Brought in to Help, Buffalo’s Deputy Comptroller Quits After Just a Month

Aug. 13, 2019

Andrew SanFilippo, the former city comptroller whose return as deputy comptroller came in the wake of budget monitoring controversies engulfing the office, said he’s resigning after just a month to spend more time with his family. (News file photo)
Andrew SanFilippo, the former city comptroller whose return as deputy comptroller came in the wake of budget monitoring controversies engulfing the office, said he’s resigning after just a month to spend more time with his family.

Andrew SanFilippo, the former Buffalo comptroller who left a state post to return to City Hall as deputy comptroller under Barbara Miller-Williams, has resigned after just a month in the job.

SanFilippo, whose resignation was effective Friday, said he appreciated the opportunity Miller-Williams provided him to serve as her deputy, but he wants to spend more time with his family and friends and to “enjoy the next chapter of my life.”

“I reached a point in my career where I felt now is the time professionally and personally,” he told The Buffalo News on Monday.

But sources said – without providing details –  that the professional relationship between SanFilippo and Miller-Williams was not a great fit and that the two were not always on the same page.
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