonkers Mayor Spano Appoints Gerry Deputy Mayor; Landi to Serve as Interim Housing Commissioner

Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano re-appoints Susan Gerry as Deputy Mayor, Yonkers' first female Deputy Mayor, and transitions Deputy Mayor Anthony Landi to Interim Commissioner. of Housing and Buildings.

Yonkers Deputy Mayor Susan Gerry
Yonkers Deputy Mayor Susan Gerry

YONKERS—On Jan. 2, Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano announced several senior-level personnel changes in his Administration, including the re-appointment of Susan Gerry as Deputy Mayor. Gerry served as the first female Deputy Mayor in the City of Yonkers from 2012 to 2017.

In conjunction with that move, the mayor also reported that Deputy Mayor Anthony Landi has transitioned to a new role as Interim Commissioner of Housing and Buildings, following the retirement of Commissioner Sam Borelli. Landi will facilitate the process of hiring a new commissioner for the department. Landi was appointed Deputy Mayor in 2021 and previously served as the City’s Parks, Recreation & Conservation Commissioner. Both Gerry and Landi began their respective new positions on Jan. 1.

“We are excited to welcome back someone of Sue’s caliber to City Hall. Her core background in government administration and management has served our residents well in the past,” said Mayor Spano. “As we continue our transformative renaissance in our city, I look forward to Sue’s partnership in spearheading many of our newest initiatives.”

Gerry returns to the City of Yonkers from the Westchester County Healthcare Corporation where she served as Senior Vice President. She obtained her Juris Doctorate from the University of San Diego School of Law and a Bachelor of Business Administration from George Washington University. During her tenure as Deputy Mayor, she was responsible for spearheading the City of Yonkers-Yonkers Board of Education Consolidation Program, a first-of-its-kind, large-scale merger of the administrative operations of two distinct municipal entities.

“I believe Mayor Spano is succeeding with his vision for Yonkers,” said Deputy Mayor Gerry. “I have seen the extraordinary progress made so far and I’m excited to be a part of advancing that progress.”

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