Since 1968, Harris & Harris, Ltd. has been collecting debt for Government agencies, Utility services and Healthcare facilities. Millions of dollars have been collected for businesses around the country while maintaining the outstanding reputations of our clients
At Harris & Harris, we believe compassion is key to successful debt collection.
Harris & Harris is licensed throughout the country and the cities of New York and Buffalo, the only U.S. cities requiring individual collection agency licensure. Our clients can rest assured that by partnering with Harris & Harris, they are not only making a wise choice, but they are making a safe choice.
Our Dedication to Philanthropy
Harris & Harris has a strong belief in giving back to the communities it serves. Since its founding, the firm has donated time and money to organizations across the United States. Harris & Harris encourages all of its employees to act in good faith and embrace a generous spirit so we can be a helping hand to communities and citizens.
Harris & Harris Understands Government
Government Entities across the country are experiencing an escalating amount of bad debt and various budget cuts. This has led to a greater demand for the effective collection of user fees, fines and other obligations. Improving recovery rates while keeping costs down is a challenge for every level of government. In addition, we are fully aware that your reputation as a public official is crucial to your success. We realize the importance of serving and protecting your constituents, especially as it relates to favorably impacting outcomes in upcoming elections.
Harris & Harris will enhance your unit of government’s debt collection results with the trend-setting programs we offer at the municipal, county and state level. Our firm will locate and contact your citizens and defendants in a persistent and professional manner, allowing you to focus your energies elsewhere. Harris & Harris is licensed in all 50 states and is in full compliance with the Visa International Payment Card Industry Security Certificate (PCI Certification, and all state and federal regulations. We can also help our government clients with on-site personnel.
Harris & Harris offers three specialized government programs:
First-Party Contingent Collections
Third-Party Contingent Collections
We use state-of-the-art technology along with our advanced analytics and detailed account discovery to identify the debt pool we are able to collect from and forecast anticipated recoveries. In addition, if legal action is required, our in-house law firm will provide services to proceed with the account.