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Business Affairs

Mission Statement

The Division of Business Affairs is responsible for the fiscal and budgetary operations of the College. The associate vice president reports to the vice president for administration and finance and interacts with all departments at the College. The associate vice president is the information security officer for the SUNY web portal, the Research Foundation web portal, NIH Commons, and NSF Fast-lane and is the campus liaison with the Office of the State Comptroller in daily operational fiscal matters and coordinates the New York Department of Health annual cost report with auditors.

The associate vice president reports campus fiscal operations to the SUNY System Administration on both a routine and an as-needed basis and confers with SUNY system staff regularly on fiscal matters and is the property control officer, responsible for the accounting and reporting of all state and Research Foundation equipment on the Property Control System. The associate vice president supervises the areas of procurement, accounting and the bursar.

Marcel Catafago
Associate Vice President for Administration and Finance
Phone: (212) 938-5670
Email: mcatafago@sunyopt.edu

Maureen C. Morley
Procurement and Compliance Business Manager
Phone: (212) 938-5945
Email: mmorley@sunyopt.edu

Ms. Valerie Alter
College Accountant
Phone: (212) 938-5672
Email: valter@sunyopt.edu

Ms. Yodania Paulino
Accounts Payable Assistant
Phone: (212) 938-5669
Email: ypaulino@sunyopt.edu

Ms. Erin Angarola
Phone: (212) 938-5884
Email: eangarola@sunyopt.edu

Ms. Bai (Barbara) Xu
Assistant Purchasing Officer
Phone: (212) 938-5668
Email: bxu@sunyopt.edu