Randy Ripperger, CAE
Polk County Assessor
111 Court Ave., Ste 195
Des Moines, IA 50309
Randy has nearly four decades of experience working in the county assessor's office in Polk County, Iowa, where he currently serves as County Assessor. He is an Iowa Certified Assessor and Certified General Real Property Appraiser in the state of Iowa. He also holds the CAE (Certified Assessment Evaluator) designation from the International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO). He is a Past-President of the IAAO (2017) and a Past President of the Institute of Iowa Certified Assessors. Randy is an approved instructor for the Iowa Real Estate Appraiser Examining Board. He is also a Senior Instructor for IAAO.
Randy is currently Chair of the Governance Committee for IAAO. Over the years, he has served on a number of IAAO committees, including the Education Subcommittee, the Professional Designations Subcommittee, the Audit Committee, Grading Committee and Budget Committee. In 2011 he was named IAAO's Professional Designee of the Year.