City Staff Directory

Administrative Services

Rachel McEneny, Commissioner of Administrative Services 518-434-5078 Email Rachel McEneny
Peachie Jones, Esq., Director of Human Resources Email Peachie Jones
Personnel Division 518-434-5284
Employee Benefits 518-434-5284
Civil Service Commission 518-434-5049
Equal Employment Opportunity / Fair Housing
Angelica Kang, EEO/AA / Human Rights Coordinator 518-434-5296 Email Angelica Kang
Aindrea Richard, Compliance Coordinator 518-407-0255 Email MWBE
Purchasing, Room 255-256M
Fax Number 518-434-5138
Purchasing Director 518-434-5135

Albany Community Development Agency

General Information (518) 434-5265 Email ACDA
Faye Andrews, ACDA Director (518) 434-5265 Email Faye Andrews
Luis Perez, Deputy Director (518) 434-5265 Email Luis Perez
Amie Jefferson, Administrative Assistant (518) 434-5265 Email Amie Jefferson
Dennis Gaffney, Communications Coordinator (518) 434-5164 Email Dennis Gaffney
James Romano, Construction Director (518) 462-8848 Email James Romano
Glen Campman, Maintenance (518) 434-5281 Email Glen Campman
ACDA Programs
Joseph Severino, Finance Counselor (518) 434-5273 Email Joseph Severino
John Kisselback, Outreach (518) 434-5259 Email John Kisselback
Jim Matteo, Program Compliance Officer (518) 434-5267 Email Jim Matteo
Michael Foley, Rehab & Env. Svcs. (518) 434-5255 Email Michael Foley
Patsy Lucarelli, Vacant Building Rehab (518) 434-5249 Email Patsy Lucarelli
Dan Lyman, Rehab Specialist (518) 434-5263 Email Dan Lyman
Fiscal Management
Lisa Clevenger, Accountant (518) 462-8694 Email Lisa Clevenger
Kristin Cronin, Finance/Mortgage Officer (518) 434-5272 Email Kristin Cronin
Lynn Zeronda, Fiscal Consultant (518) 434-5256 Email Lynn Zeronda


Trey Kingston, Commissioner 518-434-5155 Email Trey Kingston
Chrissy Mirando 518-434-5155 Email Chrissy Mirando
Nancy Gasorowski 518-434-5157 Email Nancy Gasorowski
Sullivan Cousins
518-434-5156 Email Sullivan Cousins

Budget Office

Michael Wheeler, Budget Director 518-434-5078 Email Mike Wheeler
Michelle Perez, Executive Assistant 518-434-5078 Email Michelle Perez
Nicholas Blais, CFM 518-434-5078 Email Nick Blaise
Phillip Suruda, Budget Analyst 518-434-5078 Email Phil Suruda

Buildings & Regulatory Compliance

General Information
  518-434-5995 Email Codes
Richard LaJoy, Director 518-434-5995 Email Rick LaJoy
Valerie Scott, Department Supervisor 518-434-5995 Email Valerie Scott
Samuel Wells, Neighborhood Stabilization Coordinator 518-694-4813 Email Sam Wells
Support Staff
Monique Kimble, Senior Clerk 518-434-5995 Email Monique Kimble
Thomas Adriance, Permit Technician 518-434-5995 Email Thomas Adriance
Harold VanSchoick, Clerk 518-434-5995 Email Harold VanSchoick
Iris Johnson, Clerk / Typist 518-434-5995 Email Iris Johnson
Ashley VanAlstyne, Information Clerk 518-434-5995 Email Ashley VanAlstyne
Kahdesha Joseph, Information Clerk
518-434-5995 Email Kahdesha Joseph
Daniel Sherman, Senior Building Inspector 518-434-5995 Email Daniel Sherman
Eileen Halloran, Building Inspector 518-434-5995 Email Eileen Halloran
David Lussier, Building Inspector 518-434-5995 Email David Lussier
Justin Lawton, Building Inspector 518-434-5995 Email Justin Lawton
Jeffrey Dooley, Senior Electrical Inspector 518-434-5995 Email Jeffery Dooley
Edward Foley Jr., Plumbing Inspector 518-434-5995 Email Edward Foley
Code Enforcement
Joshua Gold, Senior Code Enforcement Inspector 518-434-5995 Email Joshua Gold
Sergio Santana, Code Enforcement Inspector 518-434-5995 Email Sergio Santana
Aurdra Wilson, Code Enforcement Inspector 518-434-5995 Email Audra Wilson
John Tarver, Code Enforcement Inspector 518-434-5995 Email John Tarver
Corey Norfleet, Code Enforcement Inspector Trainee 518-434-5995 Email Corey Norfleet
Alfred Hargett, Code Enforcement Inspector Trainee 518-434-5995 Email Alfred Hargett


City Auditor

Dorcey Applyrs, City Auditor 518-434-5023 Email Dorcey Applyrs

City Clerk's Office

Danielle Gillespie, City Clerk 518-434-5090 Email Danielle Gillespie
Cashawna Burt, Deputy City Clerk 518-434-5090 Email Cashawna Burt
Elizabeth Burciaga 518-434-5090 Email Elizabeth Burciaga
Eugene Terrell 518-434-5090 Email Eugene Terrell
Vital Statistics, Room 254M
Fax Number 518-434-5975
J'Mi Sibert 518-434-5045 Email J'Mi Sibert
Kayla Cardona 518-434-5045 Email Kayla Cardona
Kristine Ritson 518-434-5045 Email Kristine Ritson

Common Council

Hon. Corey Ellis, President 518-478-6441 Email Corey Ellis
Michele Andre,
Senior Legislative Aide
518-434-5087 Email Michele Andre
John-Raphael Pichardo, Esq.
Research Counsel
518-434-5123 Email John-Raphael Pichardo

Ward 1
Hon. Sonia Frederick 518-533-8110 Email Sonia Frederick
Ward 2
Hon. Derek Johnson 518-720-7118 Email Derek Johnson
Ward 3
Hon. Joyce Love 518-221-6221 Email Joyce Love
Ward 4
Hon. Kelly Kimbrough, President Pro Tempore 518-250-9267 Email Kelly Kimbrough
Ward 5
Hon. Jahmel K. Robinson 518-209-7838 Email Jahmel Robinson
Ward 6
Hon. Richard Conti 518-436-8546 Email Richard Conti
Ward 7
Hon. Catherine Fahey 518-482-6159 Email Catherine Fahey
Ward 8
Hon. Jack Flynn 518-209-1975 Email Jack Flynn
Ward 9
Hon. Judy Doesschate 518-459-2889 Email Judy Doesschate
Ward 10
Hon. Owusu Anane 518-763-7083 Email Owusu Anane
Ward 11
Hon. Alfredo Balarin 518-209-6922 Email Alfredo Balarin
Ward 12
Hon. Mike O'Brien 518-482-1160 Email Mike O'Brien
Ward 13
Hon. Ginnie Farrell, Majority Leader 518-944-0313 Email Ginnie Farrell
Ward 14
Hon. Joseph Igoe 518-489-3014 Email Joe Igoe
Ward 15
Hon. Tom Hoey 518-378-1474 Email Tom Hoey

Corporation Counsel (Law)

Marisa Franchini, Esq., Corporation Counsel 518-434-5050
Rob Magee, Esq., Deputy Corporation Counsel
Sarah Valis, Esq., Assistant Corporation Counsel
Laura Gulfo, Esq., Assistant Corporation Counsel
Amy Lavine, Esq., Assistant Corporation Counsel
Jared Pellerin, Esq., Assistant Corporation Counsel
Barbara DeLuca, Confidential Secretary 518-434-5050
La Donna Singh, Paralegal 518-434-5050
Bonnie Sennett, Paralegal

Doing Business in Albany - 21 Lodge Street

Capitalize Albany Corporation (CAC) / Albany IDA / CRC
Sarah Reginelli, President 518-434-2532, ext 22
Thomas Conoscenti, Vice President 518-434-2532, ext 18
Michael Bohne, Communications & Marketing Manager 518-434-2532, ext 23
Andy Corcione, Senior Economic Developer 518-434-2532, ext 14
Nora Culhane, Program Assistant 518-434-2532, ext 35
Tammie Fanfa, Executive Assistant 518-434-2532, ext 19
Christopher Medve, Senior Economic Developer 518-434-2532, ext 27
Ashley Mohl, Director of Economic Development 518-434-2532, ext 29
Mark Opalka, Controller 518-434-2535, ext 21
Virginia Rawlins, Program Assistant 518-434-2535, ext 25

Fire & Emergency Services

Command Staff
Joseph W. Gregory, Chief of Department 518-447-7877 Email Chief Gregory
Joseph J. Toomey, Executive Deputy Chief 518-447-7879 Email Deputy Chief Toomey
Craig WickhamDeputy Chief 518-447-7879
Training and Safety
Fred Peters, Captain 518-447-7832 Email Captain Peters
Michael Schepisi, Lieutenant 518-447-7832 Email Lt. Schepisi
Fire Investigations
Christopher Evans, Captain 518-462-8662 Email Captain Evans
Christopher Kollias, Firefighter 518-462-8663 Email Christopher Kollias
Eric Spath, Firefighter 518-462-8666 Email Eric Spath
Paul Lawton, Firefighter 518-462-8664 Email Paul Lawton
Pete Hall, Lieutenant 518-447-7892 Email Pete Hall
Repair Shop
Sean Moran, Master Mechanic 518-436-7029 Email Sean Moran
Chris Lyons, Mechanic 518-436-7029
Jesse Wait, Mechanic 518-436-7029
Administrative Staff
Mary Theresa Abriel 518-447-7879 Email MaryTheresa Abriel
Russell Adams 518-447-7879 Email Russell Adams
Fire Houses

 Dial 911 for all Emergencies!
Station 1   | Midtown
 324 Washington Ave
 Non-Emergency Phone Numbers
Station 2   | Arbor Hill
 700 Manning Blvd
 Daytime Dispatch
Station 4   | Pine Bush
 223 Washington Ave Ext
 (518) 447-7879
Station 5   | South End
 289 S Pearl St
 Evenings / Weekends / Holidays
Station 7   | West End
 670 Clinton Ave
 (518) 438-4000
Station 9   | Delaware Ave
 360 Delaware Ave
Station 10 | Brevator Street
 130 Brevator St
Station 11 | New Scotland
 441 New Scotland Ave

Department of General Services

Sergio Panunzio, Commissioner 518-434-2489
Daniel W. DiLillo, Deputy Commissioner 518-434-2489
Frank Zeoli,
Deputy Commissioner
Joseph Giebelhaus, Deputy Commissioner
Gary Bohl, Assistant Director of Operations 518-434-2489
Cathy Igoe,
Confidential Assistant to the Commissioner
Molly McGuire, Community Relations Coordinator 518-434-5822 Email Molly McGuire
Meghan Ruby, Planning Unit Recycling Coordinator 518-434-2489 Email Meghan Ruby
Sonny Von Tiedemann, Recycling Specialist 518-434-2489 Email Sonny Von Tiedmann
Administrative Office 518-434-CITY (2489) Email General Services
General Complaints/Requests



Permits (Street Opening, Curb Cuts, Grading) 518-434-2489
Division of Streets
Bob Minard, Chief Labor Supervisor 518-434-5852 Email Bob Minard

Division of Parks & Forestry
Jay Lavigne, Forester 518-427-7488 Email Jay Lavigne
Mike Crast, Assistant Forester 518-427-7488 Email Mike Crast

Central Maintenance
Bruce Shultis, Jr., Supervisor 518-434-5866
Fleet Maintenance
Shane Moran, Fleet Manager 518-434-5864

Landfill (525 Rapp Road) 518-869-3651 Email Landfill
Main Office 518-869-3651 x0
Scale House 518-869-3651 x2
Capital Hills Golf Course (65 O'Neil Road)
Scott Gallup Golf Course Superintendent 518-869-3651 x0 Email Scott Gallup
Division of Engineering
Fax Number 518-434-5696
Randy Milano, City Engineer 518-427-7481 Email Randy Milano
Bill Lecuyer 518-434-5490 Email Bill Lecuyer
Patrick McCutcheon 518-434-2387 Email Patrick McCutcheon
Charles William 518-434-5675 Email Charles William

Mayor's Office

Fax Number 518-434-5013
Kathy M. Sheehan, Mayor 518-434-5100 Email Mayor Sheehan
Brian Shea, Chief of Operations 518-434-5100 Email Brian Shea
David Galin, Chief of Staff 518-434-5100 Email David Galin
Elaine Dimase, Scheduling Assistant 518-434-5100 Email Mayor Schedule
Sarah Kampf, Special Projects Coordinator 518-434-5100 Email Sarah Kampf
Jasmine Higgins, Constituent Services Assistant 518-434-5100 Email Jasmine Higgins

Planning & Development

General Information (518) 465-6066 Email Planning and Development
Christopher P. Spencer, Commissioner (518) 434-5262 Email Christopher Spencer
Brad Glass, Planning Director (518) 445-0754 Email Brad Glass
Land Use, Cultural Resources & Neighborhood Planning
Yasmine Robinson, Deputy Director
(518) 434-2583 Email Yasmine Robinson
Lauren Alpert, Principal Planner
(518) 434-5250 Email Lauren Alpert
Zach Powell, Planning Board
(518) 434-5271 Email Zach Powell
Luis Roldan, BZA
(518) 465-6066 Email Luis Roldan
Erin Glennon, HRC (518) 242-7714 Email Erin Glennon
Poulomi Sen, Small Cell / Cafe Permits
(518) 434-3986 Email Poulomi Sen
GIS Services / Data Management
Mary Millus (518) 434-5286 Email Mary Millus

Police Department

Office of the Chief 518-462-8015 Email Chief's Office
Eric Hawkins, Police Chief 518-462-8015
Steven Smith, Public Information Officer 518-462-8756 Email Steven Smith
Elena Turley, Secretary 518-462-8015 Email Elena Turley
Administrative Services / Central Records 518-462-8019
Handicap Parking Tag 518-462-8019
Special Operations / Traffic Safety 518-462-6593
Animal Control 518-462-7107 Email Animal Control
David Hayes 518-462-7107
Karen Miller 518-462-7107
Jason Hogan 518-462-7107
Evening & Weekends 518-438-4000
Detective Division 518-462-8039
Case Coordination Unit 518-462-8075
Children & Family Services Unit 518-447-8780
Criminal Investigation Unit 518-462-8039
Criminal Response Unit 518-462-8034
Forensic Investigation Unit 518-462-8028
Information Coordination Unit 518-462-6388
Computer & Technology Unit 518-462-8018
Tony Artis 518-434-4560
Bryan Kelly 518-462-8846
Fiscal Operations 518-434-5221
Bridget Pardo, Chief Fiscal Officer 518-462-8021
Jeanne Walsh, Clerk 518-434-5221
Office of Professional Standards 518-462-8017
Anthony Fasciglione, Detective 518-462-8008
Kathleen Hendrick, Detective 518-447-7847
Mark Reith, Detective 518-447-8795
Marissa Shane, Detective 518-434-5346
Deborah Mengel, Clerk 518-462-8017
City Hall Security 518-434-9873
Communications 170 Henry Johnson Blvd 518-438-4000
CENTER STATION 536 Western Ave 518-458-5660
SOUTH STATION 126 Arch St. 518-462-8049

Recreation Department

Jonathan Jones, Commissioner 518-434-5699
Justin Atlas, Deputy Commissioner 518-434-5699
Main Office Fax 518-434-5707 Email Recreation
Carol Williams, Confidential Secretary 518-434-5803
Quail Street Boxing Gym 518-434-2480
Arbor Hill Pool 518-434-1876
Lincoln Park Pool (summer only) 518-472-1200
Arbor Hill Community Center (4pm-9pm) 518-434-0583
Swinburne Ice Rink 518-438-2406

Cultural Affairs & Office of Special Events

Alay Medina, Director 518-434-5419 Email Alay Medina
Keith Morales, Special Events Coordinator 518-434-5411 Email Keith Morales
Ryan Murray, PR Coordinator 518-434-5415 Email Ryan Murray
Harry Strole, Financial Coordinator 518-434-2032 Email Harry Stole
Ty Versocki, Program Aide 518-434-5416 Email Ty Versocki
Corporate Development 518-434-5417 Email Corporate Development
Tom Mottolese, Technical Coordinator 518-434-2032

Treasurer's Office

Hon. Darius Shahinfar, Treasurer 518-434-5036
Payroll Department 518-434-4951
Accounting 518-434-5036
Accounts Payable 518-434-5026
Parking Violations Bureau
James VanAppledorn, Director 518-434-5008

Water & Water Supply

DISPATCH (flooding, back-ups, sink holes, main breaks) 518-434-5322
EMERGENCY (12 midnight-7:30 a.m., weekends and holidays) 518-462-4004
SECURITY OFFICE (24 hours) 518-434-5308
OFFICE (Office hours - 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mon-Fri) 518-434-5300
Fax Number 518-434-5332
Joseph E. Coffey, Jr., P.E., Commissioner 518-434-5300 Email Joseph Coffey
William D. Simcoe, P.E., Deputy Commissioner 518-434-5300 Email William Simcoe
Emily Lyons, Confidential Asst. to the Commissioner 518-545-7682 Email Emily Lyons
Tom Dufresne, Chief Fiscal Officer 518-434-5300 Email Tom Dufresne
Andrea Scheely, Customer Service & Billing 518-434-5327 Email Andrea Scheely
Michael Ruede, Operations Manager 518-445-0741 Email Mike Ruede
Luigi DiNardo, Asst. Operations Manager; Water Operations 518-434-5334 Email Luigi DiNardo
Justin Schievelbein, Asst. Operations Manager, Sewer Operations 518-434-5304 Email Justin Schievelbein
Neil O'Connor, P.E., Engineering 518-434-5336 EMail Neil O'Connor
Bryan Hunter, Chief of Security 518-434-5308 Email Bryan Hunter
Amy Walsh, Watershed Manager 518-756-6495 Email Amy Walsh
Peter Beck, Stormwater Coordinator 518-242-7691 Email Peter Beck
Paul Behnke, GIS Specialist 518-242-7690 Email Paul Behnke
Joe DeGiovine, Instrumentation 518-419-5055 Email Joe DeGiovine
Frank Archino, Fleet Manager 518-242-7512 Email Frank Archino
Alcove Reservoir 518-756-6495
Loudonville Reservoir 518-434-3983
Feura Bush Filter Plant 518-767-2667
Dan Rohrmiller, Chief Operator 518-635-4413  Email Dan Rohrmiller
Plant Maintenance 518-635-4406
Rifat Hussain, PhD, Lab Director 518-635-4408 Email Rifat Hussain

Youth & Workforce Services

Jonathan Jones, Commissioner 518-434-5699
Raphael J. Tucker, Deputy Commissioner 518-434-5207 Email Raphael Tucker


Youth Services 518-447-5977
Fax Number 518-434-9742
Youth Opportunity Office 382 Clinton Ave
Main Office 518-447-5977
Fax Number 518-447-5973
Jonathan P. Jones, Commissioner 518-434-5800 Email Jonathan Jones
Raphael J. Tucker, Deputy Commissioner 518-434-5207 Email Raphael Tucker
Stephanie Barrett, Employment & Training Specialist 518-434-5554 Email Stephanie Barrett
Brendan McCann, Case Manager 518-434-2390 Email Brendan McCann
Diamond Quiles, Youth Outreach Coordinator 518-447-5977 Email Diamond Quiles
My Brother's and Sister's Keeper (MBSK)
Michael Tremblay, Executive Director 518-242-8230 Email Michael Tremblay


Main Office 518-462-7600
Fax Number 518-434-9742
Serafina Biberman, Accountant I 518-434-5341 Email Serafina Biberman
Zakeria Chauhan, Accountant I 518-242-8238 Email Zakeria Chauhan
John Holmberg, Youth Service Navigator 518-242-8241 Email John Holmberg
Mary Kalica, Fiscal & Data Management Coordinator 518-434-5717 Email Mary Kalica
Willie Vice, Senior Employment & Training Specialist 518-242-8228
Willie White, Senior Employment & Training Specialist 518-434-5551 Email Willie White
Jackie Jop, Payroll Clerk 518-434-5556 Email Jackie Jop
Elizabeth Harris, Director of Enrollee Services 518-242-8240 Email Elizabeth Harris
LaMonica Bacon, Building Information Clerk 518-242-8258 Email LaMonica Bacon
Michele Carney, Clerk II 518-242-8257 Email Michele Carney
Janay Parker, Case Manager 518-242-8233 Email Janay Parker
Wayne Pombrio, Technical Security Specialist 518-242-8232 Email Wayne Pombrio
Capital Region Workforce Investment Board 175 Central Ave. 3rd Floor
Robert Wildermuth, Executive Director 518-242-8220, c: 518-330-6300 Email Robert Wildermuth
Summer Youth Employment Program Bleecker Stadium 721 Clinton Ave.
Linda DiPietro, Payroll Clerk 518-438-1082 Email Linda DiPietro
Main Office 518-438-1082 Email SYEP
Fax Number 518-459-7649

Other Helpful Contact Information

Albany Department of Public Services
Albany City Court 518-453-4640
Albany Traffic Court 518-453-4630
Albany Police Court 518-453-5520
Albany Housing Authority - 200 South Pearl Street
Steven Longo, Executive Director 518-641-7500
Peter Ragsdale 518-641-7500
Albany Parking Authority - 25 Orange Street
Matthew Peter, Director 518-434-8886
Sean Palladino, Director of Operations 518-434-8886
Linda Shell, Financal Director 518-434-8886
Riverfront Garage (Columbia & Water) 518-434-8750
Green-Hudson Garage (Hudson & Green) 518-434-8998
Quackenbush Garage (25 Orange St.) 518-434-8886
Albany Port District Commission - Port of Albany
Richard J. Hendrick, General Manager 518-463-8763
Albany Public Library - 161 Washington Ave.
Scott C. Jarzombek, Executive Director 518-427-4300
Albany Visitors Center - 25 Quackenbush Square
Main 518-434-1217
Capital Hills Golf Course - 65 O'Neil Road
Scott Gallup, Superintendent 518-438-2209
Hall of Records - 95 Tivoli Street
Craig A. Carlson, Deputy County Clerk 518-436-3663, ext 207
Tony Opalka, City Historian 518-459-3994