About the Division

About the Division

Division of Real Estate

We are dedicated to protecting the Colorado consumer from real estate professionals who engage in dishonest, unfair and deceptive practices. We strive for platinum level customer service by providing timely complaint resolution and delivering consumer and professional outreach across the four corners of the state. To enhance our customer’s experience, we are committed to improving our processes by maximizing value for our customers and reducing unnecessary regulatory burdens. We also believe in fostering internal and external partnerships to forge common successes.

Boards and Commissions

Colorado consumers are protected by the Division’s oversight of licensed professionals and related programs, which include:

Division Director, Marcia Waters

Director Marcia Waters

Marcia Waters has been with the Colorado Division of Real Estate since August 2005.  

Marcia started with the Division as a Criminal Investigator for the Real Estate Commission and was promoted to Chief Investigator in 2006. In 2007, she was promoted to the position of Investigations and Compliance Director. In that capacity, she managed the investigatory and settlement programs for the Division. On October 15, 2010, she was promoted to the position of Division Director. The Division of Real Estate licenses and regulates approximately 50,000 real estate professionals. Ms. Waters serves as the administrator for the Real Estate Commission, the Board of Real Estate Appraisers, the Board of Mortgage Loan Originators, and the HOA Information and Resource Center.

Ms. Waters manages the Division’s $6.5 million budget, oversees a staff of approximately 50 full-time employees, and establishes the direction of Division programs based on market and industry trends.