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Public Administrator
    The Public Administrator is an agency of the City of New York. Each borough of the City of New York has its own Public Administrator. The Public Administrator of the County of New York administers the estates of people who die when no one else is eligible or willing to administer the estate. Learn more...

New York County Public Administrator

The Public Administrator is an agency of the City of New York. Each borough of the City of New York has its own Public Administrator. The Public Administrator of the County of New York administers the estates of New York County residents who die without a will and no one else is eligible or willing to administer the estates.   

The Public Administrator’s primary duties include collecting and distributing the assets of the deceased person, arranging appropriate funerals, and administering estates that would otherwise remain un-administered. The agency is primarily charged with protecting the assets of any estate it is administering.

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Dahlia Damas
Public Administrator
Joy A. Thompson, Esq.
Deputy Public Administrator
   
Schram, Graber & Opell, P.C.
Counsel
Finkelstein & Virga, P.C.
Counsel