About

Staff

Buffalo Place’s staff is led by Executive Director Michael T. Schmand and includes ten professional and four administrative staff members, plus eight operations crew members. The Staff of Buffalo Place strives everyday to make Downtown Buffalo clean, safe and fun for everyone.

Management Team

Directors
Michael T. Schmand
Executive Director
mschmand@buffaloplace.com
W. Morgan Smith
Deputy Executive Director
msmith@buffaloplace.com
 

Administrative Department

Mary Crocker
Records Administrator
mcrocker@buffaloplace.com
Antoinette Allen
Executive Assistant
aallen@buffaloplace.com

Security Department

 

Operations Department

Joyce Emke 
Security Program Manager/ Buffalo Place Rangers 
jemke@buffaloplace.com

Gabriel Vazquez
Ranger Supervisor
716/854-RIDE
 Contact W. Morgan Smith

Marketing Department

Jacquelyn Jonmaire
Manager of Marketing
jjonmaire@buffaloplace.com
   

Planning Department

Debra Chernoff
Manager of Planning
dchernoff@buffaloplace.com