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Contact Office of Consumer Affairs (OCA)

Address:
Central Office Staff
44 Holland Avenue
Albany, New York 12229

Phone: (518) 473-6579
Fax: (518) 486-9687

CENTRAL OFFICE STAFF

  • Vacant, Special Assistant to the Commissioner
  • Tony Trahan, Deputy Director, Office of Consumer Affairs
  • Joe Swinford, Deputy Director
  • Regina Shoen, Advocacy Specialist II
  • John Stenson, Family Affairs Specialist
  • Christopher Coyle, Family Affairs Specialist

Regional Advocacy Specialists (RAS):

Central Region

  • Elizabeth Patience (315) 426-3942, Covering Montgomery, Fulton, Herkimer, Hamilton, Clinton, Essex, Oneida, Lewis, Jefferson, St. Lawrence, and Franklin
  • Garrett Smith (315) 426-3992, Covering Broome, Cayuga, Chenango, Cortland, Delaware, Madison, Onondaga, Oswego, and Otsego

Hudson River

  • Leila Clark (845) 483-3879

Long Island

  • Luciann Stalzer (631) 761-2508

New York City

  • Celia Brown (212) 330-6352
    Bronx, Queens
  • Digna Quinones (212) 330-6386
    Manhattan, Staten Island, Brooklyn

Western Region

  • Robert Dempsey (716) 533- 4185, Covering Allegany, Chautauqua, Cattaragus, Chemung, Erie, Steuben, Schuyler, Tioga, and Tompkins,
  • Kirsten Muckstadt (716) 533-4180, Covering Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Niagara, Ontario, Orleans, Seneca, Wayne, Wyoming, Yates
  

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