Public Trustee

Special Alerts and News

Online Sales

Effective October 7, 2021, Public Trustee Foreclosure Sales will now be held online. See our Lender Bids and Bidding page to learn more.

Treasurer is Now the Public Trustee

Pursuant to HB 19-1295, Commencing July 1, 2020 the county treasurer for each Class 2 county (Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Douglas, El Paso, Jefferson, Larimer, Mesa, Pueblo and Weld) will serve as the public trustee for the county.  See the Treasurer’s website

COVID-19 Impacts

If you have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, please contact your lender’s Loss Mitigation Department regarding forbearance, loan modification or other programs that they may have available to help you avoid foreclosure. 

About the Public Trustee’s Office

The Jefferson County Public Trustee’s office provides services relating to real estate foreclosures and releases of deeds of trust. The Public Trustee also acts as escrow agent for collection of property taxes under a contract for deed or designates an alternate agent within the county. Get more information about the following topics:


The Public Trustee has used all reasonable efforts to ensure that the pages and other information on this website do not contain any inaccurate or out-of-date information; however, we can make no guarantee or warranties as to the accuracy or the timeliness of the data. If you believe any material contained in this webpage is inaccurate, please call 303-271-8580


Other websites not affiliated with the Jefferson County Public Trustee’s office that are advertising foreclosure sales may contain inaccurate or out of date information.

Foreclosure documents are public records and are recorded with the Clerk and Recorder. Even though you may have cured your default or the foreclosure action has otherwise been withdrawn, the records remain permanently available to the public for viewing.