Joseph C. Mareane

Joe Mareane served as the County Administrator of Tompkins County (Ithaca) New York from 2008 - 2016. In that capacity, he is charged with managing a $165 million budget and 710-person workforce engaged in broad range of services.

Mr. Mareane has had extensive local government experience in Upstate New York, including serving as Chief Fiscal Officer for Onondaga County (Syracuse) from 1996 to 2008 and holding various department-head posts with the City of Syracuse between 1970 and 1993 including Assessment Commissioner, Director of Management and Budget, and Development Director. Between the City and County positions, he assisted with the development of the Palisades Center in West Nyack, NY as an executive with the Pyramid Companies and served as Vice President for Enterprise Development with the Greater Syracuse Chamber of Commerce. He holds a Masters degree in Public Administration from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Indiana University-Purdue University at Fort Wayne.