As of August 2018, forty years since I became a full time appraiser, Susan McKey Appraisal Services has appraised 29,231 properties, including single family homes, condominiums, townhomes, residential vacant lots and acreage sites, duplexes, and fourplexes.
I have worked for lenders, homebuilders, homeowners, including people going through divorce proceedings and owners of homes in succession. I have also conducted pre and post foreclosure appraisals for lenders.
My experience spans through peaks and lows of this housing market as well as thru several recessions, hurricanes, floods, etc. Most recently my vast experience has been used to appraise homes that were flooded during The Great flood of 2016.
Providing high-quality appraisals on a wide variety of property to all of East Baton Rouge Parish, most of Ascension (excluding Donaldsonville), most of Livingston and most of West Baton Rouge and Iberville Parishes.
Owner/Appraiser – Susan McKey Appraisal Services 2/2001-Present
Staff Appraiser/Branch manager – James Juneau Appraisal Services, Inc. July 1998
Commercial Appraiser, Asst. Vice President, for Adkins & Associates – 1987-June 1998
Staff Appraiser for John C. Doiron, MAI, 1983-1987
Appraiser and Affiliated Broker with Gully & Associates, 1980-1983
Staff Appraiser for J.M. Powell MAI Appraiser, 1978-1980
Instructor for Baton Rouge Board of Realtors, Indoctrination Course in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1982-1987
Accomplishments & Certifications
Served on the Board of Directors for the Local Chapter #156 of the Society of Real Estate Appraisers for 6 years
MAI Member – The appraisal Institute – Certificate No.: 9115. “The Appraisal Institute (formerly the American Institute of Real Estate Appraisers) conducts a voluntary program of continuing education for its designated members. MAIs and SRAs who meet the minimum standards of this program are awarded periodic educational certification.” As of the date of this report, I have completed the requirements under the continuing education program of the American Institute of Real Estate Appraisers.
SRPA – Senior Real Property Appraiser – Society of Real Estate Appraisers, 1990
SRA – Senior Residential Appraiser – Society of Real Estate Appraisers Designation, 1985-Present
CCIM, Certified Commercial Investment Member of CIREA, Commercial Investment Real Estate Institute – 1996-Present.
FHA Appraiser – LA#0947