Office of the Nassau County Comptroller

Role of the Comptroller

Comptroller Elaine Phillips is the Independent Protector of the Taxpayers and Residents of Nassau County.

Nassau County has a population more than 1.38 million people and an annual budget of approximately $3.9 billion. Comptroller Phillips and her dedicated staff:

  • Monitor Nassau's budget and financial operations
  • Proactively advocate for government operational efficiencies and improvements on behalf of the taxpayers
  • Audit government departments and agencies that are doing business with county to uncover and prevent waste, fraud, and inefficiencies
  • Review thousands of county contracts and claims
  • Review and approve payments to 55,000 vendors every year
  • Report on matters that affect Nassau's financial health and operations
  • Work with the administration and legislature to help the county overcome its fiscal challenges
  • Prepare Nassau's Annual Comprehensive Financial Report
  • Administer county payroll and employee health benefits functions

What You Will Find

On this website taxpayers and residents will find a wealth of information about Nassau's finances and operations, including the complete text of all audits and financial statements. Visitors will also find timely reports about important issues facing the county.