Joseph E. Briggs, MAI

Joseph “Jody” Briggs has 24 years of commercial real estate appraisal experience within the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. His professional appraisal experience includes valuation of commercial real estate for various clients, including commercial banks, insurance companies, municipalities, federal agencies, estates, REITs, and investors. Briggs is qualified as an expert witness in the United States Federal Bankruptcy Court Fort Worth, the District Court for the State of Texas – Fort Worth, and Tarrant County Commissioners Court – Texas.

Brigg’s tax consulting expertise includes special purpose properties such automobile dealerships, auto service/quick-lubes, restaurants, convenience stores, parking structures, golf courses, multi-family apartment complexes, office buildings, medical buildings, industrial manufacturing facilities, office/warehouse-flex, retail shopping centers, and residential subdivisions.

Briggs graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington where he earned a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree in real estate and finance. Continuing education includes 100 classroom hours every five years for MAI designation, 28 classroom hours every two years for General Appraisal Certificate, and 12 classroom hours every year for Property Tax Consultant License.

Briggs is an MAI-designated member of the Appraisal Institute and former President of its Central Texas Chapter, is certified by the State of Texas as a General Real Estate Appraiser, and is a licensed Property Tax Consultant in the State of Texas.

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