Press Release: Tom Morr Appointed as Clarkstown Comptroller
Hoehmann, Town Board Appoint Tom Morr as the Next Town
(New City) – Supervisor George Hoehmann and
the Town Board today appointed Tom Morr as Clarkstown’s next Comptroller.
Mr. Morr, who officially begins on February 1, will be taking over for
Clarkstown’s long time Comptroller Ed Duer, who retired earlier this year.
Tom Morr, a Nanuet resident and former
Orangetown Town Councilman, has extensive public accounting and budget
experience. A CPA, Mr. Morr served as Deputy Commissioner of Hospitals, and Legislative Budget Officer for the County of
“Tom understands the fiscal challenges facing
Clarkstown and I am proud he is returning to the public sector,” said
Supervisor George Hoehmann. “Tom knows government operations and budgets
and will be able to help my administration cut costs and tighten our fiscal
In addition to his public sector experience,
Mr. Morr has had success in the private sector, serving as Controller for
several multi-million dollar companies, including Fujitec America, Inc., Pritchard
Industries, Inc., and Duro-Test Corporation. His
career accomplishments include improving account analysis and the reliability
of interim financial statements, organizing tax and other government filing
processes, and he was instrumental in evaluation and implementing a variety of
financial system conversions and upgrades.
“I am humbled and honored by the trust placed
in me by Supervisor Hoehmann and the Town Board,” said Comptroller Morr.
“I am ready for the challenge ahead and look forward to using my public and
private sector experience to help the Supervisor and Town Board get
Clarkstown’s budget under control and provide relief to the taxpayers of this