Contact General JCOPE Inquiries
For general inquiries to JCOPE that are not related to a specific area, please contact our main office number and our reception staff will direct you to the right person to speak to.
Contact The Financial Disclosure Unit
For help with filing the annual financial disclosure statement, including any technical support questions, FDS filings specialists are available to speak with you from 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday. For questions regarding the mandatory ethics trainings "Comprehensive Ethics Training Course" and "Ethics Seminar", please contact the JCOPE Training Team at email@example.com.
Contact Lobbying Filings Specialist
For technical assistance, or help with registrations, lobbyist bi-monthly reports, client semi-annual reports, and other lobbying-related disclosure forms, the Lobbying line is available from 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday, by contacting the phone number or email address below.
Contact The JCOPE Attorney of the Day
The Commission administers an "Attorney of the Day" program to help provide State officials and employees, lobbyists, and clients of lobbyists with free, confidential advice, both formal and informal, on navigating the State's ethics and lobbying laws.
Contact JCOPE Education Team
Contact the JCOPE Education team for information regarding the mandatory ethics training requirements for State employees, and individuals registered as lobbyists.
The Commission's Investigations Unit is charged with investigating potential violations of the State's ethics laws (Public Officers Law §§ 73, 73-a, and 74), the "Little Hatch Act" (Civil Service Law § 107), and the Lobbying Act (Legislative Law article 1-a) as they apply to state legislators, candidates for the Legislature and legislative employees, as well as the four statewide elected officials, candidates for those offices, executive branch state employees, certain political party chairs, and lobbyists and their clients. It handles tips and complaints made to the Commission about those potential and alleged violations.
Contact Communications and Public Information Office
The Communications and Public Information Office is the point of contact for the public and members of the press with questions about JCOPE's mission and to request access to records such as the financial disclosure statements filed by state officials and employees, the statewide elected officials, members of the Legislature and legislative employees.
Contact For Accessibility Issues
The New York State Joint Commission on Public Ethics (JCOPE) is working to provide access to all website content, services, and transactions to all users. If you are unable to access any information or utilize any electronic service on our site, please report your issue to either the phone number or email address below, including a brief description of your accessibility issue. Your issue will be referred to appropriate staff and, where feasible, we will provide you with an alternate means of access to the requested material.
Helpful Links to Other Government Entities
If you are looking for information about contacting other governmental entities, click on any of the links below.
New York State Government
New York State Office of the Governor
New York State Office of the Attorney General
New York State Office of the State Comptroller
New York State Senate
New York State Assembly
New York State Office of the Inspector General
New York State Board of Elections
New York State Legislative Ethics Commission
New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct
Attorney Grievance Committees
Judicial Ethics Opinions
New York State Office of General Services Procurement Services Group
New York City
Conflicts of Interest Board of the City of New York
Department of Investigation, City of New York
NYC Lobbying Bureau
NYC Special Commissioner of Investigation of the NYC School District
U.S Office of Government Ethics
U.S Office of Special Counsel
The Council on Governmental Ethics Law (COGEL)