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Albany County Clerk

The Albany County Clerk’s Office and the Albany County Hall of Records are the County’s record keeper from all deeds and mortgages in the County, to every record of Albany County State Supreme Court and the Albany County Court, to the inactive records of County agencies to the City of Albany agencies as well.4 year term salary $105,766
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    Howard Koff (Rep) Tax Attorney (Retired)

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What have you done that qualifies you for this position?

If you are elected, what would you like to accomplish during your term in office?

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Meet the Candidate

Concerning Howard’s qualifications to as serve Albany County Clerk, some highlights:

Former Appellate Attorney, Tax Division, United States Department of Justice (Attorney General’s Honors Program)

Former Chairman, Public Advisory Council, New York State Ethics Commission

Marquis, Who’s Who in American Law

Martindale-Hubbell- AV Preeminent rating (the highest peer rating for Legal Ability and Ethical Standards)

Former Chief Tax Counsel – Connecticut General Life Insurance Company (now Cigna)

Author of the book “IRS Problems? The Anatomy of a Non-Filer”


New York University, B.S., in Accounting and Finance—recipient of Founders Day Award (the highest University-wide award for academic excellence)

Brooklyn Law School. J.D.- Editor-in-Chief of the Law Review

Georgetown Law Center, LL.M. (in taxation)
I would like to achieve Tax Fairness for Seniors. In this regard, I have a Tax Plan that calls for the elimination of the property tax. logo


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