Biographical Data and Professional Qualifications
Born December 21, 1943 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
Professional Real Estate Appraiser, Advisor, Analyst, Broker, Consultant & Educator
Provides real estate advisory, appraisal, and consulting services in Central Pennsylvania, and specializes primarily in litigation valuation and expert witness testimony. In July 1994, he acquired the appraisal firm of the late K. Jesse Reitenbach, MAI, and former member of the State Board of Real Estate Appraisers, K. Jesse Reitenbach Associates Ltd.
He also is Broker of Record of J.C. Bar Properties Inc. REALTOR of Camp Hill, and is the founder and President of Realty One Associates Inc. REALTOR, a real estate brokerage firm.
Founder, Director & Instructor of the Educational Division of Don Paul Shearer Inc., a state-approved private real estate school which offers courses approved by the State Real Estate Commission and courses approved by the Pennsylvania Board of Certified Estate Appraisers.
Has taught thousands of real estate licensees throughout Pennsylvania and in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia in real estate courses for his own state-approved private real estate school, the Harrisburg Area Community College, the University Center at Harrisburg, the Pennsylvania State University, the Pennsylvania Real Estate Academy and the Institute of Real Estate Studies Inc., of which he is a former co-owner, and has taught seminars in real estate for many local Associations of REALTORS and has spoken on real estate subjects for many civic and private organizations.
Is known worldwide for his writings on the impact on real estate of the accident at the Three Mile Island Nuclear Plan in 1979 and an analysis that he prepared on the estimated damages to lands in Alaska due to the oil spill of the Exxon Valdez Oil Tanker in 1989.
Education Graduate, Dickinson College (1965) - B.A. Degree (Pre-Law)
Graduate, Cedar Cliff High School, Camp Hill, PA (1961)
Professional Past President, Vice-President, & Director, Greater Harrisburg Association of REALTORS
Affiliations Past State Director and GRI, Pennsylvania Association of REALTORS
General Associate Member, The Appraisal Institute
Member, National Association of REALTORS