701 N. Green Valley Pkwy., Ste 200, Henderson, NV 89074


Bachelor of Science - Economics / Statistics
Northern Michigan University, 1976

Bachelor of Science - Computer Systems
Northern Michigan University, 2001

Master of Arts - Administrative Service
Northern Michigan University, 1992, with research work in valuation


2005 to 2012 Horizon Village Realty / Horizon Village Appraisal 
Appraisal of commercial and residential real estate in Clark County and Nye County, Nevada. Also Broker of Horizon Realty Services, Inc. with experience in commercial sales.  Completed assignment for the FDIC, Clark County, City of Las Vegas, City of Henderson and corporate clients.  Commercial broker and Realtor doing business in Clark County, Nevada.  Work includes; consulting, rent comparability studies, marketability studies, feasibility studies, investment studies on a wide range of property types for government, private and corporate clients.
1997 to 2003 President, Certified Appraisal Associates
Appraisal of commercial real estate in Clark County and Nye County, Nevada. Also Broker of On-Line Realty with experience in commercial sales.
1997 to 2002 Asst. Condemnation Coordinator / Staff Specialist - Legal, Nevada Department of Transportation
Liaison to the Nevada Attorney General's Office, experience in appraisal review, consulting and expert witness preparation.  Reviewed condemnation reports, analyzed settlement offers and attended trials and depositions.  Gained additional experience related to Billboard and ROW appraisals.
1993 to 1997 President, G. Rigdon Appraisal Service
Appraisal of commercial properties in Michigan and Wisconsin. Considerable experience completing condemnation appraisals for Wisconsin Electric Power Company (WEPCO). Provided expert witness testimony at trials and gained related litigation (expert witness)  experience.
1987 to 1993 Broker / Co-Owner, ERA Racine's Realty / R & R Realty
Commercial real estate brokerage firm owner / manager, experience marketing / selling motels, retail, industrial and mining properties.  Also appraised multi-family residential, commercial, hotel, land and industrial properties.  Contract appraisal work for hundreds of single-family homes when K.I. Sawyer AFB closed.
1980 to 1987 Economist III / Land Economist, Arizona State Land Department
Commercial Development Division, completed feasibility studies, economic forecasts and sales vs. lease analyses. Budget and financial modeling on micro and mini-computers.
1977 to 1980 Broker / Appraiser, Estate Agents Real Estate
Land development, brokerage, appraisal of single-family residential real estate.
1971 to 1976 Telecom Systems Control Analyst, Sgt. (E-4) United States Air Force (USAF) Active Duty - RAF Croughton, England  -  Honorable Discharge and Good Conduct Medal.  Vietnam-era Veteran.




 Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS)
 Specialty: Commercial Real Estate / Valuation
The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. MRICS Member Since 2009
 Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA)
 Specialty: Real Estate - Urban
The American Society of Appraisers. ASA Member Since 1993
 President, Las Vegas Chapter #23 2000 to 2006, 2009 to 2010
 Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors (GLVAR) 2005 to 2012
 Nevada Association of Realtors (NAR) 2005 to 2012



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 State of Nevada  /  Certified General Appraiser License # A.0002773-CG  (Active)
 State of Nevada  /  Real Estate Broker License # B.0042050-INDV  (Active)
 State of Michigan  /  Certified General Appraiser License # 1201000191  (Inactive)
 State of Wisconsin  /  Certified General Appraiser License # GC-00345  (Inactive)
 State of Colorado  /  Certified General Appraiser License # CG-000040006049  (Inactive)
 State of Arizona  /  Certified General Appraiser License # 31780 (Inactive)
 State of Utah  /  Temp. Certified General Appraiser Temporary License (Inactive)

 Current Licenses and Certificates are on display here



Numerous courses have been taken over 30+ years.


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