Real Estate Appraisal Expert 425204 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in Appraisal specializing in real estate and closely-held businesses. My experience includes reviewing and appraising residential, commercial, industrial, agricultural, transportation corridors, and other special use properties in California, other parts of the United States and in Mexico. I have experience with appraisals prepared for sale, purchases, insurance, lease, financing, income tax, assessment appeals, condemnation, allocation of purchase price, estate and corporate planning. I have also performed extensive economic feasibility studies, appraisal and valuation, business valuations and real estate market analyses for proposed development of urban real estate, real estate investments, corporate real estate, cash flow analyses, and economic projections. I have spent over 15 years as a real estate appraisal expert witness by providing consultations, courtroom testimony, and deposition.

Areas of Expertise

Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes Superior Court and the United States Bankruptcy Court, as well as presenting cases before both the Los Angeles and Orange County Boards.

Consulting Experience

My consulting services include acting as consultant for matters related to Appraisal.

Professional Experiences

My professional experience includes: Owner of an Appraisal company; a Professor of Appraisal classes; several years with different Appraisal firms and a private Valuation firm. For the past two years, my firm has been heavily involved in appraising all types of permanent and field crops in the San Joaquin Valley on behalf of the State of California and the High-Speed Rail. In addition, I bring over 30 years of experience appraising agriculture property.


Degree Subject Institution
B.S. Business Management Brigham Young University – Provo Utah

Licenses Certifications

CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member)
California Certified General Real Estate Appraiser
Certificate of Completion for the Valuation of Conservation Easements
Licensed real estate broker in California

Awards & Affiliation

ASA (American Society of Appraisers)
SR/WA (International Right of Way Association)
Certified Commercial Investment Member Association (CCIM Greater LA Chapter)
Awarded Professional Service Award (IRWA Chapter 1)

Primary Affiliation

ASA (American Society of Appraisers)