Barry Brucker

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Barry Brucker
68th Mayor of Beverly Hills
In office
March 2008 – March 2009
Preceded by Jimmy Delshad
Succeeded by Nancy Krasne
71st Mayor of Beverly Hills
In office
March 2011 – March 2012
Preceded by Jimmy Delshad
Succeeded by William W. Brien, MD
Personal details
Nationality American
Spouse(s) Sue Brucker

Barry Brucker is an American businessman and politician.[1] He served twice as the Mayor of Beverly Hills, California.[1][2][3][4]

Early life[edit]

Barry Brucker grew up in Beverly Hills.[1] He attended Beverly Vista School and graduated from Beverly Hills High School in 1975.[1][2] He then received a Bachelor of Arts with honors in Business and Economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara.[1][2] He is a member of Omicron Delta Epsilon.[2]


He serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Independent Ink, a global manufacturer of printer ink.[1][2]

In 1997, he was elected to the Beverly Hills Unified School District Board of Education and he was reelected in 2001, serving two terms as school board president, in 1999 and 2003.[2] In 2005, he was elected to the Beverly Hills City Council, and again in 2009.[1] He served as Vice-Mayor in 2009 and 2010.[1] He was elected as Mayor in 2008, and was reelected in 2011.[1][3]

He serves as Vice President of the Beverly Hills Education Foundation.[1] Previously, he served on the Board of Governors of Century City Hospital.[1] He now serves on the Board of Directors of Friends of Sheba Hospital in Israel.[1]

After eight years on the city council and two terms as Mayor, Brucker decided to retire in 2013.

Personal life[edit]

Brucker holds a black belt in karate.[2] He is married to Sue Brucker, and they have two children, Richard and Lauren.[1] He is Jewish, and he volunteers at Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills.[2]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m Beverly Hills biography
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h Campaign biography Archived September 29, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ a b List of Beverly Hills mayors
  4. ^ Caceres, Heidy, Meet Mayor Barry Brucker Archived February 15, 2015, at the Wayback Machine., Canyon News, March 26, 2011