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8 East 79th Street, New York, NY 10075-0106
Phone: (212) 570-3566 Fax: (212) 570-3587


Jerry Dimitriou, Executive Director of Administration

Maria Andriotis
Executive Administrative Assistant

Linda Petersen
Human Resource Manager

Joanna Vekiarellis
Assistant Human Resource Manager

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Jerry Dimitriou

The Office of Administration has the responsibility for the administrative, financial, legal and development functions of the Archdiocese. In implementing the Archdiocese’s mission, this department, in co operation with the Chancellor’s Office, ensures that the Archdiocesan departments and institutions are meeting their objectives and operate within the administrative and financial guidelines set forth by the Archdiocese.

The department also manages human resources, day-to-day operations and strategic planning for the Archdiocesan headquarters in New York, and works with the Metropolises to assist them in their administrative needs.

Additionally, in cooperation with the Chancellor of the Archdiocese, the department acts as the coordinator and liaison for the Clergy-Laity Congress, the Archdiocesan Council and the various Archdiocesan institutions.

General Services

The Office of Administration coordinates the general services of the Archdiocese of America headquarters including Reception Area, Kitchen, Mail Room, and general maintenance of the historic building of East 79th Street in New York City. Staff includes:

Mrs. Eva Kafetzis, Reception
Ms. Michele Georgiou, Mailroom
Mr. Kyriacos Mytides, Food Services Coordinator
Mr. Ricardo Miranda, Maintenance