Mr. Sal Talarico is the Finance Director for the City of Oberlin and manages the city’s finance department. He has served the City of Oberlin for 17 years, and a total of 25 years in the public sector. The finance department is responsible for financial reporting, liability, property and health insurances, utility billing, revenue collections, accounts payable, payroll, treasury and investment management, income tax collections and administration, and debt management.
Prior to working with the City of Oberlin, Mr. Talarico was the Deputy Auditor for the City of Parma. Additional experience includes serving as an internal/corporate auditor in the private sector for 8 years. Mr. Talarico earned his Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Cleveland State University and is also a Certified Public Finance Administrator. He is a member, and past-president, of the Ohio Association of Public Treasurers, and currently its Director of Education. He also serves as Chairman of the BORMA Health consortium and is a member of other professional organizations. Mr. Talarico also serves his church, as member of their finance council and a regular volunteer, and handles financial matters for the local council of the Knights of Columbus.
Mr. Talarico enjoys spending time with his wife, Tracy, and their two daughters, Alicia and Anna. He also enjoys walking/hiking the Metro park trails with his wife, bicycling, and spending time outdoors.