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. David P. Spencer, 33° - Deputy
  • Ill. Peter J. Samiec, 33° - Active, Grand Lt. Commander, Grand Almoner, Past Deputy for NY, 1st Lt. Commander
  • Ill. G. Michael Morris, 33° - Active, 2nd Commander
  • Ill. Steven C. Stefanakos, 33° - Active, Minister of State
  • Ill. David E. Barnes 33° - Active, Chancellor

Deputy's Representatives

  • Ill. Gerald E. Putman, 33° - Binghamton
  • Ill. G. Frankin Gaskill, 33° - Buffalo
  • Ill. Clifford T. Jacobs, 33° - New York City
  • Bro. D.B. Howard J. Busch, Sr., 32°, MSA - Norwood
  • Ill. Joseph E. Bourcy III, 33° - Rochester
  • Ill. Carl F. Fahrenkrug, 33° - Syracuse
  • Ill. John R. Patterson, Jr., 33° - Troy
  • Ill. Stephen C. Park, 33° - Utica

COD Officers

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

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.



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