FL – State Certified General Real Estate
Appraiser RZ785

Updated 2015




Appraisal experience consists of a wide variety of valuation and consulting assignments, including major income-producing commercial properties, industrial and special-use properties, agricultural properties, citrus processing facilities, condominium, townhome, and subdivision development valuations, golf courses and country clubs, marinas, hotels, movie theaters, automobile dealerships, vacant tracts of land, litigation valuation assignments, jurisdictional land and environmentally-sensitive wetlands appraisals, lease analysis and market feasibility studies.


2002 – Current

Herr Valuation Advisors, Inc.

    Primary responsibility associated with managing commercial real estate appraisal and consulting assignments prepared in the State of Florida concentrating on the West Coast.

2001 – 2002

Realty Services International a subsidiary of MortgageRamp

    Sr. Director
    Responsible for the management of the Tampa office of RSI, with primary responsibility associated with quoting, assigning, and reviewing commercial real estate appraisal and consulting assignments. In addition, I trained and assisted staff appraisers and performed typical office management functions. Our primary market area is the State of Florida and Southeastern U.S.

1997 – 2001

Integra Tampa Bay, FKA Pardue, Heid, Church, Smith & Waller

    Responsible for the management of the commercial real estate appraisal division of Integra. Primary function was to market and bid appraisal services, train and assist appraisers, and to coordinate the production of reports.

1995 – 1997

Hanford/Healy Appraisal Company & GMAC Commercial Mortgage

    Senior Appraiser
    Conduct appraisal and consulting assignments throughout much of the eastern U.S. on large, institutional grade properties. Other responsibilities involved local commercial real estate appraisal and consulting assignments, and due diligence assignments.

1990 – 1995

Corson, Stroud & Herr, Inc.

    Responsible for marketing, quoting assignments, preparing appraisals, training staff of appraisers, and reviewing work product.

1988 – 1990

Corson-Godwin & Associates, Inc.

    Senior Appraiser
    Prepared commercial appraisals of various types, primarily in the West Coast of Florida region.

1984 – 1988

Forgarty & Finch, Inc.

    Appraiser Associate
    Prepared a variety of commercial and residential appraisals within the Tampa Bay area.

1983 – 1984

Florida Federal Savings & Loan

    Staff Assistant
    An assistant to the Senior Vice President of Residential Lending, primarily preparing production reports and special assignments.

1982 – 1983

Money Plan International

    Financial Consultant
    Consulted individuals on retirement and insurance needs.


Licensed Real Estate Broker, Florida BK 414381

Certified General Real Estate Appraiser, State of Florida, No. RZ785


Appraisal Institute

MAI Designated Member #9189



Appraisal Institute Florida Gulf Coast Chapter, President 2014

Appraisal Institute Region X Volunteer of Distinction 2012

Risk Management Association, Board of Director


















Bachelor of Arts – University of South Florida, Major – Finance



  15-Hour Litigation Appraising: Specialized Topics and Applications, March 2015
3-Hour Developing A Supportable Work File, February 2015
3-Hour Trial Components: Recipe For Success or Disaster?, November 2014
15-Hour The Appraiser as an Expert Witness: Preparation & Testimony, May 2014
7-Hour USPAP, March 2014
3-Hour Florida Law, March 2014
3-Hour Critical Thinking In Appraisals, February 2014
3-Hour Lessons From the Old Economy: Working in the New November 2013
4-hour Front of the house/back of the house hotel valuation seminar, April 2013
3-Hour Spotlight on USPAP: Hypothetical Conditions & Extraordinary Assumptions, February 2013
14-Hour Fundamentals of Separating Real Property, Personal Property, and Intangible Business Assets, March 2012
7-Hour USPAP, March 2012
3-Hour Florida Law, March 2012
15-Hour Appraisal Curriculum Overview, November 2011
7-Hour Business Practices and Ethics, September 2010
14-Hour 2010 Washington Summit, July 2010
8-Hour Market Analysis and Market Forecasting, April 2010
3-Hour Florida Law Update for Appraisers, March 2010
3-Hour Florida Supervisor/Trainee Roles & Rules, March 2010
7-Hour USPAP Update Course, March 2010
7-Hour Introduction to Valuing Commercial Green Buildings, November 2009
7-Hour Commercial Appraisal Engagement and Review Seminar, October 2009
4-Hour Property Tax Assessments, September 2009
7-Hour National USPAP Update Course, September 2008
3-Hour Florida State Law Update for Real Estate Appraisers, Appraisal Institute, June 2008
3-Hour Florida Supervisor Trainee Roles and Rules, Appraisal Institute, June 2008
8-Hours, Course 420 - Business Practice and Ethics, Appraisal Institute, November 2007
4-Hour Analyzing Distress Real Estate, Appraisal Institute, November 2007
15-Hour Uniform Appraisal Standards For Federal Land Acquisitions; AKA “Yellow Book”, April 2007
7-Hour National USPAP Update Course, October 2006
3-Hour Florida State Law For Real Estate Appraisers, October 2006
3-Hour Scope of Work and the New USPAP Regulations, June 2006
2006 new Technology for the Real Estate Appraiser, June 2006
Business Practices and Ethics, Dec. 2005
Market Analysis and the Site To Do Business, Nov. 2005
7-Hour National USPAP Update Course, October 2004
The Five W’s of the Investment Market, Appraisal Institute, June 2004
Beat the Clock and Increase Your Billings, Appraisal Institute, June 2004
Trends In Institutional Real Estate, Appraisal Institute, June 2004
C-Stores: An Allocation Case Study, Appraisal Institute, June 2004
Cool Tools & Resources, Appraisal Institute, June 2004
Valuation Summit on Financial Reporting, Centre For Advanced Property Economics, June 2004
Florida State Law Update For Real Estate Appraisers, Appraisal Institute, June 2004
The Emerging (Mark To) Market: Valuation for Financial Reporting, Appraisal Institute, Sept. 2003
Expanding Your Range of Services, Appraisal Institute, June 2003
Land Valuation Assignments, Appraisal Institute, February 2003
Analyzing Commercial Lease Clauses, Appraisal Institute, November 2002
Appraiser Liability, McKissock, October 2002
7 Hour Analyzing Commercial Lease Clauses, Appraisal Institute, November 2002
DYNA LEASE Version 10.1 Training Seminar, March 2002
Appraisal Consulting, April 2002
7 Hour Florida State Law & USPAP Review, April 2002
Cross Examination of USPAP 2000
Course 430, Standards of Professional Practice, Part C (With Florida law update), October 2000
Demand Analysis, July 2000
The E-tailing Revolution, July 2000
The valuation of a citrus operation, July 2000
Appraising Auto Dealership Facilities, July 2000
Partial Interests: Theory and case law, July 2000
The real estate capital markets: An update to valuers Part I
Attacking and defending an appraisal, June 2000
Case Studies in Commercial Highest and Best Use (ACE7007), June 1999
Business Enterprise Valuation (ACE7018), June 1999
International Symposium – The Globalization of Real Estate, June 1999
Client Satisfaction/Client Retention/Client Development, June 1999
The Good, The Bad and The Board (ACE2174), February 1999
Understanding and Using DCF Software (ACE2178), November 1998
USPAP/Law Update for Appraisers (ACE1847), October 1998
Valuation of Detrimental Conditions, October 1998
Appraisal Office Management, May 1998
Florida Condemnation Valuation & Appraiser Liability, September 1997
Hands-On Review of the Internet for the Appraisal Professional, May 1997
Tree Trunk Formulas, October 1996
Standards of Professional Practice, September 1995
Course 901, Engineering Plan Development and Application, January 1995
Understanding Limited Appraisals & Reporting Options, Appraisal Institute, July 1994
Course 401, The Appraisal of Partial Acquisitions, May 1994
The Appraiser as Expert Witness, Appraisal Institute, May 1994
Professional Core Law for Appraisers, Real Estate Specialists, April 1994
Eminent Domain, Pinellas County BAR Association, February 1994
Advanced Income Capitalization 510, February 1993
Appraising Troubled Properties, Appraisal Institute, June 1992
Comprehensive Appraisal Review, Ted Whitmer, August 1991
Course 2-2, Valuation Analysis and Report Writing, October 1987
Course 2-1, Case Studies in Real Estate Valuation, May 1987
Course 1A-2, Basic Valuation Procedures, September 1986
Course 8-2, Residential Valuation, September 1986
Course 1B-B, Capitalization Theory & Techniques, September 1985
Course 1B-A, Capitalization Theory & Techniques, May1985
Course 1A-1, Real Estate Appraisal Principals, October 1984

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