Saturday, 25 May 2013 00:00
Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos has named Paul L. Meli as his Deputy Comptroller of Audits and Special Projects.
“Mr. Paul Meli will bring over 32 years of legal experience to the Comptroller’s Office,” Comptroller Maragos said. “Paul will strengthen the Comptroller’s Audit functions, which is critical to controlling costs throughout the county government and ensuring that county funds are well spent. He will also enhance the comptroller’s legal staff with the day to day handling of legal matters.”
Meli was senior trial counsel and Long Island Managing Attorney to the law firm of Cuomo, LLC. He has represented municipalities, public agencies, authorities, and their officers and employees in a variety of matters, and has also served as counsel to some of the nation’s largest financial services firms.
Meli is a member of Glen Cove Loggia #1016, Order Sons of Italy in America, and of Knights of Columbus, James Norton Council. Meli is an active parishioner at St. Patrick’s RC Church.
A resident of Glen Cove for 39 years, Meli is married to the former Jo-Ann Cappiello, a reading teacher in the Locust Valley School District. They have four children and two grandchildren.