Contact Information

Robert Franklin
Chief Financial Officer


Department of Finance

402 County Office Building
39 W. Main St.
Rochester, NY 14614
Phone: 585 753-1157
Fax: 585 753-1133

The Department of Finance supervises and controls the financial affairs of Monroe County. This includes coordinating and managing the functions of the Office of the Controller, the Office of Management and Budget, and the Divisions of the Treasury, Real Property Tax Service, Purchasing, and Internal Audit, as well as Debt Management.

The mission of the Department of Finance is to maximize the ability of Monroe County government to promote the social and economic well being of the community in a financially responsible and sustainable fashion, minimizing the reliance on County taxpayer resources.

The 2017 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report

The Department of Finance prepares the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report each year in accordance with the County Charter. The financial statements contained in the report undergo an independent audit performed by the certified public accounting firm Bonadio & Co. LLP, for which their opinion is included in the document in its entirety and without edit. To view a copy of the 2017 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, please click here.

Office of the Controller

Jennifer Cesario, Controller

Phone: 585-753-1170
Fax: 585-753-1196


Dawn Staub, Manager

Phone: 585-753-1100
Fax: 585-753-1104

Real Property Tax Service

Timothy Murphy, Director

Phone: 585-753-1125 
Fax: 585-753-1192

Sherif Mansour, Tax Map Supervisor

Phone: 585-753-1125 
Fax: 585-753-1192


Kevin Tubiolo, Senior Delinquent Tax Collector


Phone: 585-753-1200
Fax: 585-753-1166

Frequently Asked Questions

Q:  What is the County Sales Tax Rate?

A: 4%

Q:  What is the breakdown of the 8% sales tax rate between State and County?

A:  4% - State, 4% - County

Q:  I have a question regarding a check that I received in the mail from Monroe County. Who should I call?

A: The Office of the Controller at (585) 753-1170.

Q: How do I obtain a Certificate of Residency?

A: From the Office of Real Property Tax Service.  Click here for more details.

Q: Who do I call regarding taxes due on a property?

A: Call the Monroe County Treasury Office at (585) 753-1200.

Q: Who do I call if I owe delinquent property taxes?

A: Call the Monroe County Treasury Office at (585) 753-1200.

Q: Is a complete county financial report available online?

A: Yes. Click the link to download the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.

Q: Does the County have an Independent Registered Municipal Advisor (IRMA) disclosure?

A: Yes, click to download the IRMA disclosure

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