Midterm election 2018: Hillsborough County Treasurer race pits Bryk against Fredette

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Two candidates for Hillsborough County Treasurer will appear on the ballot on November 6: David G. Fredette (R), the incumbent, and William Bryk (D).

The Hillsborough County Treasurer, a part-time position, pays $3,777. The department has no budget. The Treasurer supports and works with the office of Finance and Administration, which has a budget just over $900,000.

David Fredette

David Fredette

David Fredette, age 61, lives in Nashua. He earned an MBA at Rivier University. He is Treasurer/ Tax Collector for the city of Nashua and has been with the city for nearly 20 years.  He also worked for BAE Systems (Sanders) for 24 years and held various positions in the finance and administration fields.


He wrote, “Through sound and prudent investments over the years, I have been able to give back to the county $1.5 million above what was budgeted. My goals for the following two years is to continue to invest the taxpayers money wisely and ensure the funds are 100 percent protected.”

William Bryk

William Bryk

William Bryk, age 63, lives in Antrim. He earned a B.Sc. in economics at Manhattan College and a  J.D. at Fordham University School of Law, 1989. He is a solo practitioner, specializing in consumer bankruptcy and guardianship law.

Bryk wrote, “My goals for the office are to:

  • Maintain professionalism and courtesy in dealing with the people whom we serve.
  • Place a greater emphasis on performance auditing, which goes beyond bean-counting to examine by observation how effectively the people’s money is being spent, publishing reports on our findings.
  • Use the office as a bully pulpit against soaring property taxes due to the ongoing downshifting of expenses from the State to the towns.