Governor of New York

head of state and of government of the U.S. state of New York

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]

Governor of New York
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Kathy Hochul

since August 24, 2021
StyleHer Excellency
ResidenceNew York State Executive Mansion,
Albany, New York
Term lengthFour years, no term limit
Constituting instrumentNew York State Constitution
Inaugural holderGeorge Clinton
FormationJuly 30, 1777
DeputyAntonio Delgado
Salary$179,000 (2013)[1]


  1. "CSG Releases 2013 Governor Salaries". The Council of State Governments. June 25, 2013. Archived from the original on October 22, 2014. 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. Vol. 131. p. 23. Retrieved May 18, 2015.