D. Michael Mason
Chief Appraiser, MAI, SRA
As a third-generation appraiser with more than 30 years of experience, Mike Mason’s, MAI, SRA, background spans all areas of real property appraisal, including residential, agriculture, commercial, industrial and special purpose. He has handled particularly complex appraisals for air rights and aviation, as well as subterranean easements. Lecturer, faculty member and former president of the Southern California Chapter of the Appraisal Institute, Mike is well known for his ability to tailor messages when explaining the intricacies of the appraisal process, whether in the courtroom, boardroom or community center. He has provided services to corporations, financial institutions, law firms, and local, state and federal agencies and districts. To help ensure the integrity of the appraisal profession, Mike has developed academic and industry coursework for topics ranging from property valuation to profession standards and code of ethics. Mike joined Epic in January 2015 and heads up the appraisal group, which provides services across the company.