Leslie F. Brennan

Executive Deputy Commissioner

Leslie F. Brennan was appointed Executive Deputy Commissioner of the DMV in October 2020. In this role, Ms. Brennan works closely with the DMV Commissioner and members of the DMV leadership team to achieve the Department’s vision to shatter perceptions of DMV by providing simplified, effective, and responsive services, and to carry out DMV’s mission to deliver essential motor vehicle and driver-related services while administering motor vehicle laws enacted to promote safety and protect consumers.

Prior to joining the DMV executive team, Commissioner Brennan served in a variety of leadership positions in New York State government including the Chief Operating Officer for the Office of Information Technology Services, Chief Information Officer for the Environment and Energy Cluster, and Chief Information Officer for the Department of Environmental Conservation.

Leslie is a licensed professional engineer with a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.  Her professional affiliations have included Board of Director positions for the New York State Forum and the Albany Rowing Center.