Treasurer / Collector

Beginning February 21, 2020, the Treasury Office is temporarily located in the City Assessor’s Office, City Hall Room 211-212, until further notice.


Treasurer / Collector Main Office: (617) 466-4240
Location: Chelsea City Hall, Room 215.


The Treasury and Customer Service & Collection team's (T/C) primary functions are to preserve, protect and manage the financial resources of the City. The T/C is responsible for receipt, accurate accounting, and prudent investment of all City funds to maximize yields while maintaining adequate liquidity and ensuring compliance with Massachusetts General Laws, City of Chelsea ordinances, and any other applicable financial mandates. The Collection and Customer Service team is also responsible for providing a single point of contact to all tax / rate-payers with respect to their financial transactions.

The Central Support and Mail Distribution's (CS&MD) primary function is to provide for the efficient and timely delivery of all mail. The department is also responsible for ordering all office supplies adhering to 30B requirements.

Staff Contacts

Name Title
Colleen Lewis Assistant Collector & Manager of Customer Service
Zaida Lopez Head Clerk
Migdalia Justiniano Central Billing & Research Department: Head Administrative Clerk
Patrice Montefusco Treasurer
Julia Velazquez Treasury
Beatrice Hernandez Treasury
Giuseppe Recupero Customer Service and Collections Clerk