Certified General Real Property Appraiser, Real Estate Broker
Bachelor of Science – Biology – Chadron State College, 1971
Graduate Business Courses – University of Nebraska – Kearney
REAL ESTATE APPRAISAL EDUCATION
American Society of Farm Managers & Rural Appraisers: Introduction to Farm Appraisal (A-10), ASFMRA Code of Ethics (A-12), Appraisal Report Writing (AL-215), Principles of Rural Appraisal (A-20), Eminent Domain (A-25), Highest and Best Use (A-29), Advanced Rural Appraisal (A-30), Advanced Appraisal Review (A-35), Principles of farm Management (M-10), Economics of Farm Management (M-20), Land Ownership, Business Organization and Taxation (M-26), Advanced Farm Management (M-30) and Farm Plan Development (M-35), Uniform Agricultural Appraisal report, Valuation of Cattle Feed yards, Cost Estimating, Appraising Agricultural Land in transition, Introduction to GIS, Ranch Appraisal, Uniform Standards for Federal Land Acquisitions, Appraising Natural Resources.
University of Colorado Boulder: Small Residential Income Properties, Certified Residential, Appraisal Principles and Advanced Applications, Income Capitalization.
Additional Appraisal Education: Real Estate Appraisal, USPAP (2012-2013), Residential Appraisal, Sales Comparison Approach, The Cost Approach, FHA Homebuyer Protection Plan and Appraisal, Fundamentals of Relocation Appraisal, Rural Appraisal (Market Approach), Rural Appraisal (Income Approach), Rural Appraisal (Cost Approach), Approaches to Value and Mock Hearing, How to Prepare a Limited Summary Report.
Real Estate Education: Real Estate Principles and Practices, Real Estate Finance, Real Estate Investments, Farm and Ranch Brokerage, Sales and Brokerage.
2006 – Present: McCormick Appraisal – Fee appraisal of agriculture, residential and commercial real estate
2002 – 2006: Agri Affiliates, Inc. – Fee appraisal of agriculture, residential and commercial real estate
1998 – 2002: Jim Bain Appraisal Associates – Fee appraisal of agriculture, residential and commercial real estate.
1973 – Present: Owner and operator of a grain and livestock farm near Paxton, Nebraska
1968 – 2002: U.S. Army, ARNG/USAR – Colonel (Ret ) – Commanded Infantry and Field Artillery battalions
Nebraska Certified General Real Property Appraiser Real Estate Brokers License – Nebraska
Associate Member – Nebraska Chapter of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers.