Scott C. Becker
Mr. Becker is a member of the New York State Board of Real Property Tax Services. The five-member Board determines final special franchise values and assessments, railroad ceilings and State equalization rates where a complaint is filed. The Board also hears and determines reviews relating to determinations made by county equalization agencies and appeals from property owners pertaining to STAR eligibility. His eight-year term ends in 2023.
Mr. Becker is a member and past chair of the Erie County Bar Association’s Committee on Eminent Domain and Tax Certiorari. He is also a member of the Bar of a number of state and federal courts, the New York State Bar Association and the Erie County Bar Association. Mr. Becker has also been appointed as a hearing referee in tax certiorari matters in the Eighth Judicial District of the New York State Supreme Court (which includes the following Counties: Erie, Allegany, Cattaraugus, Genesee, Niagara, Orleans and Wyoming).
Mr. Becker is also a member of the Board of Directors of the UB Law Alumni Association. He is also a Trustee of St. Mary’s School for the Deaf in Buffalo. His public service experience includes handling a variety of matters on a pro bono basis as well as volunteer and charitable work for Cornell University, Nardin Academy and Holy Spirit parish in North Buffalo.
- B.A. Cornell University
- J.D. State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law