RAE M. GORDON
CALIFORNIA CERTIFIED GENERAL APPRAISER NO. AG020735
Graduate of the University of California at Berkeley, B.S. in Business, Real Estate emphasis.
Accredited Senior Appraiser Real Property, American Society of Appraisers.
Principal, Rae Gordon & Associates
2003-Present: Self-employed in commercial and special use property appraisal
Uses of appraisals include loans for purchases and refinances; SBA loans; estate planning, estate taxes, IRS reporting, utilities, conservation and preservation easements, property litigation, asset disposition, eminent domain proceedings, and rent renegotiations.
Special issues applicable to current appraisal assignments include property easements and encumbrances; deed restrictions; trust provisions and management agreements; fractional ownership interests; property zoning and general plan restrictions; leases, including ground leases; highest and best use; rent control and below market rent issues.
Property types: commercial; industrial; multi-family residential; land/acreage/ranches; various special use properties including sports resort/fitness facilities, marinas, hospitality/lodging, theaters, assisted living/skilled nursing facilities, medical offices, veterinary hospitals, bowling alleys, gas stations, vineyards, etc.
Recent Areas of Focus: Commercial and special use property types in Marin County; lodging properties including B&Bs, full and limited service hotels and resorts in the greater San Francisco Bay region and Northern California.
2003-2011: – Subcontractor for AGI Valuations and Dean Strupp & Associates
1999-2003: – Senior Analyst, AGI Valuations, Mill Valley, CA
Appraisal and consulting in various types of commercial, residential, industrial and special purpose properties in the greater San Francisco Bay Area. Some property types include retail, industrial, commercial, offices, shopping centers, residential, apartments and land. Assignments include market valuations for lending purposes; asset disposition; fractional interest valuations; highest and best use studies; condemnation and market feasibility. Client types include lenders, attorneys, estates, private property owners. Region: greater San Francisco bay area, Northern and Central California.
1992-1999: – Associate Appraiser, Hamilton-Ricci & Associates, San Francisco, CA
Appraisal of various types of commercial and industrial properties for purchase, refinance, construction, and SBA loans. Major clients were Wells Fargo Bank and Bank of America. Researcher for principal appraiser for real property litigation assignments. Region: San Francisco and greater San Francisco Bay area.