Appraiser Resume

DAVID M. FONTANA

Armstrong Appraisals

Phone: 888-788-3141
FAX: 866-782-7140

LICENSES

NYS Certified General Real Estate Appraiser #46000026870

MA Certified General Real Estate Appraiser #100763

CT Certified General Real Estate Appraiser #RCG.0001308

PA Certified General Real Estate Appraiser 2005

VT Certified General Real Estate Appraiser #80-242

NH Certified General Real Estate Appraiser

NYS Qualified Instructor for Certified Appraisal Courses

NYS Certified Real Estate Broker

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science in Finance, Canisius College, Buffalo, New York, 1990

Associate of Science in Business Administration, Jefferson Community College, Watertown, New York, 1988

COURT TESTIMONY/REPRESENTATION

NYS Supreme Court, Albany, Saratoga, Schenectady, Rensselaer, Columbia and Schoharie Counties Small Claims Assessment Reviews, Schenectady, Columbia, Essex, Rensselaer, Washington, Warren, Albany, Saratoga, Montgomery, Fulton, Herkimer, Oneida, Madison, Franklin, Clinton, St. Lawrence Counties

TECHNICAL TRAINING

Fundamentals of Real Estate Sales Person, Sept, 1989
Valuation Principles and Procedures, May, 1992
Introduction to Real Estate Appraisal, April, 1992
Introduction of Real Estate Appraisal, September, 1992
Principles of Income Property Valuation, October, 1992
Applied Income Property Valuation, November, 1992
Ethics & Standards of Professional Practice, November, 1992
NYS Broker License Course, September, 2000
USPAP Update, April, 2008
Basic Income Capitalization, October, 1993
Standards of Professional Practice A & B, April, 1994
Advanced Sales Comparison & Cost Approaches, November, 1997
Standards of Professional Practice, April, 1999
Advanced Income Capitalization, December, 2000
Highest & Best Use and Market Analysis, March, 2003
Report Writing, May, 2003
USPAP Update, October, 2004
USPAP Update, August, 2006
Advanced Application, November, 2006
Appraisal Institute Advanced Applications, 2007
2-4 Family Finesse, 2010
Environmental Pollution & Mold, 2010
Even Odder – More Oddball Appraisals, 2010
Private Appraisal Assignments, 2010
Appraising Historic Properties, 2010
Introduction to Expert Witness Testimony, 2010
Disclosures & Disclaimers, 2010
7-Hour USPAP Course, 2010
15 Hour National USPAP Course, 2010
Introductions to Legal Description, 2011
REO & Foreclosures, 2011
Mortgage Fraud – Protect Yourself, 2011
Relocation Appraisal is Different, 2011
FHA Appraiser Inspection Checklist Course, 2011

WORK

Armstrong Appraisals, LLC {Also Haggett Appraisal Service}
Commercial Appraiser/Owner 1994 to Present

Heritage Prime Properties, LLC/Prudential Manor Homes
NYS Licensed Real Estate Broker/Principal 1999 to Present

Statewide Home Inspections, LLC Principal 2005 to 2007

Legacy Land Title, LLC Principal A full service NYS Title Company 2005 to Present

Fleet National Bank Managed Assets Field Representative/AVP Foreclosure Specialist Covering NY, MA, CT, NJ, VT 1998 to 2004

Real Estate Appraisal Services, Inc. Commercial Appraiser 1994 to 1998

Prudential – Blake Group NYS License Real Estate Agent 1993 to 1997

Fleet Bank of New York Appraisal Coordinator/Review Appraiser Ordering and Reviewing Appraisals for all of NY State 1990 to 1997
Century 21 – McDonald Realty 1989 to 1991

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Appraisal Institute, Upstate New York Chapter

Realtor Associate Member, Greater Capital Association
of Realtors, Greater Hudson Valley Association of Realtors,
Jefferson County Board of Realtors, St. Lawrence County Board of Realtors,
Sullivan County Board of Realtors, Franklin/Clinton County Board of Realtors,
Warren County Board of Realtors, Onondaga/Oswego Board of Realtors,
Oneida Board of Realtors, Fulton County Board of Realtors
MLS PINS – Massachusetts/Rhode Island
MLS-NNEREN – VT, NH
Berkshire County, MA Board of Realtors
Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce
National Association of Realtors
Foundation of Real Estate Appraisers
Commercial and Industrial Real Estate Board

APPRAISAL EXPERIENCE

Residential- Single, Double and Multi-Family Properties Condominiums, Subdivisions
Vacant Land- Residential, Subdivisions, Commercial and Industrial, Agricultural, Rural Lands
Commercial- Retail Stores, Office Buildings, Restaurants, Branch Banks, Railroad Corridors, Golf Courses, Apartment Complexes, Hotels/Motels, Children’s Camps, Reservoirs, Recreation Camps, Car Wash, Small Luxury Hotels, Farms, Equipment
Industrial- Single and Multi-Story Warehouses, Factories, Manufacturing Complexes and Industrial Parks
All forms of Real Estate, including fixtures, equipment and livestock

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