Office of the Controller

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

Michelle Link
Financial Administrative Assistant

Shilpa Gupta
Senior Associate Controller

Rebecca Hunninghake
Associate Controller

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.

Ilene Brody
Assistant Manager, Financial Reporting
Christine Lee
Manager, Financial Reporting and Chart of Accounts
Mary Pinney
Manager, Financial Reporting
John Tarnecki
Manager, Financial Reporting
Kevin Woods
Manager, Capital Assets
Lingzi Zhang
Staff Accountant

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
Senior Accounting Manager, Gift and Planned Giving
Maria Mancero
Associate Accountant


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

Mallory Franco
Director, Payroll Services
Lora Benson
Associate Director, Payroll Initiatives
Stephanie Francis
Acting Director, Payroll Services
Kelli Harris
Lead Payroll Analyst
Shelly Laster
Senior Payroll and Tax Compliance Analyst
Albert McCullan III
Lead Payroll Analyst
Brian McGurrin
Time & Labor Analyst

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
Analyst, Cash, Subaward, and Compliance
Marva Garcia
SRA Cash & Compliance Specialist
Rekha Gupta
Senior Analyst, Cash, Subaward, and Compliance
Rita Jain
Sponsored Research Accounting Manager, Administration
Brad (John) Johnson
Sponsored Research Accounting Analyst
Ami Patel
Associate Director, SRA Cash and Compliance
Olivia Prince
Sponsored Research Accounting Analyst
MartiAnn Schenck
Sponsored Research Accounting Analyst
Melissa Thomas
Sponsored Research Accounting Analyst
Nicole VanMorter
Sponsored Research Accounting Manager, Administration


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