Case Details

Year Initiated/Committed


Lead State


Participating States


Alain Kaloyeros; Joseph Nicolla


3 counts of combination in restraint of trade and competition (class E Felony);

Sentence Imposed


Case Description

SUNY-Poly, a state university, issued RFPs for building projects. Kayoleros was president of SUNY Poly and Nicolla was a member of the Board of Directors of SUNY-Poly and President of Columbia Development, a bidder on projects at SUNY Poly. According to the indictment, they manipulated the awarding of contracts to direct them to favored businesses, including Columbia, by developing language that gave a competitive advantage to some bidders and gave confidential information to those bidders,