County Comptroller's Office

  1. Comptroller Maragos and Hofstra University Promote Business Opportunities for Women and Minorities

    Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos and Hofstra University hosted a Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) Forum on May 17th at the Sondra & David Mack Student Center to promote MWBE opportunities. Read on...
  2. Maragos: Personal Care Service Agency Underpaid Live-in-Aides over $31,000

    Comptroller George Maragos released a Living Wage Law compliance audit of Able Health Care Services, Inc. (“Able”), which found that Able underpaid four live-in aides for 2,094 hours totaling $31,604, and failed to comply with New York State Regulations. Read on...
  3. Why the Hempstead Animal Shelter Needs an Operational Audit

    Recently, I was very disappointed by the court’s decision to limit our audit of the Hempstead Animal Shelter (“Shelter”) to only a fiscal examination and not to the more comprehensive operational review. 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.