Mayor Jerry Bien-Willner
Mayor Jerry Bien-Willner proudly serves as the 18th Mayor of the Town of Paradise Valley and its third directly-elected Mayor. Mayor Jerry’s term began in 2019 after volunteering for the Town for six years: two years as a Planning Commissioner, two years as a Councilmember, and two terms as Vice Mayor. In 2020, Mayor Jerry won re-election to a second term as Mayor.
Mayor Jerry Bien-Willner is a native Arizonan. His family moved to Paradise Valley when he was three, after which Mayor Jerry attended Scottsdale public schools (SUSD) through high school. Jerry attended Claremont McKenna College on a four-year academic merit scholarship and graduated with honors and was recognized by the faculty for the highest academic achievement in his major Mayor Jerry earned his law degree, also with an academic merit scholarship, from the University of Arizona where he was recognized with numerous honors, including being named the Law College’s “best oral advocate” and winning a seat on the moot court board and national moot court team.
Prior to returning to Arizona, Jerry practiced law full-time with a preeminent national firm specializing in complex litigation, taking a leading role in many high-stakes cases of national significance. Jerry and his wife moved to Paradise Valley from New York City so that they could raise their family here. Currently, he is active in the business community as an investor and entrepreneur and maintains his credentials as a licensed attorney..
Mayor Jerry is a proud and very happy resident of Paradise Valley together with his wife and their children, and he feels extremely honored and privileged to serve the residents of the unique and wonderful Town of Paradise Valley, in our great State of Arizona! Jerry welcomes your contact via email.