Malloy names Flatto to DSR

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Tuesday appointed Fairfield First Selectman Kenneth Flatto to the post of executive director of the state Division of Special Revenue, which oversees gambling operations including the lottery and the two Indian casinos.

“Ken will bring his 30 years of experience as a financial and accounting manager to this integral position,” Malloy said in a statement. “Although we are trying to maximize revenue that comes into the state, we always need to be mindful that it does not come at the expense of our state’s citizens.”

“I am truly looking forward to helping Governor Malloy and his administration account for additional revenue and improve services for Connecticut citizens,” said Flatto, who is in his fifth term. “I thank the Governor for his confidence and I intend to achieve solid results in this position.”
Prior to serving as Fairfield’s First Selectman, Flatto served as the CFO for Orangetown, NY, and comptroller and deputy commissioner for the City of Yonkers, NY.  Flatto is a Licensed CPA; and received his MBA from Cornell University.