Lieutenant Governor of New York

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Lieutenant Governor of New York
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Incumbent
Brian Benjamin

since September 9, 2021
Style
Term lengthFour years, no term limit
Constituting instrumentNew York Constitution of 1777
Inaugural holderPierre Van Cortlandt
FormationJuly 30, 1777
(244 years ago)
 (1777-07-30)
SuccessionFirst

The lieutenant governor of New York is a constitutional office in the executive branch of the Government of the State of New York. It is the second highest-ranking official in state government.

The lieutenant governor is elected on a ticket with the governor for a four-year term.

The office is currently held by Brian Benjamin since 2021.

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