Bill Dow


Bill DowBill Dow

Vice President Northeastern Division


Bill initially joined Coates in 1987 as a Right of Way Agent, assigned to AT&T fiber optic projects and to Niagara Mohawk gas pipeline projects in northern New York. He was employed by National Grid for 16 years before rejoining Coates in 2008 as Vice President of Coates' Northeastern Division in Albany, New York.

While with National Grid, Bill supervised the Land and Right of Way Department at Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation, Eastern Division, New York. He managed a team of professionals who acquired property, property rights, easements and permits in support of company operations, developing this service at the department's core business. He promoted a team-based approach to project management and successfully completed numerous power line, substations, pipeline and other projects on schedule and under budget.

Bill worked as a consultant prior to joining National Grid, assigned to numerous pipeline and high voltage power line projects in the Western and Midwestern United States.

Bill received his undergraduate degree in Environmental Science from the University of Oklahoma and Master of Business Administration from Union College, Schenectady, New York. He is a member of the International Right of Way Association.

Phone: 518-782-1506

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