NY EXEC § 41-a. Deputy comptroller for the city of New York

In addition to the deputies otherwise authorized by law, the comptroller shall, by and with the advice and consent of the senate, appoint a deputy comptroller for the city of New York.  Such deputy may be removed or replaced by the comptroller and shall receive an annual salary to be fixed by the comptroller within the amounts appropriated therefor.  Such deputy may perform any of the powers or duties of the comptroller and he shall assist the New York state financial control board created pursuant to section five of the New York state financial emergency act for the city of New York in carrying out and exercising the responsibilities assigned and powers granted to such board.