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    Qualifications of Brian A. O’Neill AI-GRS, SR/WA, R/W-AC

    Certified General Real Property Appraiser

    General Information

    Brian A. O’Neill, AI-GRS, SR/WA is a resident of Boise, Idaho. He received his bachelor’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies with a concentration in Molecular Biology from Towson University in Towson, Maryland. He holds (*) or has held “certified general” level real property appraisal licenses in Arkansas*, Delaware, Idaho*, Indiana*, Michigan*, North Carolina, Oregon*, Virginia*, Washington*, West Virginia, and Wisconsin* over the past 25 years.

    Mr. O’Neill belongs to the Appraisal Institute, the International Right of Way Association (IRWA), American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers, and the Right of Way Consultants Council. He is a Designated member of the Appraisal Institute (AI-GRS) and holds the IRWA’s senior designation (SR/WA) and its appraisal certification designation (R/W-AC). He has also earned the American Society of Appraisers Appraisal Review and Management (ARM) Certificate of Completion. He is an IRWA Education Chairman for Idaho Chapter 64 and a Region 7 Representative of the International Valuation Community of Practice.

    Mr. O’Neill has concentrated on the appraisal of real property subject to eminent domain almost exclusively throughout his career. He is currently focusing on right of way review projects, as well as working with other firms across the country on the appraisal of unique takings problems and large-scale infrastructure projects. Mr. O’Neill has completed right of way appraisal reports and appraisal reviews for Municipal, State, and Federal agencies; consulting and right of way project management firms; and individuals and businesses whose property is subject to eminent domain. He is a WSDOT and ITD approved appraiser and review appraiser, a WisDOT approved review appraiser, and a VDOT pre-qualified Appraiser.

    Mr. O’Neill has completed large-scale and complex appraisal and appraisal review projects of partial and total takings, easement valuations, inverse condemnations, and tax appeals across the country. These appraisal reports and appraisal reviews have included raw land and redevelopment sites, as well as improved commercial, industrial, multi-family, and special purpose properties. Infrastructure assignments include airport, highway, HVTL, pipeline, wind farm, and wastewater treatment projects. His portfolio of work is well balanced between acquisition entities and property owners.

    Currently Affiliated

    Member, Chief Review Appraiser

    National Right of Way Review Appraisal, LLC, Boise, ID

    Independent Fee Appraiser

    Burgoyne Appraisal Company, Chelsea, MI

    Formal Education

    Towson University, Towson, Maryland

    BS in Interdisciplinary Studies with a Concentration in Molecular Biology

    Real Estate Appraisal & Right of Way Education

    American Society of Appraisers

    Course SE100: Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice
    Course RP201: Introduction to Real Property Appraisal (Exam Challenged)
    Course RP20: Introduction to the Income Capitalization Approach
    Course RP203: Advanced Income Capitalization
    Course AR122: Web: Appraisal Review: Applying the Standards
    Course AR201: Appraisal Review and Management Overview
    Course AR204: Appraisal Review and Management Application

    Appraisal Institute

    Analyzing Operating Expenses
    Business Practices and Ethics
    Eminent Domain and Condemnation
    Feasibility, Market Value, Investment Timing, Option Value
    General Appraisal Report Writing & Case Studies
    Highest & Best Use and Market Analysis
    Introduction to Green Buildings: Principles and Concepts
    Practical Highest and Best Use
    Rates and Ratios: Making sense of GIMs, OARs, and DCF
    Real Estate Finance Statistics and Valuation Modeling
    Review Theory – General
    Review Case Studies – General
    Small Hotel/Motel Valuation
    Subdivision Valuation
    Supervisory Appraiser/Trainee Course
    Uniform Appraisal Standards for Federal Land Acquisitions (7/2017)
    7-hr. Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice Update (12/2021)

    International Right of Way Association

    Course 101: Principles of Right of Way (A, E, L, & N)
    Course 103: Ethics in the Right of Way Profession
    Course 203: Alternative Dispute Resolution
    Course 213: Conflict Management
    Course 214: Skills of Expert Testimony
    Course 218: Right of Way Acquisition for Electrical Transmission Projects
    Course 219: Introduction to Presentation, Instruction, and Facilitation
    Course 401: The Appraisal of Partial Acquisitions
    Course 402: Introduction to the Income Approach
    Course 403: Easement Valuation
    Course 409: Integrating Appraisal Standards
    Course 410: Reviewing Appraisals in Eminent Domain
    Course 415: USPAP and the Yellow Book: A Guide to Understanding Their Relationship
    Course 431: Problems in the Valuation of Partial Acquisitions
    Course 505: Advanced Residential Relocation Assistance
    Course 600: Environmental Awareness
    Course 606: The Environmental Process
    Course 802: Legal Aspects of Easements
    Course 803: Eminent Domain Law Basics for the Right-of-Way Professional
    Course 804: Skills of Expert Testimony (Update of Course 214)


    The Basics of Expert Witness for Commercial Appraisers
    Delaware Laws and Regulations
    Introduction to Commercial Appraisal Review
    Michigan Appraisal Law
    Marcellus Shale: Effects of Energy Resource Operations on Residential Property Value

    Northern Michigan University

    Course 302: Commercial Cost Approach

    The Seminar Group

    Easements in Washington (8th Annual)

    Urban Land Institute

    Multifamily Housing Development
    Real Estate Development Process: Part I

    Western Forestry & Conservation Association

    The Basics of Forest Land & Timber Appraisal

    Licenses and Professional Affiliations

    Member of the International Right of Way Association – #750580

    – SR/WA #5766 (re-certified through 4/1/2024)
    – RW-AC (re-certified through 5/1/2023)

    Appraisal Institute – Designated member (AI-GRS) – #225608

    American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers

    Arkansas Certified General Real Property Appraiser CG 4747 (exp. 4/8/2023)

    Idaho Certified General Real Property Appraiser CGA-3201 (exp. 1/31/2023)

    — ITD-approved Appraiser and Review Appraiser

    Indiana Certified General Appraiser CG41900017 (exp. 6/30/2024)

    Michigan State-Certified Real Estate Appraiser 12-01-005034 (exp. 7/31/2024)

    New Hampshire Certified General Appraiser NHCG-1079 (exp. 1/31/2025)

    Oregon Certified General Appraiser C001453 (exp. 1/31/2023)

    Virginia Certified General Real Estate Appraiser – #4001017714 (exp. 7/31/2024)

    — VDOT pre-qualified Appraiser

    Washington Certified General Real Estate Appraiser #1102399 (exp. 1/31/2024)

    — WSDOT-approved Appraiser and Review Appraiser

    Wisconsin Certified General Appraiser 2500-10 (exp. 12/14/2023)

    – WisDOT-approved Review Appraiser

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