MAHOPAC, N.Y.— Carmel town comptroller Mary Ann Maxwell has been recognized for the fifth year in a row for outstanding work in her field

At a recent Town Board meeting, Supervisor Ken Schmitt presented Maxwell with the certificate for excellence in financial reporting from the New York State Government Finance Officers’ Association. It is the highest form of recognition of achievement in government accounting and financial reporting. The Government Finance Officers’ Association represents 17,500 professional financial government employees.

Maxwell has won the award every year since she was named town comptroller in 2011.