John Gillott, MAI, SRA

John Gillott has been actively involved in the field of real estate appraising and counseling since 1976. He has completed appraisals of residential, commercial, industrial, and special purpose properties.

He has prepared narrative appraisal reports for merger/acquisitions, allocation of purchase price, financing, leasehold/leased fee analyses, useful life determinations, component depreciation, ad valorem tax, sales/purchases, value in use, and liquidations and distressed properties. He has extensive project management experience with multi-location assignments.

Mr. Gillott is an Appraisal Institute approved instructor, a Certified General Appraiser in Florida and North Carolina, and holds a Florida Real Estate Broker’s license. He has also written a number of articles for publication.

Mr. Gillott has provided expert testimony to the Federal Asset Disposition Agency, Internal Revenue Service and the U.S. Bankruptcy Courts in Florida, Ohio, New York, Texas, Pennsylvania, Oklahoma, and North Carolina. In addition, he has completed appraisal assignments for the Securities and Exchange Commission, Federal Housing Administration and Veterans Administration.

Doretta Gillott, MAI, SRA

Doretta Gillott has been engaged in brokerage and appraising since the late 1970s. She served as President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer and Director of the West Coast Florida Chapter of the Appraisal Institute before being appointed by Governor Bob Martinez to the first Appraisal Board of Florida in 1988, the first state in the US to certify real estate appraisers, and was a member of the Probable Cause Panel for the Florida Real Estate Appraisal Board from 1995 to 2005.

She was a member of the Examination Committee of the Appraisal Foundation in Washington, D.C. and the Examination Task Force of the Appraiser Qualifications Board, Washington, as part of the process to certify appraisers nationwide. Ms. Gillott was elected as the Region X director for the National Board of Directors for the Appraisal Institute and was the appointed Region X member of the first Residential Appraiser Board for the Appraisal Institute in 1991 when it merged with the Society of Real Estate Appraisers. She also served on the National Curriculum Subcommittee of the Appraisal Institute and the West Coast Florida Chapter Regional Representative for Region X of the Appraisal Institute.

Ms. Gillott served as the Chair and/or Co-Chair of the Education Committee of the West Coast Florida Chapter of the Appraisal Institute for 13 years and was the chairman of the Unification Task Force for the Florida West Coast. She served on the Admissions, Professional Ethics, and Legislative Committees of the Society of Real Estate Appraisers and was the Candidate Liaison to the Board of Directors of the Gulf-Atlantic Chapter of the Appraisal Institute.


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