County Comptroller's Office

  1. 01/12/15 - Maragos: Sales Tax Projected $72M Lower For 2014

    Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos reported that the last sales tax reconciliation check received from New York State was $34.7 million, or 7.4% higher than in 2013. Read on...
  2. 01/08/15 - Maragos: Homeless Shelter Short Changed Employees $28,000

    Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos released his follow-up audit of Peace Valley Haven, a not-for-profit that provides emergency shelter to homeless men and women. The audit found a continued lack of compliance with the Nassau County Living Wage Law. Read on...
  3. 01/05/15 - Comptroller Maragos Office Receives Excellence in Financial Reporting Award

    Nassau County and Comptroller George Maragos were presented with the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA). Read on...
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Role of the Comptroller
Comptroller Maragos serves as the fiscal watchdog for Nassau County, which has a population of 1.3 million people and an annual budget of $2.6 billion. Comptroller Maragos and his staff: 

  • Monitor Nassau’s budget and financial operations
  • Audit government agencies and agencies with county contracts to uncover waste and abuse
  • Review county contracts and claims
  • Report on matters that significantly affect Nassau’s financial health and operations
  • Work with the administration and legislature to help the county overcome its fiscal challenges
  • Prepare Nassau’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report
  • Administer the county payroll and employee health benefits functions
What You Will Find
On this website you will find a wealth of information about Nassau’s finances and operations, including the complete text of all our audits and financial statements. You will also find timely reports about serious issues facing the county.