Rodney MeersUpon graduation in 1980 from the University of Georgia with a BBA degree and a major in Real Estate and Urban Development, Rod began a career in real estate appraisal in Atlanta, Georgia. Here he gained experience in virtually all property types, performing appraisals in a variety of locales across the country. In 1996, Rod relocated to North Carolina to join John McCracken & Associates, Inc. where he continued to appraise investment-grade properties and other real estate around the country for a variety of institutional and national investors and property owners. Toward the late-1990s, the focus of work at John McCracken & Associates, Inc. shifted, and Rod now specializes in eminent domain appraising for highway and electrical power line acquisitions.

Rod has experience appraising properties as complex as regional malls, community and neighborhood shopping centers, downtown and suburban office buildings, hotels and motels of all types, apartment complexes, business parks, and manufacturing facilities. He is also well versed in the appraisal of small local properties like retail stores, warehouses, office buildings, and the like, as well as having residential experience with a wide variety of properties.

Education & Designations:

Bachelor of Business Administration, Real Estate and Urban Development, University of Georgia, 1980

MAI - The Appraisal Institute

State Certifications:

Rod maintains general appraisal certifications in the states of North Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia, and is also a licensed real estate broker in the state of North Carolina.


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