February 10, 2017
Albany, NY

Governor Cuomo Announces Administration Appointments

Governor Cuomo Announces Administration Appointments

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the appointments of Jamie Rubin as Director of State Operations and Frank Hoare as Deputy Secretary of Legislative Affairs.

"Jamie Rubin and Frank Hoare are both experienced and exemplary public servants who have proven time and time again their leadership and dedication to the people of this state," Governor Cuomo said. "I am proud to welcome them to their new roles and look forward to working with them to continue to move New York forward."

Jamie Rubin has been appointed as the Director of State Operations, where he will oversee state agencies. Previously, Jamie was Commissioner of Homes and Community Renewal. Jamie also served as Executive Director of the Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery, which was created by Governor Cuomo in August 2013 to oversee New York State’s recovery from storms Sandy, Irene and Lee. He previously served as Senior Advisor to HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan and New York State Director of the President’s Hurricane Sandy Recovery and Rebuilding Task Force. He was also a Non Resident Senior Fellow with the Brookings Institution Metropolitan Policy Program, working with cities including Buffalo and Detroit to identify and implement innovative economic development strategies. Jamie spent 14 years as an investment banker and private equity investor. He is a 1993 graduate of Yale Law School and lives with his family in New York City.

Frank Hoare has been appointed Deputy Secretary of Legislative Affairs, having previously served as General Counsel for the New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services. Frank also served as Deputy Attorney General for Regional Affairs and Deputy Counsel to the Attorney General. He also currently serves as a Lieutenant Colonel with the United States Army Reserve, assigned to the legal staff of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs. He has a B.A. from SUNY Albany and a J.D. from Albany Law School of Union University.

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