David began his career in real estate in 1978 in sales working for his father at Wellington Realtors.
David has been a licensed California Real Estate Broker since 1979. David has served on the Board of Directors for the Santa Cruz Association of Realtors in 1985. David holds the RAA (Residential Accredited Appraiser) and GAA designation (General Accredited Appraiser) in the National Association of Realtors Appraisal Section. He is a founding member of the NAR Appraisal Section. He also holds the PMM designation (Property Management Master) in the California Association of Realtors.
David also has been a real estate appraiser since 1989. David was selected California Appraiser of the Year for NAIFA in 2002. David served as President, Vice President or Education Coordinator for the Central California Chapter of between NAIFA between 1993 and 2014. David also holds the ASA designation in the American Society of Appraisers and the MRICS designation in the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
David graduated from Santa Clara University in 1977 with an undergraduate degree in Finance. He received an award for maintaining a 3.00 GPA while playing intercollegiate sports (football). He graduated from Golden Gate University in 1981 with an MBA in Real Estate with a cumulative GPA of 3.30.
David has a broad background in Real Estate Appraisal, Real Estate Sales and Property Management. His experience includes appraising single-family residences, manufactured homes, lots, acreage, condominiums, industrial and commercial property. Other appraisal experience includes review, relocation and bank real estate owned (foreclosures) assignments. He is also FHA approved. He has completed or supervised the completion of more than 7500 appraisal reports since 1989.
Specialty experience includes the appraisal of mobile home parks and recreational vehicle parks. He has been selected as “Chief Appraiser” for numerous mobile home park closure assignments and appraisal assignments related to the conversion of mobile home parks to resident ownership. He has successfully completed in excess of 20 RCS (Rent Comparability Studies) throughout Northern California. Other appraisal experience includes casualty loss, litigation support, estate, gift, and partnership dissolution. He have also testified at rent control hearings and prepared Space Rent Studies for mobile home parks.
His appraisal work has been accepted in Santa Cruz, Santa Clara and Monterey County Superior Court. He has completed numerous Partial Interest Valuations, he has written well documented appraisal reports for casualty loss, litigation support, estate, gift and partnership dissolution. He has completed retrospective valuations dating back to the 1960's for both estate and litigation related purposes. He has consistently completed appraisals for assessment appeals successfully, some of them with very substantial benefit to the property owner.
He has completed narrative appraisal reports in Alameda, Contra Costa, Lake, Monterey, Mendocino, Napa, San Benito, San Bernardino, San Francisco, San Joaquin, San Mateo, Santa Barbara, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, and Sonoma Counties. He has also handled real estate sales transactions in Santa Cruz, Monterey, Santa Clara, and San Benito Counties.
MBA, IFAS, IFA, ASA, MRICS, GAA, RAA, PMM
CalBRE Real Estate Broker #00658104
Certified General Appraiser #AG001943
Email: [email protected]