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Lisa Schott, Treasury Manager

Phone: 607-274-5545


Will be open 8:30-4:30 BY APPOINTMENT ONLY  -  With limited "social distancing space" in the Treasury Division and to keep our customers & staff safe, we can only accommodate approximately 16 appointments per day. 

We would like to STRONGLY encourage everyone to make their payment through:

  • US Mail
  • Using our locked drop-box
  • Online payment system.


Responsibilities include:

  • Receipt and custody of all County funds;
  • Coordinates investments of County resources;
  • Administers the hotel room occupancy tax;
    - Tompkins County Hotel Room Occupancy Tax
  • Maintains tax rolls and provides tax searches and copies of tax bills;
    - Taxes
  • Responsible for enforcement of delinquent property taxes for Town, County and School taxes;
  • Issues certificates of residency for attendance at community colleges; Click the link below to apply and submit online.
    -  Certificate of Residence
  • Custodian for court and trust funds
  • Tompkins Tobacco Asset Securitization