|New York Secretary of State|
|2011 - Present|
|Years in position||3|
|Predecessor||Ruth Noemí Colón|
|Elections and appointments|
|Appointed||March 31, 2011|
|Appointed by||Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D)|
|New York City Deputy Mayor|
|Bachelor's||City College of New York (1962)|
|J.D.||Fordham Law School (1965)|
|Place of birth||New York City|
Perales, who also serves as a senior advisor for policy to the Governor, co-founded the Latino Justice Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund (Latino Justice PRLDEF), serving as its first executive director and later as its president and general counsel.
Among the many positions he has served in, Perales was appointed as Commissioner of the New York State Department of Social Service by then-Governor Mario Cuomo, Andrew Cuomo's father.
Perales has spent the majority of his career as a public servant, including serving as Assistant Secretary at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services during the administration of President Jimmy Carter, as Commissioner of the New York State Department of Social Services under Governor Mario M. Cuomo and as Deputy Mayor of New York City under Mayor David Dinkins. Perales is a co-founder of LatinoJustice PRLDEF.
- J.D., Fordham Law School, 1965
- B.A., City College of New York, 1962
- Honorary Doctorate, Lehman College
New York Secretary of State (2011-present)
Perales has served as New York Secretary of State since 2011.
Department of State
One Commerce Plaza
99 Washington Ave,
Albany, NY 12231-0001
Phone: (518) 474-4752
Fax: (518) 474-4597
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- New York Daily News, "Cesar Perales Nominated NY Secretary Of State," March 31, 2011
- Office of the New York Governor, "Governor Cuomo Announces the Nomination of Cesar A. Perales for New York State Secretary of State," March 31, 2011
- Fordham University, "Cesar A. Perales '65 Nominated for New York Secretary of State," April 4, 2011
- New York Secretary of State, "About the secretary of state," accessed April 27, 2012
Ruth Noemí Colón
|New York Secretary of State
| Succeeded by|