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Randy Hopkins, MAI

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION CREDENTIALS:

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science Degree - Business/Marketing, Florida State University - 1986

TECHNICAL TRAINING

APPRAISAL INSTITUTE

  • Required Education, Demonstration Report, Review by Peers and Comprehensive Examination for MAI Designation, 1988-1993
  • Five-year, 100 hours of continuing education requirement met-1998, 2003, 2008
  • Successful Completion of the Fundamentals of Separating Real, Personal Property and Intangible Business Assets Course, March 2012
  • Successful Completion of Introduction to Green Buidlings: Principles & Concepts Course, Appraisal Institute, 2014
  • Successful Completion of Review Theory-General, Appraisal Institute, February 2015

OTHER TECHNICAL TRAINING

  • “R-2” Instructor, State Real Estate Appraiser Licensing/Certification Education, Central Piedmont Community College, 1994
  • “R-3” Instructor, State Real Estate Appraiser Licensing/Certification Education, Central Piedmont Community College, 1995
  • Real Estate Appraisal and Market Analysis, Florida State University, 1987
  • Advanced Real Estate Appraisal and Market Analysis, Florida State University, 1988
  • Comprehensive Real Estate Appraisal Workshop, Cherry Hill, NJ, 1993
  • Building Materials for Substainable Interiors, June 2014
  • A Bright Future in Uptown Charlotte, September 2014
  • Litigation Skills for the Appraiser: An Overview, August 2015

LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS/DESIGNATIONS

  • Member Appraisal Institute, #10175, MAI Designation, 1993
  • Licensed Real Estate Salesman - State of North Carolina, 1989
  • Licensed Real Estate Broker - State of North Carolina, 2001
  • State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser – NC - A267, 1991
  • State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser – SC - CG 4702, 2003
  • NC Certified Instructor for State Certification Courses, 1994-95
  • NCDOT Approved Fee Appraiser, 2012-present

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS-AWARDS

  • Realtor® Member of the Charlotte Region Commercial Board of Realtors® since 2012
  • National Association of Realtors® Member since 2012
  • Top 50 Entrepreneurs-2010, Business Leader Magazine
  • Member - Outstanding Young Women of America (1988)
  • Member of CREW-Commercial Real Estate Women, Charlotte and National Chapters 1991-present including:
  • Board Member of CREW-Charlotte Chapter, 1998-1999, President-Elect, 1999-2000, President-Charlotte Chapter, 2001; Distinguished Achievement Award 2006
  • One of 50 Most Infuential Women, 2014, Mecklenburg Times
  • United States Green Building Council (USGBC) Member Since 2014

EXPERIENCE

  • 01/2008-Present - Partner, The Hopkins-McElhannon Group, Inc., Appraisers and Consultants, Charlotte, North Carolina
  • 08/2003-12/2007 - President, Randy W. Hopkins Appraisal Group, Inc., Appraisers and Consultants, Charlotte, North Carolina
  • 3/1989-08/2003 - Commercial Appraiser as Independent Contractor, A.L. Tucker & Associates, Appraisers and Consultants, Charlotte, North Carolina

OTHER:

  • Qualified “expert witness” in Mecklenburg County Superior Court for eminent domain proceedings and in United States Bankruptcy Court-Western Division for bankruptcy proceedings.

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