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Robert F. Mujica Jr.

A head shot of Robert Mujica Jr., who looks straight at the camera wearing glasses.
Recommended by: Governor
Appointed on: June 20, 2019
Term expires: January 1, 2027
Committee assignments: NYCT/MTA Bus, Finance, Audit

Robert F. Mujica Jr. is the Director of the Budget for New York State, as appointed by Governor Andrew Cuomo. He is responsible for the overall development and management of the State’s fiscal policy, including overseeing the preparation of budget recommendations for all State agencies and programs, economic and revenue forecasting, tax policy, fiscal planning, capital financing and management of the State’s debt portfolio. Mr. Mujica also serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of The City University of New York.

Prior to his appointment, Mr. Mujica was Chief of Staff to the Temporary President and Majority Leader of the Senate and concurrently served as the Secretary to the Senate Finance Committee. For two decades, Mr. Mujica advised various elected and other government officials in New York on State budget, fiscal and policy issues.

Robert received his B.A. degree in Sociology from Brooklyn College at the City University of New York. He received his Master's degree in Government Administration (M.G.A.) from the University of Pennsylvania and holds a Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from Albany Law School.