Mike McLaughlin is currently serving as Deputy County Executive for the Office of the Albany County Executive. Born and raised in Portland, Maine, Mike originally came to the capital region to attend school at Siena College and currently resides in Bethlehem, NY with his wife and two children. He has worked in the capital city of Albany as a public servant for his entire professional career.

Starting in 2007 he began his career of public service with Assemblyman Richard Brodsky, where he would remain for three years. In 2010 he transitioned into the New York State Senate as Committee Director for Senator Daniel Squadron. Within a year he was promoted to the Director of Operations.

In January 2012, Mike made the transition to local government and joined Albany County Executive’s Office.  Before serving as Deputy County Executive, Mike served various roles such as the Director of Policy and Research, as well as Director of Policy and Intergovernmental Affairs.

The Deputy County Executive for Albany County is a key leadership position responsible for assisting the County Executive in the overall management and administration of county government operations. This role involves collaborating with department heads and separately elected officials, overseeing various county initiatives, and implementing policies to ensure efficient and effective delivery of services.