QUALIFICATIONS OF RICHARD M.
EDUCATION - ACADEMIC
Bachelor of Science and
Master of Business Administration Degrees, Real Estate/Urban Land
Economics Major, University of California, Berkeley, 1962 and 1963.
EDUCATION - PROFESSIONAL
Courses and Seminars: U.C.
Extension; Merritt College; American Institute of Real Estate Appraisers,
including AIREA exams or courses 1, 2, 4, 8, and S.P.P.; Society of Real
Estate Appraisers, including course 301; Appraisal Institute, including
courses 310, 410, 420, and 430; EDUCARE course I; and American Society of
Appraisers. California Real Estate Certificate.
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND
Member, (MAI #4840), recertified; and Senior Residential Appraiser,
American Society of
Appraisers, Senior Member, (ASA),
in Real Estate, and recertified.
Association, Member, Panel of
Arbitrators, and Member, National Real Estate Valuation Council.
Office of Real Estate Appraisers, Certified
General Appraiser (#AG006703)
Member, National Editorial Board, 1975, and 1977-1982; National Textbook
Committee, 1981-82; Vice-Chair, National External Affairs Committee, 1982;
Member, Southwest Regional Professional Standards Panel, 1984-89;
Director, Northern California Chapter, 1980-82 and 1986; Officer, 1982-85;
President, 1985; and Member, Fullerton Award Committee, 1986-89 and Chair,
1988 and 1989; Chair, Long Range Planning Committee, 1989 and 1990; Chair,
Chapter Merger Committee, 1990.
President, East Bay Chapter 54, 1976-77; Vice President 1974-76; Director,
1971-74; and numerous committee memberships.
Director and Officer, 1966-69; Member, National Education Committee,
Member, National Appraisal Journal Review Committee, 1992 and 1993,
Regional Professional Standards Panel, 1990-97; Chair, Northern California
Chapter Merger Committee, 1991; Member, Chapter Memorial Award Committee,
1991; Nominating Committee, 1994; Fall Conference Committee 1998-9; and
SRPA Experience Committee, 1993-present.
(Real Estate Analysts Microcomputer Users Group), President, 1992-present.
Guide for Real Estate Appraisal, with Silas Ely; California Department
of Real Estate, 1979.
Essentials of Real Estate Economics, with Dennis McKenzie; John Wiley
and Sons, 1975; Second Edition, 1980; Third Edition, Prentiss-Hall,
1992; Fourth Edition, 1994; and Fifth Edition, in Press.
Basic Real Estate Appraisal, with Silas Ely; John Wiley and Sons,
1982, Second Edition, 1989; Third Edition, Prentiss-Hall, 1994; Fourth
Edition, 1998; and Fifth Edition, in Press.
School of Business, U.C. Berkeley; Extension Divisions, U.C. Berkeley and
U.C. Santa Cruz; Merritt Community College and others; AI (courses 310 and
510); SREA (courses 101 and 201); AIREA (courses IB, Cap. A & B, Case
Studies and Res.); ASA (SPP); and International Association of Assessing
Officers (Courses I, II, and III).
H. Armstrong Award, 1986, by AIREA, for the best original article
published in The Appraisal Journal.
Rotary Club of Berkeley: Director
or Officer, 1979-82, 1984-85; President, 1982-83; District 516 Area
Coordinator, 1985-86; Polioplus Area representative, 1987-89; Co-Chair,
75th Anniversary Committee, 1990-1991; Trustee, Berkeley Rotary Endowment,
1997-2000; Chair, Bylaws Committee, 1999.
Member, Central Branch Board of Managers, 1990-present; Member,
Development Committee, 1987-1994.
Since 1963, appraisals well
in excess of $500 million.
Special Purpose: 19
miles of coastline as if developed, over 500 power-generating windmills,
auto assembly plant, ice rink, biotech labs, and numerous damage,
contamination, defect, and casualty loss appraisals.
Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Sonoma, Santa
Clara, Sacramento, and San Joaquin Counties. Property tax appeals,
bankruptcy hearings, and professional negligence, eminent domain,
dissolution, contamination, and damage lawsuits.
or property rent, purchase option, partition, fire loss, and economic
In-depth reviews of hundreds of appraisals, for compliance with R41b/c,
litigation audit, insurance claims, etc.
Individually or in
association with other appraisers including: Cities of Albany, Berkeley,
Concord, Oakland, San Francisco, Corte Madera, Novato, and Foster City;
Port of Richmond; Bank of America, Wells Fargo Bank, Union Bank, Home
Savings, and World Savings; New United Motor Manufacturing Inc., Catellus,
Singer Company, SCM Corp., Chevron U.S.A. Inc., Santa Fe Railroad, Lee
Hotel Corp., Newhall Land and Farming Company, USAA Insurance, and Coopers
and Lybrand, CPAs; U.S. National Parks Service, U.S. Navy, U.S. Post
Office, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of Justice, FDIC, FSLIC,
and U.S. General Accounting Office; Bay Area Rapid Transit District;
Calif. Auditor General and Department of Transportation; The Regents of
The University of California, and numerous private clients.