About Us

Peterson Appraisal Company is a family owned and operated appraisal business located in Lakewood, Colorado.  Our clients include individual property owners, Federal, State, City and County Agencies, banks, attorneys, and Land Trusts.


Dave Sr

David E. Peterson, AFM, ARA.  Dave is a State Certified General Appraiser in Colorado and Wyoming. The AFM (Accredited Farm Manager) and ARA (Accredited Rural Appraiser) designations are granted by the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers to members who have met certain experience and education requirements.  Dave has over 40 years of appraisal experience, including both appraisal review and appraisal functions.  He has been appraising mostly rural properties since 1977, with emphasis on Conservation Easement appraisals in the last 10 years.  He is also an approved review appraiser and a member of the Colorado Coalition of Land Trusts.

Rita Peterson

Rita M. Peterson.  Rita is the co-owner and Vice President of Peterson Appraisal Company. 

Debbie Payne

Debbie Peterson-Payne.  Debbie is Office Manager at Peterson Appraisal Company.