About Chattahoochee Valuation Group
George P. Galphin, Jr., MAI is the President and owner of Chattahoochee Valuation Group, LLC and has been active in commercial real estate since 1988 and has worked in the appraisal field since 1991. Mr. Galphin has extensive experience in a variety of property types with a broad range of clients. His specialties include multi-tenant properties, property portfolios, timberland, expert testimony, litigation support and mitigation banks. Mr. Galphin holds the MAI designation awarded by the Appraisal Institute and has Certified General licenses in Georgia and Tennessee. Mr. Galphin graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Real Estate.
Thomas A. Kertscher, Senior Associate Appraiser
Mr. Kertscher is a Certified General Real Property Appraiser with the State of Georgia and has been with Mr. Galphin's team since 2002. He has worked as a commercial real estate appraiser since 1990 and has experience in a broad range of property types including lodging facilities, medical office, institutional properties, senior housing, subdivisions, retail and mitigation banks. Mr. Kertscher graduated from Miami University with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA).
Christopher Farrell, Senior Associate Appraiser
Mr. Farrell is a Certified General Real Property Appraiser with the State of Georgia with future aspirations of reaching MAI status through the Appraisal Institute. Mr. Farrell has been with Mr. Galphin's team since 2010 having appraised a variety of commercial properties throughout the southeast region including restaurants, mini-storage facilities, offices, industrial, lodging, retail, mitigation banks and timberland. Mr. Farrell graduated from Georgia State University with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Real Estate and has obtained a Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) from the University of Denver.
Stefani Sanchez, Associate Appraiser
Ms. Sanchez is a Georgia Trainee Real Estate Appraiser who has been with Mr. Galphin's team since 2014, having appraised a variety of commercial properties including office and retail buildings, industrial facilities, multi-family developments, churches and vacant land. She graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Business (BBA) in Real Estate. Ms. Sanchez is also involved in non-profit work. She is a co-founder and director Georgia Student Scholarship Organization, which has provided private school scholarships to Georgia students in Pre-K through 12th grade since 2008.
Matthew W. Sands, Associate Appraiser
Mr. Sands is a Georgia State Registered Real Property Appraiser and has been with Mr. Galphin's team since 2011. Mr. Sands has appraised a variety of property types including industrial facilities, office buildings, day cares, mixed-use buildings, multi-family and timberland. Mr. Sands graduated from Georgia State University (Robinson College of Business) with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Real Estate.
Dori L. Bailey is our Senior Administrative Assistant. She has worked for Mr. Galphin since 2003 and is instrumental in keeping our office running smoothly. In addition to typical administrative assistance duties, Dori provides assistance in research, exhibit production, report production and client communications. Please feel free to contact Dori at our main telephone number or the email link if you need any assistance or have any questions.
500 Pirkle Ferry Road
Cumming, Georgia 30040
Fax (770) 886-4465