State of Alaska

Commissioner Randall Hoffbeck

Randall “Randy” Hoffbeck was appointed Revenue Commissioner by Governor Bill Walker on December 16, 2014.

Mr. Hoffbeck has 30+ years of experience in tax administration, valuation, and appraisal of real estate.  The majority of that time being spent in the administration and valuation of property for taxation purposes for government entities.  The last 20 years he has either been directly involved in, or has assisted the Department of Revenue and the North Slope Borough in, the administration and valuation of North Slope properties.  As a contractor to the Tax Division through a sub-contract with Dudley A. Platt & Associates from 1999-2001, and then as Petroleum Property Assessor for the State of Alaska from 2001-2006, he was the lead appraiser in the valuation and administration of tax assessments on all oil and gas properties in the State of Alaska. From 2006-2011 Mr. Hoffbeck served as the Director of Administration and Finance and CFO for the North Slope Borough before being appointed Chief of Staff in 2012.  In late 2012 he retired from Government service to focus on the completion of a Master of Divinity Degree which was completed in October 2014.  Before being asked to be a part of the Walker administration Randall began the ordination process within the Evangelical Presbyterian Church and although full time ministry is still in his future, he is honored and excited to have this opportunity to serve as Commissioner of Revenue and assist Governor Walker in bringing his vision for the future of Alaska into reality. Mr. Hoffbeck and his wife Cindy have just returned from serving with a short term Christian medical mission team in Kenya. 

Commissioner Hoffbeck’s work experience, board experience, and professional associations have given him the opportunity to be involved in various public forums including chairing and reporting to public hearings as well as testifying before courts, hearing masters, administrative boards, and legislative committees.  He has represented private individuals, corporations, and local and state government agencies in more than 1000 separate tax appeal hearings.  He also testified in the 2006 and the 2007-2009 Superior Court cases on the valuation of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System (“TAPS”).

­­­­­­­­­Mr. Hoffbeck and his wife Cindy have been married for over 30 years, have three sons and one perfect grandchild. Mr. & Mrs. Hoffbeck reside in Juneau, Alaska.

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Department Mission Statement

The mission of the Department of Revenue is to collect and invest funds for public purposes.

Commissioner's Office Mission

The mission of the Office of the Commissioner is to provide support and policy direction to the divisions in the department.

Last updated January 6, 2014