Finance Department:
(973) 340-2000 x5540
Fax: (973) 340-7539
Other Contact Information is Below
All employee of the Finance Department work in unison to ensure that all aspects of the City of Garfield's Finances are managed according to Federal and State regulations.
Personnel:
Chief Financial Officer
Roy Riggitano rriggitano@garfieldnj.org (973) 340-2105
Roy Riggitano is responsible for the preparation and presentation of the municipal budget. The staff consists of Accounts Payable, Payroll, Accounting, and Water Utility. Various accounting functions inclusive of Debt Management, General Capital, Water Capital, Water Utility Operating Budgets, are all prepared and administered through the Finance Department. Presentations of all fiscal matters are the responsibilities of the Chief Financial Officer.
Accounts Payable
Laura Sowinski lsowinski@garfieldnj.org x4032
Laura Sowinski is responsible for all purchasing for the City of Garfield. The purchasing/accounts payable utilizes a centralized purchasing system. All purchases are governed under N.J.A.C. 40A:11.
Payroll
Shannon Tarzia starzia@garfieldnj.org x4030
Shannon Tarzia is responsible for administering the payroll functions for the City of Garfield. Inclusive in payroll are administration of health benefits, pension reporting, salary and wages reportable to various State and Federal Agencies.
Grant Escrow Accounting
Christina DiLeo cdileo@garfieldnj.org x4031
Christina DiLeo is responsible for administering many functions of grant accounting as well as escrow accounting for the City of Garfield. Inclusive are various reporting requirements set forth by State and Federal Agencies.
Purchasing
Christina Di Leo, Laura Sowinski and Shannon Tarzia all do different aspects of purchasing for the City of Garfield. Th purchasing/accounts payable utilize a centralized purchasing system. All purchases are governed under N.J.A.C. 40A:11.