Exterior view of the state office building at 50 Wolf Road.
State Office Building

50 Wolf Road


50 Wolf Road
Albany, NY 12229
United States

Building Manager518-485-7746

Building Hours

6:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Monday - Friday


  • Visitors must be pre-approved and entered into the visitor management system (VMS) by an agency representative.
  • All visitors 17 years of age or older must present a valid photo ID to be issued a visitor pass through the VMS. Acceptable proof of identification is listed below.
  • Visitors 16 years old and under do not have to produce proof of identification but must be accompanied by an adult with acceptable proof of identification.
  • New York State vendors and contractors will be treated as visitors and are subject to visitor access protocols.
  • If the visitor does not have a valid photo ID, an agency staff member must come to the security desk to verify the visitor’s identity and take responsibility for the visitor.
  • All employees without a state-issued security ID card must be processed as a visitor and entered into the VMS to gain access to the building.
  • Report to the security desk, provide name and purpose of visit.
  • Present a valid photo ID.
  • Be photographed, if required.
  • Receive a visitor pass.
  • Return visitor pass to the security desk or to the designated receptacle when exiting the building.
Acceptable Proofs of Identification for Admittance to OGS Facilities

The following is a list of the acceptable proofs of identification for admittance to OGS facilities.  All such forms of identification must include a clear photograph of the individual and be unexpired.

  1. Driver’s license or non-driver ID card issued by a state or possession of the U.S.
  2. Other government-issued ID card issued by a state or possession of the U.S. (including an NYS employee ID card)
  3. U.S. Passport or a U.S. Passport Card
  4. Permanent Resident Card or an Alien Receipt Card (Form I-551)
  5. Foreign passport
  6. U.S. Military ID card, or
  7. U.S. Military dependent’s ID card

→See also Photo ID Requirements in OGS Buildings Frequently Asked Questions.


Public Transportation

Bus Route - The Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) provides bus service, visit the CDTA website at: https://www.cdta.org/routes

Bicycle Storage

Bicycle Rack Location – At the rear entrance of the building on the southwest side


Visitor parking located at the north end of the building. 

Building Services

State Services Open to the Public
  • Plan Sales - construction plans sold to vendor bidders
  • Trucking Permits
Food Services
  • Garcia's Cafe, 1st Floor
Retail Services
  • Georgia's Sugar Shack, 1st Floor
Banking Services
  • ATM, Main Lobby, 1st Floor
Deliveries & Loading Dock
  • Loading Dock Open Monday - Friday, 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Delivery drivers are met by DOT mailroom staff