The Board of Assessors oversees the annual valuation of real estate and personal property within Dedham for taxation purposes, as defined by Town Charter Section 3-4.


The Board of Assessors has three members who are elected to three-year, staggered terms. Elections are held annually on the second Saturday of April. Current members include:

Name Role Term

Christopher J. Polito

Chair 2020

Richard J. Schoenfeld

Vice Chair 2022

Cheryl S. Sullivan

Clerk 2021


Town boards and committees are staffed by volunteers who may not be available during business hours. If you need a response during business hours, please contact the Assessors Office


The Board of Assessors meets periodically as needed. Public meeting dates and times are posted at Town Hall and the Dedham Public Library at least 48 hours before each meeting in compliance with the Massachusetts Open Meeting Law. Meeting agendas will also be posted on this website.