Andy Schor was elected 52nd Mayor of Lansing, Michigan on November 7, 2017.
Mayor Schor previously served as an Ingham County Commissioner for 10 years, followed by serving in the Michigan House of Representatives representing residents of the 68th House District, until assuming the Office of the Mayor January 1, 2018.
Upon taking office Mayor Schor immediately began focusing on his priorities by creating the Department of Neighborhood and Citizen Engagement as well as the Department of Economic Development and Planning in the City of Lansing to portray his strong focus on strong neighborhoods having positive impact on economic development throughout the City. Under Schor’s leadership, seven Opportunity Zones were designated by the U.S. Department of Treasury to help attract investors and capital to improve vital corridors in the City.
Infrastructure remains a top priority for Mayor Schor who allocated general fund money in the City’s budget for road and sidewalk improvements for the first time in many years. Additionally, Mayor Schor’s public service department has put together transparency tools to let residents know what road repairs have been made and understand what projects are coming in the future.
Under his leadership, Lansing has nearly $2 billion in new investment. The City was also named the number one affordable city to live in the United States based on high quality of life and low cost of living.
As Mayor, Andy Schor will continue to hold community conversations and meetings in order to focus on collaboration and transparency with his decision making in moving Lansing forward.
Andy and his wife, Erin, have lived in Lansing for over 20 years. Their children, Ryan and Hannah, attend school in the Lansing Public School District. Andy graduated from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor with Bachelor of Arts degrees in political science and in history.