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Cortand attorney heads back to Albany for newest appointment


(Photo from Center of Community Alternatives)

New appointments to Governor Kathy Huchul’s administration include Marty Mack, of Cortland.

He now enters a new role as Appointments Secretary, following governmental experience that spans several decades both locally and in Albany.

Mack spent time as City of Cortland mayor; Cortland County Attorney; and Assistant District Attorney to the County.

On the state level, he was Executive Deputy Attorney General for Attorneys General Eliot Spitzer, Eric Schneiderman, and Barbara Underwood. Under this title, he managed and supervised the legal work of the Attorney General’s thirteen regional offices.

Additionally, Mack served in the Executive Chamber at the Capitol. He was a senior staff member for Governors Eliot Spitzer and David Paterson, including Deputy Secretary for Intergovernmental and Legislative Affairs and as Appointments Secretary for Governor Paterson.

His educational background consists of an undergraduate degree from Cornell University, where he studied labor economics.

Then, he earned a Master of Arts Teaching from SUNY Cortland, and a law degree from University of South Carolina.

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