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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 us by phone:
Main Line  518-408-3976
Contact us by email:
Mailing Address:

New York State Joint Commission on Public Ethics

540 Broadway

Albany, NY 12207

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 education@jcope.ny.gov. 

Contact us by phone:
Hotline - Press "3" to speak to a FDS Specialist   800-87-Ethics (873-8442)
Contact us by email:
Mailing Address:

New York State Joint Commission on Public Ethics

540 Broadway

Albany, New York 12207

Contact Lobbying Filings Specialist

For technical assistance, or help with disclosure forms, the Lobbying help desk is available from 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday, by contacting the phone numbers or email address below.

 

Contact us by phone:
Main Line  518-408-3976
Helpdesk  518-474-3973
Contact us by email:
Mailing Address:

New York State Joint Commission on Public Ethics

540 Broadway

Albany, New York 12207

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 us by phone:
Hotline - Press "2" to speak to the attorney of the day   800-87-ETHICS (873-8442)
Contact us by email:
Mailing Address:

New York State

Joint Commission on Public Ethics

540 Broadway 

Albany, New York 12207

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.  

Contact us by phone:
Main Line  518-408-3976
Contact us by email:
Mailing Address:

New York State 

Joint Commission on Public Ethics

540 Broadway

Albany, New York 12207

Contact Investigations

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 us by phone:
Main Line  518-408-3976
Report Misconduct Hotline - Press "1"  800-87-ETHICS (873-8442)
Contact us by email:
Mailing Address:

New York State

Joint Commission on Public Ethics

540 Broadway

Albany, NY 12207

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 us by phone:
Direct Line  518-486-7842
Main Line  518-408-3976
Contact us by email:
Mailing Address:

New York State

Joint Commission on Public Ethics

540 Broadway

Albany, NY 12207

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.

Contact us by phone:
Main Line  518-408-3976
Contact us by email:
Mailing Address:

New York State Joint Commission on Public Ethics

540 Broadway

Albany, NY 12207

Helpful Links to Other Government Entities

If you are looking for information about contacting other governmental entities, click on any of the links below.

State

New York State Government
www.ny.gov

New York State Office of the Governor
www.governor.ny.gov

New York State Office of the Attorney General
www.ag.ny.gov

New York State Office of the State Comptroller
www.osc.state.ny.us

New York State Senate
www.nysenate.gov

New York State Assembly
www.nyassembly.gov

New York State Office of the Inspector General
www.ig.state.ny.us

New York State Board of Elections
www.elections.ny.gov

New York State Legislative Ethics Commission
www.legethics.com

New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct
www.scjc.state.ny.us

NYOpenGovernment.com
www.nyopengovernment.com

Attorney Grievance Committees
www.nycourts.gov/courts/ad4/AG/AG-index.htm

Judicial Ethics Opinions
www.search.nycourts.gov

New York State Office of General Services Procurement Services Group
www.ogs.ny.gov/BU/PC/default.asp


 

New York City

Conflicts of Interest Board of the City of New York
www.nyc.gov/html/conflicts

Department of Investigation, City of New York
www.nyc.gov/html/doi

NYC Lobbying Bureau
www.cityclerk.nyc.gov

NYC Special Commissioner of Investigation of the NYC School District
www.nycsci.org

New York Law School Center for New York City Law
www.citylaw.org Advisory Opinion Search - http://www.nyls.edu/cityadmin/

Federal

U.S Office of Government Ethics

www.oge.gov

U.S Office of Special Counsel
www.osc.gov

The Council on Governmental Ethics Law (COGEL)
www.cogel.org