Reporting Units

Accounting Office

The Accounting Office is responsible for accounting, reconciling and reporting for the College’s Tuition and Fee Income, Income Fund Reimbursable (IFR) programs funds and the College of Staten Island Foundation, Inc. The Accounting Office is also the custodian of the College's Grants, Gifts and Miscellaneous non-tax levy funds that include scholarship and commencement awards accounts. As the custodian of these funds, the Accounting Office is responsible for recording and disbursing monies, upholding restrictions of the funds and the preparation of financial statements and reports.


Key Personnel:
Nancy Casey – Finance Controller
Maria Xenakis – Associate Director of Accounting
Lynne Curbelo – Assistant Director of Finance
Geraldine Amuso – Finance Accountant
Lisa Roe – Finance Accountant
Shazia Amin – Finance Accountant
Linda Goffin – Finance Coordinator
Luljeta (Lily) Ardoli – Finance Accountant


The Accounts Payable Office is responsible for preparing, processing and making payments to vendors in a timely manner.  The Accounts Payable Office processes payments for goods and services, and travel reimbursements.  Payments are processed in accordance with all CUNY and State requirements.


The Accounts Payable office can assist with any inquiries regarding travel and other payments.

Key Personnel:
Dina MacLeod – Finance Accountant
Patricia Paholek – Office Assistant
Penny Varriano, Finance Accounting Assistant

The Budget Office supports the mission and goals of the College of Staten Island and CUNY. Our primary objective is to present timely and accurate financial information to senior leadership, presidential committees, the office of the chief financial officer, and the University central administration, allowing them to make informed decisions.

Key Personnel:
Kevin M. Ascolese - Budget Director
Tomasz Hajbert - Finance Budget Manager
Amy Clegg – College Accountant - Budget Services

The Bursar’s Office is the unit of the Business Office that collects tuition from our students, processes tuition invoices and distributes payroll checks.


Other functions include; TAP certification, Title IV refund processing, and submitting refund requests to the Fiscal Systems and reporting unit of the Business Office.  We review Financial Aid refunds distributed by the Central Office as well as processing student tuition refunds.


The Bursar works closely with Financial Aid, the Registrar’s Office and the Office of Recruitment and Admissions to provide customer service to the college community.


For additional information about the Bursar, please visit the bursar's website.


Key Personnel:
Michael Baybusky - Bursar

The Department of Fiscal Systems and Reporting is responsible for creating reports that are utilized by other offices within the Business Office. 


The Department is also responsible for cash management.  Its mission is to provide an independent review of all check requests submitted by the Bursar’s Office, Accounting Department, and Accounts Payable Office for the production, posting and mailing of checks.


In addition, the Department is responsible for tracking time and leave for all part-time employees.  Working closely with the Budget Office and Payroll, to ensure that employees’ records are accurate and budgeted dollars are being recorded properly.


Key Personnel:
Sherry Heller – Coordinator of Fiscal Systems and Reporting
Yolanda Gonzalez – Finance Budget Specialist
Heather Blaylock – CUNY Administrative Assistant
Ann McGettigan – College Assistant

The Purchasing Office is responsible for facilitating and supporting the college community in the procurement of goods and services, in compliance with the policies, procedures, and guidelines of the City University of New York and the State of New York. Its efforts are focused on obtaining the best value available in the marketplace by optimizing each procurement in terms of price, quality and product support. We are committed to providing outstanding customer service at all times. Click here to view more Purchasing Procedures & Policies.


Key Personnel:

Natalya Gnyp, Finance Procurement Director
Chyanne Gilliam, Facilities Property Coordinator
Benjamin Rosenson, Purchasing Agent II
Dhaydia Smith, Purchasing Agent I
Rosemary Vitale – College Assistant