New York City Mayor-elect Rudolph W. Giuliani yesterday named Abraham M. Lackman, a veteran of New York State budget wars, as director of the city's Office of Management and Budget.

Lackman, who served as director of fiscal studies for the New York Senate Finance Committee, said in a statement, "I am honored to become part of the Giuliani administration. The mayor-elect and I share the same goals for New York City and we recognize that they cannot be accomplished without a strong economic environment."

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