Assessors are professional county employees licensed by the Minnesota State Board of Assessors to review all real property within a jurisdiction.
All assessors are required to be certified by the State Board. This certification requires work experience and ongoing educational requirements. Continuing education is provided by the St. Cloud State University and assessing organizations such as the International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO), the Minnesota Association of Assessing Officers (MAAO), and other appraisal organizations.