Thomas P. Dinapoli New York State Comptroller
Thomas P. DiNapoli was sworn in as the 54th Comptroller of the State of New York on February 7, 2007. As Chief Fiscal Officer for the State, he is responsible for managing and protecting the State pension fund, auditing the spending practices of all State agencies and local governments, reviewing the New York State and City budgets, reviewing and approving all State contracts, and administering the State Oil Spill Fund.
Since taking office, DiNapoli has fought to restore public trust and confidence in the Office of the State Comptroller, implementing a number of reforms aimed at strengthening internal controls and restoring ethics and transparency in the office.
Prior to his career in public service, DiNapoli was a manager in the telecommunications industry. He has also served as an adjunct professor at Long Island University-C.W. Post Campus and Hofstra University.
He holds a master’s degree in human resources management from The New School University’s Graduate School of Management and Urban Professions. A lifelong resident of Nassau County, DiNapoli graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in history from Hofstra University in Hempstead.