Office of the Controller

Staff from Controller's Office meeting in a brightly lit conference room

The Office of the Controller has overall University responsibilities for financial reporting, payroll, gift and endowment accounting, sponsored research accounting, and tax. Our team:

  • Prepares the University’s annual audited financial statements.
  • Manages the independent auditor relationship.
  • Maintains the integrity of the general ledger.
  • Assists departments with internal financial statements.

View the organizational chart for the Office of the Controller.

Kenneth Molinaro

Timothy Aultom
Financial Administrative Assistant

Rebecca Hunninghake
Associate Controller

Amy Mercogliano
Assistant Director, Financial Management

Glynis Sherard
Senior Associate Controller & Director of Sponsored Research Accounting


Jon Luse
Manager, Student Loans
Christopher Cameroni
Collection Officer

Financial Reporting

The Financial Reporting Department provides the University with robust information, analysis, and insight to help achieve Princeton’s teaching and research mission.

Angela Ward
Senior Associate Controller
Ilene Brody
Assistant Manager, Financial Reporting
Christine Lee
Staff Accountant
Pamela Muscente
Staff Accountant - Capital Assets
Mary Pinney
Manager, Financial Reporting
John Tarnecki
Manager, Financial Reporting

Gift and Endowment Accounting

The Department of Gift and Endowment Accounting provides accounting, operational and compliance support for a wide range of contributions to the University including term gifts, endowed gifts, annual giving, capital gifts, gifts-in-kind, bequests and "planned" gifts.  The department also provides accounting and operational support to the Princeton University Investment Company relating to the University’s endowment. 

Peter Krivcov
Director, Gift and Endowment Accounting
Carla Benincasa
Manager, Investment Administration
Pat Ethridge
Accounting Manager, Gift and Endowment
Karen Hillyer
Catherine Keltz
Accounting Manager, Gift and Planned Giving
Tim McNamara
Associate Accountant, Gift and Planned Giving
Lori Yeager-Myles
Financial Compliance Analyst


The Payroll Department processes paychecks for Princeton faculty, staff, and students.

Lora Benson
Associate Director, Payroll Services
Stephanie Francis
Payroll Manager
Valeria Hall
Senior Payroll Analyst
Brian McGurrin
Time Collection Administrator

Sponsored Research Accounting

Sponsored Research Accounting partners with Princeton’s grants community in the financial stewardship of sponsored research funds awarded to the University to ensure compliance.

Matthew Kotsovolos
Senior Associate Director, Sponsored Research Accounting
Kristin Brathole
Sponsored Research Analyst, Cash Management
Diane Brown
Sponsored Research Accounting Analyst
June Fetcishin
Sponsored Research Analyst
Marva Garcia
Data Management Support
Rekha Gupta
Sponsored Research Analyst
Brad (John) Johnson
Sponsored Research Analyst
Julie Luster
Manager, Cash Management and Administration
Alberta Molnar
Manager, Administration
Tracy Tahoun
Sponsored Research Analyst
Nicole VanMorter
Sponsored Research Analyst


Princeton University’s Tax Department ensures compliance with federal and state tax laws and acts as a resource for the University community with respect to tax issues.

Daniel Richlin
Senior Associate Director, Tax
Etal Konick
Senior Tax Accountant
Daniel Sherman
Senior Tax Accountant