Governor of New York

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Governor of New York
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Incumbent
Andrew Cuomo

since January 1, 2011
Style His Excellency
Residence New York State Executive Mansion,
Albany, New York
Term length Four years, no term limit
Constituting instrument New York State Constitution
Inaugural holder George Clinton
Formation July 30, 1777
Deputy Kathy Hochul
Salary $179,000 (2013)[1]
Website Governor Andrew M. Cuomo

The Governor of the State of New York is the chief executive of the U.S. state of New York. The governor is the head of the executive branch of New York's state government and the commander-in-chief of the state's military and naval forces. The officeholder is known as His/Her Excellency while in office.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "CSG Releases 2013 Governor Salaries". The Council of State Governments. June 25, 2013. Retrieved November 23, 2014.
  2. New York Chamber of Commerce (1899). Annual banquet of the Chamber of Commerce of the State of New York. Addresses made on the occasion. 131. p. 23. Retrieved May 18, 2015.