New York

New York Council of Deliberation

James D. Swan Jr., 33°

PO Box 1969
Cicero, NY 13039

+1 315-458-1539

[email protected]

New York Grand Lodge

71 West 23rd Street
New York, NY 10010

+1 800-362-7664

Valleys of New York

State Leadership


  • Ill. G. Michael Morris, 33° - Deputy
  • Ill. Steven C. Stefanakos, 33° - 1st Lt. Commander
  • Ill. David E. Barnes 33° - Active, 2nd Lt. Commander
  • Ill. Richard J Powell, 33° - Active, Minister of State
  • Ill. John R. Patterson, 33° - Active, Chancellor

Deputy's Representatives

  • Ill. John W. Scott, 33° MSA - Albany
  • Ill. Gerald E. Putman, 33° - Binghamton
  • Ill. G. Frankin Gaskill, 33° - Buffalo
  • Ill. Clifford T. Jacobs, 33° - New York City
  • Ill. Robert W. Crump, 32°, MSA - Norwood
  • Ill. Joseph E. Bourcy III, 33° - Rochester
  • Ill. Robert M. Tyrrell, 33° - Syracuse
  • Ill. William C Brunet Sr. 33° MSA° - Utica

COD Officers

  • D.B. Paul O. McLaughlin, 32° MSA - Secretary
  • Ill. Glenn A Stahl, 33° - Treasurer
  • Ill. James D. Swan, Jr., 33° - Secretary Emeritus

Begin Your Journey to 32°

Delve deeper into the core values of Freemasonry by joining the 32° Scottish Rite.

You will be part of a network of Brothers who seek to be the best version of themselves, find a deeper sense of purpose, and be of service to the world and our fellow man.

Our core values -- Integrity, Justice, Service to Humanity, Toleration, Reverence for God, and Devotion to Country -- unite us in our quest to become better men and better Masons.



Excelsior Initiative

Excelsior Initiative

Excelsior is a project of the Leadership Committee from the New York Council of Deliberation. It is composed of three online components: Leadership Sessions, Lecture Series and a video news series, XLCR32. Click on the link below to learn more.

Excelsior Initiative

Thursday Night at the Rite Returns for Season 2!

On Thursday, January 7, Thursday Night at the Rite makes a triumphant return for Season 2! These will run biweekly and will have a similar look/feel as to last Spring. We encourage you to check the TNR schedule in the member center for updates and hope to see you there!

TNR Schedule

Degree Dates & Events

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