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Your First Day - New York Regional Office (NYRO)

May 16, 2016

When and Where To Report


As noted in your "Official Employment Offer"


Day 1 - 8:00am 
Day 2 - 9:00am


The day to day standard is business-casual

Location and Official Mailing Address:

Brookfield Place
100 Pearl St., Suite 20-100
New York, NY 10004-2616


The SEC’s New York Regional Office is located at 200 Vesey Street, Brookfield Place (formally 3 World Financial Center).  The building is located in southern Manhattan at the intersection of Vesey Street and the West Highway, immediately across the West Highway from 1 World Trade Center.


The office is easily accessible using MTA subway and bus services, as well as PATH (to World Trade Center) and New York Waterway Hudson River Ferry (to World Financial Center).

Area Parking:

Parking is very limited in the area.  As a result, it is highly recommended that public transportation be utilized to access the office.

Arrival Instructions:

  • Upon entering the building from the Vesey Street entrance, go to the right of the staircase to the ID Badging office. You are registered with the badging office to receive your building ID badge.
  • Upon receiving your ID, proceed from the street level to the lobby level (via escalator or stairs), and proceed to the turnstiles to the right. 
  • Once through the turnstiles, please proceed up the escalator two levels to the 4th floor where the SEC Reception desk is located. 

In the event of Emergency/Hazardous Weather:

Please call (212) 336-0911


Gail Cabey (212) 336-0402, James Green (212) 336-0957, Monique Shakes (212) 336-0416, or Christopher Delgado (212) 336-9099.

If you are unable to report on your assigned date or have any questions about your appointment or orientation, contact your HR Specialist identified in your official letter.


There is a cafeteria located within the building, as well as numerus dining establishments

What to Bring with You (if not already submitted):

  1. Applicable State Tax Form
  2. Pen and notepad for writing notes
  3. All applicable printed and completed forms obtained through the new employee orientation web site
  4. Acceptable forms of identification – either a valid passport; OR, a valid driver's license AND birth certificate; OR, a valid driver's license AND social security card. Refer to the instructions on Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Certification, and choose from List A or Lists B AND C
  5. Form DD-214 or equivalent, if appropriate
  6. Documents validating your college education if not already verified by an original diploma, transcripts, or other statement from a school official

What to Expect at Orientation –- Typical Agenda

*Agenda is subject to change

DAY 1 

8:00 am – 9:00 am

Tenant/Employee Badging

9:00 am – 10:00 am

NYRO Orientation

10:00 am – 10:15 am

Administration of Oath of Office

10:15 am – 10:30 am

SEC ID distribution

10:30 am – 10:45 am

Tie-up any loose ends

10:45 am – 11:45 pm


12:30 pm – 1:00 pm

Union Discussion/NTEU Address

1:00 pm – 2:15 pm

Employee Ethics

2:15 pm – 2:30 pm

Personal Trading Compliance System - PTCS

2:30 pm – 2:45 pm

SEC Select Benefits (supplemental insurance)

2:45 pm – 3:00 pm

Supplemental Retirement Plan

3:00pm – 4:00pm

Federal Employee Benefits


1:00 pm – 1:10 pm

Conflicts in the Workplace

1:10 pm -  1:25 pm                

Worklife Programs

1:25 pm – 1:40 pm

Disability & Family Medical Programs

1:40 pm – 1:55 pm

Records Management

1:55 pm – 2:10 pm

Time & Attendance System - WebTA

2:10 pm – 2:20 pm

OIT – Rules of the Road

2:20 pm – 2:35 pm

Procurement Integrity

2:35 pm – 3:00 pm

Protecting Non-Public Information

3:00 pm – 3:10 pm

Whistleblower Overview

3:10 pm – 3:20 pm

Office of Inspector General

3:20 pm – 3:30 pm

Diversity and Inclusion at the SEC

3:30 pm – 3:50 pm

Tips, Complaints & Referral System (TCR)

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