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Duval County
Jim Overton, MPA CFA
Jacksonville, Florida
Overton is a fifth-generation Floridian and a native of Jacksonville's westside.

He was elected Duval County Property Appraiser in 2003 and re-elected in 2007.

Public service is a family tradition for Overton. His grandfather served in the Florida Legislature, and several cousins have served on Floridacounty commissions or in the legislature. Overton was elected to the Jacksonville City Council in November 1992 and reelected in 1995 and 1999.

Appraisal: Certified Florida Appraiser (CFA); President-elect and Legislative Chair, Florida Association of Property Appraisers; Member, International Association of Assessing Officers; Florida Real Estate Sales License - Voluntarily Inactive.

Education: University of North Florida, Master of Public Administration. Washington & Lee University, Cum Laude B.S. in Commerce.

Prior Government Experience: Jacksonville City Council President 1997-98, Vice-president 1996-97, Rules Chairman 1994-95, Finance Chairman 1996-97, Public Services Chairman 1995-96, Historical Buildings Task Force Chairman 2001-02.

Prior Business Experience: CEO regional electronics engineering company.

Honors and Awards:

  • Northeast FL Association of Realtors - 2007 Public Official of the Year
  • FL Association of Property Appraisers - 2006 Legislative Award
  • Pi Alpha Alpha Public Administration National Honor Society
  • Nature Conservancy - Conservation Award
  • JacksonvilleChamber of Commerce - Appreciation Award
  • Jacksonville Historical Society - Preservation Award
  • Greenscape - Canopy Award
  • Rotary Club of West Jacksonville - Shircliff Award

Civic Boards:


  • YMCA - Metro Board
  • First Coast Tiger Bay Club Executive Board
  • Troop 2 Boy Scouts of America, Committee Chair

Past Civic Board Service:

  • Advocacy Chairman, JCCI St. Johns River Study
  • President, Rotary Club of West Jacksonville
  • Muskogee District Chairman, Boy Scouts of America
  • Cecil Field Naval Air Station Redevelopment Commission
  • Riverside Presbyterian Day School
  • Theatre Jacksonville oldest continually producing community theatre in America
  • JCCI Study Groups Race Relations, Municipal Financial Health, St. Johns River
  • Volunteer Jacksonville city-wide volunteer coordination
  • JaxPride coalition for visual enhancement

Golf, music, outdoor adventures, private pilot

Duval County Property Appraiser's office
City of Jacksonville
231 E. Forsyth Street
Room 270
Jacksonville, FL 32202

Office: (904) 630-2014
FAX: (904) 630-2922
Web Site:

Other Links:
Duval County Tax Collector
Duval County Clerk of the Circuit and County Court

Executive Assistant
Yadira Botero
(904) 630-2014

Chief Appraiser
Keith Hicks, SRA RES CFE (904) 630-5979

Administrative Services Division Chief
Kay Ehas
(904) 630-2464

Finance Officer
Darryl Crooms, CFE
(904) 630-2014

Customer Service Division Chief
Dana Clark
(904) 630-2020

Land Records Division Chief
Jim Lima, CCF
(904) 630-7524

Residential Appraisal Division Chief
Teresa Pulley, RES CFE (904) 630-3432

Commercial Appraisal Division Chief
Harry Guetherman, CFE
(904) 630-1034

Field Operations Division Chief
Jim Ogburn, CFE
(904) 630-5996

Tangible Personal Property Division Chief
Mark Miles CFE
(904) 630-2067

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