County Comptroller's Office

  1. CONSUMER AFFAIRS NOT ADEQUATELY PROTECTING RESIDENTS AND LOST POTENTIAL REVENUE OF $2.9 MILLION

    80% of the businesses selected for testing were not licensed, and 31% of total violations assessed appear unresolved Read on...
  2. Comptroller Maragos: Living Wage Audits Recover $1.1M for Underpaid Employees since 2007

    Living Wage Law May Need Revisions to Restrict Waivers Read on...
  3. Maragos Responds to Newsday’s Bigoted Editorial

    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...
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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.