Mayor William Steinberg


About Bill Steinberg

Dr. Steinberg has a BSc from McGill University, a PhD in Psychology from Northwestern University, and was a professor at Concordia University. He runs a business which specializes in survey software that measures customer satisfaction and employee morale.

More recently, Bill Steinberg has served as Mayor, Town of Hampstead, for three consecutive terms (2006 – present).

Bill’s first foray in municipal politics began when he led successfully Hampstead’s demerger battle and the re-constitution of the Town as an independent municipality.

In the November 6, 2005 municipal elections, Bill Steinberg was elected mayor of Hampstead. He was the first new mayor after 4 years of civic control by Gerald Tremblay, when Hampstead was merged with Montreal. Bill was re-elected on November 1, 2009 defeating former town councilor David Sternthal with 61% of the vote. On November 3, 2013, Mayor Steinberg was re-elected for a third term defeating former town councilor Bonnie Feigenbaum with 61.21% of the vote.

Bill Steinberg is the son of the late Morris and Clara Steinberg (of the Quebec Steinberg’s grocery chain). He is married to Dr. Doris Staniszewski-Steinberg (PhD Psychology) for over 40 years, and they are the proud parents of Tara and Craig.

Currently, Bill is the President of CIRA (Cochlear Implant Recipients Association) and Vice-Chair of the Agglomeration Permanent Commission on Public Security. Mayor Steinberg was recently awarded the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Medal by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities. He has also fostered relations with organizations, leaders, and members of government both in Hampstead and across Quebec and Canada.