Phillip Suruda

Neighborhood and Community Services
Title: Senior Project Manager
Phone: 518-390-3159
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Phillip manages inter-departmental projects and works to improve the City’s SeeClickFix system through data and performance metrics. Prior to joining Neighborhood & Community Services, Phillip played a leadership role in the administration of a variety of City programs. He helped lead the team preparing the grant application for Cities RISE, winning the City of Albany $1 million from the NY State Attorney General’s Office for projects designed to mitigate urban blight and vacant buildings. During the COVID pandemic, he led the PPE Procurement Task Force, helping to find scarce PPE for the City’s first responders. Phillip has a Master of Public Administration degree from Rockefeller College at SUNY Albany. The tallest person at 200 Henry Johnson Boulevard, Phillip is often seen wearing bright, colorful shirts. Outside work, Phillip sings in the Albany Gay Men’s Chorus and enjoys film, hiking, and spending time outdoors.


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