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Casey Lyon

Casey Lyon, MAI - Commercial Real Estate Appraiser

The company was founded by Casey Lyon, MAI, who has thirteen plus years of experience as a commercial real estate appraiser. Casey grew up in Marietta, GA where he attended Sprayberry High School and has spent a majority of his life living in metro Atlanta with stops in Athens, GA, Memphis, TN and Oxford, MS. He now lives in Lawrenceville, GA with his wife of 12 years, 7 year old daughter, 6 year old son and numerous pets. When he is not racing to meet a commercial appraisal deadline, he enjoys spending his free time with his family and playing sports. Additionally, he is actively involved in his local church and volunteers his time in mentoring programs.

Casey attended college at the University of Mississippi where he obtained a Masters Degree in Accountancy from the University of Mississippi and a love for Ole Miss sports. After college, his professional career began at a national accounting firm which laid a foundation for an in depth understanding of income-producing properties and gained a skill set that would be used in his commercial real estate valuation career.

The first 12 years of his commercial appraisal career were under the tutelage of Michael Smith, MAI at Buckhead Advisory Group. From 2007 until July 2016 Casey appraised a total of 959 properties consisting of:
172 - hotels
143 - apartment complexes
138 - offices, professional and medical
105 - strip centers
82 - c-stores, car washes and auto repair facilities
77 - retail buildings, restaurants and daycare centers
74 - churches
71 - land tracts
61 - industrials
17 - self storage facilities
19 - others

In 2015, Casey decided it was time to leave the nest, and launched out on his own starting Crossroads Appraisal Group.  Featuring a professional staff of commercial appraisers and wide range of expertise, Crossroad Appraisal Group has experience in commercial property valuations for financing, estate work, bankruptcy proceedings including court testimony, partnership dissolution, eminent domain and tax appeals.  As displayed above, we have experience performing commercial appraisals for a wide range of property types. Additionally, we are experienced speakers and would be happy to talk at your next event.

Our clients include national banks, local banks, attorneys, local investors and hopefully you! Check out our Praise page to read testimonials from satisfied clients about their commercial appraisal experience.  Please give us a call at (404) 724-5110 for your commercial appraisal needs.

Kevin Lyon, MAI - Commercial Real Estate Appraiser

Kevin grew up in Marietta, and he has spent the majority of his life living in metro Atlanta with stops in Middlebury, IN, Southaven, MS, Oxford, MS, and Memphis, TN. He now lives in Smyrna, GA with his wife of 18 years, Dawn, 13 year old daughter, Ava, 11 year old son, Devan, and his labradoodle, Lilli. Kevin enjoys spending time with his family, and he is active in his local church.

Kevin attended college at the University of Mississippi where he obtained a Bachelors (1996) and Masters Degree (1997) in Accountancy. After college, his professional career began at Price Waterhouse Coopers for two years, followed by several years in corporate accounting at the southeast headquarters of Lafarge, an international building material company. His final stop prior to beginning his valuation career was in the mortgage business for 3 years. All three of these jobs laid a solid foundation for an in depth understanding of income-producing properties, financial statement analysis and financing concepts in general, and this skill set has served him well in his commercial real estate valuation career.

Kevin began his commercial appraisal career under the tutelage of Michael Smith, MAI, at Buckhead Advisory Group in 2006, and he was recruited and hired by Crossroads Appraisal Group in February 2018. Over the last 12 plus years, Kevin has gained experience and competency all over metro Atlanta and throughout many areas of the state of Georgia across a wide range of property types, including:

Hotels; apartment complexes; offices ranging from single unit condominiums, freestanding buildings to large parks and including both medical and professional; retail shopping centers, including strip centers and grocery anchored centers; c-stores; auto repair facilities; freestanding retail buildings, including restaurants, daycare centers, fast food and net leased assets; churches; land tracts, including vacant and A&D tracts, both residential and commercial; a variety of industrials and self-storage facilities, to name a few.

Kevin currently holds a license as a Certified General Real Property Appraiser in the state of Georgia, and he has his Designation, Appraisal Institute. He is available to assist you with your valuation needs throughout metro Atlanta and across the state of Georgia.

Our clients include national banks, local banks, attorneys, local investors and hopefully you! Check out our Praise page to read testimonials from satisfied clients about their commercial appraisal experience. Please give us a call at (404) 382-9876 for your commercial appraisal needs.

 

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