Bachelor, Fordham University, Bronx, New York, 1979. Juris Doctor, Albany Law School, 1982.
Campaign manager Mario Cuomo Gubernatorial Campaign, New York, 1982. Special assistant to Governor Mario Cuomo State of New York, Albany, 1983. Assistant district attorney Manhattan District Attorney' General’ s Office, New York City, 1984—1985.
Partner Blutrich, Falcone & Miller, 1985—1988. Chairman New York City Commission on Homeless, 1991-1993. Assistant secretary for community planning & development United States Department Housing & Urban Development (Housing and Urban Development), Washington, 1993-1997, secretary, 1997-2001.
Attorney general State of New York, Albany, 2007—2010, governor, since 2011. Public speaker The Allen Agency. Visiting fellow Harvard University Institute Politics.
Founder Housing Enterprise for Less Privileged (HELP), 1986. Manager gubernatorial campaign Mario M. Cuomo, New York, 1982. Candidate for Governor, 2002.
Married Kerry Kennedy, June 9, 1990 (divorced 2003). Children: Cara, Mariah, Michaela.