Contact us at

315-536-7236

Local Government with residents in mind

Mary is retiring from the roll of assessor for the Town of Benton and Town of Torrey.  A search is on for a replacement.  If interested, see the home page for a link to obtain more information



AG EXEMPTION: paperwork will be mailed the end of December. IMPORTANT!!! THERE WILL BE NO PHONE CALL REMINDERS!! Fill it out and get it back as soon as possible. ALL EXEMPTIONS NEED TO BE IN THIS OFFICE BY MARCH 1st.

  • You can download any assessment forms you may need from the NYS Office of Real Property Services site by clicking here .
  • You can find detailed information about the STAR Program by clicking here .To better understand your rights as a Real Property Taxpayer in New York State it might be helpful to visit the "Taxpayer Rights and Information" site by clicking here .
  • If you ever need assistance in any phase of the real property tax process, please feel free to contact me at assessor@townofbenton.com. Thank you.


For details regarding our Town of Benton's ongoing assessment processes, please click here and browse the NYS Office of Real Property Services website for the latest information.

Assessor  and Tax Collector

Mary Lilyea, Assessor

1000 Route 14A, Penn Yan, NY 14527

Phone:  315-536-7551

Email:  assessor@townofbenton.us

Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 8:00 A..M.-4:00 P.M.

             Wednesday, 1:00-4:00 P.M. 

I can also be reached Wed. & Fri. 8-12 in the Town of Potter @ 585 554-3312.