Eric Roman, MAI, SR/WA, AI-GRS, R/W-AC
U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS
Regional Appraisal Center
Eric E. Roman has over 25 years of professional appraisal and valuation experience, and currently serves as the Lead Appraiser for the Regional Appraisal Center at the Sacramento District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). The scope of Mr. Roman’s work includes appraisals of improved and unimproved properties for civil and military projects, valuation of agricultural, residential, commercial, and industrial properties for flood control, transportation improvement, and pipeline projects, and assessment of impact fees and property disposition. Work is performed in conformance with the Uniform Appraisal Standards for Federal Land Acquisitions, Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act, Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice, Caltrans standards, and state and federal guidelines.
Prior to joining the USACE, Mr. Roman spent 12 years as the Appraisal Department Manager at Associated Right of Way Services, Inc. (AR/WS), overseeing the daily operation of the AR/WS appraisal staff and completing appraisals for full and partial acquisitions. Prior to joining the AR/WS team, Mr. Roman worked for several private sector companies. As a Senior Real Estate Appraiser at CB Richard Ellis, Inc., Mr. Roman appraised complicated income producing properties and proposed projects including condominium conversions, office, industrial, retail, multi-family housing, parking facilities, and unimproved land primarily for lending or acquisition purposes. As Portfolio Associate with AMB Property Company, he provided portfolio management including development, acquisition, and disposition strategy and support; quarterly reporting to joint venture partners; calculation of fund and partnership internal rates of return; and internal valuations and third-party appraisal review. As Property Tax Services Manager with KPMG, LLP and Deloitte & Touche, LLP, Mr. Roman performed property tax services including arbitration of assessed values and testimony before the Assessment Appeal Boards and Boards of Equalization. As Senior Consultant, Valuation Services with Arthur Andersen, LLP, Mr. Roman appraised income producing properties for property, income, and estate tax purposes. He also performed cost segregation assignments and feasibility analysis and traditional lender, merger, and acquisition appraisals. As a Real Estate Consultant with Wallace & Steichen, Mr. Roman performed site selection, feasibility studies, fair market rent surveys, and appraisal services; and as Staff Appraiser with Cushman & Wakefield, Mr. Roman appraised income producing property and unimproved land primarily for lending and acquisition.
Mr. Roman earned a Bachelor of Science in Sociology from the University of California, Berkeley, is a State of California Certified General Real Estate Appraiser, and holds several professional designations including MAI and AI-GRS from the Appraisal Institute, and the SR/WA, and R/W-AC designations from the International Right of Way Association (IRWA). Mr. Roman was recognized as the IRWA Region 1 (CA, AZ, NV & HI) 2012 Professional of the Year. He served as IRWA President, Chapter 2/International Director and is still involved in the IRWA Valuation Community of Practice. Mr. Roman also volunteers with the Civil Air Patrol (USAF Auxiliary), currently holding the grade of Major.