Chief Of Staff
Gov. Chris Christie hired a legal team headed by a former federal prosecutor, one day after lawmakers tapped another one to investigate an apparent political payback scandal.
Lhota’s appointment was announced Friday. He will service as senior vice president, vice dean and chief of staff. Lhota lost the mayoral race in a landslide to Democrat Bill de Blasio.
Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio announced the appointment of Goldman Sachs executive Alicia Glen as the administration’s deputy mayor of housing and economic development.
The New York Senate has confirmed Benjamin Lawsky, a former federal prosecutor in Manhattan and Cuomo’s chief of staff, is the first superintendent of the Department of Financial Services. He was a special assistant to Cuomo as attorney general.
The New York City Conflicts of Interest Board said both Marty Markowitz and chief of staff Carlo Scissura acknowledged that their conduct violated the city’s conflicts of interest law.