Los Angeles, CA

Robert E. Dietrich, MAI, CRE, CCIM, MRICS

Senior Vice President | Shareholder | Valuation Advisory Services
T 213.225.7217 M 949.228.8806 bob.dietrich@kidder.com
601 S Figueroa St, Suite 2700
Los Angeles, CA 90017
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Robert E. Dietrich is a senior vice president with Kidder Mathews Valuation & Advisory Services, in the Los Angeles office. Mr. Dietrich has performed valuations involving a wide variety of property types ranging from high-rise offices to farms and ranches. He has appraised special purpose properties such as port facilities, ski resorts, and others. Areas of specialization include planned developments, subdivisions, leasehold/leased fee analyses, and project modeling. He has appraised all types of commercial, industrial, and multifamily properties in the Western United States for more than 30 years.

Mr. Dietrich is a recognized expert in valuing all types of real estate. He has been designated as an expert in real estate valuation issues in courts and has testified on over 60 occasions. He was selected as an independent arbitrator and has been approved as a commercial appraiser by several nationally chartered banks and government agencies.


B.S., University of Arizona

Professional Affiliations

  • Member of Appraisal Institute (MAI)
  • Counselors of Real Estate (CRE)
  • Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM)
  • Member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS)
  • Member, Board of Directors of the Appraisal Institute (2008 – 2012)
  • President, Southern California Chapter of the Appraisal Institute (2014)
  • President, Southern California CCIM Chapter (1997)
  • Volunteer of Distinction Award presented by the Appraisal Institute in July 2012

Professional Licenses

Real estate appraiser licenses in California and Tennessee

Court Experience

  • Superior Courts of Mendocino, Orange, San Bernardino & Los Angeles Counties, CA
  • Superior Courts of Maricopa, Pima and Santa Cruz Counties, AZ
  • Federal Courts in Tucson and Phoenix, Arizona; and Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Administrative Courts (Civilian Board of Contract Appeals and Federal Communications Commission), Washington, DC
  • Bankruptcy Courts of Los Angeles, San Jose, Santa Barbara, San Bernardino, and Santa Ana, CA; Phoenix and Tucson, AZ; Salt Lake City, UT; and Las Vegas, NV
  • U.S. Tax Court – San Francisco, CA
  • JAMS – San Jose, Santa Monica, and San Francisco, CA
  • State Land Department Board of Appeals – Phoenix, AZ
  • State Board of Tax Appeals – Phoenix and Tucson, AZ
  • County Board of Assessment Appeals – Orange and San Mateo Counties, CA and Pima County, AZ
  • Arbitration – Appeared as expert witness before arbitration boards in Arizona and California. Served as an independent arbitrator on real estate matters in Arizona and California.