Brennan, Paul

Mr. Paul J. Brennan, CPPO,FNIGP
Director of Purchasing
County of Rockland
Department of General Services
Bldg. A, 2nd Floor, Sanatorium Rd.
Pomona, NY 10970-3554


Certifications held: CPPO

Paul Brennan currently serves as Director of Purchasing for the County of Rockland, and has held procurement positions in both the private and public sectors for over 20 years. Paul has achieved accreditation as a Certified Public Purchasing Officer and Certified Purchasing Manager.

Both the National Purchasing Institute, and the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing have recognized the County of Rockland’s Purchasing Division, under Paul’s leadership. Rockland County's Purchasing Division has been awarded the "Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award" as well as the "Outstanding Agency Accreditation Achievement Award".

Paul was a founding member of the Hudson Valley Municipal Purchasing Group (HVMPG) and has been instrumental in the implementation of a regional approach to local government procurement in the Hudson Valley. In 2003, the New York State Forum on Information Resource Management (NYSFIRM) selected the HVMPG’s Regional Bid Notification system as the best local government web application in New York State for 2003.

Paul currently serves as President of the NIGP Board of Directors and on the Executive Board of the New York State Association of Municipal Purchasing Officials, Inc. and is a past president of the association.

Paul has previously presented programs for SAMPO, NIGP and various affiliates of the Institute of Supply Management, as well as participated as a panelist for Satellite Seminars sponsored by the Institute of Supply Management and the Office of the New York State Comptroller.

Paul resides in Suffern, NY with his wife Kristin and daughter Emily.