Liz Peetz is the Vice President of Government Affairs at the Colorado Association of REALTORS®. Ms. Peetz directs the public policy efforts of the Colorado Association of Realtors and manages many functions of the government affairs division, but she specializes in policy development, advocacy, and legislative affairs. She also oversees CAR’s Legislative Policy Committee and candidate endorsement process through the Colorado Association of REALTORS® Political Action Committee. Ms. Peetz is a licensed attorney in CO, NE, and Washington D.C.
Prior to her current position, Ms. Peetz has more than 15 years of experience in government affairs and legal analysis in Washington D.C. and Colorado with previous roles as a US. Congressional staffer, and work in various business and non-profit organizations focusing on healthcare related issues, counterterrorism legal operations, litigation, and democracy promotion and civil society training.
Ms. Peetz, grew up in Greeley, Colorado. She holds a B.A. in International Affairs from CU- Boulder, and a J.D. from Creighton University. She currently lives in Denver and is very active in the community as a leader for the Young Lawyers Section of the American Bar Association and she also serves on the Executive boards of the Junior League of Denver and LIFT Colorado that recruits business friendly candidates to run for office. She also is on the board of the Common Sense Policy Institute.