Rotterdam, NY
Rotterdam, NY


The assessor is a local government official who estimates the value of real property within the town boundaries. This value is converted into an assessment, which is one component in the computation of real property tax bills.
Address: 1100 Sunrise Blvd, Schenectady, NY 12306
Contact: Bradley D. Canning
Phone: (518) 355-7575 ext.396
Fax: (518) 356-4319

The Town of Rotterdam Department of Assessment has a public computer and printer available in the Town Hall.  You may access the OAR System, assessment roll, and relevant assessment forms.  The computer will be available during normal hours of operation.

New York State Exemption and Grievance Information

Real Property Data / Exemption Forms / Grievance Application

Important Dates

  • Taxable Status Date: March 1st
  • Tentative Roll Date: May 1st
  • Grievance Date: 4th Tuesday in May
  • Final Roll Date: July 1st
2019 Assessment Roll Download
2020 Exemption Renewal Notice Download
2020 Grievance Day Information Download

Department Alert

2020 Grievance Day Information

Due to Covid-19 we are forced to make some changes to the May 26, 2020 Grievance Day schedule and process.
For 2020, we will accept e-mailed, mailed through USPS, and hand delivered applications. All applications must be submitted by the time the Board of Assessment Review adjourns at 8:00 p.m. on May 26th. We recommend you submit your application by May 22, 2020 so you are assured it is timely filed.

For e-mailed applications please send scans of the application and supporting information to We will respond with a receipt e-mail.

Mailed through USPS applications must be received by May 26, 2020. We will send a date stamped copy of the front page back to you as receipt. Post marked on the 26th but received after will NOT be timely filed.

Hand delivered applications can be put in the Receiver of Taxes drop box located next to the front door of the Town Hall. We will send a date stamped copy of the front page back to you as receipt.

Applications must be submitted before the BAR adjourns on the 26th. We will check the box when the BAR adjourns as well as daily. Any application in the drop box on May 27th will NOT be timely filed.
****If you wish to speak with the BAR please supply a phone number and email address. We will contact you to set up a conference call between the hours of 4 and 8 p.m. on May 26th. Conference calls will last no longer than 10 minutes****
It is not required for you to speak with the BAR. They will review your application and supporting documentation. There is no penalty for not speaking with them. The BAR’s determinations will be sent by USPS on July 1, 2020.



Town Hall Business Hours

  • Monday-Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm
  • Summer Hours June - September 8:00am to 4:00pm

Main Phone Number: (518) 355-7575

  • Assessor ext.396
  • Comptroller ext.394
  • Highway Dept. 355-7722
  • Justice Court 355-7911
  • Public Works ext.395
  • Supervisor ext.393
  • Tax Receiver ext.392
  • Town Clerk ext.318
  • Senior Citizens Center 356-1561