Education and Certifications
Massachusetts State-Certified General Real Estate Appraiser #1990 Granted 1993
New Hampshire State-Certified General Real Estate Appraiser #NHCG-259 Granted 1992
Vermont State-Certified General Real Estate Appraiser #80-0000057 Granted 1991
REAL ESTATE & INSURANCE BROKER LICENSES
Massachusetts Real Estate Broker - License #10426 Granted 1960
New Hampshire Real Estate Broker - License #6880 Granted 1961
Vermont Real Estate Broker -License #81-0002703 Granted 1986
Massachusetts Insurance Broker - License #19435 Granted 1960
EDUCATION and PROFESSIONAL COURSES SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED
United States Army - 82nd Airborne Division – Fort Bragg, NC – 1951 - 1954
The Infantry School – Fort Benning, GA – Completed 1951
Real Estate Appraising I - Northeastern University - Completed 1961
Real Estate Valuation - Boston University - Completed 1965
New England Law Institute - Preparation and Trial of Land Damage Cases - 1970
Massachusetts Association of Realtors - Mortgage Equity Capitalization - 1971
Commercial-Investment Institute Real Estate Courses and Examinations
CI-101 Investment and Taxation - Boston, Massachusetts - Completed 1984
CI-102 Location and Market Analyses - Boston, Massachusetts - Completed 1985
Appraisal Institute Courses and Examinations Successfully Completed
Principles and Techniques of Residential Appraising - Boston, Mass. - 1967
Real Estate Appraising I - University of Connecticut - 1970
Narrative Report Writing Seminar - Boston, Massachusetts - 1970
RII Workshop and Examination - Boston University, Massachusetts - 1976
Real Estate Appraisal IA - Boston, Massachusetts - Challenge Exam - 1989
Professional Practice Seminar - Norwood, Massachusetts - 1989
Standards of Professional Practice Part “A” - Boston, Massachusetts - 1991
Standards of Professional Practice Part “B” - Norwood, Massachusetts - 1994
Designated "MRA" Member - Massachusetts Board of Real Estate Appraisers since 1966 WWW.MBREA.ORG
Designated “GAA” General Accredited Appraiser – Nat'l Association Of Realtors since 2001
Designated "RAA" Residential Accredited Appraiser - Nat'l Association Of Realtors since 2001
REALTOR MEMBER NATIONAL ASSOC. OF REALTORS
REALTOR MEMBER MASS. ASSOC. OF REALTORS
REALTOR MEMBER MASS. NORTHEAST ASSOC. OF REALTORS
QUALIFIED EXPERT WITNESS
Qualified and have testified as a Real Estate Expert in Massachusetts Superior and District Courts on numerous occasions.
PARTIAL LIST OF IMPORTANT APPRAISAL ASSIGNMENTS
Appraised, for the Greater Lowell Regional Vocational Technical School District, real estate which was to be taken by Eminent Domain, for the purpose of erecting a 21 million dollar vocational high school complex. The proposed site consisted of 55 acres of residential and commercially zoned land along with several single family dwellings and involved six (6) separate property owners in Tyngsboro and Lowell, Massachusetts.
Appraised the Marist Brothers’ Property located in Tyngsborough, Mass., known as St. Joseph’s Novitiate, for the purpose of acquisition by the Town of Tyngsborough for use as Town Offices. The real estate consisted of 200 acres, a four story brick dormitory style building, numerous supporting outbuildings along with a 300 year old historical mansion known as “The Tyng Mansion House”, which property is recorded in “The National Historical Register”.
Appraised, for the Town of Chelmsford, Mass., real estate known as “Proposed Crystal Lake Conservation Area”, which property was to be taken by eminent domain. The real estate encompassed 32.5 acres of land and included nine residential buildings, 67 unimproved sites, and involved 20 separate property owners.
Appraised, for the Directors of the Greater Lowell Family YMCA, real estate known as “THE KEITH ACADEMY”, property located in Lowell, MA, for the purpose of disposing of the real estate on the open market. The real estate consisted of a 3 ½ story rough hewn granite structure of Romanesque Revival architecture flanked by cubical brick Italianite wings. The building was originally constructed in the year 1856 as the Lowell Jail, and then sold in 1926 to the Catholic Church to be used for a Boy’s Preparatory School which use continued through the year 1970 as “Keith Academy High School”.
Appraised a 9 hole golf course and recreational grounds, for the purpose of settlement of an estate. The property consisted of 100 acres along with several residences and other supporting buildings.
Appraised the Commodore Ballroom Property in Lowell, Massachusetts, for the purpose of settling an estate and disposing the property on the “Open Market”.
Appraised “The Mill” located in N. Chelmsford, Mass., for foreclosure proceedings. The property consisted of a 100,000 square foot renovated mill buildings situated on eight acres. Originally constructed in the late 1800’s for wool scouring and combing works, the buildings had been renovated into first class retail and office use, along with an attached , operational top rated new restaurant.
Appraised, for the Town of Dracut, Mass., real estate located along Phineas Street, affected by the proposed widening and rebuilding of Bridge No. D-11-05. The project called for thirty-one (31) real estate takings, forty-one (41) temporary real estate easements, and nine (9) drainage easements.
Appraised, for the Town of Dracut, property known as “The Lachut Farm”, which was to be acquired by the Town for the purpose of a public recreation center. The site had previously been engineered and approved for a 20 lot housing development. The $680,000. purchase was accomplished with 2/3rds funding granted by Massachusetts Executive Office of Environmental Affairs, Division of Conservation Services.
Appraised, for the Town of Billerica Sewer Department, real estate located along the path of the proposed sewer project, in connection with Project #5 at Nuttings Lake, and Project #14 in North Billerica. The projects involved real estate takings and easements on over 100 separate properties.
Appraised real estate for the Town of Tyngsboro Sewer Commission in conjunction with the implementation of the Town’s Sewer Program, for the purpose of acquiring fee takings and easements through privately owned real estate located along the path of the proposed sewer line ending at and connecting to Dracut system.
Appraised, for the Massachusetts Department of Public Works, real estate that was to be taken by eminent domain, for extension of Route #213 in Lowell, Massachusetts.
Awarded REALTOR EMERITUS by NAR & MAR for 40 yrs of service - 2007
Director REALTORS Commercial Alliance of Massachusetts thru 12/31/2015
CHARTER MEMBER REALTORS Commercial Alliance of Massachusetts since 2009
President of the Massachusetts Board of Real Estate Appraisers for two consecutive terms, 1971 and 1972.
Trustee of the Massachusetts Board of Real Estate Appraisers, 1969 - 1972
Member of the Executive Committee of the Massachusetts Association of Realtors, 1971 - 1972
State Chairman Programs and Conferences Committee of the Massachusetts Association of Realtors - 1972.
State Committee Member, Multiple Listing Service, Massachusetts Association of Realtors, 1969
State Committee Member, Education Committee, Massachusetts Association/Realtors, 1970.
State Committee Member, Legislation and Licensing Committee, MAREB, 1969.
REALTOR OF THE YEAR - Greater Lowell Board of Realtors - 1971.
President of the Greater Lowell Board of Realtors - 1965.
Vice President of the Greater Lowell Board of Realtors - 1964.
Secretary of the Greater Lowell Board of Realtors - 1963.
Director of the Greater Lowell Board of Realtors 1966 - 1972.
Chairman, Multiple Listing Committee of the Greater Lowell Board of Realtors - 1969.
Chairman, Lecturer, Education and Indoctrination Committee, Greater Lowell Board/Realtors, 1969 - 1971.
Chairman, Appraisers Committee, Greater Lowell Board of Realtors, 1973.
Chairman, Ethics and arbitration Committee, Greater Lowell Board of Realtors, 1967.
Chairman, Legislation and License Law Committee, Greater Lowell Board of Realtors, 1969.
Qualified real estate fee appraiser for the Federal Housing Administration since 1965.
Appointed Board Member - Bishop Guertin High School, Nashua, NH - 1995 - 2001.
Chairman of the Tyngsborough, MA Advisory Committee - 1968 - 1969.