New York Governor Andrew Cuomo was born in December, 1957. Cuomo earned his Bachelor of Arts degree at Fordham University and completed his J.D. at Albany Law School, in 1982. Cuomo headed the Transition Committee for Governor-Elect Mario M. Cuomo and then served as an advisor to the Governor before joining the Manhattan District Attorney’s office. In 1992, Cuomo worked on President-elect Bill Clinton’s Transition Committee and then as Assistant Secretary of Community Planning and Development at HUD. In 1996, Cuomo began serving as HUD Secretary. He is the father of three daughters, Mariah, Cara, and Michaela.