Qualifications

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Bruce E. Jones

MAI, CTA, SCGREA

 

Professional Qualifications

 

  • Designated Member of the Appraisal Institute (MAI)
  • New Jersey State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser
  • Business Certified Appraiser (BCA), with the International Society of Business Appraisers
  • Certified Machinery/Equipment Appraiser
  • New Jersey State Certified Tax Assessor
  • New Jersey Licensed Real Estate Broker

Professional Experience


Beginning his real estate career in 1987, Mr. Jones draws on nearly three decades of commercial real estate experience and has gained extensive experience in valuation, brokerage and market analysis. Mr. Jones has appraised a wide variety of property types, including extensive experience in institutional grade investment properties for financial reporting and tax appeal valuation. However, his specialty is special use properties that include a blend of real estate, intangible business going concern, as well as the machinery and equipment used within that business.

Professional History


2011 - Present

RMS Commercial Group, LLC
Real Estate Valuation and Consulting
Principal & Chief Appraiser

2009-2011

National Valuation Consultants, Inc.
Real Estate Valuation and Consulting
Senior Appraiser

2010-2011

US Realty Consultants, Inc.
Real Estate Valuation and Consulting
Senior Appraiser

2004-2009

Gagliano & Co, LLC / Core Realty Group, LLC.
Real Estate Valuation and Consulting Brokerage
Executive Vice President (Gagliano & Co)
Principal/Broker of Record (Core Realty)

1994-2004

Wentworth Group
Real Estate Brokerage and Asset Management Services
Vice President/Broker of Record

1987-1994

Balsley-Losco Real Estate
Real Estate Brokerage Services
Broker/Salesperson

Education

  • All continuing education requirements of the Appraisal
  • Appraising Convenience Stores
  • Review Theory - General (33 hour course with exam - 2014)
  • Assessment in the Aftermath of Super Storm Sandy (2014 seminar)
  • The Art of the Adjustment Process (2014 seminar)
  • USPAP - 2014-2015 (2014) (Have taken every two years since 2003)
  • The Security Illusion: Is "Safe" Really Safe? Keeping Your Infrastructure
  • Protected From Prying Eyes (2014 - seminar)
  • Business Practices and Ethics (2014 - 7 hours)
  • Fundamentals of Separating Real Property, Personal Property, and Intangible
  • Business Assets (15 Hour Course - 2013)
  • Annual Princeton Conference - (2009-2014)
  • Assessors & Appraisers in Today&s Market - (2012 seminar)
  • Appraisal Curriculum Overview (15 Hour Course - 2011)
  • Apartment Appraisal, Concepts & Applications (16 Hour Course - 2010)
  • Evaluating Commercial Construction (Seminar - 2009)
  • Rules of Thumb for Appraisers, 2007
  • Advanced Income Capitalization, 2006
  • Advanced Applications, 2006
  • Report Writing and Valuation Analysis, 2005
  • Advanced Sales Comparison and Cost Approaches, 2005
  • Highest and Best Use and Market Analysis, 2004
  • Basic Income Capitalization, 2004
  • Evaluating Commercial Construction, 2006
  • Cost Approach to Commercial Appraising, (Marshall & Swift) December 2004
  • Fundamentals of Real Estate Appraisal I & II, 2003
Appraisal Institute - Advanced Courses
  • Report Writing and Valuation Analysis
  • Advanced Sales Comparison and Cost Approaches
  • Highest & Best Use and Market Analysis
  • Advanced Income Capitalization
  • Advanced Applications
  • Basic Income Capitalization
Other Courses and Seminars
  • Machinery & Equipment Appraisal Course
  • Client Advocacy in Commercial Real Estate
  • Ethics
  • Environmental Review
  • Investment Strategies in Commercial Real Estate
  • Risk Management
  • Understanding Cities and the Demand for Real Estate
  • Graduate Realtor Institute (GRI) Designation
  • Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) Designation
Monmouth University Real Estate Institute
  • (Graduate Coursework)
  • Appraising Income Properties
  • Real Estate Law
Stockton University
  • Bachelor of Science, Finance