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Tom Nitido
Executive Deputy Commissioner

Tom Nitido serves as the Executive Deputy Commissioner and Chief Operating Officer at OGS bringing with him decades of experience in state and local government. 

Tom’s career includes serving as Deputy State Comptroller for the New York State and Local Retirement System, and Deputy State Comptroller for Budget & Policy Analysis.  He was the Assistant State Comptroller for Pension Integrity and served two terms as the elected Comptroller for the City of Albany.  Previously, he was the Executive Director of the Health Committee of the New York State Assembly and a member of the Albany Common Council.

His other public service includes work with immigrant and refugee groups, Albany County Board of Health, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), COVID-19 vaccine and test centers, and the U.S. Census Bureau.

Tom earned a BA in economics from Union College and an MS in Environmental Science & Communications from Syracuse University/SUNY College of Environmental Science & Forestry.