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Michael P. Jacobs, MA, MAI, SRA

is the President of South Florida Real Estate Appraisal, LLC. After establishing a successful appraisal practice in 1982, Mr. Jacobs now holds the MAI and SRA designations as well as an Appraisal Institute Accredited Master of Arts in Real Estate and Urban Analysis from the University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida (1994) with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, California State University at Long Beach (1982).


  • Designated Member of the Appraisal Institute (both MAI and SRA)
    Serve in various roles past and present including Candidate Adviser, Chapter By-Laws Committee (Chairman), Alternative Regional Representative, University Relations and various other committees.

  • Florida State-Certified General Real Estate Appraiser RZ2621

  • Florida Real Estate Sales Associate (SL) #SL3442264


  • Present: Principal, South Florida Real Estate Appraisal, LLC

  • 2009-2011: Senior Commercial Appraiser, Integra Realty Resources®

  • 2004-2009: Senior Commercial Appraiser, Roe Minor Realty Consultants®

  • 1998-2004: Director of Valuation Technology/Manager and commercial real estate appraiser, Cushman & Wakefield Valuation Advisory®

  • Software & systems development consultant for commercial real estate rating, trading and analytical platforms during the dot-com era (Dow Jones/Teleres and others)

  • 1994-1996: Commercial Real Estate Appraiser, CB Richard Ellis®

  • 1982-1994: Principal, Appraisal & Research Services®


  • Meets or exceeds continuing education for Florida Certification and Appraisal Institute cycles with annual coursework covering USPAP, Florida Law, property inspection, environmental, financial analysis and more.

  • Past Instructor for Valuation Systems and Software including MS Office® Products, Argus® (through the AI/MA Student Organization of which he was a founding member at the University of Florida), Business English, and others.

Partial Resource List

  • CoreLogic RealQuest®

  • CoStar®

  • LoopNet®

  • MapQuest®

  • MLS®

  • REIS Reports®

  • PwC National Investor Survey®

  • RealtyRates®

  • Marshall Valuation Service®

  • Narrative1®

  • Argus Financial Software®

  • FuelDCF®


  • United States Marine Corps (USMC Reserve) Honorable Discharge, 1976-1984.

  • Emmaus Brother and Extraordinary Eucharistic Minister, St. Bonaventure Church.

  • Youth Baseball Coach (Weston Athletic League - YMCA).

Contact South Florida Real Estate Appraisal, LLC for certified appraisals, research services including market rent studies and raw comparable sales data, tax and litigation support, and urban land economics including property or district-level feasibility studies.

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Michael P Jacobs

State-Certified General Real Estate Appraiser RZ2621

35+ Years of Experience

Mobile/Direct: (954) 649-0666

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