About OGS Procurement Services

Procurement Services, a division of the Office of General Services, is the State’s central procurement office, responsible for establishing and managing contracts for goods and services needed by government entities across the State, including agencies, local governments, and other authorized users.  This State is comparable to a Fortune 500 business and as such, has remarkable purchasing power. We work to harness this power using innovative, strategic methods to give our customers timely, cost effective ways to buy the goods and services they need. 

Our Vision & Mission

Our vision is to be recognized as a world-class procurement organization that delivers the best value to our customers and a high return on investment to New York taxpayers.  Our mission is to:

  • Procure goods and services in a timely manner that meet the business needs of our customers across the State at the best value for New York taxpayers.
  • Use and promote procurement policies and practices that are ethical, efficient, innovative, supportive of inclusive economic development, and that foster strong relationships with the supplier community. 
  • Collaborate with and be accountable to our stakeholders.
  • Consistently deliver exemplary customer service and continually improve procurement operations. 

Our Guiding Principles

Procurement Services seeks to achieve world class standards in procurement services and is guided by the following principles: Service, Accountability, Value, and Efficiency.  We are committed to collaboration and transparency in our work.  Our objective is to provide efficient, user-friendly procurement vehicles that save money and meet the needs of our customers.