The high profile appointments are:
- Bill Mulrow as Secretary to the Governor;
- Alphonso David as Counsel to the Governor (effective April 1);
- Andrew Kennedy as Deputy Director of State Operations;
- John Maggiore as Director of Policy;
- Katie Codey as Deputy Director of Policy;
- Howard Zemsky as President and CEO of Empire State Development Corporation (ESDC) and Commissioner of Economic Development; and
- Bob Megna as Acting Executive Director of Thruway Authority.