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Research Staff: Jim Malatras

Jim Malatras

Jim Malatras
Jim Malatras is the President of the Rockefeller Institute of Government. Prior to his appointment as President of RIG, Dr. Malatras held several high-ranking positions in New York State Government. Most recently, he served as Director of State Operations to Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, where he managed the day-to-day operation of state government and served as the Administration’s point person on policy. In addition, he previously served as Deputy Secretary for Policy Management to Governor Cuomo and as Deputy Director of Policy on Governor Cuomo’s successful campaign for Governor. Dr. Malatras also previously served as Executive Directive of Legislative Affairs and State Policy to Attorney General Cuomo and Legislative Director to former Assemblyman and current RIG Board member, Richard L. Brodsky, who chaired the Environmental Conservation and Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Committees in the New York State Assembly. Dr. Malatras received his BA, MA and Ph.D. in political science from the University at Albany.

Areas of Expertise:

Education, Environment and Energy, Public Law, Social Movements, Public Policy

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