Mission Statement:

To provide financial and administrative support services to maintain the fiscal integrity of the Town of Brookfield.

General Information:

  • The Finance Department functions are performed on behalf of and in cooperation with the First Selectman and the Town Treasurer.
  • The Town of Brookfield Finance Department is responsible for effectively spending and investing resources provided by the Town’s taxpayers.

Cash Management:

  • Makes payments for services of employees
  • Makes payments for goods and services of vendors
  • Record receipts
  • Monitors all non-tax receivables and grants
  • Coordinates preparation of capital and operating budgets for town departments and the Board of Education
  • Provides financial progress reports to various boards and town departments
  • Maintains a system of accounts used by town departments as prescribed by the Board of Finance

Capital Assets and Debt Administration:

  • Arranges short-term notes and long-term bonds for operating and capital needs that are approved by the voters
  • Monitors procedures to safeguard capital assets

Risk Management:

  • Administers various general liability insurance policies
  • Monitors and maintains Health Insurance Fund

Generally, at the beginning of each calendar year, the Department produces a Certified Annual Financial Report (CAFR) of Brookfield’s use of these resources for the most recent fiscal year ending in June.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Marcia Marien Finance Director/Controller (203) 775-7308
Kevin Gervais Senior Accountant (203) 775-7308
Lori Hauswirth Payroll (203) 775-7308
Lorraine Jolly Accounts Payable (203) 775-7308
Jerry Gay Purchasing Agent (203) 775-7613