Stephen D. Roach, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS
Principal


Robert P. Caringella, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS
Principal


Shannon L. Cutsinger, MAI
Senior Appraiser


William N. Patterson, MAI, SRA
Senior Appraiser

Eric Schneider, MAI, ASA
Senior Appraiser


Galen Justice-Black
Senior Researcher


Alison E. Roach
Appraiser


Benjamin Kunkel
Appraiser

 







Stephen D. Roach, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS has been an appraiser in the San Diego area for over 35 years, and has been a co-owner of Jones, Roach & Caringella, Inc. since 1986. His appraisal assignments have included numerous income-producing properties, partial acquisitions, and other significant and complex assignments. He has appraised a wide variety of property types from individual homes to regional shopping centers and master-planned communities. His current work focuses on difficult and complex valuation and consulting assignments, along with litigation support. Mr. Roach has extensive deposition and trial testimony experience. In addition, Mr. Roach has extensive experience appraising undivided and divided fractional interests, including general and limited partnership interests, family limited partnership interests, and LLC interests. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Real Estate from San Diego State University, the MAI and SRA designations from the Appraisal Institute, and is a Certified General Real Estate Appraiser in California and Nevada. Mr. Roach currently serves the Appraisal Institute as a member of the Strategic Planning committee and as a member of the General Comprehensive Examination Panel. He formerly served as the Chair of the International Relations Committee, as a member and the Vice Chair of the National Education Committee, and as a member and the Chair of the Curriculum Subcommittee. He is a member and former San Diego Chapter Board Member of the International Right of Way Association, a member of Lamda Alpha International (Honorary Society for the Advancement of Land Economics), and a Principal Member of the Real Estate Counseling Group of America. He has extensive teaching and curriculum development and oversight experience for the Appraisal Institute and other organizations, having participated in editing multiple editions of The Appraisal of Real Estate, The Dictionary of Real Estate Appraisal, and over 30 courses and seminars. He has taught over 200 appraisal courses and seminars throughout the United States, and in South Korea, China, Japan, and Taiwan. Mr. Roach has served as a visiting professor of appraisal theory and practice at the International Center for Land Policy Studies and Training in Taoyuan, Taiwan since 2004.
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Robert Caringella, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS has 25 years of experience in real estate valuation and has been co-owner of Jones, Roach, & Caringella, Inc., since 1996. He holds the MAI designation conferred by the Appraisal Institute, and is a Certified General Real Estate Appraiser in the State of California. After receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in Management Science from the University of California San Diego, he began his appraisal career with Jones & Roach, Inc. Mr. Caringella has extensive experience appraising many property types in the areas of eminent domain, title claims, civil disputes, lending, litigation, and mitigation. He has specialized experience in redevelopment areas, right-of-way projects, easement interests, contamination, and environmentally sensitive lands. Mr. Caringella has had numerous teaching and speaking engagements involving a wide range of real estate appraisal topics. Mr. Caringella is a qualified expert witness and has testified at numerous depositions and trials. He is past President of the San Diego Chapter of the Appraisal Institute, and has served on the National Board of Directors of the Appraisal Institute. Currently, he is a member of the Board of Directors of the Appraisal Institute Education Trust, and serves on various Appraisal Institute project teams nationally. Mr. Caringella also served for six years on the Board of Directors of an $800 million credit union.
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Shannon L. Cutsinger, MAI has been an appraiser in the San Diego area for over 30 years. He began his appraisal career with Home Federal Savings & Loan Association and was also employed by San Diego Federal Savings & Loan Association and the Andrew A. Smith Company. Mr. Cutsinger has been associated with Jones, Roach & Caringella, Inc. since 1990. His appraisal assignments have included numerous income-producing properties, partial acquisitions, and other significant and complex assignments. Mr. Cutsinger holds Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Business Administration from San Diego State University and taught real estate appraisal courses at the University from 1974 through 1990. He has served the local chapter of the Appraisal Institute as a director and as chairman of the Education Committee. Mr. Cutsinger has held the MAI designation since 1986 and is a Certified General Real Estate Appraiser in California.
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William N. Patterson, MAI, SRA has more than 30 years of appraisal experience, with over 20 years being concentrated in San Diego, Riverside, and San Bernardino Counties. His appraisal assignments have included the valuation of vacant residential and commercial properties, residential subdivisions and condominiums, income-producing properties, leasehold and leased fee interests, partial fee acquisitions, easements, and other complex assignments. Mr. Patterson holds a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences degree from the University of Washington. He has taught appraisal courses at Tacoma Community College and authored “Condominium Activity in Pierce County” for Tacoma Real Estate Trends. He is a past president of the Tacoma Chapter of the Society of Real Estate Appraisers and has served on the Board of Directors and as Chairman of the Standards and Professional Practice Committee of the San Diego Chapter of the Society of Real Estate Appraisers. He served on the Board of Directors, is a past member of the Admissions Committee, and was Chairman of Candidate Guidance for the San Diego Chapter of the Appraisal Institute. Mr. Patterson holds the MAI and SRA designations from the Appraisal Institute and is a Certified General Real Estate Appraiser in California.
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Eric Schneider, MAI, ASA is a Senior Appraiser with Jones, Roach, & Caringella, Inc., having joined the firm in 2015. Prior to Jones, Roach, & Caringella, Mr. Schneider was a Senior Analyst with Integra Realty Resources – San Diego. He has experience appraising various types of properties, including office buildings, shopping centers, industrial warehouses, religious facilities, hotels/motels, and vacant land. Mr. Schneider started his appraisal career in 2009, where he spent two years working at Perdue & Russell Real Estate Appraisal (formerly Robert Shea Perdue Real Estate Appraisal). While there, he assisted the principal appraisers in research, report preparation, and valuation of various property types involved in condemnation and litigation assignments. In 2007, while studying at San Diego State University for his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration (emphasis in Real Estate), Mr. Schneider took a position with CoStar Realty Information, Inc. as a Research Associate, where he researched and gathered information on commercial real estate in Southern California. He currently serves on various boards and committees for organizations relating to the valuation profession, including the Appraisal Institute, the American Society of Appraisers, and the International Right of Way Association.
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Galen Justice-Black began her real estate appraisal career in 1973 in the San Francisco Bay Area with Yovino-Young and Associates. She relocated to her native San Diego in 1976 and was employed by Home Federal Savings and Loan Association, and, subsequently, Home Capital Corporation as a staff appraiser and project analyst. She later joined Gardner and Gardner, Inc. and then Lopez, Price and Cox, Inc., continuing to specialize in the appraisal of income-producing properties of all types and vacant land. In 1997 Ms. Justice-Black joined Jones, Roach & Caringella, Inc., where she specializes in research and litigation support in connection with complex appraisal assignments. Ms. Justice-Black obtained two Bachelor of Arts degrees from the University of California at Riverside and holds a Master of Arts degree from the University of California at Berkeley.

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Alison E. Roach has been an appraiser with Jones, Roach & Caringella since 2012, after graduating with honors from San Diego State University. Her degree is in Real Estate. She has been working with Jones, Roach & Caringella since 2008. She is a 2011 recipient of the national CREW Network Foundation Scholarship, a 2011 recipient of the George and Ruth Warwick Scholarship in Real Estate, and a 2012 recipient of the Robert C. Hird II Memorial Scholarship in Real Estate. She has experience in a wide variety of appraisal assignments, including special use properties, complex partial acquisitions, and litigation support. Ms. Roach is a Certified General Real Estate Appraiser in California, and is a Candidate for Designation (MAI) with the Appraisal Institute.
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Benjamin F. Kunkel is an appraiser with Jones, Roach, and Caringella, Inc., having joined the firm in 2017. He was previously employed with Anderson & Brabant, Inc. Mr. Kunkel has experience in the appraisal of a wide range of properties, including rural lands, groves and ranches, commercial and industrial properties, residential subdivisions, and land suitable for mitigation purposes. He also has experience in the appraisal of full and partial acquisitions, including fee and easement rights, for public agencies. He has a Bachelor of Arts from Northern Arizona University. Mr. Kunkel is a Certified General Real Estate Appraiser in California and is pursuing the MAI designation with the Appraisal Institute. He is active in the San Diego Chapter of the Appraisal Institute, having served on the Education Committee since 2009.
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