Our NH Real Estate Appraisers
John M. Crafts
MAI is a Certified General Appraiser in New Hampshire. He received the notable New Hampshire Certification NHCG-1 when he became the first chairman of the New Hampshire Real Estate Appraiser Board whose responsibilities include licensing, certification, and administration of New Hampshire appraisers.
- MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (MBA) awarded by the University of New Hampshire Whittemore School of Business and Economics.
- B.A. ECONOMICS, MINOR IN REAL ESTATE awarded by the University of Denver.
- MAI (MEMBER, APPRAISAL INSTITUTE): This prestigious designation is awarded by the nationally recognized Appraisal Institute.
- SRA (SENIOR RESIDENTIAL APPRAISER): Holder of the SRA designation issued by the Appraisal Institute, which is awarded for excellence in the residential appraisal field.
- CCIM (CERTIFIED COMMERCIAL INVESTMENT MEMBER): A prior member, JMC was the first individual in the State of New Hampshire to be awarded the CCIM designation by the National Association of Realtors. This certification is awarded to a limited number of individuals who have demonstrated excellence in the commercial brokerage field.
JMC is the only practicing appraiser in the State of New Hampshire to have multiple articles published on his empirical appraisal research in the well known Appraisal Journal. The Appraisal Journal is a national publication presenting research manuscripts on current topics that impact the appraisal profession. Articles have also been published in regional and local publications and business magazines including New Hampshire Bar News article on Diminution of Value: Real Estate Appraisal Considerations Given Groundwater Contamination.
Research Award: JMC received the esteemed award for the year’s outstanding article granted by the Editorial Board of the Appraisal Journal. The article reported the results of research on the impact of commercial development on residential properties.
In 2006 the New Hampshire Chapter of the Appraisal Institute presented JMC with the Distinguished Service Award for “Knowledge, Experience and Integrity.”
Arol J. Charbonneau, Jr.
Certified General Appraiser in the State of New Hampshire. Mr. Charbonneau has over 20 years experience in the appraisal industry. His assignments have ranged from valuations for the Rockefeller Estate, large residential subdivisions, and minority discount analysis. He has developed an expertise in conservation assignments which are performed for non-profit organizations and various federal, state and local agencies.
Mr. Charbonneau also serves as zoning board chairman in the community in which he resides.
Mr. Charbonneau’s education has afforded him an edge in the comprehension of complex contract issues that impact real estate values.
- JURIST DOCTOR awarded by Suffolk Law School, Boston, Massachusetts
- B.A. SOCIOLOGY awarded by Boston College, Boston, Massachusetts
Donald E. Watson
Certified General Appraiser in the State of New Hampshire. Mr. Watson has over 29 years of real estate experience with much experience in site selection, commercial development and planning board presentations. He has 22 years exclusively in the appraisal industry. He has serviced a wide variety of clients, including municipal and state governments, major universities, lending institutions and non-profit organizations, as well as large portfolios for estate planning purposes. He has broad experience with special use properties, such as golf courses, hotels, tax credit projects, to name a few. Mr. Watson is qualified as an expert witness in many courts throughout New Hampshire. Mr. Watson also serves on the Architectural Review board in his community. He is a graduate of The Ohio State University.
Certified General Appraiser in the States of New Hampshire and New Jersey. Mr. Curtis has over 10 years of commercial property appraisal experience. Bob has appraised all types of commercial property including, retail, industrial, mixed-use, office, multi-family, special purpose, vacant land, green buildings, etc.
Mr. Curtis is an Associate General Member of the Appraisal Institute, and formerly a member and Vice-Chairman of the Litchfield NH Planning Board. Bob has a wealth of business background as a former District Manager of AT&T. Bob holds a Master’s Certificate in Project Management from The George Washington University, School of Business and Public Management.
Gregory A. Camann
Gregory has over fifteen years commercial property appraisal experience in New England with a primary concentration in the New Hampshire market. Mr. Camann has additional real estate experience in commercial brokerage and development. Greg has also been employed with a large international business consulting firm, and as such, worked with clients across the United States and Canada. Clients include many types of businesses, such as construction, manufacturing, professional services, restaurant, retail and trucking. Among the services provided: analysis of financial statements, management controls, business plans and operational effectiveness.
Mr. Camann is currently an alternate member for the Town of Bedford to the Southern New Hampshire Planning Commission. Greg was awarded a Bachelor of Arts from Ithaca College, Ithaca, New York.
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