Tim Runde, MAI, LEED AP, has over 30 years of experience valuing real estate. His primary market area is the Bay Area. He has a graduate degree in Real Estate Appraisal and Investment Analysis from the University of Wisconsin – Madison, earned under the direction of the late (and great) Professor “Chief” Graaskamp.
Tim maintains an active general appraisal practice in the San Francisco Bay Area. Areas of particular interest include special purpose properties, ad valorem tax assessment, and sports and entertainment venue valuation. He regularly provides expert services for litigation and arbitration proceedings and has provided expert testimony in a variety of venues including California Superior Court, US Bankruptcy Court, Delaware Chancery Court, and numerous assessment appeals board proceedings.
Tim is also a nationally recognized expert in green building valuation with a long-standing interest in the nexus between the built and natural environments. Undergraduate studies in Zoology coupled with his graduate degree allow him a unique perspective into the interplay of the environmental, social, and financial factors that sustainability introduces to real estate.
Tim is the co-author of Appraisal Institute textbook, The Valuation of Green Commercial Real Estate, and the co-developer of the Appraisal Institute course based on that textbook. He has published numerous articles on the valuation of green buildings and is instructor and course reviewer for the Appraisal Institute.