Episode Description

Dohring Ahern President, Jeff Hicks, joins us pull back the curtain on the appraisal industry. The commercial real estate expert walks us through the future of appraisals as it relates to new talent, regulation, technology and consolidation, along with some common myths about the industry and the appraisal process.

Meet The Guest

Jeff Hicks

President of Dohring Ahern

Jeff Hicks is the President of Dohring Ahern, a commercial real estate appraisal, brokerage, development and technology company headquartered in Tampa, Florida. Jeff is a certified general appraiser and MAI in the state of Florida with over 30 years of experience.

Jeff has appraised and provided expert witness work on a wide variety of property types including office buildings, shopping centers, apartment complexes, hotels and industrial. Jeff is also a principal and founder of Realwired, the technology entity providing commercial software solutions to the commercial real estate industry. Jeff is responsible for the oversight of design and development of the underlying technology and systems that support both the tactical and strategic goals of the main software product lines of Realwired. Jeff is a Tampa native, attended Jesuit High School and holds a Bachelors degree in Real Estate from Florida State University.