About the New York State Comptroller's Office

Comptroller DiNapoli in the main office in Albany

Office of the State Comptroller

As New York’s chief fiscal officer, State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli's responsibilities include:

  • Managing the New York State Pension Fund, one of the best-funded and best-managed public pension plans in the nation.
  • Administering the New York State and Local Retirement System for more than one million members, retirees and beneficiaries and employers.
  • Protecting taxpayer funds by uncovering waste, fraud and abuse at all levels of government.
  • Fighting public corruption and pension fraud.
  • Returning millions in unclaimed funds to rightful owners.
  • Providing independent fiscal oversight on State, New York City and local finances.
  • Providing technical assistance and training to local government officials and school districts.
  • Reviewing State contracts and auditing payments, maintaining the State's accounting system and administering the State payroll.


Key Priorities

Managing the State Pension Fund

New York State’s pension fund continues to be one of the best-managed and best-funded pension plans in the nation. Learn more about the State's investment returns, climate action plan, Emerging Manager Program and efforts to hold corporate America accountable.

New York State Common Retirement Fund

Fighting Public Corruption

The State Comptroller's Office is fighting corruption in government, resulting in hundreds of arrests and millions in restitution. If you suspect fraud, file a complaint at 1-888-672-4555.

Report Fraud

Returning Lost Money

The State Comptroller’s Office is holding over $18 billion in unclaimed funds and returns over $1.5 million in lost money to its rightful owners every day. Check and see if you have lost money.

Office of Unclaimed Funds

Promoting Transparency

From Open Book New York to online tools tracking federal COVID relief funding, State Comptroller DiNapoli believes New Yorkers deserve to know how their tax dollars are spent. 

Open Book New York

Savings Programs for New Yorkers

New Yorkers have access to two separate savings vehicles.

  • The Comptroller administers the 529 College Savings Program with the NYS Higher Education Services Corporation, helping individuals save for higher educational goals.
  • NY Achieving a Better Life Experience empowers New Yorkers with disabilities and their families to save money without risking losing access to other benefits and services.

Savings Programs