The August 25, 2017 Newsday editorial "George Maragos is abusing office to run for county executive"spins a false narrative based on a very narrow and superficial interpretation of the Comptroller's mission statements charged Read on...
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
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.