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Treasurer’s Office


Contact: Michael A. Mizener, City Treasurer

                Andrea Sousa, Deputy Treasurer




62 Washington Street

Rensselaer, NY 12144

Phone: (518) 462-6424

Fax: (518) 434-5548

Hours of Operation: 8:00-4:00 Monday-Friday

Treasurer Overview;

Under the City Charter, Rensselaer's  Treasurer is the City’s “Chief Fiscal Officer.” The Treasurer is responsible for the collection, receipt, care and custody of all taxes and monies due the City and is also responsible for payment of all vouchers, claims, payroll and other authorized disbursements. As Rensselaer’s Chief Fiscal Officer, the Treasurer oversees investment and debt management as authorized by State and local law.

The City Treasurer is responsible for the preparation of the City’s financial statements.


City Fiscal Year-August1, to July 31

Property Tax Collection:

The City of Rensselaer collects the City and School taxes in one installment due without penalty by August 31.

The City of Rensselaer Treasurers Office also collects the Current Year County Taxes from Jan 1st, to March 31


Interest is applied after 30 days and increases as follows: Post mark is accepted.



 AUG   0.00%   0.00%  
 SEPT  2.00%   0.86%  
 OCT  3.00%  1.72%  
 NOV  3.50% 2.58*5%

 DEC  4.00%  3.44*5%  
 JAN  4.50%  4.3*5%  0.00%
 FEB  5.00%  5.16*5%  1.00%
 MAR  5.50%  6.02*5%  2.00%
 APR  6.00%  6.88*5%  
 MAY  6.50%  7.74*5%  
 JUN  7.00%  8.6*5%  
 JUL  7.50%  9.46*5%  

 2019-2020 Rens City Tax Bills (3)

2019-2020 Rensselaer School Tax Bills


The Treasurers Office also collects Solid Waste and Water Charges questions on these charges please call Solid Waste at (518) 462-9616 or Water at (518) 462-6466

If you have any questions regarding your assessment, please contact the Assessors Office  at (518) 462-5421.