Meet the Regional Commissioner

Fred M. Maurin, Regional Commissioner, New York Region

Fred M. Maurin is the fourth Regional Commissioner of the Social Security Administration’s New York Region. Appointed to the Senior Executive Service in March 2011 as Deputy Regional Commissioner of the New York Region, he became the Region’s primary official in July 2014.

As Regional Commissioner, Mr. Maurin has direct authority over the Social Security Administration’s operations in New York, New Jersey, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. This encompasses an annual administrative budget of approximately $400 million for more than 3900 employees in 113 field offices, four teleservice centers, four Social Security Card Centers, the Northeastern Program Service Center and the Regional Office administrative staff. Throughout the region, more than seven million beneficiaries receive more than $88 billion in Social Security and Supplemental Security Income benefits annually.

Mr. Maurin began his career with the Social Security Administration in 1972 as a Claims Representative. He subsequently advanced through progressively responsible supervisory and management positions in the New York Region, including Operations Supervisor, Assistant District Manager, District Manager, and Area Director. As Area Director for New Jersey, he supervised the operations of 28 Field Offices and more than 700 employees. Prior to that, he served as Area Director in New York City and the Lower Hudson Valley where he directed 18 Field Offices. Mr. Maurin served as Acting Regional Commissioner for the Philadelphia Region from October 2011 to May 2012, with direct authority over the Social Security Administration’s operations in Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbia, as well as the Mid-Atlantic Program Service Center.

During 2010, he served as a congressional aide in the Washington DC office of Congressman Charles B. Rangel of New York.

A Message From the Regional Commissioner

Social Security is truly America's premier family protection program. As Regional Commissioner for the Social Security Administration's New York Region, I am proud of the quality service provided to you by our dedicated employees. I welcome your suggestions on how Social Security can improve our services to you. I encourage you to include your thoughts about the type of information you would like to see on our regional homepage. If you have any questions or comments concerning Social Security, feel free to contact us at or write me at:

Social Security Administration
New York Region
Office of the Regional Commissioner
26 Federal Plaza
Room 40-120
New York, NY 10278

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