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Appraised a large maintenance facility and commercial passenger terminal at a major airport

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SUMMARY OF PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND BACKGROUND
STEPHEN T. CROSSON, MAI, SRA, FRICS

FORMAL EDUCATION

University of North Texas, Denton, Texas; BBA
Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas; Graduate Studies (Real Estate)

REAL ESTATE APPRAISAL EDUCATION

Appraisal Institute: Courses 1-A, 1-B, II, VII, Comprehensive Exam, Standards of Professional Practice, Business Practices and Ethics, numerous seminars. Society of Real Estate Appraisers; Courses 101 and 201. Various undergraduate and graduate courses in Real Estate. Numerous seminars sponsored by other real estate organizations.

APPRAISAL EXPERIENCE

1977 to Present

CROSSON DANNIS, INC.; Chairman & CEO
Dallas, Texas
Crosson Dannis, Inc. is a full service real estate appraisal and consulting firm operating throughout the United States.

1970 to 1977

OAK CLIFF SAVINGS and FIRST TEXAS FINANCIAL CORPORATION
Dallas, Texas
Duties: Initially employed as Staff Appraiser, subsequently promoted to Chief Appraiser. Promoted in 1973 to Regional Supervisor (Appraisal Division) of First Texas. Promoted to Manager-Appraisal Administration. Promoted to Vice President, Appraisal Administration.

SPECIALIZED EXPERTISE

Valuation issues re: ad valorem taxation; complex properties; valuation theory, methodology; student housing; aviation-related properties; dispute resolution/litigation support

MEMBERSHIPS/ DESIGNATIONS

  • The Real Estate Council
  • MAI and SRA - Appraisal Institute
  • Certified General Real Estate Appraiser (Texas, Arizona, Colorado, California and New York)
  • Fellow - Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

BOARD SERVICE

  • Editorial Board of The Appraisal Journal (2001-2004); Vice-Chair (2004); Chair and Editor-In-Chief (2005 - Present)
  • Member – Publications Review Committee – Appraisal Institute (2008 - Present)
  • Member – Academic and Professional Board of The Valuation Journal of the National Association of Romanian Valuers
  • Chairman - Appraisal Review Board of Dallas County (1983 - 1987)
  • Board Member - The Real Estate Council (various terms)
  • Board Member - The Real Estate Council Foundation (late 1990's)
  • Board Member - University of North Texas College of Business Advisory Board (2000 - 2002)
  • Independent Director - Lehndorff USA (Pursuant to Merger with Canadian Firm) 1997 - 1998
  • Subject Matter Expert - Appraisal Practices Board of Appraisal Foundation (2011)

PUBLICATIONS, SPEECHES, LECTURES

  • The Appraisal Journal
  • Real Estate Review
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Multifamily Executive
  • Institutional Real Estate Letter
  • Urban Land Institute
  • Real Estate Development (ULI text) - Contributor
  • Globe Street (globest.com)
  • Texas Association of Property Tax Professionals
  • Income Property Digest (Editor)
  • Garner’s Modern American Usage 3rd Edition – Panel of Critical Readers
  • Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (article contributor)

RECOGNITIONS

  • American Institute of Real Estate Appraisers (Letter of Merit)
  • Who's Who in the South & Southwest (1980 - 81)
  • Who's Who in Finance & Industry (1981 - 82)
  • Appraisal Institute (Certificate of Recognition)

Significant Assignments

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