Gale Brewer

American politician

Gale Arnot Brewer (born September 6, 1951) is an American politician. She is the 27th and current Borough President of the New York City borough of Manhattan and a Democratic politician.[1][2] She was a member of the New York City Council. She was elected Manhattan Borough President on November 5, 2013.

Gale A. Brewer
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Brewer in 2016
27th Borough President of Manhattan
Assumed office
January 1, 2014
Preceded byScott Stringer
Member of the New York City Council from the 6th District
In office
January 1, 2002 – December 31, 2013
Preceded byRonnie Eldridge
Succeeded byHelen Rosenthal
ConstituencyManhattan: West Side 55th to 96th Streets
Personal details
Born (1951-09-06) September 6, 1951 (age 68)
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Cal Snyder
ResidenceManhattan, New York, United States
Alma materBennington College (BA)
Columbia University (BA)
Harvard University (MPA)
WebsiteManhattan Borough President's Office


  1. "Gale A. Brewer profile". Biography. New York City Council. Retrieved June 20, 2010.
  2. Steiber, Zachary (September 11, 2013). "Gale Brewer Wins Manhattan Borough President Democratic Primary". Epoch Times. Retrieved September 13, 2013.