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Gary Snowdon, ASA

Snowdon Valuation | 589 Highwood Circle | Albany, NY 12203
Commercial Real Estate Appraisal, Review, and Management
Phone: 518-227-0011 |

▪ State of New York, Department of State, Certified General Real Estate Appraiser, #46000010095.
▪ State of Michigan, Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, Certified General Appraiser, #1201075730
▪ State of New York, Department of State. Certified Appraisal Instructor.
▪ State of New York, Department of Transportation Appraisal Consultant. Qualified by examination.
▪ Land Trust Alliance, Certificate of Completion: Valuation of Conservation Easements.


▪ American Society of Appraisers, Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA designation), June 2005 - Present
International Board of Governors, Governor Region I, August 2014 - Present.
Real Property Committee, July 2011 - 2016.
Education Sub-Committee, Chair, July 2012 - December 2014.
International Education Committee, July 2013 - December 2014.
Hudson Valley Chapter, Chapter President, June 2010 - June 2014.
▪ National Association of Independent Fee Appraisers, (IFAS designation), October 2004 - July 2018.
Education Committee, 2011 – 2014
▪ Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, Member (MRICS designation), April 2010 - January 2015.
▪ Appraisal Institute, Associate Member, December 1992 - December 2012.
Albany Branch Chapter: Board of Directors, January 1999 - December 2003; Chair, 2001.
Upstate NY Chapter: Board of Directors, January 2004 - December 2012.

▪ Snowdon Partners Principal Review Appraiser January 2017 - Present
▪ Snowdon Valuation Principal Appraiser August 1992 - Present
▪ Robert Cohn Assoc/CBRE-Albany Director, Valuation Services March 1994 - November 2011
▪ L.B. Berdan & Co., Inc. Appraiser March 1994 - March 2004
▪ New York Department of State Regional Advisor October 2008 - May 2014
▪ New York State Supreme Court Hearing Officer September 1997 - October 2007
▪ Hudson Valley Appraisal Appraiser August 1992 - March 1994

▪ B.A. Education, William Paterson College of New Jersey, Wayne, NJ
▪ Graduate Certificate in Public Management, Rockefeller College, State University of New York, Albany, NY

▪ Course Developer/Presenter, The Appraisal Spreadsheet: Boot Camp (8-hour), Appraisal Institute, (2009).
▪ Course Developer/Presenter, The Appraisal Spreadsheet: Boot Camp (4-hour), NAIFA (National Conference
2010), ASA (International Conference 2011).
▪ Course Developer/Presenter, The Appraisal Spreadsheet: Regression Analysis, NAIFA (4-hr. National
Conference 2011, 7hr. 2012).
▪ Course Developer/Presenter, The Appraisal Spreadsheet: Find the Adjustment, ASA (8-hr. Knoxville, TN 2013)
▪ Seminar Developer/Presenter, Case Studies: Appraisal Fraud, ASA (International Conference 2012)
▪ Seminar Developer/Presenter, The Valuation of a View, American Society of Appraisers (2009).
▪ Contributing Editor, Dictionary of Real Estate Appraisal, Fourth Edition (2002), Chicago, IL, Appraisal
▪ Author, Select the Right Appraisal Product, New York State Real Estate Journal, (2002).
Real Estate Appraisal Principles, Course 1A1, Appraisal Institute, August 1992
Basic Valuation Procedures, Course 1A2, Appraisal Institute, August 1992
Basic Income Capitalization, Course I310, Appraisal Institute, March 1996
Advanced Income Capitalization, Course II510, Appraisal Institute, November 1996
Report Writing and Valuation Analysis, Course II540, Appraisal Institute, August 1998
Standards of Professional Practice, Part A, Course I410, Appraisal Institute, September 1993
Standards of Professional Practice, Part B, Course II420, Appraisal Institute, September 1993
Standards of Professional Practice, Part C, Course II430, Appraisal Institute, September 1998
National USPAP Course (15-hour), The Appraisal Foundation, October 1993, March 2005
National USPAP Course (7-hour), The Appraisal Foundation, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014
Business Practices and Ethics, Course OL-420N, Appraisal Institute, December 2009
USPAP Update 2003 - Standards and Ethics for Professionals, Course I400N, Appraisal Institute, September 2003
USPAP Update for Instructors and Regulators, The Appraisal Foundation, March 2000
Condemnation Appraising: Basic Principals & Applications, Course SE710, Appraisal Institute, October 2003
Condemnation Appraising: Advanced Topics & Applications, Course SE720, Appraisal Institute, October 2003
Salesperson’s 45-hour Qualifying Course, Albany Center for Real Estate Education, March 1992
Residential Appraisal I, Albany Center for Real Estate Education, March 1992
Residential Appraisal II, Albany Center for Real Estate Education, April 1992
Residential Appraisal III, Albany Center for Real Estate Education, April 1992
Ethics and Standards, Albany Center for Real Estate Education, April 1992
General Appraisal I, Albany Center for Real Estate Education, October 1994
General Appraisal II, Albany Center for Real Estate Education, November 1994
General Appraisal III, Albany Center for Real Estate Education, December 1994
Uniform Appraisal Standards for Federal Land Acquisitions (Yellow Book), Appraisal Institute, April 2007
Valuation of Conservation Easements, AI, ASA, ASFMRA, Land Trust Alliance, May 2008
Appraisal Review and Management, Course 201, American Society of Appraisers, 2016
Appraisal Review and Management, Course 204, American Society of Appraisers, 2017

Performing a Construction Inspection, Albany Center for Real Estate Education, February 1996
Property Value Studies in Relation to Community Residences, Appraisal Institute, September 1997
The Appraiser’s Role in Valuation Litigation, Appraisal Institute, October 1999
Regional Growth Patterns of New York State’s Capital District, Appraisal Institute, February 2000
Reviewing the Condemner’s Offer In An Eminent Domain Case, Appraisal Institute, May 2000
A Practical Understanding of Wetlands for the Real Estate Appraiser, Appraisal Institute, September 2001
Privacy Issues of the Gramm-Leach-Bliely Act of 1999, Appraisal Institute, October 2001
Case Studies in the Valuation of Upstate NY, Appraisal Institute, June 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009,
2010, 2011
Scope of Work, Appraisal Institute, January 2003
Solving Appraisal Problems in Upstate New York - A Practical Approach, Appraisal Institute, January 2004
Partial Interest Valuation - Divided, Appraisal Institute, June 2000
The Appraiser as Expert Witness, McKissock, Inc., November 2002
Real Estate Damages: Assessment & Testimony, McKissock, Inc., November 2002
Appraisal Consulting- A Solutions Approach for Professionals, Appraisal Institute, April 2005
Appraising Environmentally Contaminated Properties, Appraisal Institute, October 2005
Market Analysis and the Site To Do Business, Appraisal Institute, April 2006
Feasibility Analysis, Market Value, and Investment Timing, Appraisal Institute, October 2006
Condominiums, Co-Ops, and PUDS, Appraisal Institute, April 2007
Liability Management, Appraisal Institute, October 2007
Forecasting Revenue, Appraisal Institute, January 2008
Valuation of Religious Facilities, Appraisal Institute, October 2008
Diminution of Value, ASA, July 2010
Auditable Appraisals, ASA, July 2010
Income Approach Review, ASA, August 2011
Sustainable Construction, ASA, August 2011
Forensic Appraisal Review, NAIFA, August 2011
Adult Care Facilities Land Leases
Apartments Market Analysis
Armories Marinas
Auto Salvage Yards Medical Office Buildings
Bank Branches Military Bases
Bowling Alleys Miniature Golf Courses
Car Dealerships Mixed-Use Properties
Churches Mobile Home Parks
Conservation Land Nursing Homes & Assisted Living Facilities
Conservation Easements Office Buildings
Donations of Real Property Outpatient Surgical Facilities
Dormitories Parking Garages
Eminent Domain River Ports
Estate Appraisal Rent Studies
Expert Testimony/Litigation Support Resorts
Feasibility Studies Restaurants
Flex Buildings Retail Buildings and Strip-Malls
Funeral Homes Professional/Medical Buildings
Gas Stations/Convenience Stores Schools- Public, Private, and Charter
Golf Courses Subdivisions
Health Care Facilities Vacant Land
Historic Communities (National Register) Value Impact Studies
Hotels, Motels, Inns, and B&B’s Veterinary Hospitals
Hospitals Viewshed Easements
Industrial/Business/Tech Parks Warehouses and Industrial Buildings
Institutional Properties Wetlands Mitigation
Jails/Public Safety Facilities ...and other existing and proposed properties.

Albany International Airport N.Y.S. Department of Parks and Recreation
Albany Medical Center N.Y.S. Department of Transportation
Albany Port District Commission New York Independent System Operator
Boys and Girls Club of Albany N.Y.S. Thruway, Canal Commission
Brighter Choice N.Y.S. OMRDD
Canadian Pacific Railroad Northeast Health
Capital Bank OnBank and Trust Co.
Central National Bank Open Space Institute
Center for the Disabled Pepsi Bottling Group
Charter One Poughkeepsie Savings Bank
Chrysler Corporation Pregis Corporation
City of Albany Professional Insurance Agents Assoc.
County of Albany Recoll Management Corporation
Cohoes Savings Bank Salvation Army
Evergreen Bank Saratoga PLAN
First National Bank of Downsville Sawyer Savings Bank
First Union Scenic Hudson
Fleet Bank Silverhill Financial
General Electric TD Banknorth
Glens Falls National Bank & Trust The Trust for Public Land
Greene County IDA The Nature Conservancy
Hannaford Town of Clifton Park
HDR Town of Guilderland
Interbay Funding Village of Lake Placid
KeyBank Town of Stratford
Low Income Investment Fund TrustCo Bank
National Bank and Trust of Norwich U.S. General Services Administration
Nissan Whiteman Osterman & Hanna
N.Y.S. Dept of Environmental Conservation Wilber National Bank
N.Y.S. Department of State ...and private clients, attorneys, and others.