Sheahan & Associates

Real Estate Appraisal Review and Consulting

Qualifications of Kelvin Sheahan, MAI

Education, Designations, Licenses and Scholarships:

  • MAI – Member, Appraisal Institute (#7006)
  • B.S. – Economics – University of Michigan (1978)
  • Russell T. Pointer and Herbert U. Nelson Memorial Scholarships-University of Michigan
  • General Contractors License and Real Estate Sales license-State of Michigan (expired 1980)
  • California State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser License No. AG003544, 2/92 (current)
  • State of California Real Estate Broker-Since 1989

Appraisal Institute Courses and Seminars (partial list):

  • Real Estate Principles
  • Basic Valuation Procedures
  • Ethics and Professional Practices
  • Highest and Best Use
  • Capitalization Theory and Techniques- Parts I-III
  • Case Studies
  • USPAP and Professional Practices
  • Federal Laws and Regulations
  • Valuation Analysis and Report Writing
  • Appraisal of Nursing/Senior Care Facilities
  • Scope of Appraisal
  • Hotel/Motel Valuation
  • Investment Analysis
  • Partial Interest Valuation
  • Litigation Valuation
  • Condemnation Valuation
  • Appraising from Blueprints
  • Expert Witness testimony
  • Computer Spreadsheets (Excel)
  • Computer applications, DCF Seminar
  • HP 12C Basic and Advanced Seminars
  • OREA Seminar

University/College Real Estate Courses – University Michigan, Graduate School of Business Administration:

  • Real Estate Law
  • Real Estate Economics
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Real Estate Property Management
  • Real Estate Appraisal
  • Advanced Real Estate Appraisal
  • De Anza College Courses – All required for Real Estate Brokers License, Including Real Estate Finance, Management, Brokerage, Listing Agreements and Purchase Contracts

Professional Experience:

  • April 1997 to present-Owner/Principal – Sheahan & Associates-San Jose, California
  • 1995 – 1997-Senior Appraiser Morrison, Fillmore & Associates, San Jose, California
  • 1992 – 1995-Principal Sheahan & Associates, San Jose, California
  • 1985 – 1992 – Partner, Hollwedel, Sheahan & Associates, San Jose, California
  • 1983-1985 – Senior Review Appraiser, Home Federal Savings and Loan, Cupertino, California
  • 1980-1983 – Independent Commercial and Residential Appraiser with assignments from Kurt Reitman, MAI, Stephen Palmer, MAI, Alex Francois, MAI, Frank Bland, RM and James Tilley, SRA and numerous lenders
  • 1978-1980 – Residential Real Estate Appraiser, Alcock & Co., Gerald Alcock, MAI

Professional Associations:

  • Member, Appraisal Institute (#7006)
  • Member, San Jose Board of Realtors
  • Member, National Association of Realtors
  • Member, Placer County Board of Realtors
  • Member, Appraisal Institute’s Experience Review Committee for MAI Candidates (1994)
  • Registered Expert, Northern California Register of Experts and Consultants (Bar Association of San Francisco)

Court Experience:

Pre-trial preparations, oral appraisal reports from file memorandums, depositions and mediation testimony, qualified expert witness in Santa Clara County, Superior Court, U.S. Bankruptcy Court and San Jose Rental Arbitration board. Over 50 depositions and testimony at 10 trials, as litigation experience.