NY EXEC § 41. Deputies and assistants; undertakings
1. The comptroller shall appoint eight deputies, one of whom shall be the first deputy comptroller. Such deputies shall receive annual salaries to be fixed by the comptroller within amounts appropriated therefor. Each of such deputies may perform any of the powers or duties of the comptroller.
2. The comptroller also may appoint such other officers, assistants and employees as he may deem necessary for the exercise and performance of his powers and duties and those of the department. Such officers, assistants and employees shall receive such compensation as may be fixed by the comptroller within the amounts appropriated therefor.