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DORA is dedicated to preserving the integrity of the marketplace and is committed to promoting a fair and competitive business environment in Colorado. Consumer protection is our mission.

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The Colorado Division of Securities regulates StockBrokers, Investment Advisers, Stocks,  and Bonds

The following is a list of all the Departments within the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies


Executive Director's Office

The Executive Director's Office provides leadership and support to DORA’s nine divisions. Functions include Accounting and Purchasing, Budgeting, Human Resources, Information Technology Services, and the Office of Policy, Research and Regulatory Reform.

Barbara J. Kelly, Executive Director
1560 Broadway, Suite 1550
Denver, CO 80202


Division of Civil Rights

DORA’s Colorado Civil Rights Division is charged with the enforcement of the state’s civil rights statutes in order to protect businesses and consumers from the damages of discrimination.

Steven Chavez, Director
1560 Broadway, Suite 1050
Denver, CO 80202


Division of Insurance

DORA’s Division of Insurance protects consumer rights and educates consumers to make informed decisions about insurance. DOI regulates insurance industry fairly to promote a competitive business environment.

Marguerite Salazar, Commissioner
1560 Broadway, Suite 850
Denver, CO 80202


Division of Professions and Occupations

DORA’s Division of Professions and Occupations is dedicated to consumer protection through the licensure and enforcement of over 40 professions, occupations and businesses in the state totaling over 300,000 people.

Lauren Larson,Director
1560 Broadway, Suite 1350
Denver, CO 80202


Office of Consumer Counsel

DORA’s Office of Consumer Counsel is the consumer advocate before the PUC for regulated utilities involving electricity and natural gas bills, telephone bills (Qwest and other companies) and other matters.

William Levis
1560 Broadway, Suite 200
Denver, CO 80202


Public Utilities Commission

As a division within DORA, the PUC strives to protect Colorado ratepayers and preserve healthy utilities. It regulates investor-owned telecommunications, electric, gas and water utilities, and motor vehicle carriers for hire.

Doug Dean, Director
1560 Broadway, Suite 250
Denver, CO 80202


Division of Banking

DORA’s Division of Banking protects consumers by conducting examinations of all state-chartered or licensed financial institutions under its supervision, to preserve public trust in the Colorado banking industry.

Ken Boldt, Acting Commissioner
1560 Broadway, Suite 975
Denver, CO 80202


Division of Financial Services

DORA’s Division of Financial Services protects consumers by acting like the state-chartered credit union, savings and loan association, and life care institution police. We ensure that the people entrusted with your money follow the laws, regulations, and industry standards.

Chris Myklebust, Commissioner
1560 Broadway, Suite 950
Denver, CO 80202


Real Estate Division

DORA’s Division of Real Estate protects real estate consumers by licensing and enforcing laws for real estate brokers, mortgage brokers and appraisers.

Marcia Waters, Commissioner
1560 Broadway, Suite 925
Denver, CO 80202


Division of Securities

DORA’s Division of Securities protects investors by investigating cases of potential investment fraud, examining licensed investment advisers and stockbrokers, and conducting outreach and educational presentations.

Gerald Rome, Securities Commissioner
1560 Broadway, Suite 900
Denver, CO 80202


Office of Policy, Research and Regulatory Reform

OPRRR enhances consumer protection through reviews of regulation and policy throughout state government to ensure that regulation is necessary, effective, consistent, flexible and fair.

Bruce Harrelson, Director
1560 Broadway, Suite 1550
Denver, CO 80202


The following Questions and Answers refer to telephone calls that regularly come into the Colorado Division of Securities and should be of assistance.

The following information is the contact and physical address for the Division of Securities

Office Address

Colorado Division of Securities
1560 Broadway
Suite 900
Denver, CO 80202

Telephone & Fax Numbers
and Internet and Email Addresses

You may send secure encrypted email messages to the Securities Division by using the Secure choice below

Telephone Number:

(303) 894-2320

Fax Number:

(303) 861-2126

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(303) 894-2320 - Phone (303) 861-2126 - Fax