Thomas DiNapoli

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Thomas DiNapoli for Comptroller

Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli grew up in a working-class family, and saw the value of working hard, saving for the future and making every dollar stretch. Those values drive him today as State Comptroller. His career in public service started when he was elected as a trustee of the Mineola Board of Education, becoming the first 18 year old to hold public office in New York State. He served on the school board for ten years, including two terms as Board President, before being elected to the State Assembly.

Tom has served as Comptroller since 2007, and was reelected to the office in 2010 and 2014.  He holds government accountable for responsibly managing taxpayer dollars, and serves as an independent, steady hand in watching over state agencies and local government and reporting whether they are operating efficiently and effectively. As State Comptroller, Tom is responsible for managing the New York State Pension fund, which he has grown to being 98% funded, one of the highest in the nation.