Erroll Williams

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Erroll Williams

Orleans Parish Assessor

  • Orleans Parish Assessor


Erroll Williams has served as an Orleans Parish Assessor since 1985. His
previous district, the Third Municipal District, was the largest within the City
of New Orleans. In addition to his years of experience as a parish Assessor,
Williams held various executive offices within the City of New Orleans,
including Chief Administrative Officer (1984-85) and Director of Finance
(1978-84). His esteemed career also includes time with Alexander Grant &
Co. Certified Public Accountants (1975-78) and as an Internal Auditor with
Goldman, Sachs, & Co., Investment Bankers (1971-73).

A graduate of Joseph S. Clark Senior High School, Williams received his
Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting from Dillard University. His post-
graduate studies include a Master's in Business Administration (MBA) from
Tulane University in Accounting and Finance. He is a Certified Louisiana
Assessor and holds a Louisiana Real Estate License.

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As Orleans Parish Assessor, Williams oversees one of the state's largest
assessment rolls, comprised of 166,000 parcels and 10,000 businesses, valued at $6.3 billion.
Erroll Williams understands the need to ensure a citywide assessment process that is both fair and equitable. He will continue to work toward the consistent valuation of properties by re-evaluating current assessment practices to leverage modern data-collection efforts.