Deputy Secretary for Transportation
Office of the Governor New York
Ali Chaudhry serves as Deputy Secretary for Transportation to New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo. In this role, he oversees policy, funding, and operations at all transportation State agencies and public authorities, including the Department of Transportation, the MTA, the Thruway Authority, the Port Authority, and the Department of Motor Vehicles. In the past, Mr. Chaudhry has served as Governor Cuomo’s Deputy Secretary for Economic Development, as well as Assistant Counsel to the Governor. He has provided counsel and leadership on various economic development and infrastructure projects across the State including the LaGuardia Airport redevelopment, the new Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Bridge, the Second Avenue Subway, the MTA Capital Plan, the DOT Capital Plan, the Empire Station Complex, the Broadband Initiative, and the expansion of the Javits Convention Center. Declared “Albany’s Top 40 under 40 Rising Stars of 2017” by City & State, continues to serve as the policy lead on alternative project delivery procurements for infrastructure projects, and has been involved in every piece of Design Build legislation in the State of New York. Before joining public service, Mr. Chaudhry practiced civil litigation in the private sector, focusing on employment matters.