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1511 Pontiac Avenue
Cranston, RI 02920

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Directions:

By Bus

Visit www.RIPTA.com to access their easy-to-use Trip Planner tool, located on their homepage. The Trip Planner will help you find the best RIPTA bus route to get to the DBR. Simply type in your starting address in the "From" tab, then type "1511 Pontiac Ave., Cranston" in the "To" tab. Select the date and time you plan on traveling from the drop down menus and then click "Get Directions." The Trip Planner will tell you how to get here using RIPTA. Please plan to arrive at your stop at least five minutes early. Service may be affected by traffic, construction, accidents or weather conditions. Questions? Contact RIPTA's Customer Service Department at (401) 781-9400 ext. 180.

The DBR is served by Routes 21 and 22.

By car

From the East:Follow interstate 95 north or south to route 37 west. Take the Pontiac Ave exit. Bear left at the bottom of the exit onto Pontiac Avenue, heading south. Turn right at the third traffic signal onto Howard Avenue and into the Pastore Complex. Turn right at the first stop sign at West Road. The Department of Business Regulation is in the large stone buildings on the right, behind the yellow Maintenance Building The left side of the parking lot is close to the entrance.

From the West: Follow interstate 295 north or south to route 37 east. Take the Oaklawn Avenue exit (route 2 south). At the first traffic signal, turn left into the complex onto Howard Avenue. At the first stop sign, turn left onto West Road. DBR is in the large stone buildings on the right, behind the yellow Maintenance Building. The left side of the parking lot is close to the entrance.

From the Parking Lot: Use the entrance to the Department of Business Regulation between Building 68 and Building 69 and check in at the desk.

Key Personnel

Name / Department
Phone
Fax
Email

DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS REGULATION DIRECTOR'S OFFICE

(401) 462-9500 (401) 462-9532 DirectorOfficeInquiry@dbr.ri.gov
Paul McGreevy, Director (401) 462-9551/462-9552 (401) 462-9532 paul.mcgreevy@dbr.ri.gov

Brian J. Riggs, Administrator, Financial Management

(401) 462-9551 (401) 462-9532 brian.riggs@dbr.ri.gov
Albert Smith, Agency IT Manager (401) 462-9542 (401) 462-9532 albert.smith@dbr.ri.gov
REGULATORY STANDARDS, COMPLIANCE and ENFORCEMENT

(401) 462-9501

(401) 462-9536

 
Louis A. DeQuattro, Deputy Director, Division of Regulatory Standards, Compliance and Enforcement (401) 462-9556 (401) 462-9536 louis.dequattro@dbr.ri.gov
Neena Savage, Chief of Legal Services (401) 462-9556 (401) 462-9536 neena.savage@dbr.ri.gov
Ellen Balasco, Deputy Chief of Legal Services (401) 462-9556 (401) 9536 ellen.balasco@dbr.ri.gov
Jenna R. Algee, Legal Counsel (401) 462-9556 (401) 9536 jenna.algee@dbr.ri.gov

BANKING REGULATION DIVISION

(401) 462-9503 (401) 462-9532 BankInquiry@dbr.ri.gov
Joseph Torti III, Deputy Director & Superintendent of Banking (401) 462-9617 (401) 462-9602 BankInquiry@dbr.ri.gov
Sara Paterson Cabral, Supervisor of Examinations (401) 462-9503 (401) 462-9532 sara.cabral@dbr.ri.gov

Rebecca L. Specht, Principal Licensing Examiner

(401) 462-9503 (401) 462-9532 BankInquiry@dbr.ri.gov
Jeffrey L. Asermely, Assistant Supervisor of Examinations (401) 462-9503 (401) 462-9532 jeff.asermely@dbr.ri.gov

COMMERCIAL LICENSING and RACING& ATHLETICS

(401) 462-9506

(401) 462-9645 CommercialLicensingInquiry@dbr.ri.gov
Maria D'Alessandro, Deputy Director, Securities, Commercial Licensing and Racing and Athletics (401) 462-9506 (401) 462-9645 maria.dalessandro@dbr.ri.gov
William J. DeLuca, Administrator, Real Estate (401) 462-9512 (401) 462-9645 william.deluca@dbr.ri.gov
Evelyn B. Ferrara, Licensing Aide, Mobile/Manufactured Homes & Parks (401) 462-9647 (401) 462-9645 evelyn.ferrara@dbr.ri.gov
Kim Precious, Implementation Aide, Auctioneers,Bedding, Upholstery (401) 462-9650 (401) 462-9645 kimberly.precious@dbr.ri.gov
John Mancone, Chief Public Protection Inspector (401) 462-9646 (401) 462-9645 john.mancone@dbr.ri.gov
Mary Ann Dube, Liquor Control Investigator (401) 462-9544 (401) 462-9645 MaryAnn.Dube@dbr.ri.gov

RACING and ATHLETICS

(401) 462-9506

(401) 462-9645 RacingAthleticsInquiry@dbr.ri.gov
Christina Tobiasz, Chief Licensing Examiner, Racing and Athletics (401) 462-9525 (401) 462-9645 christina.tobiasz@dbr.ri.gov
     

DESIGN PROFESSIONALS DIVISION

(401) 462-9530 (401) 462-9532 DBR.designprofessionals@dbr.ri.gov
Board of Examination and Registration of Architects (401) 462-9594 (401) 462-9532 DBR.designprofessionals@dbr.ri.gov
Board of Examiners of Landscape Architects (401) 462-9594 (401) 462-9532 DBR.designprofessionals@dbr.ri.gov
Board of Registration for Professional Engineers (401) 462-9592 (401) 462-9532 DBR.designprofessionals@dbr.ri.gov
Board of Registration for Professional Land Surveyors (401) 462-9592 (401) 462-9532 DBR.designprofessionals@dbr.ri.gov

INSURANCE REGULATION DIVISION

(401) 462-9520 (401) 462-9602 InsuranceInquiry@dbr.ri.gov

Joseph Torti, III, Deputy Director & Superintendent of Insurance

(401) 462-9617 (401) 462-9602 InsuranceInquiry@dbr.ri.gov
Sharon K. Gordon, Chief Insurance Examiner (401) 462-9520 (401) 462-9602 sharon.gordon@dbr.ri.gov
Jack Broccoli, Chief Insurance Examiner - Financial Analysis (401) 462-9617 (401) 462-9602 jack.broccoli@dbr.ri.gov
Paula M. Pallozzi, Chief Property & Casualty Insurance Analyst (401) 462-9524 (401) 462-9602 paula.pallozzi@dbr.ri.gov
Elizabeth Kelleher Dwyer, Deputy Chief of Legal Services/General Counsel (401) 462-9521 (401) 462-9602 elizabeth.dwyer@dbr.ri.gov
Donna Arabian, Adminstrative Officer (401) 462-9523 (401) 462-9602 donna.arabian@dbr.ri.gov

OFFICE OF THE HEALTH INSURANCE COMMISSIONER

(401) 462-9517 (401) 462-9645 HealthInsInquiry@ohic.ri.gov

SECURITIES REGULATION DIVISION

(401) 462-9527 (401) 462-9645 SecuritiesInquiry@dbr.ri.gov
Maria D'Alessandro, Deputy Director & Superintendent (401) 462-9506 (401) 462-9645 CommercialLicensingInquiry@dbr.ri.gov
Dennis R. Murray, Chief Securities Examiner 401 462-9527 (401) 462-9645 dennis.murray@dbr.ri.gov
Charitable Organizations/George Weslowski (401) 462-9588 (401) 462-9545 george.wesolowski@dbr.ri.gov

BOARD OF ACCOUNTANCY

(401) 462-9550 (401) 462-9632 AccountancyInquiry@dbr.ri.gov
Dawne Broadfield, Administrator (401) 462-9550 (401) 462-9632 dawne.broadfield@dbr.ri.gov
Board Members:      
Mary F. Bernard, CPA, Chairman      
David Platt, CPA Vice Chairman      
Kevin M. Fountain, CPA, Esq. Secretary      
George O. Tashjian, PA Treasurer      
Kevin P. Tracy, Public Member