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Alfred University alumnus named New York City's top deputy mayor

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio Thursday announced several administrative changes in his inner circle, including the promotion of Dean Fuleihan '74 to the post of first deputy mayor. Fuleihan has been budget director for the de Blasio administration.  The move makes Fuleihan the number two person in city government.  

Fuleihan is an Albany veteran who for many years was secretary to the Assemby Ways and Means Committee and was one of the Assembly's chief negotators.