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Sacramento, CA

Craig Owyang, MAI, SRA

Senior Vice President | Valuation Advisory Services
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T 916.758.3206 craig.owyang@kidder.com
455 Capitol Mall, Suite 160
Sacramento, CA 95814
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Craig A. Owyang is a senior vice president in the Valuation Advisory Services group at Kidder Mathews. Mr. Owyang is based in the Sacramento office and generally serves clients in the Sacramento Metropolitan area, San Francisco Bay Area, and the San Joaquin Valley. Craig has been appraising since 1984. While he is versed in the valuation of offices, retail/shopping centers, industrial, residential (single-unit, multi-unit, and subdivisions), and agricultural properties, his experience also includes large scale master planned developments, mitigation banks, conservation easements, charitable contributions of various property types, port properties, multi-property valuations for public improvement projects, and numerous multi-property estates in mid 9-digit amounts. Clients have included attorneys, public agencies, non-profit entities, private property owners, estates, and financial institutions.

Mr. Owyang has been recognized as an expert in valuation in a number of courts as well as arbitration venues. He has acted on behalf of litigants as both a retained expert and as a third party neutral. Craig has been extensively involved with the Appraisal Institute and currently chairs its Comprehensive Examinations Panel. Past positions with the Appraisal Institute includes serving on its board of directors along with being the president of the Northern California Chapter of the Appraisal Institute. While not currently holding memberships, Mr. Owyang previously was awarded the ARA designation from the American Society of Farm Managers & Rural Appraisers as well as the MRICS designation from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

Professional Memberships, Affiliations & Programs

Appraisal Institute Designations
MAI Designation – Valuation & Evaluation of Commercial, Industrial, Residential & Other Properties
SRA Designation – Valuation & Evaluation of Residential Properties
AI-GRS Designation – General Review Specialist
AI-RRS Designation – Residential Review Specialist
 
Appraisal Institute Professional Development Programs Completed
Litigation
Valuation of Conservation Easements
 
International Right of Way Association
Senior Member, International Right of Way Association (SR/WA – 5826)
Right of Way – Appraisal Certified (R/W-AC)
Faculty since 2014

Appraisal Institute Service
Board of Directors, Elected to Director for 2004-2006 term
Admissions & Designations Qualifications Committee, Appointed to 2016-2017 term
General Council, Elected to Council Member for 2003-2005 term and Vice-Chair – 2004
Comprehensive Examination Panel, Chair 2017-2020, Member – 2000-03, 2007 to now
Education Division, Faculty from 1995 to 2007
Northern California Chapter: President – 2001, Vice President – 2000 and Treasurer – 1999

 
The Appraisal Foundation
AQB Certified USPAP Instructor – Since 2002 – Instructor ID#10512

Education

BS – Business Administration (Finance Concentration), San Jose State University, San Jose, CA
 

Professional Licenses

State of California – Certified General Real Estate Appraiser – AG009478 exp. March 9, 2021

Court Experience

SUPERIOR COURTS of California – Counties of Sacramento, San Mateo, Santa Clara, and Yolo
UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURTS – Northern District of California – Oakland and San Jose
JAMS San Francisco, CA and Walnut Creek, CA