President and CEO, Rick Kenny, MAI has over 30 years of real estate appraisal experience in commercial, residential and special-use real estate. He is one of the Atlanta area’s most experienced professional appraisers and has built a long list of loyal clients, one quality appraisal at a time.
A graduate of Florida State University with a degree in real estate and marketing, Kenny began his professional career in 1983, working both in the private sector and with government entities before founding his own firm, Kenny and Associates, Inc., in 1991.
Over the ensuing two decades, Kenny sharpened his appraisal skills through continuing education programs and extensive, comprehensive education, which has led to his receiving of the prestigious professional designation of MAI from the Appraisal Institute.
His professionalism and performance earned him the respect of the Atlanta-area real estate community, leading to his two-year chairmanship (2008-2009) of the Fulton County Tax Assessors Board, on which he served six-year term (2006-2012). As a former member of the Fulton County Tax Assessors Board he has completed numerous classes related to tax assessment procedures.
In addition to appraising commercial properties, he serves clients through real estate tax consulting, feasibility studies, and real estate brokerage.
Kenny has also been called on to educate his professional peers, teaching courses on the fundamental and advanced aspects of real estate appraising both as a private business owner and as an employee of the FDIC. He is also qualified as an expert witness in legal cases involving real estate values.
In addition to the Appraisal Institute, he is a member of the Atlanta Board of Realtors®, and the Georgia Association of Assessing Officers, the Gainesville Rotary Club, the North Fulton FCA Board.
Kenny holds active licenses in Georgia as a real estate broker and real estate appraiser, in addition to a Series 22 Securities License.
CFO, Marketing Director, and Treasurer, Tracy Kenny, was the other Co-Founder of Kenny & Associates. Tracy continually manages the office and guides the quality control department. She has a BS in Medical Technology from Florida State University and is licensed by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists. She holds a Teaching Certificate in the state of Florida for Chemistry and Biology. In addition, Tracy was a former Sales Director for a Nationally Recognized Company.
Vice President, Doug Kenny, has been with Kenny & Associates since January 2011. He serves the company as an Appraiser and Technology Expert. Doug is a recent graduate from the Georgia Institute of Technology where he studied Industrial Engineering and graduated receiving the Georgia Tech Tower Award based on academic excellence. Doug decided to bring his engineering expertise to real estate and continues to grow and expand the technology and research done by the firm. Doug is also a Licensed Real Estate Agent .
Doug has passed the comp exams and is currently working on his demo for the MAI designation with plans to complete it by the end of 2014.
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Analyzing Tenant Credit Risk and Commercial Lease Analysis
General Appraiser Market Analysis and Highest & Best Use
General Appraiser Sales Comparison Approach
General Appraiser Site Valuation & Cost Approach
15-Hour Equivalent USPAP Course
Real Estate Finance Statistics and Valuation Modeling
Business Practices and Ethics
State of Atlanta: A Decade of Extremes
General Appraiser Report Writing and Case Studies
Meet the Challenges of the Changing RE Appraisal Profession
General Appraiser Income Approach/Part 1
General Appraiser Income Approach/Part 2
Advanced Income Capitalization
Advanced Concepts & Case Studies
ARGUS Discounted Cash Flow Valuation
Model II – Cost Approach & Highest & Best Use Workshop
Model III – Income Capitalization Approach Workshop
Model IV – Sales Comparison Approach Workshop
Eric Colcord joined the team in July of 2014. Prior to Kenny & Associates, Eric graduated from The University of Georgia in 2009 with a BSED in Special Education. He previously taught for five years in the Fulton County School System. Since joining the team, Eric is currently a State Registered Real Property Appraiser and is working towards his State Licensed Real Property Appraiser designation. In addition to appraisal work, Eric is also a licensed Real Estate Agent in the Metro Atlanta Area.
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Basic Appraisal Principles
Basic Appraisal Procedures
Residential Report Writing and Case Studies
2014-2015 15-Hour Equivalent USPAP Course
General Appraiser Sales Comparison Approach
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