Palonek helps residents of New York track down unclaimed property that may belong to them or a loved one

Top Quote Every day thousands of people lose track of their bank accounts, cash, stocks, bonds, refunds, safe deposit boxes and gift cards. Edward Palonek of is helping people just like you reunite with their unclaimed cash. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) October 29, 2010 - The State of New York is holding huge amounts of unclaimed money and property. Could some of this be yours? It is not hard to believe since there is over $10 billion dollars waiting for the owners to come forward and stake their claim to this new found money.

    According to Edward Palonek, founder of, his was the first company to make a search mechanism available on a Web Site for everyone to search for unclaimed property, there are over 25 million accounts that remain unclaimed in New York alone.

    The Office of the New York State Comptroller, Thomas P. DiNapoli, states that in past year ending March 2010, his office received $653 million in unclaimed property yet only paid out $227 million to over 360,000 account holders from New York and elsewhere. One lucky person received over $4 million in 2008, the largest every to be claimed. Although this amount may be the largest a close second is $1.7 million that is still unclaimed that belongs to a single individual.

    According to the States Office, depending on the type of account, all that is normally needed to make a claim is a signature, security number and proof of connection with the account and the address that was listed on that account.
    Common forms of unclaimed property include savings or checking accounts, stocks, uncashed dividends or payroll checks, refunds, traveler's checks, trust distributions, insurance payments or refunds and life insurance policies, annuities, certificates of deposit, customer overpayments, utility security deposits, mineral royalty payments, and contents of safe deposit boxes.

    "During these very difficult economic times, taking action now could put much needed money in the pockets of thousands of New Yorkers" says Palonek.
    You don't have to be a resident in New York to file a claim, if you or your parents banked in New York and opened up a bank account or made a deposit for utilities or rent, you can still have some money there that is now classified as unclaimed property.

    Don't delay in starting your search at for unclaimed cash, you never know you, may be richer than you think.

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