RE-ELECT MILWAUKEE'S TAXPAYER WATCHDOG
Under Martin Matson's direction, his Office exercises fiscal control over the activities of approximately 40 City departments and agencies. Matson serves on the Board of Directors for the Wisconsin Center District, and the Milwaukee World Festivals, Inc. (Summerfest). Martin is the Secretary to the Public Debt Commission, and a member of the Annuity and Pension Board and serves on the Finance & Personnel Committee of the Common Council.
PRIOR TO SERVING AS YOUR COMPTROLLER
From 1980 until 1993 Martin Matson worked in banking, both on the retail side, business side and ultimately ended up in the First Bank Trust Department, financial services section.
He has worked at the City of Milwaukee since 1993, first in the Department of Public Works, as an accounting specialist, then as a business manager.
He accepted a promotional opportunity in 1999, where he served as the City’s Retirement System Deputy Director for over 13 years.