Ester Bivona, Receiver of Taxes
Ester Bivona began her public service career in 1982 as Deputy Receiver of Taxes for the Town of Huntington. In 1991 Ester was elected Receiver of Taxes and has served in that capacity since.
Her common sense approach is seen in may of the innovations she has initiated in the Huntington Tax Office. Through her efforts, Huntington was the first town tax office in the State of New York to accept credit cards for tax payments, with no cost to the the town. By using “flex hours”, Mrs.Bivona enables her office to be open extended hours daily, at no additional cost to the town. Tax records have been available on the town website since its inception, thereby giving residents 24/7 access to their tax information.
Ester Bivona is President of the Suffolk County Receivers of Taxes Association and former President of the New York State Receivers and Collectors Association as well as the Northeast Regional Tax Receivers and Collectors.
Mrs. Bivona holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from SUNY Geneseo and a Masters Degree in Education from Hofstra University.
Ester Bivona is married to John C. Bivona, a New York State Supreme Court Justice. They are the proud parents of a son, John, a Lieutenant Colonel in the US Army and his wife, Karen.
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