Virginia Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser
10214 Warwick Boulevard
Newport News, VA
Phone (757) 599-4252 Fax (800) 509-6410



I have appraised real estate for various organizations, including HUD, VA, mortgage companies, banks, and individuals since 1972. I have been qualified as an expert witness in Federal Bankruptcy Court and the Cities of Newport News and Hampton and the surrounding communities. I have been a review appraiser for HUD and various lenders. I have appraised and reviewed condominiums, townhouses, duplexes, single-family residences, and vacant land. I am currently appraising and reviewing residential properties full time for various organizations including VA and FHA and numerous lending institutions.


Two years business administration at Thomas Nelson Community College, Hampton, VA.

Graduate of the Realtors Institute, University of Virginia School of General Studies, Charlottesville, VA.

Certified Residential Specialist by the Realtors National Marketing Institute (Charter Member).

VA State Certified Residential Appraiser.

Standards of Professional Practice Part A, B & C, Appraisal Institute, 1988,1993,1997,2002

USPAP, Appraisal Institute, 2005,2007,2009,2012

Scope of Work, Appraisal Institute, 2007

Appraising from Blueprints and Specifications, Appraisal Institute, 2005

Business Practices and Ethics, Appraisal Institute, 2005,2010,2012

Professional’s Guide to the URAR, Appraisal Institute, 2005

Real Estate Finance, Value and Investment Performance, Appraisal Institute, 2004

VDOT Appraisal Practices, Appraisal Institute, 2002

Mold Assessment and Remediation, Appraisal Institute, 2003

Residential Valuation, Appraisal Institute, 1988

Real Estate Appraisal Principles, Appraisal Institute, 1989

Small Residential Income Property, Appraisal Institute, 1989

Real Estate Appraisal Law, Appraisal Institute, 1992,1994,1996,2002

Air Installation Compatible Use Zones, Appraisal Institute, 1999

Residential Marshall & Swift Valuation, VAAO, 1998

Fair Housing, Real Estate, Appraisal Institute, 1997

Highest and Best Use Analysis, Appraisal Institute, 1996

Understanding Limited Appraisals and Reporting Options, Appraisal Institute, 1994

Experience Reviewers Training, Appraisal Institute, 1994

Americans with Disabilities Act, Appraisal Institute, 1994

Appraisal Reporting of Complex Residential Properties, Appraisal Institute, 1993

The Appraiser as an Expert Witness, Appraisal Institute, 2003

Condemnation Valuation, Appraisal Institute, 2002

Home Inspections, Appraisal Institute, 2002

Economic Development on the Peninsula, Appraisal Institute, 2002

Single Family FNMA/FHLMC Workshop Covering the URAR, Appraisal Institute, 1986

Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac UAD Dataset Review, 2011

Introduction to Green Buildings, 2013

Quality Assurance in Residential Appraising, 2012

Numerous seminars and lectures concerning residential appraising

Annual recertification Training, Veterans Administration and US Dept. of HUD


1977 to present-

Owner of and full time real estate appraiser with Mitchell & Associates, Realtors in Newport News, VA. My activity involves all types of residential appraisal and review work. I am currently on the VA and FHA appraisal panels.

1975 to 1977-

Sales Manager for Goodman-Segar-Hogan Residential Sales Corporation. Duties included managing a large residential sales office, selling and appraising residential real estate.

1970 to 1975

Sales associate and associate Real Estate Broker with Blackman Realty Company. Duties included listing, selling, and appraising residential real estate.


Senior Residential Appraiser and member of the Appraisal Institute, Member of the Newport News-Hampton Board of Realtors, Member of the Real Estate Information Network, VA Association of Realtors, National Association of Realtors and Realtors National Marketing Institute. I served on the regional Ethics and Counseling Panel, the Candidate Guidance Committee and Experience Review Committee of the Appraisal Institute and have graded Demonstration Reports for the Appraisal Institute. Designations include: SRA-Senior Residential Appraiser, the Appraisal Institute; CRS-Certified Residential Specialist, Realtors National Marketing Institute; GRI-Graduate of the Realtors Institute and VA Certified residential real estate appraiser.


City of Newport News Planning and Development Department, Wachovia Bank and Mortgage Companies, Greenlink, Norwest Mortgage Company, Suntrust, Nationsbanc Mortgage Company, Liberty American Mortgage, Moneylink, Beachfed Mortgage, Countrywide Funding, Old Point Bank, First Federal Savings Bank, Citfed Mortgage Company, Harbor Bank, PHHomequity, Coldwell Banker, Cendant Mobility, Lenders Financial Services, Integrated Real Estate Processing, Cartus, Home Loan, Lending Tree, Relocation America, Veterans Administration (VA), US Dept. of HUD (FHA) and numerous others.


Past President of the Peninsula Rotary Club, Past Vice-President of the Peninsula Fine Arts Center and past Board Member of the Tidewater United Services Organization.


Available upon request.


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