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We are committed to providing excellent customer service through open communication, transparency, public outreach and education to the best of our ability, and with the utmost professionalism. We strive to provide the greater Santa Fe County with fair and equitable valuations based on New Mexico statutes and regulations, as well as industry best practice standards.

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Phone: (505) 986-6300

Email: assessor@santafecountynm.gov

Office Hours: Monday - Friday; 8:00am - 5:00pm

Online Chat Hours: Monday - Friday; 8:00am - 5:00pm (Chatbot Available after hours)

Isaiah F. Romero

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About Assessor Isaiah F. Romero

Isaiah F. Romero is a native New Mexican, born and raised in Santa Fe. He values people and the relationships he has fostered throughout his life. Isaiah has served the Santa Fe community in multiple capacities including 22 years of service in the Santa Fe County Assessor’s Office. He began his career with Santa Fe County as a Field Auditor in September of 2000, and worked his way up to become the Chief Commercial Appraiser and is now the Santa Fe County Assessor. He has extensive history and knowledge within the office and has a passion to serve and excel to continue the successes from previous leadership and staff. Isaiah coached youth sports for many years, he is a leader in his church, he served as the Acequia del Medio de Tesuque Mayordomo and was the Treasurer for AFSME Local 1782. He enjoys an adventurous life with his wife, Jennifer and their two children, Lilliana and Isaiah. Isaiah spends many afternoons and weekends supporting his children in their soccer and art endeavors, tends the small family fruit orchard, and engages in long conversations about community needs, nonprofits and work life with his wife.

Office Accomplishments

Public Information Program Award

In August 2016, The Office of the Santa Fe County Assessor received an international Public Information Award from the International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO). The Public Information Program Award recognizes an assessment jurisdiction that has developed and implemented an effective way to disseminate information about the assessment process. The Office of the Santa Fe County Assessor received this award for how well they connect with the community online and in-person to ensure all constituents have easy access to information.

Fair & Equitable Magazine Feature

In April 2017 The Office of the Santa Fe County Assessor was featured in the International Association of Assessing Officers' magazine "Fair & Equitable" for the Public Information Program Award they received in 2016. This magazine is available to appraisal jurisdictions world wide.

Public Sector Champion Jurisdiction of the Year

September 2017 - The Office of the Santa Fe County Assessor received the Public Sector Champion award, Jurisdiction of the Year, from Thomson Reuters, for their continued efforts in public information through online live chat, outreach meetings, and high level of customer service. The Office of the Santa Fe County Assessor continues to ensure easily available access to information via their website and social media outlets.

IAAO Certificate of Excellence in Assessment Administration

July 23, 2019 - International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO) recognizes jurisdictions that utilize best appraisal and assessment practices in their offices. Out of 3,007 jurisdictions nationally, our office is only the 47th jurisdiction in the United States and the 1st in New Mexico to receive this prestigious award.

Distinguished Assessment Jurisdiction of the Year

August 30, 2022 - The International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO) presented this award to the Office of the Santa Fe County Assessor as a national, state/provincial, regional, or local assessment agency that has instituted a technical, procedural, or administrative program that is an improvement over prior programs in our jurisdiction and is generally recognized as a component of a model assessment system and a contributing factor to equity in property taxation.

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