Title Job Title Contact Information
Theresa Golden, IAO Assessor Email:
Phone: 315-638-0839
Fax: 315-635-1515
Melissa MacConaghy Assessment Clerk Email:
Phone: 315-638-0839
Fax: 315-635-1515
Greg Payne Data Collector Email:
Phone: 315-638-0839
Fax: 315-635-1515

The Assessor’s Office is responsible for placing an equitable value on each parcel of land in Lysander. This is achieved each year through annual reassessment as prescribed by the NYS Office of Real Property Services. The Assessor is available by appointment throughout the year to discuss assessments.

Some of the many functions of the Assessor’s Office are:

  • Value property
  • Process exemptions
  • Verify sales data
  • Collect data on new construction

All exemption forms must be filed by March 1

Key dates that affect the assessment process:

  • March 1: Taxable Status Date
  • March 1: Filling Deadline: All real property tax exemptions
  • May 1: Tentative Roll Filed
  • July 1: Final Roll Filed

Assessment Grievance Form below:

Notice Date In Effect Details
September - October 2021 Assessor's Report 10/27/2021 Details
From the Assessor: Reassessment and its effect in property taxes 10/27/2021 Details
Certificate of Final State Equalization Rate for the 2021 Assessment Roll 08/19/2021 Details
Lysander Grievance Day Info - Assessor 05/20/2021 Details
Assessor's Report 03/05/2021 Details
2020 Exemption Updates from the Assessor 09/06/2019 Details
Hiring: Real Property Assessment Aide 03/04/2019 Details
Town of Lysander Real Property Tax Exemption Administration Report of Examination 02/06/2019 Details
Assessment Clerk Position 04/16/2018 Details

When is Grievance Day?

Grievance Day is the First Tuesday in June. Notification is published in the official Town newspaper, The Messenger, on or about May 1.

Informal hearings to discuss assessments are held during March & April, call 638-0839 to schedule an appointment.

Six copies of RP-524 (located in the Assessor’s office or below) must be submitted to receive an appointment for Grievance Day.

What is the most recent selling price of a house?

This information may be found on Onondaga County’s website ( and the Sunday edition of the Syracuse Post Standard.

What is annual reassessment?

Annual reassessment is a systematic annual review of assessments in the Town. A systematic review of each parcel does not mean that every assessment will change every year.