Hours: 8:30-Noon, 1-4pm (Closed 12 – 1 pm for lunch)
175 W. Jefferson Street
Joliet, Illinois 60432
Phone: (815) 726-5446
Fax: (815) 726-0566
The Town Assessor
Is an elected official who determines property values for tax purposes. The Assessor does not estimate or compute the real estate taxes, does not send out tax bills, and does not compute the real estate taxes. The Assessor is responsible for the fair and equitable assessment of all parcels in their jurisdiction. The current level of assessment for most properties is 33 1/3% of fair cash value per state statutes.
The Joliet Township Assessor is responsible for the individual assessment of approximately 34,000 parcels in Joliet Township. Along with the property valuation, the assessor’s office assists the residence with numerous exemptions, including senior and disability exemptions, on an annual basis. The assessor and his staff continually take assessment and appraisal classes to keep their knowledge up to date with current legislation and events.
Jim Brenczewski was born and raised in Joliet. He graduated from Holy Cross Grade School, Joliet Central High School, JJC, and Western Illinois University. His experience in the assessment field comprises of working in the Joliet Assessment Office, the Will County Board of Review, and as Chief Deputy in the Will County Supervisor of Assessments Office. Brenczewski is the son of the late Edward and Ellie Brenczewski. His mother worked for the Joliet Township Office for 25 years as a bilingual intake secretary. He has been married to his wife Mary for 47 years, is the father of three children Missy, Jaime, and Ryan, and proud grandparent of Jameson, Alyssa, Chase, Benjamin, Ellie, and Kennedy. He is dedicated to fair assessments and treating the people of Joliet Township with respect and kindness.