William D. Ferguson

 
Comptroller
Title: City Accountant, CPA
William Ferguson


A certified public accountant with more than two decades of experience, William D. Ferguson brings a private sector and public accounting background to the Department of Audit and Control's accounting division.

Experience
Prior to being named the city's top accountant, Ferguson was a director at a large local CPA firm, focusing on governmental, real estate, and non-profit clients. This followed his tenure as Corporate Controller and Underwriter at a local real estate company. Ferguson earned a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration at the University at Buffalo's Registered Accounting Program, and spent more than a decade working at two of the "Big 4" international accounting firms, attaining the position of Senior Manager.

Biography
He lives in Buffalo with his wife and their three children. 
 

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