Qualifications

Paul Conahan, MBA, RS

 

President and Principal, Michigan Reserve Associates LLC, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 2005-Present

Principal, Commercial and Residential Real Estate Appraiser, Davis M. Somers Commercial Appraisal Company, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 2018-Present

Vice President and Principal, Commercial and Residential Real Estate Appraiser, Davis M. Somers Company, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1991-2018

 

Additional Experience

 

Qualified as Expert Witness, Washtenaw County Circuit Court

Michigan Department of Transportation Approved Level II Appraiser

Approved Fee Appraiser for the United States Veterans Administration

 

Education and Designations

 

Bachelor of Arts (BA), Biopsychology, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York, Graduated in 1991

 

Master of Business Administration (MBA) With an Emphasis in Real Estate and Finance, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, Graduated in 1999

 

Reserve Specialist (RS), Community Associations Institute, Alexandria, Virginia, Awarded in 2010

 

Appraisal Education (Most Recent Shown First)

Residential Property Inspection for Appraisers, McKissock, January 2021

Residential Construction and the Appraiser, McKissock, January 2021

2020-2021 7-Hour National USPAP Update Course, McKissock, February 2020

Michigan Law, McKissock, February 2020

Essential Elements of Disclosures and Disclaimers, February 2020

Residential Construction for Appraisers; McKissock, February 2019

Essential Elements of Disclosures and Disclaimers, McKissock, 2019

Understanding Residential Construction, McKissock, February 2018 
2018-2019 7-Hour National USPAP Update Course, McKissock, February 2018 
Michigan Law, McKissock, February 2018

Green Building Construction, McKissock, January 2017

Essential Elements of Disclosures and Disclaimers, McKissock, January 2017

2016-17 7-Hour National USPAP Update Course, McKissock, February 2016

Contemporary Michigan Property Tax Issues, Appraisal Institute, February 2016

Fundamental Concepts of Analysis, McKissock, January 2015

Appraising Fast Food Properties, McKissock, January 2015

Environmental Issues for Appraisers, McKissock, February 2014

Fundamentals of Separating Real Property, Personal Property, and Intangible Business Assets (Course 833), Appraisal Institute, Instructor James Vernor, Ph.D., MAI, April 2012

Essential Elements of Disclosures and Disclaimers, McKissock, December 2011

Appraising Convenience Stores, Appraisal Institute, January 2011

GIS, The Executive Overview, Appraisal Institute, January 2011

Commercial/Residential Construction Inspection, Appraisal Institute, April 2009

Appraising from Blueprints and Specifications, Appraisal Institute, April 2009

Valuation of Detrimental Conditions, Appraisal Institute, Novi, December 2007

What Clients Would Like Their Appraisers to Know, Southfield, December 2006

Effective Appraisal Writing, Appraisal Institute, Ypsilanti, Michigan, October 2006

Appraising Local Retail Properties, Appraisal Institute, Southfield, Michigan, June 2004

Appraising the Tough Ones, Appraisal Institute, Ypsilanti, Michigan, December 2003

Highest & Best Use and Market Analysis (Course 520), Appraisal Institute, Troy, Michigan, April/May 2001

 

Licenses

 

Certified General Real Estate Appraiser Number 1201002454, State of Michigan, Obtained in 1993

 

Active Real Estate Associate Broker License Number 6502139365, State of Michigan, Obtained in 2002 (Michigan Real Estate Salesperson License obtained in 1992)

 

Inactive Real Estate Sales License Number RS-36782, State of Hawaii, Obtained in 1985

 

Associations

 

Member, Community Associations Institute, Since 2005

Member, United Condominium Owners of Michigan, Since 2005

 

Regulatory Notes

 

In Michigan, appraisers are required to be licensed/certified and are regulated by the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Growth, Licensing Division, P.O. Box 30018, Lansing, Michigan 48909.

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