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Welcome to the Finance Department!

The Town of Putnam Department of Finance team is comprised of a Director of Finance/Treasurer, Assistant Treasurer, Payroll & Benefits Accounting Specialist, Accounts Payable/Grant Management Accounting Specialist and a Board of Finance Administrative Analyst. These individuals are responsible for recording revenues and expenditures, verifying and depositing cash receipts, invoice payments, payroll processing, fund transfers, bank reconciliations, government fund accounting, investments, and maintaining all accounting records according to state and federal mandates for the Town of Putnam funds.

The Department of Finance is also responsible for following all proper audit procedures, assisting the independent auditors during the mandated annual audit, presenting financial statements and drafting the annual Town Budget for the Town of Putnam in accordance with GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, GASB (Governmental Accounting Standards Board).

The Department of Finance team is here to serve the Town of Putnam by offering courteous customer service and strong attention to detail in a timely, efficient manner.

Staff Contacts

Maureen Benway

Titles: Finance Director
Phone Numbers:
Work: 860-963-6800 ext. 133

Beth Barrette

Titles: Accounts Payable Clerk, Highway Secretary
Phone Numbers:
Work: 860-963-6800 ext. 132