Grand Lodge of New York


Mar 12, 2021 - 7:30pm - VIA ZOOM

This year's Grand Lecturer's Convention will cover the "Masonic Funeral Services."Our district will host the convention on 3/12. We'd appreciate your support and attendance

A few important points to note:There will be no Potts Awar...
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Apr 9, 2021 - 7:30pm - Virtual vi Zoom
Lorelei Chapter No. 581 - Order fo the Eastern Star State of New York invites to t a presentation entitled "Why Nation Building Mateters and the Role of Civil Society" by R/W/ David Menegon, Sernior Grand Warden of the grand Lodge of the State of ...
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Stated Communication
Wallkill #627
Mar 3, 2021 - 6:30pm - Masonic Hall, Walden, NY 12586
Wallkill Lodge #627, will hold its Regular Stated Communications at 61 Main Street, Walden NY12586. Attire for the evening is Lodge Business Casual.  Please RSVP when possible, so we know how many people will be attending the meeting. This will he...
Mar 3, 2021 - 7:30pm - 523 Main St, Cairo, NY 12413
As covid numbers continue to come down and Grand Lodge has lifted the 10 person restrictions at Lodge meetings, we will again begin our labors in person as usual. While we await the outcome of Kedemah's ratification for the metrger agreement, we w...
Stated Communication
Amherst #981
Mar 3, 2021 - 7:30pm - 5808 Main Street, Williamsville, NY 14221
NOTICE: this meeting will be held at the Lodge, there will be no Zoom option.  Please remember to follow social distancing guidelines and bring your mask, which must be properly worn at all times while in the building.

Amherst Lodge #981, in Wi...
Regular Communication
Wamponamon #437
Mar 4, 2021 - 8:00pm - 200 Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963
Please join for a regular communication of Wamponamon Lodge No. 437, F&AM at 200 Main St, Sag Harbor at 8:00PM.  Dress is Business Attrire

Stated Communication
Delaware #561
Mar 5, 2021 - 8:00pm - 3091 Route 17B, Cochecton, NY 12726
This is a a stated communication of the lodge. Please take a moment to RSVP if you are planning on attending - it is very important to know if we are going to have too many in attendance. Please note that in the case of inclimate weather, the meet...
Room rental
Dundee #123
Mar 6, 2021 - 8:00am - 15 Main Street, Dundee, NY 14837
Room rental
O-S-Y Master's and Wardens Meeting
Garoga-Sincerity #200
Mar 6, 2021 - 8:00am - Phelps Masonic Temple, Phelps, NY 14532
The O-S-Y Masters and Wardens will meet at Garoga-Sincerity 200 on Sat, March 6th @ 8:00 AM for a socially distanced and masked meeting at 8 AM. Breakfast options of egg & sausage casserole, egg & broccoli casserole, orange/pineapple w/marshmallow...
Chicken BBQ
Cazenovia #616
Mar 6, 2021 - 11:00am - 2836 US Route 20, Cazenovia, NY 13035
Cazenovia Lodge will be having a chicken BBQ drive through on Saturday, March 6 beginning at 11AM until sold out (OLP requires an end time).  $10 meal.  $8 half chicken.  Cash, credit/debit cards accepted.

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Lorelei Chapter No. 581 Order of the eastern Star, State of New York Virtual Lecture
Lorelei Chapter No. 581 Order of the eastern Star, State of New York invites you to attend a virtual lecture entitled "Why Nation Building Matters and the Role of Civil Sociery" by R/W/ David Mnego...
Blood Drive Nassau District
Major blood emergency caused by the Pandemic!Please find it in your heart to donate. February 26th - Friday 3pm to 6pm Scottish Rite Temple 28 Lincoln Ave Rockville Centre NY 
Masonic Development Course
Brethren,The Masonic Development Course for the First, Second & Third Kings Districts will be held on Zoom on the following dates: Entered Apprentice Session - Saturday, February 27th 3:00-6:00 ...
Passing of PM George D. Hornung 2021-03-02
I have just been informed that PM George D, Hornung laid down his working tools today. Prayers go out to his wife Roe and family as they cope with this loss.  I will post the arrangements when t...
Chicken Biscuit!!!
March winds bring... Chicken Biscuit? You bet! Cambridge Valley Lodge #481, Free and Accepted Masons, a Fraternal Order and institution in Cambridge since 1860, will be holding a Chicken and Biscui...
Finger Lakes Travelers #237 Meeting March 20th @ 2:00 PM - Hosted by Pocahontas Lodge #211
Whether you are you into camping or "glamping", you need to join our Masonic Camping Group! Finger Lakes Travelers #237 is the local chapter of the National Camping Travelers. Masons and Eastern...
MDC Course
The Masonic Development Course for the First, Second & Third Kings Districts will be held on Zoom on the following dates: Entered Apprentice Session - Saturday, February 27th 3:00-6:00 PMFellowcraf...
Blood Drive Nassau District
Major blood emergency caused by the Pandemic!Please find it in your heart to donate. February 26th - Friday 3pm to 6pm Scottish Rite Temple 28 Lincoln Ave Rockville Centre NY 
Greetings my dear Brother, January 2021 has been the longest month in memory.  We still find ourselves hunkering down, maintaining caution, and waiting for our shot.  “I’m not going to give up m...
A MESSAGE FROM OUR DEPUTY GRAND MASTER: Brethren, The recent events that have occurred in Washington D.C. are historic and tragic. Only twice in our storied history has our Capitol been penet...
Grand Master's Address
MW Past Grand Masters, Distinguished East, Brethren, Ladies and Guests,  As I stand before you as your Grand Master is both humbled and excited. And to use the words of a certain Grand Commander of...


Grand Master
William M. Sardone
Deputy Grand Master
Richard J. Kessler
Senior Grand Warden
Charles M. Roberts
Junior Grand Warden
Elquemedo Oscar Alleyne
Grand Treasurer
Steven Adam Rubin
Grand Secretary
Richard T. Schulz
Grand Marshal
Ed Bartels
Deputy Grand Marshal
John Haslam Sr
Senior Grand Deacon
David J. Menegon
Junior Grand Deacon
Lawrence M. Kania
Grand Standard Bearer
Scott D. Peat
Deputy Grand Standard Bearer
Peter C. Stein
Grand Historian
Gary L. Heinmiller
Grand Lecturer
Richard C. Friedman
Judge Advocate
Paul G. Huck
Michael G. Postiglione
Grand Pursuviant
Richard W. Bateman
Grand Tiler
Anthony F. Adamo
Grand Organists
Eric S. Howd, Frank L. Miller, Jordan Kaplan, Stephen A. Rumpf, Francis K. Wilcox, Donald C. Hamman
Grand Lodge Officers Emeriti
Gary A. Henningsen, Gilbert Savitzky, Harvey A. Eysman, Joseph A. Quarequio
District Grand Lodge of Syria-Lebanon
Leon G. Zeitounalian, Raffy H. Timonian, Tarek Issa
Office of the Grand Secretary
Wendy Furdyna, Richard T. Schulz, Alexander S. Vastola, Martin L. Richards, Jessica Cornejo, Jacqueline Florencio, Joseph Patzner, Christine E. Hesch, Ratirat Osiri, Kathleen Shanahan-Towey, Richard W. Bateman, Klara Bolotovsky, David Y. Cabral, David C. Noonan, Victoria Lipovchenko
Past Grand Masters
William J. Thomas, Jeffrey M. Williamson, Gary A. Henningsen, Carl J. Smith, Ed Trosin, Edward G. Gilbert, Vincent Libone, James E. Sullivan, Carl J. Fitje, Robert D. Stack
Past Senior Grand Wardens
Charles P. Uhle, Richard S. Morley, Duncan M. Bellinger, Reinold H. Nelson, Alan J. Morgan, Dennis A. Breheny, John R. Fuller, W. Bruce Renner, Thomas M. "Tim" McMullin
Past Junior Grand Wardens
Nicholas J. Paolicelli, Paul N. O'Neill, Frederic A. Williams Jr, Stephen S. King, Sandy F. Samson, Norman E. Moon, Ralph W. Bailey, Richard C. Friedman, William B. Fink Jr
Past Grand Treasurers
Werner H. Kniesel, Marino Cesarini, Peter A. Flihan III, Gilbert Savitzky, Robert D. Stack, Joseph A. Quarequio
Past Grand Secretaries
Richard W. Bateman, Vincent Libone, Gary A. Henningsen, Gilbert Savitzky
Commission Of Appeals
Joseph A. Quarequio, Michael E. Storck, James Holden Jr, Marino Cesarini, Jeffrey W. Halbreich, Gilbert C. Ferrer
Commission of Appeals Emeritus
Hon. John M. Leventhal, Alan M. Schlesinger
Trustees of the Masonic Hall & Home
Keith W. Heinrich, Joseph J. Saglimbene, Michael J. Siegel, David P. Spencer, George Filippidis, G. Michael Morris, Nathan D. Lipper, G. Stephen Getman, Christopher J. Hough
Masonic Hall & Home Administrative Staff
Jill Wynne, Robert J. Raffle, Kathy Contino - Turner, Denise Wright - Scott, Nikole Kniesel - Kelly
Trustees Emeriti Masonic Hall & Home
David F. Stoy, Paul D. Reitz, Griffith Jones III, Werner H. Kniesel, John R. Fuller, Louis R. Rosenthal, Gilbert Savitzky, Frederic A. Williams Jr, George D. Blasch
Directors of the Masonic Medical Research Institute
Peter R. Gray, Pasquale Imbimbo Jr, David D. Goodwin, Virgilio S. Quijano, Richard J. Kessler, William M. Sardone, Robert A. Hewson, Michael A. Chaplin MD, Richard J. Miller Jr, Francesco Santoni, David F. Schneeweiss, Laurence I. Sussman, Sheldon B. Richman, James D. Swan Jr, Vincent Cunzio, Alvaro F. Quiroga, Paul A. Guerrero
Masonic Medical Research Institute Administrative Staff
Maria Kontaridis PhD, Bro. Alex Simon, Bro. Anthony F. Cucci
Directors Emeriti Masonic Medical Research Institute
Paul N. O'Neill, Albert J. Wright III, John P. Chang, Victor G. Webb
Trustees of the Chancellor Robert R. Livingston Masonic Library
Marlon Thomas, Martin Vincent Benedict, Demetrios G. Melis, Edward A. Chiani, Edward G. Gilbert, Richard J. Kessler, Stephen S. King, S. Marlon Gayadeen, C. F. William Maurer III, Frank C. Rice II, Erik M. Strohl, Clifford T. Jacobs, Walter E. Cook IV, Lawrence B. Wolff, William M. Sardone, Richard T. Schulz, David F. Velkas, David A. Pearlmutter
Trustees Emeriti of the Chancellor Robert R. Livingston Masonic Library
R. Curtiss Montgomery II, Fred G. Hickein, Barry Mallah, Richard W. Ward, Edward P. Fagan Jr, Richard H. Eberle, Andrew B. Hengst Jr, Richard J. Powell, W. Bruce Renner, Richard C. Mills, Scott D. Peat
Directors of the Masonic War Veterans Grand Post
Jack G. Dombrowski, Donald R. Kunego, Harrison Greene, David P. Hummel, Thomas R. Sawyer, Raymond Roche, Frederick J. Newton, William M. Sardone, Carl R. Hoyt Sr, Jose A. Rodriguez, Robert T. Mantia, Stephen S. Dreizler, Brian E. Will
Masonic Brotherhood Foundation, Inc.
Steven Adam Rubin, William B. Fink Jr, Robert D. Stack, Marino Cesarini, Carl J. Fitje, Martin L. Kanter, Bruce Testut, Stephen S. King, Carl J. Smith, James E. Sullivan, David F. Schneeweiss, Jeffrey M. Williamson, Richard J. Kessler, Elquemedo Oscar Alleyne, Richard T. Schulz, Charles M. Roberts, William J. Thomas, Vincent Libone, William M. Sardone
Past Grand Marshals
George D. Emmons, Robert J. Servidio, John W. Krupp, James R. Kintzel
Past Deputy Grand Marshal
Richard H. Swann, Jr.
Past Senior Grand Deacons
Christopher J. Hough, Alfred B. Dais, Clayton (Bob) R. Ruggles, Griffith Jones III, Dennis G. Feldman
Past Junior Grand Deacons
Alonza F. Lloyd, Sr.
Past Grand Standard Bearers
Charles E. Bateman, William R. DuBois, Biagio Valenti, John P. Dwyer, James R. MacConnell, Frederic A. Williams Jr, Michael T. Brockbank, Donald J. Kaiser, Kenneth E. Kohlhagen, Kenneth E. Wagner, Paul Barrera Jr
Past Deputy Grand Standard Bearers
Anthony F. Adamo
Past Grand Lecturers
Charles E. Toombs, Robert W. Strang Jr
Past Proctor
Marshal D. Shichtman, Harvey A. Eysman, Michael E. Storck
Past Grand Pursuivants
Joseph A. Peloso
Past Judge Advocate
Daniel M. Semel
Past Grand Tilers
Ronald B. Galens
Board of Past Grand Masters
Carl J. Fitje, Vincent Libone, Edward G. Gilbert, Jeffrey M. Williamson, Gary A. Henningsen, Carl J. Smith, Ed Trosin, James E. Sullivan, Robert D. Stack, William J. Thomas
Grand Chaplains
John E. de Meurers Sr, Thomas J. Carbone, David P. Bowman, Rev Stephen Maddox, Stenrick B. Adams, Bruce W. Chapman, Stanley F. Craig, Glenn A. Duffy, John P. Fahey Jr, James E. Fletcher, Federico L. Larrinaga, Wainright G. McKenzie Sr, Joel V. Pal, Ronald E. Sinclair, Howard C. Smith, James F. Tyrrell, David M. Underwood, Jose L. Valencia Jr, Kenneth E. Wagner, William M. Wilcox, Douglas L. Beachard, Bert Mayne, Robert M. Schvey, Vincenzo Salce, James L. Luckner, John H. Hill, Mark D. Isaacs, Joseph Potasnik, Thomas E. Pullyblank, Ronald J. Reid, John C. Smith, Robert C. Wollaber, John A. Califano, James J. Van de Wal, Brian E. Will, James M. Brand
Grand Chaplains Emeriti
David B. Ewen , Joseph Hoffer III, Gordon W. Knapp, Nestor J. L'Heureux, Jr., Charles M. Roberts, William Stubba, Martin W. Leukhardt, Richard B. Broyles, Robert J. Cave, Harold N. Coller, Andrew D. Peloubet, Frederick E. Rogers, Richard H. Welkley, David J. Williamson, Louis R. Schenck Jr
Grand Historian and Area Historians
Norbert Heuser, Nathan E. Tweedie, Steven J. Joyce, Christopher L. Allen, George N. Caswell, John T. Sargent, John E. Zabel, Peter M. Filim, Charles J. Mackey, Michael A. Hernandez, Michael G. Boyajian, Shawn P. Doyle, Gary L. Heinmiller, Kenneth R. Howe Jr, Richard L. Giordano, Charles E. Knapp Jr, Francis I. Karwowski, Allan M. Bryant Sr, Gary L. Heinmiller, Philip J. Soyring, Thomas C. Abraham
Grand Lecturer and Regional Assistant Grand Lecturers
Ted Volkert, Robert Drzewucki, William H. Toth II, John E. Zabel, Daniel G. Lort, Ted Volkert, Nicholas J. Glassman, James A Cobb, Michael D. Weisberg, Pasquale Imbimbo Jr, Michael J. Siegel, Richard C. Friedman, Stewart C. McCloud III
Proctor and Regional Deputy Proctors
Michael G. Postiglione, Jeffrey E. Mcmorris, Alexander M. Dudelson, Nathan A. Shoff Esq, Mark J. Loughran
Grand Representatives
James J. Finke, Anthony F. DeSiena, Stefan Bojsiuk, Mike Driver, Harold L. Aldrich, William G. Cohen, Thomas G. Piper, Robert V. Hunt, Mark K. Suckle, Carl J. Smith, David C. Gonyea, Terry M. Emerson, Yairton Garcia, Robert J. Raffle, Joseph J. Burke, Leland P. Barnes Jr, Douglas B. Carroll, Steven Adam Rubin, George S. Klein, Joseph A. Quarequio, Carl J. Fitje, Hugh E. Patterson, Agustin Paz Sr, Francis G. Dumaurier, Eduardo Romero, Michele Mestolo, George A. Harrison, Piers A. Vaughan, Paul E. Mossberg, Edwin Siegel, Paul D. Reitz, David P. Spencer, Richard W. Bateman, Carlos E. Villalobos, Harry N. Pateroulakis, Jeffrey M. Williamson, Nazmi M. Talimcioglu, William J. Thomas, Valentin T. Basiga Jr, Werner H. Kniesel, Stephen R. Whittaker, John Walker Robinson, Dennis A. Daugherty, Gary A. Henningsen, Clifford T. Jacobs, Robert J. Matoskey, Vincent Libone, Daniel M. Semel, Bruce S. Reed, Colin W. Oakenfull, Dominick Vitucci, Robert Russell, Gary M. Mandel, Howard F. Isserles, Martin L. Richards, Harvey A. Eysman, Morris A. Weller, Fernando Martinez

Grand Lodge of New York

The Grand Lodge of the State of New York has a long history dating back over 228 years and is the governing body of Freemasonry in the State of New York. The Grand Lodge of the State of New York is headed by the Grand Master who is aided by a team of officers both elected and appointed.