Mark P. Pattison was appointed by Secretary of State Rossana Rosado as the Deputy Secretary for Local Government. He was previously the Director of Local Government Services at the Department of State. Mr. Pattison also previously served as Deputy Commissioner for the Office of People with Developmental Disabilities and as a Deputy Comptroller for the Office of the State Comptroller.
Mr. Pattison has spent many years in public service. He was Mayor of the City of Troy from 1996 through 2003. Mr. Pattison worked at the Rensselaer County Chapter of the Association for Retarded Citizens for 20 years, including 12 years as its Director of Residential Services.
Mr. Pattison studied political science, economics and urban policy at the State University of New York at Oswego. He has a Masters Degree in Organization and Management from Antioch University, Antioch New England Graduate School. He lives on Troy’s East Side with his wife, Laura Amos, and has two children, Edward and Mary.
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