Gov. Andrew Cuomo

New York

Dec 06, 1957

Birth State
New York


Fordham University, Albany Law School

State Capitol Albany, NY 12224

Phone: 518/ 474-8390  Fax: 603/271-7640

New York State Washington Office of the Governor
444 North Capitol Street – Suite 301 Washington, DC 20001

Phone: 202/434-7100  Fax: 202/434-7110

Governor’s Website       State Website


Andrew Cuomo was sworn in as governor of New York on January 1, 2011, and was sworn in for his second term on January 1, 2015.

Immediately prior to becoming governor, Cuomo served as the attorney general for New York. He previously served as secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, after serving as the department’s assistant secretary of community planning and development.

Cuomo established the Housing Enterprise for the Less Privileged (HELP) in 1986, which has since become one of the country’s largest builders and operators of service-enriched transitional and low income permanent housing.

He attended Fordham University in the Bronx and received his bachelor’s degree in 1979.  He received his law degree from Albany Law School in 1982.


Relation to Another Governor


Chief of Staff
Linda Lacewell

Legal Counsel
Alphonso David

Communications Director/Media Contact
James Allen

Governor’s Scheduler
Jill DesRosiers

Washington Representative
Alexander Cochran

Former Governors

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