Exemption applications must be filed by March 1st in order to be effective for the next assessment roll

Senior Citizens
You may be eligible for the Enhanced STAR and the Senior Citizens Property Tax Exemption. Owners must be at least 65 years old, reside on the property, meet certain income requirements and apply by March 1st in order to be eligible for either exemption for the next assessment roll. Call the Assessor’s office at 518-386-4550 for more information.   

Volunteer Firefighters and Ambulance Workers 
Applications for the new volunteer firefighter and ambulance worker exemption are now being accepted. Please contact the assessor’s office for an application and instructions.

Responsible for
The assessor is responsible for maintaining a fair and equitable assessment roll. This involves estimating the value of all real property in the town. This value is converted into an assessment, which is one component in the computation of real property tax bills.


Assists taxpayers with applications for partial tax exemptions for Veterans and Low-income Seniors and determines eligibility. Administers Clergy and STAR exemptions and processes renewals for Wholly Exempt Properties.

Assessment Records
Maintains records of current owners of property, assessments, lot sizes, school district, etc. Maintains tax maps for all Town properties.

Other Services
Estimates taxes for taxpayers and banks for real estate closings.

Staff Contacts
Name Title
Kathy Nilsen Real Property Tax Aide
Jennifer Liuzzi Real Property Clerk
Eric Amberger Assessor

Assessor Department Calendar

Contact InfoHours of Operation:
Monday - Friday: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
(518) 386-4550
(518) 386-4509
One Niskayuna Circle
Niskayuna, NY 12309
United States
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