Staten Island inventory dealer and speak show host John Tabacco is planning to throw his hat into the race for Metropolis Comptroller, he instructed The Publish.
“I’m working for the job as a result of I like New York and I’m a metropolis that’s dealing with the worst monetary armageddon that I’ve ever seen in my life,” Tabacco, 53, mentioned. “If I don’t give each little bit of my God given abilities to get New York Metropolis again on its ft, I forfeit my alternative be a critic of whoever tries it.”
Tabacco, who spent many years on Wall Avenue, says each ounce of his enterprise abilities will likely be wanted. Town’s present comptroller, Scott Stringer, has predicted an $8.33 billion shortfall within the 2021 fiscal 12 months finances.
Tabacco, who hosts a tv show known as “Liquid Lunch” on BizTV, is searching for the Republican nomination, and faces an uphill battle within the overwhelmingly Democratic metropolis. He plans to drop not less than $100,000 of his personal money after which search metropolis matching funds.
“I’ve proven a capability over my life to create issues and assume outdoors the field and become profitable out of skinny air,” he mentioned. “I’ll take my skillset and sources and do all the pieces I can to get New York Metropolis off the ventilator and again on its ft.”