Eddie Cook

Eddie Cook was appointed Maricopa County Assessor in February 2020, elected in November 2020, and sworn in for his four-year term in January 2021. Prior to becoming assessor, Eddie served on the Gilbert Town Council. During his nine-year tenure, he successfully created the Town of Gilbert ENDVR (Ending Domestic Violence Responsibly) program and introduced initiatives and programs that have become a model for municipalities across Arizona. Along with serving the town of Gilbert, he served as the president of the Arizona Municipal Water Users Association and chairman of the Maricopa Association of Governments’ Domestic Violence Council. Born in Okinawa, Japan, Eddie is married to Jenny, his high school sweetheart. They have five children and three grandchildren. In his free time, he enjoys scuba diving, is a certified glider pilot, volunteers for several charitable organizations, and enjoys exploring Arizona.

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Assessor's Leadership Staff

Dawn Marie Buckland

Chief Deputy Assessor

Alejandra Larios

Chief of Staff

Molly Rogers

Director of Litigation

Jason Horn

Appraisal, Operations Manager

Socorro Candelaria

Appraisal Manager

Kelly Murphy

Appraisal Manager

Tom Rief

Appraisal Manager

Justin Frank

Finance/Budget/Procurement Manager