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New York

Governor: Andrew Cuomo, D, re-elected 2018

Insurance committees: Assembly Insurance; Senate Insurance

Insurance commissioner: Maria T. Vullo appointed in 2016; stepping down Feb. 1.

New Jersey

Governor: Phil Murphy, D, elected 2018

Insurance committees: Assembly Financial Institutions and Insurance; Senate Commerce

Insurance commissioner: Marlene Caride, appointed in 2018. The first Hispanic to head the department, which oversees insurance, banking and real estate.

Pennsylvania

Governor: Tom Wolf, D, re-elected 2018

Insurance commissioner: Jessica Altman appointed in 2018. Served as chief of staff for former Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller beginning in June 2015.

Massachusetts

Governor: Charles D. Baker, R, re-elected 2018

Insurance committees: Joint Committee on Insurance

Insurance commissioner: Gary D. Anderson, appointed 2017. Joined as its First Deputy Commissioner in February of 2014.

Connecticut

Governor: Ned Lamont, D, elected 2018

Insurance committees: General Assembly - Insurance and Real Estate

Insurance commissioner: Katharine Wade stepped down on December 19, 2018. Incoming Gov. Lamont will appoint a new commissioner. Life & Health Director Paul Lombardo will serve as acting commissioner in the interim.

Maryland

Governor: Larry Hogan, R, re-elected 2018

Insurance committees: House Economic Matters; Senate Finance

Insurance commissioner: Alfred W. Redmer, Jr. appointed in January 2015. His term ends May 30, 2019. Former member of General Assembly and executuve with insurance businesss.

Maine

Governor: Janet Mills, D, elected 2018

Insurance committees: Joint Health Coverage, Insurance and Financial Services; House Insurance and Financial Services

Insurance commissioner: Eric A. Cioppa, re-appointed in 2017 for another five-year term. Joined the staff in 1988 as a statistician, then served as supervisor of Workers' Compensation.

New Hampshire

Governor: Chris Sununu, R, re-elected 2018

Insurance committees: Senate Finance; House Finance

Insurance commissioner: John Elias, approved by executive council to serve a five-year term beginning June, 2018.

Rhode Island

Governor: Gina Raimondo, D, re-elected 2018

Insurance committees: House Finance; Senate Finance

Insurance commissioner: Beth Dwyer, appointed in 2016. Prior to this appointment, Dwyer was with the Department of Business Regulation for 15 years, first as General Counsel to the Insurance Division and later as Associate Director.

Vermont

Governor: Phil Scott, R, re-elected 2018

Insurance committees: House Commerce and Economic Development; Senate Finance

Insurance Commissioner: Michael S. Pieciak, appointed in 2016. Regulates financial services, including the insurance, captive insurance, banking and securities industries.

Virginia

Governor: Ralph Northam, D

Insurance committees: House Finance; Senate Finance

Insurance commissioner: Scott White, appointed in January 2018. Joined in 1998 as a research analyst; later moved to the general counsel office.

Delaware

Governor: John Carney, D

Insurance committees: House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce; Joint Finance

Insurance commissioner: Trinidad Navarro was elected in 2016.
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