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MELISSA FRANCO
Deputy Commissioner for Enforcement

In October 2011, Ms. Franco was appointed to serve as Deputy Commissioner for Enforcement. In that capacity, she is responsible for identifying potentially high impact cases and designing investigative plans to carry out Division Initiated complaints. Ms. Franco also oversees the prosecuting attorneys.

Prior to joining the Division, Ms. Franco was with the King’s County District Attorney’s office where she served in various capacities including First Deputy Bureau Chief of a Trial Division; Deputy Bureau Chief of the Grand Jury Bureau; and a Senior Trial Attorney.

Ms. Franco holds a JD from Fordham University and BA in Psychology from the University of South Florida.