Who is Melissa DeRosa? Biography, Wiki – Melissa DeRosa is the Secretary to Governor Andrew M. Cuomo at New York State. Her office as the secretary of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo is the most powerful unelected position in state government. Melissa DeRosa grew up in Albany. Melissa Derosa is the first woman to hold such position.

Melissa Derosa Profile

Name Melissa DeRosa
Age 34 years
Country United States
Nationality American
Office Secretary to Governor Andrew M. Cuomo
Marital Status  Married
School Albany Academy For Girls, Cornell University

Who Is Melissa Derosa

Melissa Delarosa is the Secretary to NY State Governor Andrew Cuomo. She is also the Chairwoman of NYS Council on Women & Girls.

At the age of 16, Melissa Delarosa was interning at the New York State AFL-CIO. As an undergraduate at Cornell, she feasted on “The West Wing.”

She was 8 when she shadowed her father, Giorgio, then a lobbyist for the Public Employees Federation, on a trip to work. In middle school, she and now-Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.) persuaded administrators at Albany Academy for Girls to install a snack machine — fulfilling Stefanik’s student government campaign promise and giving the school a welcome revenue stream.

Melissa Derosa is the daughter of Melody A. DeRosa of Chesapeake, Va., and Giorgio DeRosa of Slingerlands, N.Y. Melissa’s father is a senior partner in Bolton-St. Johns, a Manhattan-based public affairs firm. Her mother, who worked in Fort Collins, Colo., retired as the West Coast regional director and education technology consultant for Texas Instruments

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Melissa Derosa Education

Melissa Delarosa went to Albany Academy for Girls college in New York, United States. She graduate from Cornell University, where she also received a master’s degree in public administration.

Melissa Derosa Married

Melissa DeRosa is happily married to the love of her life, Matthew Wing.Melissa Dina DeRosa and Matthew Lawrence Wing tied the knot on August 27 at the Sagamore Resort in Bolton Landing, N.Y. Jed S. Rakoff, a United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York, officiated. Before getting married Melissa DeRosa and Matthew Wing first met in 2013, when Ms. DeRosa was Governor Cuomo’s communications director, and Mr. Wing was his press secretary.

Melissa Derosa with her 88 year old grandfather (Nonno)

Her husband Matthew Wing is the son of Audrey Strauss and John R. Wing of Brooklyn Heights. Her husband’s mother is a vice president and the chief legal officer for Alcoa, the aluminum company, in Manhattan. His father is a partner in the New York law firm Lankler Siffert & Wohl.

Matthew Wing works for Uber in Manhattan, where he oversees public relations for the northeastern United States. From October 2011 to June 2013, he was the deputy communications director for New York City, and from June 2013 to September 2014, he was press secretary for Governor Cuomo, and later became the communications director for the governor’s re-election campaign. He is on both Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation boards. He graduated from Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y.

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Melissa Derosa Salary (Net Worth)

Melissa Derosa is said to be earning higher salary than her husband, Matthew Wing. According to new payroll data released by the Empire Center, as of 2019, Melissa Derosa made $207,323 paycheck from her works as the secretary to the governor.

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Top Facts About Melissa Delarosa

She is the  Secretary to Governor Andrew M. Cuomo.

She is also the Chairwoman of NYS Council on Women & Girls

She is married to Matthew Wing, Uber Head of Communication for Advanced Tech. Former Press Secretary for Gov Andrew Cuomo & Comms Director for Public Advocate Bill de Blasio.