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Goshen, N.Y. - Orange County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus has announced that Paul Wiley has been named the County’s Director of Real Property Tax Services.
Wiley replaces Eric Ruscher, who retired earlier this year.
“Paul is respected and well-liked by his peers, and he is excited about taking the helm of this important County department,” Neuhaus said. “I am confident that Paul and his talented team will continue the exemplary service that residents have come to expect from Real Property Tax Services and I look forward to working with him in his new role.”
Wiley’s duties as Director of Real Property Tax Services will include maintaining and improving the real property tax services program, developing equitable assessment practices, preparing and maintaining Orange County tax maps and providing advisory appraisals of moderate and complex real property. He will also be tasked with reviewing Town budgets and the calculation of tax rates for the County. In addition, Wiley will prepare annual and special reports as required by the County Executive, the County Legislature, and the New York State Office of Real Property.
Wiley was the County’s Assistant Director of Real Property Services from September of 2021 until April of this year when he was named acting director. Prior to joining the County, Wiley worked as a Real Estate Appraiser in the private sector in Newburgh for nearly three decades.
“I’m extremely humbled and grateful to be appointed Director of Real Property Tax Services by County Executive Neuhaus,” Wiley said. “I look forward to working with my excellent staff to continue providing the residents of Orange County the top-notch services they deserve.”
For more information, contact Justin Rodriguez, Assistant to the County Executive for Communications and Media Relations at 845.291.3255 or firstname.lastname@example.org.