Why Mary Is Running for Village Trustee
Mary is excited to give back to the Bronxville community in a new and meaningful way. The Village government works hard to keep our community a place that serves our existing residents as well attracting new families to our Village. While Mary is eager to work with the current trustees and mayor to preserve all of the wonderful things about the Village, Mary will also bring a new perspective to plans and initiatives for the future.
About Mary Taylor Behrens
As a Village resident for more than 35 years, Mary Taylor Behrens is excited to bring her knowledge of Bronxville, financial background and deep connections to the community to the role of Village Trustee.
Mary moved to Bronxville in fourth grade, graduated from the Bronxville School where she ran track and was the first recruited woman scholarship athlete from the Bronxville High School. Mary received a degree in Government from Georgetown University where she was a four-year Division 1 track athlete. Mary is a member of the Georgetown Board of Regents and Chair of the Athletic Committee.
Mary spent over 20 years in the finance industry in New York City holding a variety of investment banking positions and was on the Executive Committee at Merrill Lynch & Co. Mary was the most senior woman and running the $360 billion asset management division at Merrill when she retired. She then served on the board of three public healthcare companies, serving on the compensation, audit, nomination and governance committees.
With her husband Chris, Mary raised her two sons in Bronxville who are also graduates of the Bronxville School. Mary’s parents have also lived in the Village for decades and her sister has raised her family in Bronxville as well. Mary has also been active in the Bronxville community. She has served as the Chiarwoman of the Bronxville School Foundation, as a Senior Warden at Christ Church of Bronxville, and as a member of the Board of NYP Lawrence Hospital.