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Dave Bing

Mayor, City of Detroit

Dave BingDave Bing was elected the 62nd Mayor of the city of Detroit on May 5, 2009.

Mayor Bing is also a businessman and a retired professional basketball player who played 12 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA), primarily for the Detroit Pistons (1966-75). He was a seven-time All-Star and was named one of the NBA’s 50 Greatest Players of all time.

Mayor Bing also serves as founder and chairman of The Bing Group. The Bing Group began as Bing Steel, founded in 1980 in Detroit, and is now a diversified base of unionized manufacturing companies.