DiNapoli: Investment in New York–Based Buddy Media Yields Fifteen–Fold Return
The sale of the social media marketing company Buddy Media to Salesforce.com generated an estimated $41.2 million net return from an initial investment of $2.7 million, nearly 15 times the original investment, for the New York State Common Retirement Fund, New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli announced Thursday. The sale, announced on Monday, was for approximately $750 million.
DiNapoli: Missing Funds Concealed by Town Clerk
The clerk in the Town of Greig used funds intended for an environmental improvement project to conceal a shortage in a tax collection bank account, according to an audit released Thursday by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. The case has been referred to State Police officials for investigation.
Comptroller DiNapoli Releases Audits
New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli announced Monday the following audits: the New York City Department of Education, Herbert H. Lehman High School; the Division of the Lottery; the State Education Department; and, the New York City Department of Education, James Madison High School.
Comptroller DiNapoli Releases Municipal Audits
New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli Wednesday announced his office completed the following audits: the Champion Volunteer Fire Company, Inc.; the Village of Chester; and, the City of Lackawanna. the Village of Canton; the Town of Champlain; the City of Rochester; and, the Spencerport Volunteer Fireman’s Association, Inc.