County Administrator

Deborah McDonnell

County Administrator

7 Court Street
Belmont, NY 14813

Hours: 8:30 am – 4 pm

Phone (Office):585-268-9217

Phone (Direct): 585-268-9248


Deborah “Debbie” McDonnell was appointed as Allegany County Administrator effective June 11, 2019.  Debbie comes to Allegany County from Ossining, NY, where she served as the Village Manager for the Village of Ossining.  In Debbie’s 20 year tenure in local government, she has held prominent positions as City Administrator of Poughkeepsie, NY, City Manager for Fairborn, OH, and Development Director for the Village of Saranac Lake, NY.

Debbie brings her successes and extensive experience in economic development, downtown redevelopment, and waterfront planning to Allegany County and is a welcome addition to the county’s ongoing economic development discussions and initiatives.

Debbie holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration and is pursuing her doctorate in Public Administration with a focus on building sustainable communities.