Ness Associates

Commercial Real Estate Valuation and Consulting
Paul S. Ness, MAI
Paul began his appraisal career in 1984 working as a residential appraiser for a savings and loan association in Florida. He was eventually promoted to chief appraiser and opened two new appraisal branch offices in West Palm Beach and Boca Raton. From 1987 to 1997, Paul was employed by commercial appraisal firms in south-central Pennsylvania, where he gained valuable experience in the Lancaster and York County markets. In 1997, he accepted the position of appraisal review officer for a regional bank holding company where he gained extensive knowledge of banking regulations. Since forming Ness Associates in 2006, Paul has provided hundreds of commercial appraisals and appraisal reviews to a variety of clients.

In addition to being a Pennsylvania State Certified General Appraiser (#GA-000047-L), Paul is also a member of the National, Pennsylvania and Lancaster County Associations of Realtors. In 1997, he earned the MAI designation awarded by the Appraisal Institute (#11324). The MAI designation is widely recognized as the premier professional designation among commercial appraisers. Paul has served the Central Pennsylvania Chapter of the Appraisal Institute as President, Vice President, Board member, Experience Review Committee member, Candidate Guidance Chair and Education Chair.

Paul has appraised a wide variety of property types, including office buildings, shopping centers, warehouses, manufacturing buildings, commercial condominiums, commercial/industrial land, hotels, apartments, subdivisions and many types of special purpose properties.

Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration
Shippensburg University
Major: Finance
Concentration: Real Estate

Paul has also attended numerous appraisal-related courses and seminars over the years. He has completed the continuing education requirements of both the Appraisal Institute and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for state-certified general appraisers.

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