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John M. Kennedy, Jr. - Biography

John M. Kennedy, Jr. was elected Suffolk County Comptroller this past November taking office January 1, 2015. As Chief Fiscal Officer, he is the auditing authority charged with auditing county departments and nonprofit agencies funded by the county. He is the chief borrowing authority; processes payroll for 11,000 employees - $35 million biweekly; processes county invoices - over 235,000 annually and preparing yearly financial statements.

As Legislator of the 12th District for 10 years, John passed legislation benefitting veterans and preserving local open space, groundwater and ecosystems. He was the Official Examiner of Title for the County Clerk’s Office for 8 years. Kennedy has over 38 years with county and state government.

A Master’s in Business Administration from Adelphi University and a JD from the St. John’s University School of Law, John has practiced law with Sullivan & Kehoe. A lifelong county resident, John lives in Nesconset with wife Leslie, Suffolk County Legislator for the 12th Legislative district. They have 4 grown children.


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Comptroller Kennedy attends Dinner and Dance hosted by AMVETS Post 48 honoring Karl Sundquist
Smithtown Parade
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HOSTEL ENVIRONMENT

Original article published by David Winzelberg of Long Island Business News on September 30, 2016.

Hostel Environment

COMPTROLLER SENDS LETTER TO LIPA BOARD OF TRUSTEES ASKING THEM TO REJECT RATE HIKE

LIPA Board of Trustees Letter

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COMPTROLLER SUCCEEDS IN FIXING RATES FOR COUNTY BUILDINGS

Please take a moment to read my letter to PSE&G in regards to the misclassification of buildings here in Suffolk County.

Comptroller Letter to PSE&G

This was their response:

PSE&G Response Letter

I will continue to do everything in my power to help make sure that your tax dollars are spent properly and continue the fight in making sure that no utility overcharges the County and its taxpayers.