James E. Timilty
Norfolk County Treasurer
The County Treasurer is responsible for the collection, custody and management all money belonging to the County government, and disbursement of those funds according to law. The Treasurer is responsible for keeping financial records, including bills, vouchers, and documentation of borrowings and debt, to be accessible for future reference.
The County Treasurer is an elected official serving a six-year term. The present County Treasurer, James E. Timilty, was appointed by the county Commissioners on May 3rd, 2017 to replace the previous Treasurer who resigned. Treasurer Timilty will need to run in the next state election (2018) to fill the remainder of Treasurer Connolly's term, which expires in 2020.
The Treasurer annually prepares and publishes a report of the County receipts and expenditures for the preceding fiscal year, stated as prescribed by the State Director of Accounts for the keeping of County Treasurers' books.
The Treasurer also acts as Chairman of the County Retirement Board. Through innovative, sound business and investment practices, the Norfolk County Retirement System has realized a maximum return on investments, helping ensure retirement security for thousands of active and retiree members, including County employees and retirees, and those of nineteen member Norfolk County towns and twenty housing authorities and special districts.
Please note that County governments in Massachusetts do not handle property taxes or real estate tax liens. Please contact the City or Town in which the property is located.
Norfolk County Treasurer's Office, 614 High Street
P.O. Box 346, Dedham, MA 02026
Telephone: 781-461-6110 Fax: 781-326-4527