Qualifications

Richard S. Childers

Education:

B.B.A. (Business), University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia.
M.B.A. (Real Estate), Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia.

I have received credit for all of the major courses of the Appraisal Institute. I have also taken other courses related to real estate appraising, real estate law and mortgage lending. These courses were offered by Graduate and Undergraduate Departments of Real Estate at Georgia State University, the University of Georgia and the Savings and Loan Institute.

Experience:

I have been engaged exclusively as an apprai­ser/consultant in the real estate field since 1971. I am a former Associate with the southeastern division of Landauer Associates and a former Staff Appraiser with Georgia Federal Bank. I started my own firm in January of 1977. Our company has performed appraisal, appraisal review and consulting assignments for insurance companies, banks, government agencies, attorneys, corporations and individuals in the Metropolitan Atlanta area and throughout the Southeast. We have appraised industrial, commercial, residential and special purpose properties. Specific assignments include, but are not limited to, multi-tenant and single tenant warehouse, distribution and manufacturing facilities, office buildings, shopping centers, subdivisions, planned unit developments, apartments, condominiums, motels and all types of vacant acreage.

I have been active in the Atlanta Area Chapter of the Appraisal Institute since receiving the MAI designation in 1976, and served as Chapter President in 1989. I served as the Chapter Delegate to the Georgia Appraisers Coalition between 1990 and 1995 and Chairman for the Georgia Government Relations Subcommittee for two years. I completed a three-year term as a Director for the National Board of Directors of the Appraisal Institute in December 1997 and served on the National Nominating Committee during 2000.

Professional Affiliations:

Practicing Designated Member, Appraisal Institute, (MAI)
Certified General Real Property Appraiser, State of Georgia C000436

David W. Childers

Education:

B.I.E. (Industrial Engineering), Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia.
M.S.E.M. (Engineering Management), University of Alaska, Anchorage, Alaska.

Credit for all courses required for designated membership in the Appraisal Institute and elective courses in Industrial, Litigation and Business Valuation. Licensed real estate agent in the State of Georgia. Approved faculty member, Appraisal Institute; national instructor since 1986. Courses taught include Real Estate Appraisal Principles, Basic Valuation Procedures, and Capitalization Theory and Techniques Part A. Chairman, Admissions Committee, Georgia Chapter 21 American Institute of Real Estate Appraisers, 1988 and 1989. Member, National Curriculum Committee, Course Development Subcommittee, American Institute of Real Estate Appraisers 1989 and 1990 and General Appraisal Board Curriculum Division of the Appraisal Institute 1994 and 1995. 1998 Chapter President, Atlanta Area Chapter of the Appraisal Institute. National Director for the Appraisal Institute 2001 through 2003. Presented with the 2003 Legion of Leaders award by the Atlanta Area Chapter of the Appraisal Institute. Presented “Selecting an Appraiser” continuing education session for the Eminent Domain Section of the State Bar of Georgia, February 2009.

Experience:

Engaged exclusively as an appraiser/consultant in the real estate field since 1978. I have prepared appraisal, consulting, feasibility and market study assignments for banks, government agencies, attorneys, corporations and individuals in the metropolitan Atlanta area and the southeastern United States. Assignments include a broad variety of properties including land of all types, residences, office buildings, public buildings such as courthouses and convention centers, shopping centers, subdivisions, motels, service stations, industrial facilities and apartments. Special purpose properties appraised include laboratories, sanitary landfills, cemeteries, experimental cropland, prisons and sewage treatment facilities. Extensive experience in valuation for litigation purposes and served as expert witness on real estate valuation matters in the Superior Courts of Fulton, Fayette, Troup, Hall, Taylor, Henry, Carroll, Cobb, Newton and Douglas Counties of Georgia and in Federal Courts.

Professional Affiliations:

Practicing Designated Member, Appraisal Institute, (MAI)
Certified General Real Property Appraiser, State of Georgia, No. 001481

John P. Murray

Education:

B.B.A., (Real Estate) University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia.

Completed Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice and Applications, Advanced Income Capitalization, Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use, Advanced Sales Comparison and Cost Approach, Report Writing and Valuation Analysis, and Advanced Applications courses offered by the Atlanta Chapter of the Appraisal Institute.

Completed continuing education offerings: Appraising and Analyzing Office Buildings for Mortgage Underwriting, The Nuts and Bolts of Green Buildings for Appraisers, Business Practice and Ethics, National Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice Update, Condemnation Appraising: Principles and Applications, Construction Details and Trends, Regression Analysis, Comparative Analysis

Experience:

Assisting in the preparation of appraisal reports for government agencies, attorneys, corporations and individuals in the Metropolitan Atlanta area. Assignments include industrial, commercial and residential properties including land, office buildings, federal courthouses, post offices, shopping centers, and industrial facilities. Experienced as an associate real estate appraiser with Childers Associates in Atlanta, Georgia since May 2002

Professional Affiliations:

Active in the Atlanta Area Chapter of the Appraisal Institute since fall 2002
2007 Southeast Regional Representative of the Appraisal Institute
2008 Southeast Regional Representative of the Appraisal Institute
2011 Alternate Southeast Regional Representative of the Appraisal Institute

Practicing Designated Member, Appraisal Institute, (MAI)
Certified General Real Property Appraiser, State of Georgia, Number 261994

Charles E. “Chuck” Hill

Education:

B. A., (Journalism) University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia.

Completed and received credit for the following courses offered by the Atlanta Chapter of the Appraisal Institute:

  • Basic Income Capitalization (39 hours)
  • National USPAP (15 hours)
  • General Applications (40 hours)
  • General Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use (30 hours)
  • Apartment Appraisal (15 hours)
  • Advanced Income Capitalization (40 hours)

Completed and received credit for the following courses offered at Barney Fletcher Enterprises:

  • Appraisal Methods (30 hours)
  • Appraisal Law and Theory (30 hours)
  • Fannie Mae Guidelines (15 hours)
  • Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice and Applications (15 hours)

Experience:

Assisting in the preparation of appraisal reports for banks, federal and state government agencies, attorneys, corporations and individuals in the metropolitan Atlanta area and throughout the State of Georgia. Assignments include research of industrial, commercial and residential properties including office buildings, fast food restaurants, industrial facilities, shopping centers, single-tenant warehouses and all types of vacant acreage. Engaged as an associate real estate appraiser with Childers Associates in Atlanta, Georgia since October 2003.

Professional Affiliations:

Active in the Atlanta Area Chapter of the Appraisal Institute since November 2003.
Candidate for Designation, Appraisal Institute
Certified General Real Property Appraiser, State of Georgia, Number 264113

Chad A. Lieske

Education:

B.S., Communication Arts, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Georgia.

Completed Basic Appraisal Principles, Basic Appraisal Procedures, National Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice, and Residential Report Writing and Case Studies courses sponsored by the Atlanta Chapter of the Appraisal Institute.

Experience:

Assisting in the preparation of appraisal reports for government agencies, attorneys, corporations and individuals in the metropolitan Atlanta area. Assignments include commercial and residential properties including office buildings, a variety of public buildings, shopping centers, service stations, and several types of vacant acreage. Engaged as an associate real estate appraiser with Childers Associates in Atlanta, Georgia since February 2007.

Professional Affiliations:

Practicing Affiliate, Appraisal Institute
State Registered Real Property Appraiser, State of Georgia, Number 318433

Garrett P. Reed

Education:

B.A., Geological Sciences, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina.
Minor, Modern Languages (Spanish)

Completed and received credit for the following courses offered by the Appraisal Institute:

  • Real Estate Finance, Statistics and Valuation Modeling
  • Residential Report Writing and Case Studies
  • National Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice
  • Basic Appraisal Procedures
  • Basic Appraisal Principles

Experience:

Background in light commercial and residential construction and development. Appraisal assignments involve assisting in the preparation of appraisal reports for government agencies, attorneys, corporations and individuals in the metropolitan Atlanta area. Assignments include commercial, industrial and residential properties including office buildings, school facilities, multifamily developments, service stations, restaurants, billboards and several types of vacant acreage. Engaged as an associate real estate appraiser with Childers Associates in Atlanta, Georgia since September 2012.

Professional Affiliations:

Practicing Affiliate, Appraisal Institute
State Registered Real Property Appraiser, State of Georgia, Number 355800