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Dave Brown, MAAO

Michigan Advanced Assessing Officer

​​​Related work experience includes 7 years with Emmet County Equalization and Deputy Assessor with the City of Traverse City for 10 years, currently working as a contract assessor, Dave is the Assessor of Record for Grout Township in Gladwin County, Haring Township in Wexford County and Mayfield Township in Grand Traverse County.  Dave is currently serving as the President of the Northwest Michigan Assessor's Association.  Hobbies include spending time with our Grand

childen, hunting, fishing, boating, camping, woodworking, and 4-wheeling.

We are Dave & Jill Brown,  a husband and wife team married for 30+ years, and both certified Michigan Advanced Assessing Officers (MAAO). 


Phone:  231.881.4000



Mailing Address:

1196 Ranger Dr.

Gladwin, MI 48624

What We Do

The Township Assessor is responsible for maintaining and updating township property record information through deeds filed with County Register of Deeds, Property Transfer Affidavits, Principal Residence Exemption Affidavits, etc., analyzing annual sales for use in the Mass Appraisal process to establish estimated property values based on the current market sales, etc.  Maintaining property records requires ongoing property site visits, including properties that have recently sold, have new construction or are part of an on-going rotational visitation process.

Jill Brown, MAAO

Michigan Advanced Assessing Officer

​​Past work experience includes Information Technology Help Desk Specialist, Chief Deputy County Clerk, Software Implementation Specialist & Project Manager for Tyler Technologies courts & justice solution case management software.   Jill is the Assessor of Record for Benzonia Township, Crystal Lake Township in Benzie County and Greenwood Township in Wexford County.  She also assists Dave Brown with Grout, Mayfield, and Haring Townships.  Hobbies include: spending time with our Grand children, crafting, scrapbooking, painting, photography, fishing, boating, camping, and 4-wheeling.

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