Albany Investigation & Process Services LLC

Our Mission

Providing Legal Investigative And Process Services to Attorneys, Insurers, Municipalities,  And Individuals Throughout the Capital District Area of New York and Beyond. Our mission is to provide thorough, personalized, and value driven results through experienced service delivered with trust and integrity.

Areas of Focus

  • Criminal Defense
  • Insurance Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • DWI Defense
  • Surveillance Services
  • Service of Process

Our Services

The Firms Offers Professional Investigative Services For Civil and Criminal Cases Before Both State and Federal Courts. The Firm Provides Quality Personalized Services Along with Attention to Detail. Our 40 Plus Years of Investigative and Courtroom Experience Provide Our Clients with an Unmatched Level of Confidence and Reliability. Based in the Capital District Area of New York, the Firm Provides Service to Clients Across Upstate NY, Including Albany, Schenectady, Rensselaer, Columbia, Saratoga, Greene, Washington, Schoharie, and Warren Counties.

Contact us

  • 518.438.8987
  • office@albanyinvestigation.com
  • 40 Colvin Ave Ste 203 Albany NY 12206
  • NYS DOS License # 11000045080

Process Service

Our firm members are well experienced in serving legal process with over twenty five years of handling simple and complex assignments.  We can be counted on to get your documents served on time and quickly return your affidavit of service for timely filing. 

As an investigative firm, we have the experience and resources to locate and serve nearly anyone.

Based in Albany, we offer service upon the NYS Secretary of State, Corporation Service Company and all State Agencies in the Albany area. 

We are members of the National Association of Professional Process Servers and offer a national reach for service of documents through vetted companies across the country and, in some cases, overseas. 

Please contact us for pricing.

Firm Partners

Michael J Alvaro

Mr. Alvaro is the owner of the firm and is a lifelong resident of the Capital Region of New York.  Mr. Alvaro is a proud graduate of Christian Brothers Academy and a member of the CBA Athletic Hall of Fame. 

Mr. Alvaro earned a bachelor of science degree from Russell Sage College in criminal science.  Mr. Alvaro held numerous positions in Albany city government, at the department head level,  where he was responsible for overseeing many important components of city government. Following his successful government career, Mr. Alvaro opened Albany Investigation and Process Services, LLC in 1992 where he has grown the organization to a well known Capital District area investigative and process service firm supporting clients across upstate New York.

Mr. Alvaro is a graduate of the charter class of the Capital Leadership program where he interacted with numerous well know Albany area leaders.  In his free time, Mr. Alvaro officiated Division One college basketball for many years where the objectivity needed for success benefited his work as a licensed private investigator. 

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Kevin M Connolly

Kevin Connolly is the owner of the firm and has deep roots in the Capital District area of New York.  After a long and distinguished career in law enforcement, he opened Armstrong Investigation and Consulting Services with a focus on criminal defense and civil litigation along with criminal justice consulting services.  In January 2018 Mr. Connolly merged his business with Michael Alvaro and formed Albany Investigation & Process Services, LLC.

Mr. Connolly began his career with the Albany Police Department in 1992.  In 1995, he was promoted to detective and served in numerous investigative units within the department; in 2002 Mr. Connolly was promoted to detective sergeant and in 2006 to detective lieutenant serving as the commanding officer of one of the five investigative units with the department. 

With his decades of investigative experience, Mr. Connolly has worked a variety of different case assignments and brings with him the experience of testifying at both the federal and state court level along with testimony in civil proceedings.

Mr. Connolly received the 2002 Kiwanis Club of Albany’s Police Officer of the Year Award, the Albany Police Department’s Exceptional Duty Award in 2006, along with awards and recognition for work done with the US Marshals Service as well as the US Department of Justice. 

Mr. Connolly recognizes the importance of a thorough and objective investigation along with the need to insure both law enforcement and the prosecution conduct a thorough examination of the facts.  He respects the importance of our adversarial system of justice and the importance of a fair trial. 

Mr. Connolly holds a B.S in Criminal Justice Administration from SUNY along with completing graduate coursework in communication, finance, business, and management.  Mr. Connolly is a volunteer member of the Board of Trustees of LaSalle School.  Mr. Connolly is a certified Notary Public and is licensed by the State of New York as a Private Investigator.