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Gov. Cuomo assembles team to look for a new MTA chief

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Help Wanted: CEO of cash-strapped transit agency. Candidate expected to work without much political or financial help from your boss. Send resume to Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

Cuomo has picked a team to find the MTA’s next chairman, he announced Monday, which includes politicians, current and former transit officials and straphanger advocates.

MTA head Jay Walder abruptly resigned last month to take a private-sector job in Hong Kong. He will leave in October.

Richard Sarles, Washington D.C.’s transit head, was reportedly approached to consider the post, but declined.

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