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State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli

Thomas P. DiNapoli

New York State Comptroller

Thomas P. DiNapoli is the 54th Comptroller of the State of New York.

The Early Years

A life-long Long Islander, Tom was raised in a middle-class, union household and saw the value of hard work and stretching every dollar in the example set by his parents.

In 1972, Tom won his first election and served as a trustee on the Mineola Board of Education, becoming the first 18-year-old in New York State to hold public office. He attended Hofstra University, earning a bachelor’s degree in history and graduated magna cum laude in 1976. He worked in the telecommunications industry for 10 years, and went to night classes and earned a master’s degree from The New School University’s Graduate School of Management and Urban Professions.

Public Service

In 1986, he ran for the New York State Assembly and was elected to represent the 16th District in northwestern Nassau County for the next 20 years. Tom was elected State Comptroller on Feb. 7, 2007 by a bipartisan majority of the State Legislature. He was elected Comptroller by New York’s voters in 2010, 2014 and 2018. Tom is known for his integrity, independence and even-keeled leadership.

Record of Accomplishments

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His record as State Comptroller reflects
an unwavering commitment to protect the people’s money, keep government accountable and build toward a better future for New Yorkers.