Portrait of David DeMott.
David DeMott
Deputy Commissioner for Real Estate

David DeMott leads the agency’s Division of Real Estate. David first joined OGS in 2016 as Deputy Director of Real Property and Facilities Management (RPFM) and quickly became a core member of the OGS leadership team. Some of the accomplishments of the Real Property and Facilities team since his arrival include the conversion of the Empire State Plaza to LED lighting in conjunction with our partners at NYPA, increased investment in the OGS capital program by demonstrating the values of asset preservation, improvement and stewardship, and safely navigating the OGS portfolio through the various stages of the COVID-19 pandemic. Before joining OGS, David’s executive leadership roles included Deputy Director for Administrative Services at the NYS Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs, and Deputy Director & CIO at the NYS Commission on Quality of Care and Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities.

David received his BA from SUNY College at Potsdam and MA from the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy at SUNY Albany.