Office of Communications

The Comptroller's Office of Communications is critical to the success and image of the agency.

Working with the media, the office provides information to the public on a routine basis. The office is also responsible for all internal and external communications on behalf of the Comptroller and his staff.

Contact Information

Susan O'Brien, Director

Alan Brody, Press Secretary

Barbara Sauers, Deputy Press Secretary

Maureen O'Prey, Public Relations Manager

Mission Statement

The Comptroller's Office is committed to informing Maryland taxpayers about important programs, initiatives and filing information. By working with the media, the agency can communicate key messages and share vital information. Check out the agency's news releases and podcasts to learn more about what's happening in the Comptroller's Office.

Our Organization

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Communications Office Main Number - 410-260-7300 (media calls only)

If you are a member of the media and need to contact someone in the agency's communications office, please call or email one of the following individuals:

Susan O'Brien, Director of Communications
443-875-8540 (cell)

Alan Brody, Press Secretary

If you are a taxpayer with a tax related questions please call: 410-260-7980 or email

When it comes to serving Maryland taxpayers as efficiently and effectively as possible in the 21st century, that means keeping our social media fresh, up-to-date, and as responsive as possible. Follow our Facebook or Twitter pages for important information on tax season and other updates from the agency; interesting articles on the state's economy; highlights of some of our state's incredible small, locally-owned businesses; and answers for any and all of your tax needs. Our social media pages are monitored during business hours Monday through Friday, meaning you can expect a speedy reply to help resolve any issues or questions. We look forward to connecting with you!

Susan O'Brien
Director of the Office of Communications

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