New York Mayor Eric Adams Demotes Brother After Backlash Over High-Ranking NYPD Job

Eric Adams and younger brother Bernard Adams

Mayor Eric Adams has demoted his younger brother after Hizzoner initially chose him to serve as a deputy NYPD commissioner, city officials confirmed Wednesday.

Bernard Adams, a 56-year-old retired NYPD sergeant, will now serve as executive director of mayoral security, according to police officials — a position multiple notches lower in rank from his previously designated title. He will be paid a $210,000 salary, a roughly $30,000 pay cut from the salary deputy police commissioners typically earn, the sources said.

“It’s all being worked out now,” a source said.

The compensation is in line with that of an NYPD inspector — the title of the previous head of the team tasked with the mayor’s security, the Executive Protection Unit.

The mayor’s younger brother most recently served as assistant director for parking at Virginia Commonwealth University, where he’s been employed since 2011, according to his LinkedIn.

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SOURCE: New York Post, Craig McCarthy, Nolan Hicks and Sam Raskin