Lawrence D. Hopper, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS
Mr. Hopper has been a licensed California Real Estate Broker since 1977, and active in the appraisal of real property since 1977. He is a third generation owner and current President of the company. He brings to RPA an extensive knowledge of modern appraisal practice and is well-versed in the valuation of office, retail, multiple family, industrial and agricultural real estate. He has extensive experience in the valuation of properties for eminent domain purposes, having worked on behalf of both condemning agencies and property owners. He has qualified as an expert witness in superior courts and in the federal bankruptcy court.
Mr. Hopper also provides review appraisal services for properties that are located in the Central Valley of California.
M.A., Master of Arts in Biological Science, California State University, Fresno, California
B.A., Bachelor of Arts in Biological Science, California State University, Fresno, California
MAI Member, Appraisal Institute (1986)
SRA Member, Appraisal Institute (1980)
AI-GRS Member, Appraisal Institute (2014)
Past President, Northern California Chapter of the Appraisal Institute, 2011
Past President, Central California Chapter of the Appraisal Institute, 1994
Past President, Fresno Chapter No. 76, Society of Real Estate Appraisers, 1982-83
Past President, Rotary Club of Fresno Woodward Park
Member, Rotary Club of Fresno Sunrise
Certificate of Completion for the Valuation of Conservation Easements Professional Development Program, as offered by the American Society of Appraisers, the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers, and the Appraisal Institute, in conjunction with the Land Trust Alliance. This certificate indicates that he has completed the Valuation of Conservation Easements educational requirements and passed the examination.
State of California, Certified-General Real Estate Appraiser, License No. AG001738