Ralph Canfield, Treasurer

Cortland County Foreclosure Auction


The Cortland County Foreclosure Auction has been set for June 15th at 10:30 a.m. in the Cortland County Auditorium (2nd Floor).  Manasse Auction has been designated to hold the auction and will have full details of the auction available on their website May 25th.  The last date to redeem properties scheduled for foreclosure is June 2nd, with the County Treasurer’s office.  The County Treasurer’s office is open between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Should you have any questions relating to the Foreclosure Auction please call the office at 607-753-5070.  The Manasse Auction website is http://www.manasseauctions.com/

Responsibilities of the Treasurer


  • The Treasurer serves as the chief tax enforcement officer for the County.
  • The Treasurer’s Office functions as the collection agency for the towns, villages and school districts in the County when taxes become delinquent.
  • The Treasurer acts as a Public Administrator of estates upon appointment of the courts.
  • Issues Certificates of Residence to students attending community colleges. Be sure to review Residency information below for acceptable forms of identification to receive Certificate.