Meet The Assessor

Deb Bamesberger was elected Pitkin County Assessor in November 2018 and began her term in January 2019. She was re-elected in November 2022 and will serve another 4 years as the Assessor. She has worked in the Assessor's office since 2012 as both a Property Transfer Technician and a Personal Property Analyst. Deb completed the necessary classes and passed the Colorado appraisal license test and now has an active Ad Valorem Appraisal license.

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Swearing in Ceremony on Courthouse Steps

In addition to playing a role with her fellow Assessors across the state in Colorado assessment legislation, Deb is also active in the following organizations:

  • Colorado Assessor's Association (CAA) member
  • International Associate of Assessing Officers (IAAO) member
  • Colorado Assessor's Association's Ski and Recreation Committee member
  • Colorado Assessor's Association's Short Term Rental Legislative Committee member

Personal Information:
Prior to working for Pitkin County, Deb held her Managing Broker real estate license from 1992-2016, she also worked as an Escrow Officer doing closings for Pitkin County Title from 1997-2002. She was hired in 1979 as the first woman lineman in the State of Colorado for Mountain Bell, working at that profession for the next 10 years. Deb has been a member of the BPOE #224 for 24 years and volunteers regularly.

Deb grew up in Pueblo, CO and moved to the Roaring Fork Valley in 1979 where she raised her 3 children. She loves being outdoors hiking, biking, gardening and being in the sunshine.

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Pledge to the community:
"I will do everything I can to make sure that property is fairly and accurately valued in Pitkin County and that appraisal professionals are held to the highest standards possible. I am committed to educating taxpayers about how property valuations are derived and the requirements that are set by Colorado state statute.

My office has an open door policy. We are happy to talk with you and are always willing to listen. I pledge to work for the taxpayers of Pitkin County by employing the best, most professional, friendly and courteous staff while applying fair and equitable assessments to all.

It is my privilege and an honor to serve as your Pitkin County Assessor.


Deb Bamesberger
Pitkin County Assessor