New York Department of Financial Services,
Insurance Division, Life Bureau - 11th Floor

One State Street
New York, NY 10004

New York Department of Financial Services
One Commerce Plaza
Albany, New York 12257

Website: http://www.dfs.ny.gov/

Phone: (212) 480-6400
Consumer Hotline: (800) 342-3736

Superintendent of FinancialServices

Linda Lacewell

Began Present Term:
Term of Office:
Prior Vocation:

February 2019
At pleasure of Governor
Appointed, subject to Senate confirmation
Chief of Staff, Governor Cuomo

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