Our Mission

The Albany County Land Bank’s mission is to:

  • Facilitate the process of acquiring, improving & redistributing vacant properties
  • Eliminate the harms & liabilities caused by such properties
  • Return properties to productive use
  • Remain consistent with the municipality’s redevelopment and comprehensive plans

Board Members

Charles Touhey, Chair

Touhey Associates

Pamela Harper, PhD, Vice Chair

New Jerusalem Church

Marist College

 David Traynham, Treasurer

New Horizons Christian Church

 Samuel Wells, Secretary

Resident

     Natisha M. Alexander                 Philip Calderone                 Jeffery Collett               Todd Curley                    Christopher Spencer

            Resident                                             Albany County                             Business Owner                Prime Properties                              City of Albany      

 

  

  

                                          

Committees:
Acquisition & Disposition: Natisha Alexander, Jeffery Collett, Todd Curley, David Traynham, Charles Touhey, Samuel Wells
Audit: Todd Curley, Pamela Harper, Catherine Hedgeman
Finance: David Traynham, Charles Touhey, Natisha Alexander
Governance: Pamela Harper, David Traynham, Charles Touhey

Albany County Land Bank Staff

ADAM ZARANKO

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

email: azaranko@albanycountylandbank.org

AMANDA WYCKOFF

PROPERTY and DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

email:

 awyckoff@albanycountylandbank.org

IRVIN ACKERMAN

REAL ESTATE SALES & ASST. PROPERTY MANAGER

email: iackerman@albanycountylandbank.org

ERIN SCANTLEBURY

REAL ESTATE SALES SPECIALIST

email: escantlebury@albanycountylandbank.org

CHRISTINA WILEY

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

email:

cwiley@albanycountylandbank.org

VIRGINA RAWLINS

HOUSING SERVICES COUNSELOR

email: vrawlins@albanycountylandbank.org

CHARLOTTE O’CONNOR

NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND PROGRAM COORDINATOR

email: coconnor@albanycountylandbank.org

RODNEY FONTUS

ASSISTANT PROJECT COORDINATOR

email: rfontus@albanycountylandbank.org

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