Finance Department

 

Chief Financial Officer: 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 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 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 Di Leo 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.

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.

Contact Information

Roy Riggitano     Chief Financial Officer
Email: rriggitano@garfieldnj.org
Phone (973) 340 2105
Shannon Tarzia    Payroll Clerk
Email: starzia@garfieldnj.org
Phone (973) 340 6107
Laura Sowinski    Clerk Typist
Email: isowinski@garfieldnj.org
Phone (973) 340 6122
Christina DiLeo    Clerk Typist
Email: cdileo@garfieldnj.org
Phone (973) 340 2196

111 Outwater Lane
Garfield, NJ 07026
Fax (973) 340 7539