Property Appraisal Expert Witness Bakersfield 536803

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years of experience in all types of real estate, to include single-family homes, apartments, agricultural, commercial and industrial properties, and right-of-way properties. I have also provided pro bono real estate appraisal and consulting services to the Bakersfield Police Activities League, Bakersfield Museum of Art, American National Red Cross, Habitat for Humanity, Salvation Army, and Kern Veteran’s Memorial Foundation. Served on the Urban Decay Advisory Team of the City of Bakersfield Planning Department. Speaking engagements and was guest lecturer for the Advanced Real Estate Appraisal class at Bakersfield College, Agricultural Management Course 101 at Cal Poly State University, the Bakersfield Board of Realtors, Executive Association of Kern County, KERN 1410 Talk Radio, the Kern County Taxpayers Association, Kern Kiwanis, McKinzie Real Estate, and Watson Realty Corporation. I have provided consultations, courtroom testimony, and deposition for more than 15 years as a property appraisal expert witness.

Areas of Expertise

Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes: Appraisals for both condemnation agency and property owners for many property types and intended users.This includes full and partial acquisitions as well as, easements and coordination with equipment appraisers. I have completed approximately 25 depositions and been an expert witness at trial under 5 times.

Consulting Experience

My consulting experience includes: Shopping Center in Bakersfield, CA / Real Estate Taxes Complaint by tenants / CAM charges / Improvement Project / Easement / County of Kern.

Professional Experiences

My professional experience includes: The valuation of commercial real estate, multi-family, offices, retail, industrial, research and development, warehouses, special purpose properties, affordable housing appraisals, right-of-way, agricultural and rural properties, and diminution of value.


Degree Subject Institution
B.S. Agricultural Business Management California Polytechnic State University

Licenses Certifications

MAI – Appraisal Institute
California Certified General Real Estate Appraiser
R/W-AC-International Right of Way Association
Probate Referee – Kern County, Mono County, Inyo County-California

Awards & Affiliation

Bakersfield Chapter Appraisal Institute
Bakersfield East Rotary Club
Greater Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce Leadership Club
Friend of Mercy Foundation
Bakersfield Active 20-30 Club

Primary Affiliation

Bakersfield Chapter Appraisal Institute