City Manager Search Update

Burien City Council Selects Three Finalists for City Manager
Posted on 06/10/2022
City of Burien City Manager Search Update.

After two days touring Burien, meeting City leadership staff, five candidates for Burien City Council participated in a round of public interviews on June 10, 2022. The Burien City Council narrowed their list of five finalists to three candidates.

Below is a list of the final three candidates, where they currently live, and their most recent employment.

  • Adolfo Bailon, Los Angeles, CA, Town Manager of Town of Randolph, VT
  • Gerald Smith, Creedmoor, NC, City Manager of City of Creedmoor, NC
  • Andrea Snyder, Seattle, WA, Deputy City Administrator of City of Issaquah, WA

The City Council will interview the final three finalists during a special public meeting where they are expected to select one finalist to move to a conditional job offer.

The City Council is scheduled to hear an update on the formal background check of their selected candidate and may take action on an employment agreement during their June 21, 2022 meeting.

Learn more about the process to recruit and hire the next Burien City Manager at