William D. Ferguson

Title: City Accountant, CPA
William Ferguson

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

Prior to being named The City's top accountant, Bill 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. Bill 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.

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


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