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Bruce F. Akins

Senior Appraiser

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Bruce Akins is a graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. Bruce joined Pomeroy Appraisal in March of 2010.

Prior to joining CNY Pomeroy Appraisers, Bruce was employed as controller of Johnston RV Country in Webster, New York. Prior to this he was a partner in Bob James Equipment, a multi-location John Deere dealership in the Rochester area for fifteen years. He has been involved in real estate as a sales agent at Dixon Carr Realty from 2002 until 2004. He also served on the Town of Williamson Zoning Board of Appeals from 1995 through 2015.

Bruce’s appraisal experience has involved many property and report types. His experience includes assignments dealing with agricultural, forest, recreational use, and residential land; as well as commercial properties including warehouses, office buildings, apartment buildings, industrial buildings, medical office space, and retail properties. His experience includes assignments for banking purposes, assessment review, eminent domain, conservation easements, and estate planning.

Bruce is currently working toward the requirements for New York State General Appraiser Certification.

Qualifications of Bruce F. Akins:

LICENSES:

NY State Real Estate Appraiser Assistant #48-000049750 (3/10-present)

PROFESSIONAL ADVANCEMENT:

NY State Certified General Appraiser #46-000051446
NYS Consultant Appraiser – New York State
Certificate of Completion – Yellow Book – Uniform Appraisal Standards for Federal Land Acquisitions – ASFMRA (2018)
Basic Appraisal Principles
Basic Appraisal Procedures
2010-2011 National USPAP Course: 15-Hour
Using the HP-12C Calculator
General Appraiser Sales Comparison Approach
Statistics, Modeling, and Finance
General Appraiser Sales Comparison Approach
Fair Housing, Fair Lending and Environmental Issues
General Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use
General Appraiser Income Approach Part I
General Appraiser Income Approach Part II
General Appraiser Site Valuation and Cost Approach
General Appraiser Report Writing and Case Studies
Uniform Appraisal Standards for Federal Land Acquisitions Yellow Book Course

EDUCATION:

Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), Rochester, NY - B.S. in Accounting
LeMoyne College, Syracuse, NY - A.S. in Accounting

EXPERIENCE:

Appraisal experience in numerous types of real property including marinas, restaurants, apartment complexes, student housing, warehouses, office buildings, convenience stores, car washes, retail properties, shopping centers, auto service facilities, manufacturing plants, hotels, motels, inns, vineyards and wineries, agricultural land, industrial land, commercial land, institutional properties, youth camps, rural woodlands, residential subdivisions, and single-family homes. Eminent domain appraisals completed in Onondaga, Oswego, and Cayuga Counties. Corridor valuations completed for pipeline, rail, and power line corridors. Conservation easement appraisals completed in Livingston, Wayne, Seneca, Cayuga, Yates, Oswego, Oneida, Warren, and Albany Counties.

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:

CNY Pomeroy Appraisers, Inc. - 2016 to Present
Pomeroy Appraisal Associates, Inc. - 2010 to 2015
Controller at Johnston RV Country - 2004 to 2010

APPRAISALS AND/OR REAL ESTATE CONSULTING WORK PERFORMED FOR:

KeyBank, N.A.; M&T Bank; Solvay Bank; Berkshire Bank; NBT Bank, N.A.; The Lyons National Bank; Five Star Bank; Pathfinder Bank; Community Bank, N.A.; Chemung Canal Trust Company; Tompkins Trust, AmeriCU Credit Union, Governmental Agencies; municipalities, attorneys, developers and individuals.

Downloads:
Qualifications
LINK: ../doc/qual/BFA_Qualifications.pdf
vCard (Contact Info.)
LINK: ../doc/vCard/BFA.vcf