Albany Community

Being good neighbors is part of the responsibility that comes with running a facility like our Albany terminal. We’re committed to working with community members and stakeholders, elected officials, and regulatory agencies to ensure everyone’s voice is heard. Though we are far from the only operator in the area, we recognize and embrace our responsibility to operate safely and honestly.

Community Outreach & Local Office

Mark Bobb-Semple is Global’s full-time Community Liaison in Albany. Mark has more than 35 years of experience with community involvement in Albany. As Community Liaison, Mark works to maintain positive relationships and two-way communication between Global Partners and the local Albany community.

Mark has established a community outreach office in the South End neighborhood. Due to COVID-19, the outreach office is currently open by appointment only. Community members are encouraged to reach out directly to Mark with any questions or to schedule an appointment. You can reach Mark by phone at (518) 775-7093 or email at [email protected].

Giving Back

Global Partners and its employees are committed to our neighbors and the communities where we live and work. That includes providing help where it’s needed most. In Albany, we take great pride in supporting K-12 education and recreation programs, community organizations, as well as public safety.

In Albany and every community we do business in, Global also annually donates home heating oil to families in need. Our Local Giving Includes:

  • Albany & Colonie Pop Warner
  • Albany High School
  • Albany Lady Falcons Basketball Club
  • Albany Police Athletic League
  • Albany Police & Fire Foundation
  • AVillage Inc.
  • Boys and Girls Club of Albany
  • Christ’s Church Albany
  • The College of Saint Rose
  • Ezra Prentice Tenants Association
  • Giffen Elementary School
  • Homeward Bound Dog Rescue of New York Ltd
  • Lark Street & Downtown Business Improvement District (including Movies Under the Stars sponsorship)
  • Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office
  • Noteworthy Resources of Albany
  • NYS Odyssey of the Mind
  • Trooper Foundation-State of New York Inc.
  • Saratoga Miss Softball & Miss Shenendehowa Softball
  • South End Children’s Cafe
  • Ujamaa Market

The fight against cystic fibrosis and multiple sclerosis (MS) is another cause the founding family is especially committed to. Having personal experience with the effects of MS, they created Global’s Cystic Fibrosis & Multiple Sclerosis (CFMS) Fund to help find a cure.