Shawn Ordway

Deputy Assessor

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Shawn Ordway has 30 years of experience in the property valuation profession. Mr.Ordway spent the first half of his career as an independent fee appraiser in mid-Missouri where he performed Residential and Commercial appraisals. In 2000, Shawn was elected as the Cole County Assessor in Jefferson City, MO and has spent the remainder of his career focused on mass appraisal valuation issues. He accepted the position of Ratio Study Manager for the State Tax Commission of Missouri in 2007. Shawn then joined the City of St. Louis as the Deputy Assessor in 2013.

During his tenure, Mr. Ordway served as a Member and Chairman of the Missouri Real Estate Appraiser’s Commission from 2006-2010. Shawn is a Missouri State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser. He is a past-President of the Missouri State Assessors Association. Mr. Ordway is an approved appraisal course instructor in the State of Missouri.

Mr. Ordway holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Columbia College. Mr. Ordway has been a member of the International Association of Assessing Officers since 2001.

Throughout his career Mr. Ordway has been an active participant in many professional and governmental associations and organizations. He has also been active in many civic, charitable and community organizations.

Contact Information


Phone: (314) 622-5524
Fax: (314) 622-3619

City Hall, Room 120
1200 Market St.
St. Louis, Missouri 63103

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