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 and appraisal compliance. 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, self-storage facilities, manufacturing buildings, commercial condominiums,
land, hotels, apartments, mobile home parks, subdivisions, and many types of special
Paul received a Bachelor of Science degree in finance from Shippensburg University with concentrations in real estate and economics. He has also attended numerous appraisal-related courses and seminars over the years. Paul has completed the on-going continuing education requirements of both the Appraisal Institute and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for state-certified general appraisers.
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