Albany County Department of
Harold L. Joyce Albany County Office Building
112 State Street | Room 600 | Albany, NY 12207
Phone: (518) 447-7210 | Fax: (518) 447-7747
George Penn, Commissioner

Department of General Services


The Department of General Services increases efficiency and cost effectiveness, streamlines operations and maximizes existing County resources by providing centralized, coordinated services to other departments of County government. These services include space management, real property leasing, building maintenance, security, communications systems support, vehicle fleet management, acquisition of goods and services, and design, engineering and project management.

The Commissioner of General Services is appointed by the County Executive and confirmed by the Legislature. The Department is composed of four divisions: General Services Administration; Division of Building Services; Division of Plans and Projects; and the Division of Purchasing. For more information about each, please click on their name in the menu.

Department of General Services

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  • General Services Administration

  • Division of Building Services

  • Division of Plans and Projects

  • Division of Purchasing