Herbst: “Over the last four and a half years, I have been incredibly impressed with Donna’s can do attitude and team approach in the Tax Collector’s office.”
May 27, 2014 - - First Selectman Timothy M. Herbst on Tuesday announced the appointment of Donna M. Pellitteri as the new Tax Collector for the Town of Trumbull. Pellitteri replaces Mary C. Moran, who will retire on June 9, 2014. The First Selectman indicated that Pellitteri’s excellent work ethic and record of results were the reasons that he promoted her to the position of Tax Collector.
“Over the last four and a half years, I have been incredibly impressed with Donna’s can do attitude and team approach in the Tax Collector’s office,” stated First Selectman Herbst. “Our current tax collector and those that work with Donna on a daily basis respect her commitment to the Town of Trumbull and the professionalism that she shows every day. I know Donna will do an incredible job as our Tax Collector and I am excited to work with her going forward. I offer my sincere thanks to Mary Moran on a job well done and I know Donna has the type of leadership and skill set that will move us forward.”
Pellitteri indicated that she was excited to begin her new assignment as Tax Collector. “I am honored to follow Mary Moran as Tax Collector for the Town of Trumbull,” stated Pellitteri. “I firmly believe that the role of Tax Collector is a critical position for any municipality. The strength of tax collection and revenue generation is the life blood of any community. I am proud of how, over the last four years we have consistently increased Trumbull’s tax collection rate. I want to continue this positive record of accomplishment with an outstanding staff of people that are truly dedicated to the well-being of Trumbull. I thank First Selectman Herbst for giving me this opportunity.”
Pellitteri, a native of Trumbull and graduate of Trumbull High School, has been an employee in the Tax Collector’s office since 2004, where she currently serves as the Delinquent Tax and Deferral Administrator. Pellitteri is a Certified Connecticut Municipal Collector (CCMC), a certification she has held since 2007. Prior to joining Trumbull, Pellitteri worked in the Collections Department of General Motors Acceptance Corporation (GMAC) for 12 years and also served as administrative support in the Fairfield Police Department. Pellitteri is the proud mother of two adult children, Dana, 28, an associate director at the Berkley College of Music in Boston and Thomas, 24, who is training to become a police officer.