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Sarita Nair

Secretary for the Department of Workforce Solutions


Sarita Nair is a proven leader in the government field, most recently serving as Chief Administrative Officer for the City of Albuquerque, overseeing 22 departments and a city budget of over $1.2 billion. Prior to working for the city, she was Chief Governmental Accountability Officer and General Counsel for the Office of the State Auditor. Before entering public service, Nair was a shareholder at the law firm of Sutin, Thayer & Browne, representing public and private clients in business matters, mergers and acquisitions, and financing. Before becoming a lawyer, Nair worked in the field of international development.

She holds a law degree and master of community and regional planning from the University of New Mexico, and a bachelor’s degree in African-American Studies from Wesleyan University.

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The Office of Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham is located on the fourth floor of the New Mexico State Capitol in Room 400.

490 Old Santa Fe Trail Room 400
Santa Fe, NM 87501

Phone: (505) 476-2200
Toll free: (833) 520-0020

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