As Chief Financial Officer, Justin Sterritt serves as the Chief of the Administration and Finance Cabinet, where he is responsible for all aspects of financial management for the City of Boston. In this role, he continues the sound fiscal stewardship of the City’s human and financial resources to support the long-term growth and stability of the city. His financial responsibilities include debt and investment management, financial reporting, budget development and oversight, tax administration, and administration of enterprise-wide financial systems. As Collector-Treasurer, he is the custodian of more than 300 City trust funds. Sterritt previously served as Budget Director for the City since October 2017.
Prior to joining the City of Boston, Sterritt spent three years with the Massachusetts House Committee on Ways and Means, most recently as Budget Director. As Budget Director, Sterritt oversaw the analysis, development and execution of the House of Representatives' annual State operating budget. Sterritt directed a staff that reviewed, analyzed, and recommended funding for $40 billion in state spending and revenue.
Before joining House Ways and Means, Sterritt served three years in policy and finance roles for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. At the Executive Office for Administration and Finance (A&F), the state agency charged with managing the Commonwealth's finances, Sterritt was responsible for the fiscal and policy recommendations of the Early Education, K-12, Local Aid, and Higher Education systems. Prior to A&F, Sterritt served in the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development on state and local infrastructure projects, and public financing for economic development initiatives throughout the Commonwealth.
Sterritt holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in International Business and Management and French from Dickinson College in Carlisle, PA. He currently resides in Jamaica Plain with his wife, Sarah.