RF Human Resources

Staff Directory

RFHR Main - (518) 437-4500  Email: [email protected]

Lauren Cole, Director (518) 437-4509

Mary Casella, Secretary II (518) 437-4500

Onboarding, Recruitment, Job Classification, I-9 Certification, Nonresident Tax -(Distributed by Portfolio- Department Assignments

Shari Lombardoni, Human Resources Associate (518) 437-4507

Paula Madden, Human Resources Associate (518) 437-4514

Employee Benefits and Leave Administration

Katherine Sprague, Benefits & Leave Manager (518) 437-3874

Amanda Bellinger, Benefits Coordinator (518) 437-4506

Payroll, Time and Attendance, Leave Accruals, Employment Verifications, Direct Deposit and other Self-Service Questions

Pamela Marrone-Coons, Payroll Team Lead (518) 437-4503

Michael Black, Payroll Specialist (518) 437-4534


The Research Foundation is an employer separate and distinct from SUNY and the State of New York, thereby offering separate and distinct compensation and benefits.  Please contact the RF HR Office with any questions pertaining to Research Foundation employment policies and procedures.