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Phone:  231.881.4000





Mailing Address:

1196 Ranger Dr.

Gladwin, MI 48624

What We Do

The Township Assessor is responsible for maintaining township property records, setting property values, etc.  These duties require us to visit properties located in the township, and we do that on a regular basis every year.

Dave Brown, MAAO

Michigan Advanced Assessing Officer


Past work experience includes 7 years with Emmet County Equalization and has been the Deputy Assessor with the City of Traverse City since 2013. Also works for Crystal Lake, Grout, Mayfield, and South Branch township alongside his wife, Jill.

Currently serving as the President of the Northwest Michigan Assessor's Association and has been a volunteer 4-H leader in the past.


Hobbies include hunting, fishing, boating, horseback riding, and 4-wheeling in his spare time.

Jill Brown, MAAO

Michigan Advanced Assessing Officer

Past work experience includes Information Technology Help Desk, Software Implementation Specialist, Justice Case Management Software Consulting & Project Management.

Primary Duties include working as the Assessor for Benzonia Township and also assisting Dave with assessment duties for Crystal Lake, Grout, Mayfield, and South Branch townships.


Hobbies include scrapbooking, painting, photography, website design, fishing, boating, horseback riding, and 4-wheeling.


We are Dave & Jill Brown. We are a husband and wife team serving our townships and are both certified Michigan Advanced Assessing Officers MAAO). 

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