OUR TEAM

Bliss Associates

Meet Our Team…

Management

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Vice President

Direct Ph.: 816-303-2224 | Email: rmarx@blissappraisal.com


Certifications

  • Appraisal Institute’s Litigation Professional Development Program
  • Member Appraisal Institute (MAI), No. M-9207
  • Senior Residential Appraiser (SRA)
  • Institute of Residential Marketing
  • Colorado State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser No. CG100048101
  • Kansas State Certified General Real Property Appraiser No. G-383
  • Kansas Licensed Real Estate Broker No. BR00052260
  • Missouri State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser No. RA001238
  • Missouri Licensed Real Estate Broker-Salesperson (inactive) 1999023167

For current certifications click on description: CO-Certification, KS-Certification, MO-Certification

Experience

  • 40 years full-time real estate appraising with Bliss involving all types of properties
  • Expert Valuation Witness

District Courts in Kansas Counties: Geary, Johnson, Leavenworth, Riley, Sedgwick, Shawnee, and Wyandotte

Circuit Courts in Missouri Counties:  Cass, Clay, Jackson and Platte

Federal Bankruptcy Courts:  Western Missouri and Kansas

Various local planning and zoning hearings

Recent teaching and related experience

March 2013, Co-presenter, CLE Seminar, National Business Institute, Eminent Domain from Start to Finish

October 2009, Speaker, KC Regional Chapter of the International Association of Assessing Officers, Valuation and Appraisal in a Dysfunctional Market

October 2009, Co-presenter, CLE Seminar, KC Metropolitan Bar Association, Handling Distressed Commercial Properties in 2009

2000, Approved instructor for appraiser continuing education in Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Missouri, Pennsylvania and Virginia

2000, co-author: manuscript Police Power Regulation of Highway Access and Traffic Flow in the State of Kansas

Associations

  • Member: Appraisal Institute Review Panel
  • Member: Kansas City Regional Association of Realtorsâ
  • Member: Missouri Association of Realtors
  • Member: National Association of Home Builders
  • Member: Young Advisory Council of the Appraisal Institute
  • Past President: KC Data Service, Inc. (1991)

Formal Education

  • BA Chemistry, University of Kansas, 1973

Recent/Advanced Course Work

  • 2012, Handling Eminent Domain Cases in Missouri and Kansas (CLE Seminar)
  • 2012, Wind Energy Transaction (CLE Seminar)
  • 2011, Condemnation Appraising: Principles and Application
  • 2010, The Appraiser as an Expert Witness: Preparation & Testimony
  • 2010, Hotel Appraisal
  • 2010, Litigation Appraising: Specialized Topics and Applications
  • 2008, Appraisal Review – General
  • 2007, Finance, Statistics & Valuation Modeling
  • 2006, New Markets Tax Credit Conference
  • 2003, Separating Real and Personal Property from Intangible Business Assets
  • 2000-2001, Regression Analysis and Special Topics in Statistics – SAS (UMKC\Courses 590\6 credit hours)
  • 2000, Regression Analysis (UMKC\ Course 590\3 credit hours)
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Vice President

Direct Ph: 816-303-2226 | Email: kmeyers@blissappraisal.com


Designations/Certifications

  • MAI Member – Appraisal Institute No. 11277
  • SRA Member – Appraisal Institute
  • Missouri State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser No. RA 001239
  • Kansas State Certified General Real Property Appraiser No. G-382
  • Completed Appraisal Institute’s Litigation Professional Development Program

For current certifications click on description: KS-Certification, MO-Certification

Experience

  • 42 years active experience in the real estate industry
  • 39 years full-time real estate appraisal experience involving all types of property
  • Expert Valuation Witness in several jurisdictions including:

Federal Tax Court

Federal Bankruptcy Court

Kansas Court of Tax Appeals (COTA)

Various Missouri Courts: Jackson County, Lafayette County, Taney County

Various Kansas Courts: Johnson County, Wyandotte County, Sedgwick County, Franklin County, Leavenworth County
 Professional Affiliations

  • Greater Kansas City Chapter of the Appraisal Institute

(Various chairmanships and committees)

  • Past President: K.C. Data Service, Inc. (1989/90)
  • Member: Home Builders Association of Kansas City

 
Recent Course Work & Seminars

  • 2015, AI, Introduction to Green Buildings: Principles and Concepts
  • 2015, AI, Rates and Ratio’s: Making Sense of GIM’s, OAR’s and DCF
  • 2015, AI, Analyzing Operating Expenses
  • 2012, AI, Condemnation Appraising: Principles & Applications (Exam Passed)
  • 2012, AI, Online Cool Tools, New Technology for Real Estate Appraisers
  • 2010, AI, The Appraiser as an Expert Witness: Preparation & Testimony (Exam Passed)
  • 2010, AI, Litigation Appraising: Specialized Topics and Applications (Exam Passed)
  • 2009, AI, Overview of Real Estate Appraisal Principles
  • 2009, AI, What Commercial Clients Would Like Appraisers to Know
  • 2009, AI, Appraisal Challenges: Declining Markets & Sales Concessions
  • 2008, AI Business Practices & Ethics
  • 2008, AI, Subdivision Valuation
  • 2007, AI, Supporting Capitalization Rates
  • 2007, Eminent Domain: Legal Update
  • 2006, AI, Market Analysis and the Site to Do Business
  • 2005, AI, The Road Less Traveled – Special-Use Properties
  • 2003, AI, Course 800, Separating Real & Personal Property from Intangible Interest
  • 2002, AI, Effective Appraisal Writing
  • 2002, AI, Standards of Professional Practice, Part C
  • 2000, AI, Case Studies in Commercial Highest and Best Use
  • 2000, AI, Partial Interest Valuation – Divided
  • 1999, AI, Environmental Risk and the Appraisal Process
  • Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP Update)**

(**taken every 2 years as required; Last taken in April, 2014)

Numerous Courses and Seminars (dating back to 1976) necessary to achieve the MAI and SRA Professional Designations awarded by the Appraisal Institute.

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President

Direct Ph: 816-303-2261 | Email: gnitschke@blissappraisal.com


Certifications

  • Appraisal Institute’s Litigation Professional Development Program
  • Former Senior Residential Appraiser (SRA), 1981-2014
  • Former Senior Real Property Appraiser (SRPA), 1990-2014
  • Missouri State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser No. RA 001244

For current certifications click on description: KS-Certification, MO-Certification

Experience

  • President of Bliss Associates, LLC
  • 45 years active experience in the real estate industry
  • 41 years full-time real estate appraisal experience involving all types of property
  • Expert Valuation Witness: Jackson County, MO, Circuit Court, Platte County, MO, Circuit Court, Cass County, MO, Circuit Court, City of Blue Springs, MO, City of Kansas City, MO, City of Raytown, MO, City of Independence, MO, Missouri Public Service Company, Kansas City Power and Light Company, and Kansas Department of Transportation 

Associations

  • Licensed Missouri Real Estate Broker
  • Member: Kansas City Regional Association of Realtors ®
  • Member: Missouri Association of Realtors
  • Member: National Association of Realtors
  • Member: National Association of Home Builders
  • 1989-90 President of SREA Chapter #98
  • 1994-96 Director, Missouri Association of Realtors

Formal Education

  • BA Psychology, 1969,   Rockhurst College, Kansas City, Missouri

Advanced Course Work

  • 2014, AI, National USPAP Update
  • 2014, McKissock, REO and Short Sales
  • 2014, Lowman, Green in Residences and Appraisals
  • 2013, AI, Appraisal of Real Estate 14th Edition Changes
  • 2012, AI, Business Practices and Ethics
  • 2012, AI, National USPAP Update
  • 2011, Condemnation Appraising: Principals and Application
  • 2010, The Appraiser as an Expert Witness; Preparation & Testimony
  • 2010, Litigation Appraising: Specialized Topics and Applications
  • 2009, Litigation Skills for the Appraiser
  • 2009, Appraisal Challenges: Declining Markets and Sales Concessions
  • 2008, Reviewing Residential Appraisal Reports
  • 2007, Eminent Domain: Legal Update
  • 2006, AI, Reviewing Residential Appraisal Reports
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Vice President

Direct Ph: 816-303-2225 | Email: breardon@blissappraisal.com


Certifications

  • Designated Member of the Appraisal Institute (MAI), No. 426342
  • Member of Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS), No. 1302341
  • Missouri State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser No. 2006030905
  • Kansas State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser No. G-2504
  • Colorado State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser No. CG100050592

For current certifications click on description: CO-Certification, KS-Certification, MO-Certification , OK-Certification, TX-Certification

Experience

  • 15+ years commercial real estate appraisal experience
  • Expert Valuation Witness in several jurisdictions including:

District Courts in Kansas: Johnson County

Circuit Courts in Missouri: Jackson County

Federal Bankruptcy Courts: Wisconsin Western District, Missouri District

  • Experience across a wide variety of property types including retail, industrial, office, multi-family and specialized property types
  • Specialized appraisal experience includes lodging properties, golf courses, restaurants, mixed-use, commercial & residential subdivisions, specialized medical properties, historic tax credits, low income housing tax credits, USDA –RD, condemnation and tax appeal
  • Appraisals have been performed for lenders, attorneys, public and private agencies, principals, individuals and municipalities
  • Professional Development Program Registry: Litigation

Professional Affiliations & Specialty Involvement

  • Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors / Member since 2011
  • National Chapter of the Appraisal Institute / Designated Member since 201
  • Director – Kansas City Chapter of the Appraisal Institute: 2010 – 2013
  • Treasurer – Kansas City Chapter of the Appraisal Institute: 2014
  • Vice President – Kansas City Chapter of the Appraisal Institute: Present
  • 2009 Recipient of the Thavis Arnote Associate Achievement Award bestowed by the Kansas City Chapter of the Appraisal Institute

Advanced Course Work – Abridged

  • 6/2015: Appraising Assisted Living Facilities
  • 5/2015: 7 Hour National USPAP Update
  • 8/2013: Candidate for Designation Advisor Orientation
  • 5/2013: Litigation Appraising: Specialized Topics and Applications
  • 4/2013: The Appraiser as an Expert Witness: Preparation & Testimony
  • 2/2013: Condemnation Appraising: Principles & Applications
  • 5/2012: Fundamentals of Separating Real Property, Personal Property, and Intangible Business Assets
  • 6/2011: Forecasting Revenue
  • 8/2010: Successfully Completed the Experience Review Requirement; The Appraisal Institute
  • 6/2010: Successfully Completed the Demonstration Report Requirement; The Appraisal Institute
  • 3/2009: Successfully Passed Comprehensive Examination; The Appraisal Institute
  • Advanced college coursework including Economics & Law, Advanced Financial Management, Financial Derivatives, Investment Analysis

 Formal Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Management, Major of Finance, Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Commercial Appraisers

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Appraiser

Direct Ph: 816-303-2233 | Email: gbecker@blissappraisal.com


Experience 

  • Over 13 years of experience working within the real estate appraisal industry.
  • Present – Associate Appraiser, Bliss Associate LLC, Kansas City, Missouri
  • August 2008 to September 2012 – Commercial Coordinator, Bliss Associates LLC, Kansas City, Missouri
  • February 2007 to August 2008 – Associate Appraiser, Adamson & Associates, Inc., Overland Park, Kansas
  • January 2006 to February 2007 – Research Department, Bliss Associates, LLC, Kansas City, Missouri
  • May 2001 to December 2005 – Research Department, Adamson & Associates, Inc., Prairie Village, Kansas

Formal Education 

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) – 2012, Baker University, Overland Park, Kansas
  • Bachelor of Science – Major in Finance and Minor in Accounting, 2001,  Baker University, Baldwin City, Kansas

 Appraisal Education

  • General Appraiser Income Approach (Part 2) – The Appraisal Institute
  • General Appraiser Income Approach (Part 1) – The Appraisal Institute
  • General Appraiser Sales Comparison Approach – The Appraisal Institute
  • General Appraiser Site Valuation and Cost Approach – The Appraisal Institute
  • General Appraiser Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use
  • General Appraiser Report Writing and Case Studies- The Appraisal Institute
  • National USPAP Course – The Appraisal Institute
  • Basic Appraisal Procedures – The Appraisal Institute
  • Basic Appraisal Principles – The Appraisal Institute
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Associate

Direct Ph: 816-303-2235 | Email: kbell@blissappraisal.com


Certifications

  • SRA Member Appraisal Institute
  • Kansas State Certified Real Property Appraiser No. G-3
  • Missouri State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser No. RA001981

For current certifications click on descriptionKS-Certification, MO-Certification

Experience

  • 30+ years full-time real estate appraisal experience involving all types of property

 Associations

  • MAI Candidate – Appraisal Institute

Advanced Course Work

Courses

  • 2014 AI, National USPAP Update
  • 2003 AI, Standards & Ethics for Professionals
  • 2000 AI, Advanced Sales Comparison and Cost Approaches
  • 2000 AI, Highest and Best Use and Market Analysis
  • 1999 AI, Advanced Applications
  • 1997 AI, Appraisal Procedures
  • 1992 AI, Valuation Analysis and Report Writing
  • 1992 AI, Case Studies in Real Estate Valuation
  • 1991 AI, Part B, Capitalization Theory & Techniques
  • 1991 AI, Part A, Capitalization Theory & Techniques
  • 1986 AIREA, Standards of Professional Practice
  • 1986 AIREA, Residential Evaluation
  • 1985 AIREA, Real Estate Appraisal Principles

Seminars

  • 2014 AI, Business Practices & Ethics
  • 2013 AI, Litigation Appraising
  • 2013 AI, The Appraiser as an Expert Witness
  • 2013 AI, Condemnation Appraising
  • 2012 AI, Marketability Studies
  • 2012 AI, Analyzing Credit Risk & Lease Analysis
  • 2012 AI, Separating Real, Personal Property, & Intangible Business Assets
  • 2011 AI, Conservation Easement Valuation
  • 2010, AI, Forecasting Revenue
  • 2010, IAAO, Hotel Appraising
  • 2009 AI, Appraisal Curriculum Overview
  • 2008 AI, Appraisal Review, General
  • 2008 AI, Valuing Green Buildings
  • 2008 AI, Subdivision Analysis
  • 2007 AI, Evaluating Commercial Construction
  • 2006 AI, Market Analysis – STDB
  • 2006 AI, Real Estate Finance, Value & Investment Performance
  • 2006 AI, Supporting Capitalization Rates
  • 2005 AI, Analyzing Operating Expenses
  • 2005 AI, Appraisal of Nursing Facilities
  • 2004 AI, Subdivision Analysis
  • 2002 AI, Effective Appraisal Writing
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Associate

Connect: Direct Ph.: 816-303-2264 Email: jcarroll@blissappraisal.com


Certifications

  • Kansas State Certified General Real Property Appraiser No. G-12
  • Missouri State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser No. RA 0012877

For current certifications click on description: KS-Certification, MO-Certification

Experience

  • 55(+) years full-time real estate appraisal experience involving both commercial and residential real estate including retail, industrial, offices, apartments, caves,     transcontinental relay station, propane dispensing facilities and other specialized and general properties
  • Appraisals have been performed for attorneys, governmental agencies, lenders, principals and municipalities. The scope of the assignments has been for condemnation, estate, financing, audit, and other purposes
  • These assignments have included the first application, in an appraisal, of linear regression analysis as a tool in occupancy projections, development of the first working computer based discounted cash flow analysis and contributory work to the first computer based multiple regression analysis for mass appraising
  • Expert Valuation Witness: District Courts in both Missouri and Kansas, Commissioner for the Kansas District Court in Condemnation cases

Formal Education

  • BLS, University of Oklahoma, 1970

Course Work & Seminars

  • Completed over 750 hours of courses and seminars presented by the American Institute of Real Estate Appraisers, Society of Real Estate Appraisers and Employee Relocation Council as well as others. These courses have included single-family residential, ethical, industrial, multifamily, income analysis, discounted cash flow analysis, rent surveys, report writing, uniform standards of professional appraisal practice and other forms of commercial and industrial appraising.
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Associate

Connect: Direct Ph.: 816-303-2237 Email: dfrazee@blissappraisal.com


Certifications

  • Missouri State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser No. 2009024916
  • Kansas State Certified General Real Property Appraiser No. G-2716
  • Appraisal Institute – Associate Member No. 488338

For current certifications click on description: KS-Certification, MO-Certification

Formal Education

  • BA Finance with emphasis in Real Estate, Minor in Economics
  • Missouri State University, 2007

Experience

  • March 2008 to Present – General Certified Appraiser, Bliss Associates LLC, Kansas City, Missouri.
  • June 2007 to March 2008 – Independent contractor with Hopkins Appraisal Services specializing in valuation of petroleum properties and quick-serve restaurants.

Professional Affiliations & Specialty Involvement

  • Public Relations Committee Chair – Kansas City Chapter of the Appraisal Institute: 2015

Appraisal Education

  • Appraisal Review for Commercial Appraisers (2015)
  • Fundamental Concepts of Analysis (2015)
  • The Cost Approach (2015)
  • 2014-2015 7-Hour Equivalent USPAP Update Course (2014)
  • Advanced Concepts and Case Studies (2014)
  • Advanced Market Analysis and Highest & Best Use (2014)
  • Advanced Income Capitalization (2013)
  • General Appraiser Report Writing and Case Studies (2013)
  • 2012-2013 7-Hour Equivalent USPAP Update Course
  • Business Practices and Ethics
  • Income Capitalization
  • USPAP 26-Hour
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Associate

Direct Ph.: 913-593-5009| Email: rjackson@blissappraisal.com


Certifications

  • Missouri State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser No. 1999141552
  • Kansas State Certified General Real Property Appraiser No. G-1498

For current certifications click on description: KS-Certification, MO-Certification

Experience

  • A total of 25 years experience valuing and appraising commercial real
  • estate as an appraiser, loan officer and mortgage banker
  • Eighteen years experience in commercial real estate appraising involving office
  • retail, multi-family, hotel/motel and industrial properties
  • Two years experience as a loan officer for a national conduit lending institution
  • Five years experience as a mortgage banker of the Kansas/Missouri region, as a direct correspondent for several national lending institutions

Formal Education

  •  Bachelor of Arts Psychology, 1990, The College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia

 Advanced Course Work

  • 2014 Real Estate Finance Statistics and Valuation Modeling
  • 2014 Comparative Analysis
  • 2014 National USPAP Update Course
  • 2012 Apartment Appraisal, Concepts and Applications
  • 2012 What Commercial Clients Would Like Appraisers to Know
  • 2012 National USPAP Update
  • 2010 Income Approach – An Overview
  • 2010 Rates and Ratios: GIMs, OARs, and DCF
  • 2010 Scope of Work Course
  • 2010 The National USPAP Update Course
  • 2008 Marshall & Swift Commercial Cost Training
  • 2008 Business Practices & Ethics
  • 2008 Analyzing Distressed Real Estate
  • 2008 Real Estate Appraisal Operations
  • 2006 Valuation of Detrimental Conditions in Real Estate
  • 2006 Small Hotel/Motel Valuation
  • 2006 Analyzing Operating Expenses
  • 2004 On-line Using the HP12C Financial Calculator
  • 2004 Feasibility, Market Value Investment Timing: Option Value
  • 2004 Introduction to GIS Applications For Real Estate Appraising
  • 2003 Internet Search Strategies for Appraising
  • 2002 Real Estate Appraisal Applications
  • 2001 The National USPAP Course
  • 1998 Regression Analysis, Appraisal Approach of the Future
  • 1994 AI Course 510, Advanced Income Capitalization
  • 1993 AI Course 420, Standards of Professional Practice, Part B
  • 1993 AI Course 410, Standards of Professional Practice, Part A
  • 1993 AI Course 310, Basic Income Capitalization
  • 1993 AI Course 120, Appraisal Procedures
  • 1992 AI Course 110, Appraisal Principals
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Appraiser

Direct Ph.: 816-303-2265 | Email: jjohnson@blissappraisal.com


Experience

  • 20 years appraising commercial real estate
  • Over 30 years real estate investment experience in commercial and residential properties
  • Other experience as financial manager, computer systems engineer and programmer, operations analyst, securities analyst, college instructor and military pilot

Formal Education

  • BS, Math and Science, 1964, United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • MS, Industrial Engineering / Operations Research, 1972, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
  • Graduate Course Work in Finance, 1988 and 1989, Golden Gate University, Sacramento, California
  • MBA, Course Work Complete & Admitted to Candidacy, 1990, California State University, Sacramento, California

Course Work & Seminars

  • 1995 Southwestern Missouri State University Continuing Education Seminar, Valuation and Financial Management of Long Term Care Facilities
  • 1994 AI Course 510, Advanced Income Capitalization
  • 1993 AI Course 420, Standards of Professional Practice, Part B
  • 1993 AI Course 310, Basic Income Capitalization
  • 1992 AI Course 1A-1, Real Estate Appraisal Principles
  • 1992 AI Course 1A-2, Basic Valuation Procedures
  • 1992 AI Course SPP, Standards of Professional Practice, Part A
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Appraiser

Direct Ph.: 816-303-2255 | Email: cjones@blissappraisal.com


Certifications

  • Kansas State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser No. G-2392
  • Missouri State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser No. 2006033010

For current certifications click on description: KS-Certification, MO-Certification
 

Experience

  • November 2012 to present – Associate Appraiser, Bliss Associates, LLC, Kansas City, Missouri
  • April 2007 to September 2012 – Senior Appraiser, Verity Valuation, LLC, Overland Park, Kansas
  • November 2005 to January 2007 – Appraiser, Shaner Appraisals, Overland Park, Kansas
  • January 2003 to October 2005 – Associate Appraiser, Adamson & Associates, Inc., Prairie Village, Kansas

Formal Education

  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Finance, 1989
  • University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

Professional Affiliations

  • Appraisal Institute, Associate, #510718Advanced Course Work
  • 2012, Quantitative Analysis, The Appraisal Institute
  • 2012, 2012-2013 7-Hour National USPAP Update Course, McKissock
  • 2012, Land and Site Valuation, McKissock
  • 2012, Construction Details and Trends, McKissock
  • 2011, Advanced Applications, The Appraisal Institute
  • 2010, Report Writing and Valuation Analysis, The Appraisal Institute
  • 2009, General Appraiser Market Analysis &Highest and Best Use, The Appraisal Institute
  • 2009, Advanced Sales Comparison and Cost Approaches, The Appraisal Institute
  • 2008, Appraising Convenience Stores, The Appraisal Institute
  • 2006, Advanced Income Capitalization, The Appraisal Institute
  • 2006, General Demonstration Appraisal Report Writing Seminar, The Appraisal Institute
  • 2006, Market Analysis and the Site to Do Business, The Appraisal Institute
  • 2004, Basic Income Capitalization, The Appraisal Institute
  • 2004, Appraisal Principles, The Appraisal Institute
  • 2004, Appraisal Procedures, The Appraisal Institute
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Associate

Direct Ph.: 816-303-2253 | Email: mkancel@blissappraisal.com


Certifications

  • Kansas State Certified General Real Property Appraiser No. G-1130
  • Missouri State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser No. 2000157387

For current certifications click on description: KS-Certification, MO-Certification

Experience

  • 22 (+) years full-time real estate appraisal experience with Bliss Associates, LLC involving commercial properties
  • 16 years comprehensive small business management and sales experience
  • Expert valuation witness: U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Division of Missouri, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Division of Kansas, Kansas Court of Tax Appeals, Wyandotte County District Court, , Leavenworth County District Court, Miami County District Court, Circuit Court of Jackson County, Jackson County Real Estate Tax Board of Appeals

Formal Education

  • BS Business Administration/Marketing 1972, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas

Recent Course Work & Seminars

  • 2015, McKissock, Expert Witness for Commercial Appraisers
  • 2015, McKissock, Appraisal of Owner-Occupied Commercial Properties
  • 2014, AI, National USPAP Update Seminar
  • 2014, AI, Business Practices and Ethics
  • 2013, AI, The Appraiser as Expert Witness: Preparation and Testimony
  • 2013, AI, Condemnation Appraising: Principles & Applications
  • 2012, AI, Fundamentals of Separating Real Property, Personal Property, and

Intangible Business Assets

  • 2012, AI, Online Eminent Domain
  • 2012, AI, National USPAP Update Seminar
  • 2010, IAAO, Hotel Appraisal Seminar
  • 2010, AI, Litigation Appraising: Specialized Topics & Applications
  • 2010, AI, Forecasting Revenue Seminar
  • 2010, AI, National USPAP Update Seminar
  • 2009, AI, Online Business Practices and Ethics
  • 2008, AI, Introduction to Valuing Green Buildings Seminar
  • 2008, AI, National USPAP Update Seminar
  • 2008, AI, Supporting Capitalization Rates Seminar
  • 2008, AI, Appraisal Review Seminar
  • 2007, AI, Online Appraising from Blueprints and Specifications
  • 2007, AI, Online Analysis of Operating Expenses
  • 2006, AI, General Demonstration Report Seminar
  • 2006, AI, Market Analysis and The Site To Do Business Seminar
  • 2006, AI, National USPAP Update Seminar
  • 2005, Comprehensive Appraisal Workshop, Ted Whitmer

Plus numerous upper level courses and seminars between 1992 – 2004

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Senior Associate

Direct Ph: 816-303-2239 | Email: jrobertson@blissappraisal.com


Certifications

  • Member Appraisal Institute (MAI) No. 12435
  • Missouri State Certified General Real Property Appraiser No. 2002014940
  • Kansas State Certified General Real Property Appraiser No. G-1780

For current certifications click on descriptionKS-Certification, MO-Certification

Experience

  • October 2005 to Present – Senior Associate, Bliss Associates, LLC, Kansas City, Missouri
  • 16 years of full-time real estate appraisal experience involving a variety of property types: vacant land, retail, office, industrial, multi-family, mixed-use, and special-use
  • Specialized appraisal experience includes: lodging properties, religious facilities, subdivisions, adaptive reuse of historic buildings, historic tax credits, tax increment financing, healthcare and other specialized medical space, condemnation, and tax appeal
  • Appraisals performed for local, regional, and national lenders, attorneys, corporations, public and private agencies, individuals, and municipalities
  • Expert Valuation Witness: District Court, Johnson County, KS,  State Tax Commission, Butler County, MO

 Formal Education

  • Bachelor of Arts in English & Secondary Education, Rockhurst College, Kansas City, Missouri

Professional Affiliations

  • Designated Member—Appraisal Institute (2006 to present)
  • Associate Member—Appraisal Institute (2002 to 2006)
  • Co-Chair of Associate Member Guidance Committee—Appraisal Institute (2009)

Course Work & Seminars

  • February 2007 – AI Seminar: Evaluating Commercial Construction
  • January 2008 – AI Seminar: Appraisal Review – General
  • October 2008 – AI Seminar: Valuing Green Buildings
  • May 2009 – AI Seminar: Marshall & Swift Commercial Cost Training
  • May 2010 – IAAO Seminar: Hotel Appraisal Seminar
  • October 2010 – AI Seminar: Appraisal Curriculum Overview (2-day General)
  • September 2011 – AI Seminar: Introduction to Conservation Easement Valuation
  • December 2011 – AI Seminar: Small Hotel/Motel Valuation
  • December 2011 – AI Seminar: Analyzing Operating Expenses
  • December 2011 – AI Seminar: Business Practices and Ethics
  • September 2012 – AI Seminar: Analyzing Tenant Credit Risk and Commercial Lease Analysis
  • November 2012 – AI Seminar: Marketability Studies: Six-Step Process & Basic Applications
  • May 2014 – AI Course: Review Theory — General
  • Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP Update)**

(**taken every 2 years as required)

Numerous additional courses and seminars between 1999 and 2007
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Senior Associate

Direct Ph: 816-303-2227 | Email: jsummers@blissappraisal.com


Certifications

  • Kansas General Appraiser Certification No. G-560
  • Missouri General Appraiser Certification No. RA 001802
  • Senior Member (ASA designation, 1982-98), American Society of Appraisers, with a specialty in urban real property
  • SRA and SRPA designations, respectively, 1989, the Appraisal Institute
  • MAI designation, 1989 (No. 8175), the Appraisal Institute

For current certifications click on description: KS-Certification, MO-Certification

Experience

  • 44 years in real estate, specializing in eminent domain, litigation support, and complex valuation problems
  • Expert Witness, Missouri Circuit Courts, Kansas District Courts, and U.S. Bankruptcy Courts
  • Currently, faculty member, the Appraisal Institute, certified as associate instructor in Basic Appraisal Principles and Basic Appraisal Procedures
  • AQB Certified USPAP Instructor (No. 10537)

Relevant Education

  • BA degrees (1973) and MA degree (1975), University of Missouri, Kansas City
  • Uniform Appraisal Standards for Federal Land Acquisitions
  • Continuing education toward MBA, emphasis in Finance, University of Missouri, Kansas City, 1975-79

Professional Presentations, Publications, etc.

  • Author, Real Estate Intern Program, Kansas City, Missouri Real Estate Board, 1977-78
  • Author, “Inflation, Money Markets and the Appraisal Process,” The Real Estate Appraiser and Analyst, 1979
  • Co-author, “Energy Considerations in Real Estate Appraising,” text for Society of Real Estate Appraisers’ Seminar
  • Author, Outline for “Litigation Appraising,” workshop approved for continuing-education credit by Missouri Real Estate Appraisers’ Commission, 1995;
  • The Appraisal Journal Review Committee, 1996-2006
  • Panelist, “Condemnation and Environmental Liability: Discussion of Issues as How Environmental Problems Affect Evaluation and Assessment in Condemnation,” Real Estate Practice Institute, 1998, co-sponsored by the Missouri Bar Association’s Property Law Committee, Environmental Law Committee, and Eminent Domain Committee
  • Presenter, “HUD Rent Comparables,” the Affordable Housing Management Association, VII, Kansas City, Missouri, 2002
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Associate

Direct Ph: 816-303-2231 | Email: wthompson@blissappraisal.com


Certifications

    • Missouri State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser No. RA 003191

For current certifications click on description: MO-Certification

Experience

  • 28 years full-time real estate appraisal experience involving all types of property

Advanced Course Work

Courses 

  • 2013 McKissock, Land and Site Valuation
  • 2013 McKissock, Appraising and Analyzing Retail Shopping Centers for Mortgage Underwriting
  • 2013 McKissock, Appraisal Applications of Regression Analysis
  • 2013 McKissock, Appraisal Applications of Regression Analysis
  • 2012 Mckissock, REO and Foreclosures
  • 2012 Mckissock, Appraising Apartments: The Basics
  • 2011 Mckissock, Appraising and Analyzing Industrial and flex Buildings
  • 2011 Mckissock, Environmental Issues for Appraisers
  • 2010 Mckissock, Principles, procedures, & Case Studies
  • 2010 Mckissock, Land and Site Valuation
  • 2010 Mckissock, Income Capitalization
  • 2008 Mckissock, The Cost Approach
  • 2008 Mckissock, Income Approach
  • 2006 Mckissock, Appraising the Oddball
  • 2000 AI Course 410, Standards of Professional Practice
  • 1991 AI, Case Studies in Real Estate Valuation
  • 1989 AI, Part B, Capitalization Theory & Techniques
  • 1988 AI, Part A, Capitalization Theory & Techniques
  • 1988 AIREA, Basic Valuation Procedures
  • 1987 AIREA, Real Estate Appraisal Principles

Seminars

  • 2014, USPAP Update
  • 2012, USPAP Update
  • 2010, USPAP Update
  • 2008, USPAP Update
  • 2007, Analyzing Commercial Lease Clauses
  • 2006, USPAP 2006 Update
  • 2006, STDB Seminar
  • 2006, NFIP-Flood Map Update
  • 2006, A Convicted Felon Speaks Out
  • 2004, USPAP Update
  • 2004, FEMA-NFIP Flood Map Update
  • 2004, Appraising For The Secondary Mortgage Market
  • 2002, Income Capitalization
  • 2002, USPAP 2002 Update
  • 2001, Income Capitalization Review
  • 2000, Using Highest and Best Use with Confidence
  • 1998, Regression Analysis, Appraisal Approach of the Future
  • 1990 AIREA, Accrued Depreciation
  • 1988 AIREA, Electronic Spreadsheets in the Appraisal Office
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Associate

Direct Ph: 816-303-2259 | Email: mwoods@blissappraisal.com


Certifications 

  • Missouri State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser No. 2005090012 

For current certifications click on description: MO-Certification

Experience 

  • 20 years full-time real estate appraisal experience with Bliss Appraisals, Woods Appraisals, Hughes Development Corporation and Nunnink & Associates, Inc. 

Formal Education 

  • University of Virginia, Economics, Charlottesville, Virginia

Course Work & Seminars 

  • 2002 AI Course I320, Advanced Applications
  • 2000 AI Course II430, Standards of Professional Practice, Part C
  • 1995 AI Course II420, Standards of Professional Practice, Part B
  • 1995 AI Course I410, Standards of Professional Practice, Part A
  • 1994 AI Course I310, Basic Income Capitalization
  • 1994 AI Course I120, Appraisal Procedures
  • 1994 AI Course I110, Appraisal Principles
  • Various Continuing Education Courses (14 hours per year)

Residential Appraisers

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Senior Res. Associate

Connect: Direct Ph.: 816-303-2269 Email: mbowersox@blissappraisal.com


Experience

  • Over 12 years as a residential appraiser with Bliss Associates, LLC
  • SRA Member- Appraisal Institute
  • Kansas- State Certified Residential Real Property Appraiser #R-2407
  • Missouri- State Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser #2004023862
  • Listed on the FHA Roster

For current certifications click on descriptionKS-Certification, MO-Certification

Formal Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Management of Information Systems and Marketing. – Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

Course Work & Seminars

  • Foundations of Real Estate Appraisal
  • Appraising the Single Family Residence
  • National Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice Class
  • “Forms” Seminar
  • “How to do an FHA Appraisal” Class
  • Online Internet Search Strategies for R.E. Appraisers Class
  • Online Cool Tools: New Technology for Real Estate Appraisers Class
  • Condominiums, Co-ops, and PUDs Class
  • Appraising from Blueprints and Specifications Class
  • Residential Design & Functional Utility Class
  • Valuation of Green Residential Properties Class
  • Residential Property Construction and Inspection Class
  • Business Practices and Ethics Class
  • Residential Market Analysis and Highest & Best Use Class
  • Real Estate Finance, Statistics, and Valuation Modeling Class
  • Advanced Residential Applications & Case Studies, Part I
  • Advanced Residential Report Writing, Part II
  • Understanding Residential Construction
  • National USPAP Update Classes
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Associate

Connect: Direct Ph.: 816-303-2232 Email: tburkhead@blissappraisal.com


Certifications

  • Kansas State Certified Real Estate Appraiser R-2241
  • Missouri State Certified Real Estate Appraiser RA002806

For current certifications click on description: KS-Certification, MO-Certification

Experience

  • 26 years of experience in real estate appraising.

Formal Education

  • Bachelor of Science, 1985, Business Administration, University of Kansas – Lawrence, KS
  • Associates Arts Degree – Pre-Business, Fort Scott, Kansas 

Appraisal Course Work

  • 2015 – Case Studies in Appraising Green Residential Properties
  • 2015 – Online Cool Tools: New Technology for Real Estate Appraisers
  • 2014 – Defensible Appraisal Practices
  • 2014 – USPAP Update
  • 2013 – Appraising Manufactured Homes
  • 2013 – Residential Appraisal Review
  • 2012 – USPAP Update
  • 2011 – The Uniform Appraisal Dataset from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
  • 2011 – Residential Challenge: Declining Markets & Sales Concessions
  • 2011 – Professional’s Guide to the Uniform Residential Appraisal Report
  • 2010 – Valuation of Green Residential Properties
  • 2010 – USPAP Update
  • 2009 – Mortgage Fraud: A Dangerous Business
  • 2009 – Condominiums, Co-ops and PUDs
  • 2008 – USPAP Update
  • 2008 – Online Cool Tools: New Technology for Real Estate Appraisers
  • 2007 – Online Residential Design & Functional Utility
  • 2007 – Online Internet Search Strategies for R.E. Appraisers
  • 2006 – USPAP Update
  • 2006 – Real Estate Finance for Appraisers
  • 2006 – Red Flags in Property Inspection
  • 2006 – A Convicted Felon Speaks Out
  • 2006 – Tough Residential Appraisal Assignments
  • 2005 – Forms Seminar
  • 2005 – Information Technology and the Appraiser
  • 2005 – Appraising the Oddball
  • 2005 – Construction Details and Trends
  • 2004 – Using the Uniform Residential Appraisal Report Form
  • 2004 – USPAP
  • 2004 – Sales Comparison Approach and Reconciliation
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Senior Res. Associate

Direct Ph: 816-303-2262 | Email: tstansell@blissappraisal.com


Certifications

  • SRA Member- Appraisal Institute
  • Missouri State-certified Real Estate Appraiser No. 2004018070
  • Kansas State-certified Real Property Appraiser No. L-2433
  • Listed on FHA Roster

For current certifications click on description: KS-Certification, MO-Certification

Experience

  • 12 years full-time real estate appraisal experience involving residential properties with Bliss Associates, LLC

Associations 

  • Appraisal Institute Member 

Formal Education 

  • Bachelor of Professional Studies in Management and Leadership. – Rockhurst University, Kansas City, Missouri

Course Work & Seminars              

  • Supervision Beginning Appraisers- January 2014
  • USPAP Update – Lowman & Company December 2013
  • AI – Advanced Residential Applications & Case Studies Part 1 – 2013
  • AI – Advanced Residential Report Writing Part 2 – 2013
  • Statistics and Valuation Modeling –December 2012
  • Residential Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use — October 2012
  • Business Practices and Ethics – June 2012
  • Identifying Residential Architectural Styles – May 2012
  • Fine-Tuning Cost Approach – May 2012
  • New Guidelines Affect Appraiser – September 2011
  • Appraisal Reviews: Residential & Commercial – May 2011
  • USPAP Update – Lowman & Company – March 2011
  • Foreclosures & Short Sales – Lowman & Company – March 2010
  • Home Inspections – Lowman & Company – November 2009
  • National USPAP Update – Lowman & Company – April 2009
  • Forms Seminar – Lowman & Company – February 2009
  • USPAP – Lowman & Company – September 2007
  • Evaluating Residential Construction, KC Metroplex Chapter of The National Assoc. of Independent Fee Appraisers – May 2007
  • Making Adjustments; How, When & Where – Lowman & Company – September 2007
  • FHA Course – How to do FHA Appraisals – Lowman & Company – February 2005
  • FHA Prep Course – Exam Preparation – Lowman & Company – February 2005
  • Forms Seminar – Lowman & Company – October 2005
  • Real Estate Appraisal Methods, Lowman & Company – November 2003
  • Course 110 – Appraisal Principles – Johnson County Community College – September 2002
  • Course 120 – Appraisal Procedures – Johnson County Community College – October 2002
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Senior Res. Associate

Direct Ph: 816-303-2263 | Email: ewells@blissappraisal.com


Certifications

  • Missouri State Certified Appraiser No. 2007036951
  • Kansas State Certified Appraiser No. R-2600

For current certifications click on description: KS-Certification, MO-Certification

Experience

  • 18 years of experience in real estate appraising.

Formal Education

  • Bachelor of Science, 1993, Consumer & Family Economics University of Missouri – Columbia

Appraisal Course Work

  • 2013 AI – Curriculum Overview
  • 2013 Lowman & Company – National USPAP Update
  • 2012 Lowman & Company – National USPAP Update
  • 2011 Lowman & Company, New Guidelines that affect Appraisers
  • 2011 AI – Residential Property Construction and Inspection
  • 2011 AI- Residential Design & Functional Utility
  • 2004 USPAP Update
  • 2004 A to Z’s Building Design
  • 2004 Forms Seminar
  • 2004 Hot Potatoes for Appraisers
  • 2002, Most Common Appraisal Mistakes
  • 2000 Lowman & Company, How to Perform and FHA Appraisal
  • 2000 Lowman & Company, FHA Test Prep Class
  • 1997 AI Course 410, Standards of Professional Practice
  • 1996 AI Course 110, Appraisal Principles

Analysts

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Analyst

Direct Ph: 816-303-2236 | Email: dkoehler@blissappraisal.com


 

 

 

Support Staff

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Executive Secretary

Direct Ph: 816-303-2257 | Email: bblasy@blissappraisal.com


 

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Commercial Research

Direct Ph.: 816-303-2243 |  Email: nbell@blissappraisal.com


 

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Commercial Support

Direct Ph: 816-303-2234 | Email: lstimpfel@blissappraisal.com


 


Name Position Department Phone Number

Direct Ph.: 816-303-2224 | Email: rmarx@blissappraisal.com


Certifications

  • Appraisal Institute’s Litigation Professional Development Program
  • Member Appraisal Institute (MAI), No. M-9207
  • Senior Residential Appraiser (SRA)
  • Institute of Residential Marketing
  • Colorado State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser No. CG100048101
  • Kansas State Certified General Real Property Appraiser No. G-383
  • Kansas Licensed Real Estate Broker No. BR00052260
  • Missouri State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser No. RA001238
  • Missouri Licensed Real Estate Broker-Salesperson (inactive) 1999023167

For current certifications click on description: CO-Certification, KS-Certification, MO-Certification

Experience

  • 40 years full-time real estate appraising with Bliss involving all types of properties
  • Expert Valuation Witness

District Courts in Kansas Counties: Geary, Johnson, Leavenworth, Riley, Sedgwick, Shawnee, and Wyandotte

Circuit Courts in Missouri Counties:  Cass, Clay, Jackson and Platte

Federal Bankruptcy Courts:  Western Missouri and Kansas

Various local planning and zoning hearings

Recent teaching and related experience

March 2013, Co-presenter, CLE Seminar, National Business Institute, Eminent Domain from Start to Finish

October 2009, Speaker, KC Regional Chapter of the International Association of Assessing Officers, Valuation and Appraisal in a Dysfunctional Market

October 2009, Co-presenter, CLE Seminar, KC Metropolitan Bar Association, Handling Distressed Commercial Properties in 2009

2000, Approved instructor for appraiser continuing education in Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Missouri, Pennsylvania and Virginia

2000, co-author: manuscript Police Power Regulation of Highway Access and Traffic Flow in the State of Kansas

Associations

  • Member: Appraisal Institute Review Panel
  • Member: Kansas City Regional Association of Realtorsâ
  • Member: Missouri Association of Realtors
  • Member: National Association of Home Builders
  • Member: Young Advisory Council of the Appraisal Institute
  • Past President: KC Data Service, Inc. (1991)

Formal Education

  • BA Chemistry, University of Kansas, 1973

Recent/Advanced Course Work

  • 2012, Handling Eminent Domain Cases in Missouri and Kansas (CLE Seminar)
  • 2012, Wind Energy Transaction (CLE Seminar)
  • 2011, Condemnation Appraising: Principles and Application
  • 2010, The Appraiser as an Expert Witness: Preparation & Testimony
  • 2010, Hotel Appraisal
  • 2010, Litigation Appraising: Specialized Topics and Applications
  • 2008, Appraisal Review – General
  • 2007, Finance, Statistics & Valuation Modeling
  • 2006, New Markets Tax Credit Conference
  • 2003, Separating Real and Personal Property from Intangible Business Assets
  • 2000-2001, Regression Analysis and Special Topics in Statistics – SAS (UMKC\Courses 590\6 credit hours)
  • 2000, Regression Analysis (UMKC\ Course 590\3 credit hours)
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Vice President
_Assorted
816-303-2224

Direct Ph: 816-303-2226 | Email: kmeyers@blissappraisal.com


Designations/Certifications

  • MAI Member – Appraisal Institute No. 11277
  • SRA Member – Appraisal Institute
  • Missouri State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser No. RA 001239
  • Kansas State Certified General Real Property Appraiser No. G-382
  • Completed Appraisal Institute’s Litigation Professional Development Program

For current certifications click on description: KS-Certification, MO-Certification

Experience

  • 42 years active experience in the real estate industry
  • 39 years full-time real estate appraisal experience involving all types of property
  • Expert Valuation Witness in several jurisdictions including:

Federal Tax Court

Federal Bankruptcy Court

Kansas Court of Tax Appeals (COTA)

Various Missouri Courts: Jackson County, Lafayette County, Taney County

Various Kansas Courts: Johnson County, Wyandotte County, Sedgwick County, Franklin County, Leavenworth County
 Professional Affiliations

  • Greater Kansas City Chapter of the Appraisal Institute

(Various chairmanships and committees)

  • Past President: K.C. Data Service, Inc. (1989/90)
  • Member: Home Builders Association of Kansas City

 
Recent Course Work & Seminars

  • 2015, AI, Introduction to Green Buildings: Principles and Concepts
  • 2015, AI, Rates and Ratio’s: Making Sense of GIM’s, OAR’s and DCF
  • 2015, AI, Analyzing Operating Expenses
  • 2012, AI, Condemnation Appraising: Principles & Applications (Exam Passed)
  • 2012, AI, Online Cool Tools, New Technology for Real Estate Appraisers
  • 2010, AI, The Appraiser as an Expert Witness: Preparation & Testimony (Exam Passed)
  • 2010, AI, Litigation Appraising: Specialized Topics and Applications (Exam Passed)
  • 2009, AI, Overview of Real Estate Appraisal Principles
  • 2009, AI, What Commercial Clients Would Like Appraisers to Know
  • 2009, AI, Appraisal Challenges: Declining Markets & Sales Concessions
  • 2008, AI Business Practices & Ethics
  • 2008, AI, Subdivision Valuation
  • 2007, AI, Supporting Capitalization Rates
  • 2007, Eminent Domain: Legal Update
  • 2006, AI, Market Analysis and the Site to Do Business
  • 2005, AI, The Road Less Traveled – Special-Use Properties
  • 2003, AI, Course 800, Separating Real & Personal Property from Intangible Interest
  • 2002, AI, Effective Appraisal Writing
  • 2002, AI, Standards of Professional Practice, Part C
  • 2000, AI, Case Studies in Commercial Highest and Best Use
  • 2000, AI, Partial Interest Valuation – Divided
  • 1999, AI, Environmental Risk and the Appraisal Process
  • Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP Update)**

(**taken every 2 years as required; Last taken in April, 2014)

Numerous Courses and Seminars (dating back to 1976) necessary to achieve the MAI and SRA Professional Designations awarded by the Appraisal Institute.

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Vice President
_Assorted
816-303-2226

Direct Ph: 816-303-2261 | Email: gnitschke@blissappraisal.com


Certifications

  • Appraisal Institute’s Litigation Professional Development Program
  • Former Senior Residential Appraiser (SRA), 1981-2014
  • Former Senior Real Property Appraiser (SRPA), 1990-2014
  • Missouri State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser No. RA 001244

For current certifications click on description: KS-Certification, MO-Certification

Experience

  • President of Bliss Associates, LLC
  • 45 years active experience in the real estate industry
  • 41 years full-time real estate appraisal experience involving all types of property
  • Expert Valuation Witness: Jackson County, MO, Circuit Court, Platte County, MO, Circuit Court, Cass County, MO, Circuit Court, City of Blue Springs, MO, City of Kansas City, MO, City of Raytown, MO, City of Independence, MO, Missouri Public Service Company, Kansas City Power and Light Company, and Kansas Department of Transportation 

Associations

  • Licensed Missouri Real Estate Broker
  • Member: Kansas City Regional Association of Realtors ®
  • Member: Missouri Association of Realtors
  • Member: National Association of Realtors
  • Member: National Association of Home Builders
  • 1989-90 President of SREA Chapter #98
  • 1994-96 Director, Missouri Association of Realtors

Formal Education

  • BA Psychology, 1969,   Rockhurst College, Kansas City, Missouri

Advanced Course Work

  • 2014, AI, National USPAP Update
  • 2014, McKissock, REO and Short Sales
  • 2014, Lowman, Green in Residences and Appraisals
  • 2013, AI, Appraisal of Real Estate 14th Edition Changes
  • 2012, AI, Business Practices and Ethics
  • 2012, AI, National USPAP Update
  • 2011, Condemnation Appraising: Principals and Application
  • 2010, The Appraiser as an Expert Witness; Preparation & Testimony
  • 2010, Litigation Appraising: Specialized Topics and Applications
  • 2009, Litigation Skills for the Appraiser
  • 2009, Appraisal Challenges: Declining Markets and Sales Concessions
  • 2008, Reviewing Residential Appraisal Reports
  • 2007, Eminent Domain: Legal Update
  • 2006, AI, Reviewing Residential Appraisal Reports
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President
_Assorted
816-303-2261

Direct Ph: 816-303-2225 | Email: breardon@blissappraisal.com


Certifications

  • Designated Member of the Appraisal Institute (MAI), No. 426342
  • Member of Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS), No. 1302341
  • Missouri State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser No. 2006030905
  • Kansas State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser No. G-2504
  • Colorado State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser No. CG100050592

For current certifications click on description: CO-Certification, KS-Certification, MO-Certification , OK-Certification, TX-Certification

Experience

  • 15+ years commercial real estate appraisal experience
  • Expert Valuation Witness in several jurisdictions including:

District Courts in Kansas: Johnson County

Circuit Courts in Missouri: Jackson County

Federal Bankruptcy Courts: Wisconsin Western District, Missouri District

  • Experience across a wide variety of property types including retail, industrial, office, multi-family and specialized property types
  • Specialized appraisal experience includes lodging properties, golf courses, restaurants, mixed-use, commercial & residential subdivisions, specialized medical properties, historic tax credits, low income housing tax credits, USDA –RD, condemnation and tax appeal
  • Appraisals have been performed for lenders, attorneys, public and private agencies, principals, individuals and municipalities
  • Professional Development Program Registry: Litigation

Professional Affiliations & Specialty Involvement

  • Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors / Member since 2011
  • National Chapter of the Appraisal Institute / Designated Member since 201
  • Director – Kansas City Chapter of the Appraisal Institute: 2010 – 2013
  • Treasurer – Kansas City Chapter of the Appraisal Institute: 2014
  • Vice President – Kansas City Chapter of the Appraisal Institute: Present
  • 2009 Recipient of the Thavis Arnote Associate Achievement Award bestowed by the Kansas City Chapter of the Appraisal Institute

Advanced Course Work – Abridged

  • 6/2015: Appraising Assisted Living Facilities
  • 5/2015: 7 Hour National USPAP Update
  • 8/2013: Candidate for Designation Advisor Orientation
  • 5/2013: Litigation Appraising: Specialized Topics and Applications
  • 4/2013: The Appraiser as an Expert Witness: Preparation & Testimony
  • 2/2013: Condemnation Appraising: Principles & Applications
  • 5/2012: Fundamentals of Separating Real Property, Personal Property, and Intangible Business Assets
  • 6/2011: Forecasting Revenue
  • 8/2010: Successfully Completed the Experience Review Requirement; The Appraisal Institute
  • 6/2010: Successfully Completed the Demonstration Report Requirement; The Appraisal Institute
  • 3/2009: Successfully Passed Comprehensive Examination; The Appraisal Institute
  • Advanced college coursework including Economics & Law, Advanced Financial Management, Financial Derivatives, Investment Analysis

 Formal Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Management, Major of Finance, Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Vice President
_Assorted
816-303-2226

Direct Ph: 816-303-2233 | Email: gbecker@blissappraisal.com


Experience 

  • Over 13 years of experience working within the real estate appraisal industry.
  • Present – Associate Appraiser, Bliss Associate LLC, Kansas City, Missouri
  • August 2008 to September 2012 – Commercial Coordinator, Bliss Associates LLC, Kansas City, Missouri
  • February 2007 to August 2008 – Associate Appraiser, Adamson & Associates, Inc., Overland Park, Kansas
  • January 2006 to February 2007 – Research Department, Bliss Associates, LLC, Kansas City, Missouri
  • May 2001 to December 2005 – Research Department, Adamson & Associates, Inc., Prairie Village, Kansas

Formal Education 

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) – 2012, Baker University, Overland Park, Kansas
  • Bachelor of Science – Major in Finance and Minor in Accounting, 2001,  Baker University, Baldwin City, Kansas

 Appraisal Education

  • General Appraiser Income Approach (Part 2) – The Appraisal Institute
  • General Appraiser Income Approach (Part 1) – The Appraisal Institute
  • General Appraiser Sales Comparison Approach – The Appraisal Institute
  • General Appraiser Site Valuation and Cost Approach – The Appraisal Institute
  • General Appraiser Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use
  • General Appraiser Report Writing and Case Studies- The Appraisal Institute
  • National USPAP Course – The Appraisal Institute
  • Basic Appraisal Procedures – The Appraisal Institute
  • Basic Appraisal Principles – The Appraisal Institute
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Appraiser
_Assorted
816-303-2233

Direct Ph: 816-303-2235 | Email: kbell@blissappraisal.com


Certifications

  • SRA Member Appraisal Institute
  • Kansas State Certified Real Property Appraiser No. G-3
  • Missouri State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser No. RA001981

For current certifications click on descriptionKS-Certification, MO-Certification

Experience

  • 30+ years full-time real estate appraisal experience involving all types of property

 Associations

  • MAI Candidate – Appraisal Institute

Advanced Course Work

Courses

  • 2014 AI, National USPAP Update
  • 2003 AI, Standards & Ethics for Professionals
  • 2000 AI, Advanced Sales Comparison and Cost Approaches
  • 2000 AI, Highest and Best Use and Market Analysis
  • 1999 AI, Advanced Applications
  • 1997 AI, Appraisal Procedures
  • 1992 AI, Valuation Analysis and Report Writing
  • 1992 AI, Case Studies in Real Estate Valuation
  • 1991 AI, Part B, Capitalization Theory & Techniques
  • 1991 AI, Part A, Capitalization Theory & Techniques
  • 1986 AIREA, Standards of Professional Practice
  • 1986 AIREA, Residential Evaluation
  • 1985 AIREA, Real Estate Appraisal Principles

Seminars

  • 2014 AI, Business Practices & Ethics
  • 2013 AI, Litigation Appraising
  • 2013 AI, The Appraiser as an Expert Witness
  • 2013 AI, Condemnation Appraising
  • 2012 AI, Marketability Studies
  • 2012 AI, Analyzing Credit Risk & Lease Analysis
  • 2012 AI, Separating Real, Personal Property, & Intangible Business Assets
  • 2011 AI, Conservation Easement Valuation
  • 2010, AI, Forecasting Revenue
  • 2010, IAAO, Hotel Appraising
  • 2009 AI, Appraisal Curriculum Overview
  • 2008 AI, Appraisal Review, General
  • 2008 AI, Valuing Green Buildings
  • 2008 AI, Subdivision Analysis
  • 2007 AI, Evaluating Commercial Construction
  • 2006 AI, Market Analysis – STDB
  • 2006 AI, Real Estate Finance, Value & Investment Performance
  • 2006 AI, Supporting Capitalization Rates
  • 2005 AI, Analyzing Operating Expenses
  • 2005 AI, Appraisal of Nursing Facilities
  • 2004 AI, Subdivision Analysis
  • 2002 AI, Effective Appraisal Writing
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Associate
_Assorted
816-303-2235

Connect: Direct Ph.: 816-303-2264 Email: jcarroll@blissappraisal.com


Certifications

  • Kansas State Certified General Real Property Appraiser No. G-12
  • Missouri State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser No. RA 0012877

For current certifications click on description: KS-Certification, MO-Certification

Experience

  • 55(+) years full-time real estate appraisal experience involving both commercial and residential real estate including retail, industrial, offices, apartments, caves,     transcontinental relay station, propane dispensing facilities and other specialized and general properties
  • Appraisals have been performed for attorneys, governmental agencies, lenders, principals and municipalities. The scope of the assignments has been for condemnation, estate, financing, audit, and other purposes
  • These assignments have included the first application, in an appraisal, of linear regression analysis as a tool in occupancy projections, development of the first working computer based discounted cash flow analysis and contributory work to the first computer based multiple regression analysis for mass appraising
  • Expert Valuation Witness: District Courts in both Missouri and Kansas, Commissioner for the Kansas District Court in Condemnation cases

Formal Education

  • BLS, University of Oklahoma, 1970

Course Work & Seminars

  • Completed over 750 hours of courses and seminars presented by the American Institute of Real Estate Appraisers, Society of Real Estate Appraisers and Employee Relocation Council as well as others. These courses have included single-family residential, ethical, industrial, multifamily, income analysis, discounted cash flow analysis, rent surveys, report writing, uniform standards of professional appraisal practice and other forms of commercial and industrial appraising.
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Associate
_Assorted
816-303-2264

Connect: Direct Ph.: 816-303-2237 Email: dfrazee@blissappraisal.com


Certifications

  • Missouri State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser No. 2009024916
  • Kansas State Certified General Real Property Appraiser No. G-2716
  • Appraisal Institute – Associate Member No. 488338

For current certifications click on description: KS-Certification, MO-Certification

Formal Education

  • BA Finance with emphasis in Real Estate, Minor in Economics
  • Missouri State University, 2007

Experience

  • March 2008 to Present – General Certified Appraiser, Bliss Associates LLC, Kansas City, Missouri.
  • June 2007 to March 2008 – Independent contractor with Hopkins Appraisal Services specializing in valuation of petroleum properties and quick-serve restaurants.

Professional Affiliations & Specialty Involvement

  • Public Relations Committee Chair – Kansas City Chapter of the Appraisal Institute: 2015

Appraisal Education

  • Appraisal Review for Commercial Appraisers (2015)
  • Fundamental Concepts of Analysis (2015)
  • The Cost Approach (2015)
  • 2014-2015 7-Hour Equivalent USPAP Update Course (2014)
  • Advanced Concepts and Case Studies (2014)
  • Advanced Market Analysis and Highest & Best Use (2014)
  • Advanced Income Capitalization (2013)
  • General Appraiser Report Writing and Case Studies (2013)
  • 2012-2013 7-Hour Equivalent USPAP Update Course
  • Business Practices and Ethics
  • Income Capitalization
  • USPAP 26-Hour
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Associate
_Assorted
816-303-2237

Direct Ph.: 913-593-5009| Email: rjackson@blissappraisal.com


Certifications

  • Missouri State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser No. 1999141552
  • Kansas State Certified General Real Property Appraiser No. G-1498

For current certifications click on description: KS-Certification, MO-Certification

Experience

  • A total of 25 years experience valuing and appraising commercial real
  • estate as an appraiser, loan officer and mortgage banker
  • Eighteen years experience in commercial real estate appraising involving office
  • retail, multi-family, hotel/motel and industrial properties
  • Two years experience as a loan officer for a national conduit lending institution
  • Five years experience as a mortgage banker of the Kansas/Missouri region, as a direct correspondent for several national lending institutions

Formal Education

  •  Bachelor of Arts Psychology, 1990, The College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia

 Advanced Course Work

  • 2014 Real Estate Finance Statistics and Valuation Modeling
  • 2014 Comparative Analysis
  • 2014 National USPAP Update Course
  • 2012 Apartment Appraisal, Concepts and Applications
  • 2012 What Commercial Clients Would Like Appraisers to Know
  • 2012 National USPAP Update
  • 2010 Income Approach – An Overview
  • 2010 Rates and Ratios: GIMs, OARs, and DCF
  • 2010 Scope of Work Course
  • 2010 The National USPAP Update Course
  • 2008 Marshall & Swift Commercial Cost Training
  • 2008 Business Practices & Ethics
  • 2008 Analyzing Distressed Real Estate
  • 2008 Real Estate Appraisal Operations
  • 2006 Valuation of Detrimental Conditions in Real Estate
  • 2006 Small Hotel/Motel Valuation
  • 2006 Analyzing Operating Expenses
  • 2004 On-line Using the HP12C Financial Calculator
  • 2004 Feasibility, Market Value Investment Timing: Option Value
  • 2004 Introduction to GIS Applications For Real Estate Appraising
  • 2003 Internet Search Strategies for Appraising
  • 2002 Real Estate Appraisal Applications
  • 2001 The National USPAP Course
  • 1998 Regression Analysis, Appraisal Approach of the Future
  • 1994 AI Course 510, Advanced Income Capitalization
  • 1993 AI Course 420, Standards of Professional Practice, Part B
  • 1993 AI Course 410, Standards of Professional Practice, Part A
  • 1993 AI Course 310, Basic Income Capitalization
  • 1993 AI Course 120, Appraisal Procedures
  • 1992 AI Course 110, Appraisal Principals
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Associate
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9135935009

Direct Ph.: 816-303-2265 | Email: jjohnson@blissappraisal.com


Experience

  • 20 years appraising commercial real estate
  • Over 30 years real estate investment experience in commercial and residential properties
  • Other experience as financial manager, computer systems engineer and programmer, operations analyst, securities analyst, college instructor and military pilot

Formal Education

  • BS, Math and Science, 1964, United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • MS, Industrial Engineering / Operations Research, 1972, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
  • Graduate Course Work in Finance, 1988 and 1989, Golden Gate University, Sacramento, California
  • MBA, Course Work Complete & Admitted to Candidacy, 1990, California State University, Sacramento, California

Course Work & Seminars

  • 1995 Southwestern Missouri State University Continuing Education Seminar, Valuation and Financial Management of Long Term Care Facilities
  • 1994 AI Course 510, Advanced Income Capitalization
  • 1993 AI Course 420, Standards of Professional Practice, Part B
  • 1993 AI Course 310, Basic Income Capitalization
  • 1992 AI Course 1A-1, Real Estate Appraisal Principles
  • 1992 AI Course 1A-2, Basic Valuation Procedures
  • 1992 AI Course SPP, Standards of Professional Practice, Part A
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Appraiser
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8163032265

Direct Ph.: 816-303-2255 | Email: cjones@blissappraisal.com


Certifications

  • Kansas State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser No. G-2392
  • Missouri State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser No. 2006033010

For current certifications click on description: KS-Certification, MO-Certification
 

Experience

  • November 2012 to present – Associate Appraiser, Bliss Associates, LLC, Kansas City, Missouri
  • April 2007 to September 2012 – Senior Appraiser, Verity Valuation, LLC, Overland Park, Kansas
  • November 2005 to January 2007 – Appraiser, Shaner Appraisals, Overland Park, Kansas
  • January 2003 to October 2005 – Associate Appraiser, Adamson & Associates, Inc., Prairie Village, Kansas

Formal Education

  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Finance, 1989
  • University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

Professional Affiliations

  • Appraisal Institute, Associate, #510718Advanced Course Work
  • 2012, Quantitative Analysis, The Appraisal Institute
  • 2012, 2012-2013 7-Hour National USPAP Update Course, McKissock
  • 2012, Land and Site Valuation, McKissock
  • 2012, Construction Details and Trends, McKissock
  • 2011, Advanced Applications, The Appraisal Institute
  • 2010, Report Writing and Valuation Analysis, The Appraisal Institute
  • 2009, General Appraiser Market Analysis &Highest and Best Use, The Appraisal Institute
  • 2009, Advanced Sales Comparison and Cost Approaches, The Appraisal Institute
  • 2008, Appraising Convenience Stores, The Appraisal Institute
  • 2006, Advanced Income Capitalization, The Appraisal Institute
  • 2006, General Demonstration Appraisal Report Writing Seminar, The Appraisal Institute
  • 2006, Market Analysis and the Site to Do Business, The Appraisal Institute
  • 2004, Basic Income Capitalization, The Appraisal Institute
  • 2004, Appraisal Principles, The Appraisal Institute
  • 2004, Appraisal Procedures, The Appraisal Institute
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Appraiser
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816-303-2255

Direct Ph.: 816-303-2253 | Email: mkancel@blissappraisal.com


Certifications

  • Kansas State Certified General Real Property Appraiser No. G-1130
  • Missouri State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser No. 2000157387

For current certifications click on description: KS-Certification, MO-Certification

Experience

  • 22 (+) years full-time real estate appraisal experience with Bliss Associates, LLC involving commercial properties
  • 16 years comprehensive small business management and sales experience
  • Expert valuation witness: U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Division of Missouri, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Division of Kansas, Kansas Court of Tax Appeals, Wyandotte County District Court, , Leavenworth County District Court, Miami County District Court, Circuit Court of Jackson County, Jackson County Real Estate Tax Board of Appeals

Formal Education

  • BS Business Administration/Marketing 1972, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas

Recent Course Work & Seminars

  • 2015, McKissock, Expert Witness for Commercial Appraisers
  • 2015, McKissock, Appraisal of Owner-Occupied Commercial Properties
  • 2014, AI, National USPAP Update Seminar
  • 2014, AI, Business Practices and Ethics
  • 2013, AI, The Appraiser as Expert Witness: Preparation and Testimony
  • 2013, AI, Condemnation Appraising: Principles & Applications
  • 2012, AI, Fundamentals of Separating Real Property, Personal Property, and

Intangible Business Assets

  • 2012, AI, Online Eminent Domain
  • 2012, AI, National USPAP Update Seminar
  • 2010, IAAO, Hotel Appraisal Seminar
  • 2010, AI, Litigation Appraising: Specialized Topics & Applications
  • 2010, AI, Forecasting Revenue Seminar
  • 2010, AI, National USPAP Update Seminar
  • 2009, AI, Online Business Practices and Ethics
  • 2008, AI, Introduction to Valuing Green Buildings Seminar
  • 2008, AI, National USPAP Update Seminar
  • 2008, AI, Supporting Capitalization Rates Seminar
  • 2008, AI, Appraisal Review Seminar
  • 2007, AI, Online Appraising from Blueprints and Specifications
  • 2007, AI, Online Analysis of Operating Expenses
  • 2006, AI, General Demonstration Report Seminar
  • 2006, AI, Market Analysis and The Site To Do Business Seminar
  • 2006, AI, National USPAP Update Seminar
  • 2005, Comprehensive Appraisal Workshop, Ted Whitmer

Plus numerous upper level courses and seminars between 1992 – 2004

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Associate
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816-303-2253

Direct Ph: 816-303-2239 | Email: jrobertson@blissappraisal.com


Certifications

  • Member Appraisal Institute (MAI) No. 12435
  • Missouri State Certified General Real Property Appraiser No. 2002014940
  • Kansas State Certified General Real Property Appraiser No. G-1780

For current certifications click on descriptionKS-Certification, MO-Certification

Experience

  • October 2005 to Present – Senior Associate, Bliss Associates, LLC, Kansas City, Missouri
  • 16 years of full-time real estate appraisal experience involving a variety of property types: vacant land, retail, office, industrial, multi-family, mixed-use, and special-use
  • Specialized appraisal experience includes: lodging properties, religious facilities, subdivisions, adaptive reuse of historic buildings, historic tax credits, tax increment financing, healthcare and other specialized medical space, condemnation, and tax appeal
  • Appraisals performed for local, regional, and national lenders, attorneys, corporations, public and private agencies, individuals, and municipalities
  • Expert Valuation Witness: District Court, Johnson County, KS,  State Tax Commission, Butler County, MO

 Formal Education

  • Bachelor of Arts in English & Secondary Education, Rockhurst College, Kansas City, Missouri

Professional Affiliations

  • Designated Member—Appraisal Institute (2006 to present)
  • Associate Member—Appraisal Institute (2002 to 2006)
  • Co-Chair of Associate Member Guidance Committee—Appraisal Institute (2009)

Course Work & Seminars

  • February 2007 – AI Seminar: Evaluating Commercial Construction
  • January 2008 – AI Seminar: Appraisal Review – General
  • October 2008 – AI Seminar: Valuing Green Buildings
  • May 2009 – AI Seminar: Marshall & Swift Commercial Cost Training
  • May 2010 – IAAO Seminar: Hotel Appraisal Seminar
  • October 2010 – AI Seminar: Appraisal Curriculum Overview (2-day General)
  • September 2011 – AI Seminar: Introduction to Conservation Easement Valuation
  • December 2011 – AI Seminar: Small Hotel/Motel Valuation
  • December 2011 – AI Seminar: Analyzing Operating Expenses
  • December 2011 – AI Seminar: Business Practices and Ethics
  • September 2012 – AI Seminar: Analyzing Tenant Credit Risk and Commercial Lease Analysis
  • November 2012 – AI Seminar: Marketability Studies: Six-Step Process & Basic Applications
  • May 2014 – AI Course: Review Theory — General
  • Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP Update)**

(**taken every 2 years as required)

Numerous additional courses and seminars between 1999 and 2007
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Senior Associate
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816-303-2239

Direct Ph: 816-303-2227 | Email: jsummers@blissappraisal.com


Certifications

  • Kansas General Appraiser Certification No. G-560
  • Missouri General Appraiser Certification No. RA 001802
  • Senior Member (ASA designation, 1982-98), American Society of Appraisers, with a specialty in urban real property
  • SRA and SRPA designations, respectively, 1989, the Appraisal Institute
  • MAI designation, 1989 (No. 8175), the Appraisal Institute

For current certifications click on description: KS-Certification, MO-Certification

Experience

  • 44 years in real estate, specializing in eminent domain, litigation support, and complex valuation problems
  • Expert Witness, Missouri Circuit Courts, Kansas District Courts, and U.S. Bankruptcy Courts
  • Currently, faculty member, the Appraisal Institute, certified as associate instructor in Basic Appraisal Principles and Basic Appraisal Procedures
  • AQB Certified USPAP Instructor (No. 10537)

Relevant Education

  • BA degrees (1973) and MA degree (1975), University of Missouri, Kansas City
  • Uniform Appraisal Standards for Federal Land Acquisitions
  • Continuing education toward MBA, emphasis in Finance, University of Missouri, Kansas City, 1975-79

Professional Presentations, Publications, etc.

  • Author, Real Estate Intern Program, Kansas City, Missouri Real Estate Board, 1977-78
  • Author, “Inflation, Money Markets and the Appraisal Process,” The Real Estate Appraiser and Analyst, 1979
  • Co-author, “Energy Considerations in Real Estate Appraising,” text for Society of Real Estate Appraisers’ Seminar
  • Author, Outline for “Litigation Appraising,” workshop approved for continuing-education credit by Missouri Real Estate Appraisers’ Commission, 1995;
  • The Appraisal Journal Review Committee, 1996-2006
  • Panelist, “Condemnation and Environmental Liability: Discussion of Issues as How Environmental Problems Affect Evaluation and Assessment in Condemnation,” Real Estate Practice Institute, 1998, co-sponsored by the Missouri Bar Association’s Property Law Committee, Environmental Law Committee, and Eminent Domain Committee
  • Presenter, “HUD Rent Comparables,” the Affordable Housing Management Association, VII, Kansas City, Missouri, 2002
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Senior Associate
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816-303-2227

Direct Ph: 816-303-2231 | Email: wthompson@blissappraisal.com


Certifications

    • Missouri State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser No. RA 003191

For current certifications click on description: MO-Certification

Experience

  • 28 years full-time real estate appraisal experience involving all types of property

Advanced Course Work

Courses 

  • 2013 McKissock, Land and Site Valuation
  • 2013 McKissock, Appraising and Analyzing Retail Shopping Centers for Mortgage Underwriting
  • 2013 McKissock, Appraisal Applications of Regression Analysis
  • 2013 McKissock, Appraisal Applications of Regression Analysis
  • 2012 Mckissock, REO and Foreclosures
  • 2012 Mckissock, Appraising Apartments: The Basics
  • 2011 Mckissock, Appraising and Analyzing Industrial and flex Buildings
  • 2011 Mckissock, Environmental Issues for Appraisers
  • 2010 Mckissock, Principles, procedures, & Case Studies
  • 2010 Mckissock, Land and Site Valuation
  • 2010 Mckissock, Income Capitalization
  • 2008 Mckissock, The Cost Approach
  • 2008 Mckissock, Income Approach
  • 2006 Mckissock, Appraising the Oddball
  • 2000 AI Course 410, Standards of Professional Practice
  • 1991 AI, Case Studies in Real Estate Valuation
  • 1989 AI, Part B, Capitalization Theory & Techniques
  • 1988 AI, Part A, Capitalization Theory & Techniques
  • 1988 AIREA, Basic Valuation Procedures
  • 1987 AIREA, Real Estate Appraisal Principles

Seminars

  • 2014, USPAP Update
  • 2012, USPAP Update
  • 2010, USPAP Update
  • 2008, USPAP Update
  • 2007, Analyzing Commercial Lease Clauses
  • 2006, USPAP 2006 Update
  • 2006, STDB Seminar
  • 2006, NFIP-Flood Map Update
  • 2006, A Convicted Felon Speaks Out
  • 2004, USPAP Update
  • 2004, FEMA-NFIP Flood Map Update
  • 2004, Appraising For The Secondary Mortgage Market
  • 2002, Income Capitalization
  • 2002, USPAP 2002 Update
  • 2001, Income Capitalization Review
  • 2000, Using Highest and Best Use with Confidence
  • 1998, Regression Analysis, Appraisal Approach of the Future
  • 1990 AIREA, Accrued Depreciation
  • 1988 AIREA, Electronic Spreadsheets in the Appraisal Office
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Associate
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816-303-2231

Direct Ph: 816-303-2259 | Email: mwoods@blissappraisal.com


Certifications 

  • Missouri State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser No. 2005090012 

For current certifications click on description: MO-Certification

Experience 

  • 20 years full-time real estate appraisal experience with Bliss Appraisals, Woods Appraisals, Hughes Development Corporation and Nunnink & Associates, Inc. 

Formal Education 

  • University of Virginia, Economics, Charlottesville, Virginia

Course Work & Seminars 

  • 2002 AI Course I320, Advanced Applications
  • 2000 AI Course II430, Standards of Professional Practice, Part C
  • 1995 AI Course II420, Standards of Professional Practice, Part B
  • 1995 AI Course I410, Standards of Professional Practice, Part A
  • 1994 AI Course I310, Basic Income Capitalization
  • 1994 AI Course I120, Appraisal Procedures
  • 1994 AI Course I110, Appraisal Principles
  • Various Continuing Education Courses (14 hours per year)
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Associate
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816-303-2259

Connect: Direct Ph.: 816-303-2269 Email: mbowersox@blissappraisal.com


Experience

  • Over 12 years as a residential appraiser with Bliss Associates, LLC
  • SRA Member- Appraisal Institute
  • Kansas- State Certified Residential Real Property Appraiser #R-2407
  • Missouri- State Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser #2004023862
  • Listed on the FHA Roster

For current certifications click on descriptionKS-Certification, MO-Certification

Formal Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Management of Information Systems and Marketing. – Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

Course Work & Seminars

  • Foundations of Real Estate Appraisal
  • Appraising the Single Family Residence
  • National Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice Class
  • “Forms” Seminar
  • “How to do an FHA Appraisal” Class
  • Online Internet Search Strategies for R.E. Appraisers Class
  • Online Cool Tools: New Technology for Real Estate Appraisers Class
  • Condominiums, Co-ops, and PUDs Class
  • Appraising from Blueprints and Specifications Class
  • Residential Design & Functional Utility Class
  • Valuation of Green Residential Properties Class
  • Residential Property Construction and Inspection Class
  • Business Practices and Ethics Class
  • Residential Market Analysis and Highest & Best Use Class
  • Real Estate Finance, Statistics, and Valuation Modeling Class
  • Advanced Residential Applications & Case Studies, Part I
  • Advanced Residential Report Writing, Part II
  • Understanding Residential Construction
  • National USPAP Update Classes
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Senior Res. Associate
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816-303-2239

Connect: Direct Ph.: 816-303-2232 Email: tburkhead@blissappraisal.com


Certifications

  • Kansas State Certified Real Estate Appraiser R-2241
  • Missouri State Certified Real Estate Appraiser RA002806

For current certifications click on description: KS-Certification, MO-Certification

Experience

  • 26 years of experience in real estate appraising.

Formal Education

  • Bachelor of Science, 1985, Business Administration, University of Kansas – Lawrence, KS
  • Associates Arts Degree – Pre-Business, Fort Scott, Kansas 

Appraisal Course Work

  • 2015 – Case Studies in Appraising Green Residential Properties
  • 2015 – Online Cool Tools: New Technology for Real Estate Appraisers
  • 2014 – Defensible Appraisal Practices
  • 2014 – USPAP Update
  • 2013 – Appraising Manufactured Homes
  • 2013 – Residential Appraisal Review
  • 2012 – USPAP Update
  • 2011 – The Uniform Appraisal Dataset from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
  • 2011 – Residential Challenge: Declining Markets & Sales Concessions
  • 2011 – Professional’s Guide to the Uniform Residential Appraisal Report
  • 2010 – Valuation of Green Residential Properties
  • 2010 – USPAP Update
  • 2009 – Mortgage Fraud: A Dangerous Business
  • 2009 – Condominiums, Co-ops and PUDs
  • 2008 – USPAP Update
  • 2008 – Online Cool Tools: New Technology for Real Estate Appraisers
  • 2007 – Online Residential Design & Functional Utility
  • 2007 – Online Internet Search Strategies for R.E. Appraisers
  • 2006 – USPAP Update
  • 2006 – Real Estate Finance for Appraisers
  • 2006 – Red Flags in Property Inspection
  • 2006 – A Convicted Felon Speaks Out
  • 2006 – Tough Residential Appraisal Assignments
  • 2005 – Forms Seminar
  • 2005 – Information Technology and the Appraiser
  • 2005 – Appraising the Oddball
  • 2005 – Construction Details and Trends
  • 2004 – Using the Uniform Residential Appraisal Report Form
  • 2004 – USPAP
  • 2004 – Sales Comparison Approach and Reconciliation
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Associate
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816-303-2232

Direct Ph: 816-303-2262 | Email: tstansell@blissappraisal.com


Certifications

  • SRA Member- Appraisal Institute
  • Missouri State-certified Real Estate Appraiser No. 2004018070
  • Kansas State-certified Real Property Appraiser No. L-2433
  • Listed on FHA Roster

For current certifications click on description: KS-Certification, MO-Certification

Experience

  • 12 years full-time real estate appraisal experience involving residential properties with Bliss Associates, LLC

Associations 

  • Appraisal Institute Member 

Formal Education 

  • Bachelor of Professional Studies in Management and Leadership. – Rockhurst University, Kansas City, Missouri

Course Work & Seminars              

  • Supervision Beginning Appraisers- January 2014
  • USPAP Update – Lowman & Company December 2013
  • AI – Advanced Residential Applications & Case Studies Part 1 – 2013
  • AI – Advanced Residential Report Writing Part 2 – 2013
  • Statistics and Valuation Modeling –December 2012
  • Residential Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use — October 2012
  • Business Practices and Ethics – June 2012
  • Identifying Residential Architectural Styles – May 2012
  • Fine-Tuning Cost Approach – May 2012
  • New Guidelines Affect Appraiser – September 2011
  • Appraisal Reviews: Residential & Commercial – May 2011
  • USPAP Update – Lowman & Company – March 2011
  • Foreclosures & Short Sales – Lowman & Company – March 2010
  • Home Inspections – Lowman & Company – November 2009
  • National USPAP Update – Lowman & Company – April 2009
  • Forms Seminar – Lowman & Company – February 2009
  • USPAP – Lowman & Company – September 2007
  • Evaluating Residential Construction, KC Metroplex Chapter of The National Assoc. of Independent Fee Appraisers – May 2007
  • Making Adjustments; How, When & Where – Lowman & Company – September 2007
  • FHA Course – How to do FHA Appraisals – Lowman & Company – February 2005
  • FHA Prep Course – Exam Preparation – Lowman & Company – February 2005
  • Forms Seminar – Lowman & Company – October 2005
  • Real Estate Appraisal Methods, Lowman & Company – November 2003
  • Course 110 – Appraisal Principles – Johnson County Community College – September 2002
  • Course 120 – Appraisal Procedures – Johnson County Community College – October 2002
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Senior Res. Associate
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816-303-2262

Direct Ph: 816-303-2263 | Email: ewells@blissappraisal.com


Certifications

  • Missouri State Certified Appraiser No. 2007036951
  • Kansas State Certified Appraiser No. R-2600

For current certifications click on description: KS-Certification, MO-Certification

Experience

  • 18 years of experience in real estate appraising.

Formal Education

  • Bachelor of Science, 1993, Consumer & Family Economics University of Missouri – Columbia

Appraisal Course Work

  • 2013 AI – Curriculum Overview
  • 2013 Lowman & Company – National USPAP Update
  • 2012 Lowman & Company – National USPAP Update
  • 2011 Lowman & Company, New Guidelines that affect Appraisers
  • 2011 AI – Residential Property Construction and Inspection
  • 2011 AI- Residential Design & Functional Utility
  • 2004 USPAP Update
  • 2004 A to Z’s Building Design
  • 2004 Forms Seminar
  • 2004 Hot Potatoes for Appraisers
  • 2002, Most Common Appraisal Mistakes
  • 2000 Lowman & Company, How to Perform and FHA Appraisal
  • 2000 Lowman & Company, FHA Test Prep Class
  • 1997 AI Course 410, Standards of Professional Practice
  • 1996 AI Course 110, Appraisal Principles
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Senior Res. Associate
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816-303-2263

Direct Ph: 816-303-2236 | Email: dkoehler@blissappraisal.com


 

 

 

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Analyst
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816-303-2236

Direct Ph.: 816-303-2243 |  Email: nbell@blissappraisal.com


 

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Commercial Research
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816-303-2243

Direct Ph: 816-303-2257 | Email: bblasy@blissappraisal.com


 

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Executive Secretary
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816-303-2257

Direct Ph: 816-303-2234 | Email: lstimpfel@blissappraisal.com


 

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Commercial Support
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816-303-2234