11th Annual North Texas Realty Conference

Friday, January 17, 2020

Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas

4150 N. MacArthur Blvd., Irving, Texas 75038


The Appraisal Institute, North Texas Chapter is proud to sponsor the 11th Annual North Texas Realty Conference.   The all-day event will be held at the Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas in Irving on Friday, January 17, 2020, and is expected to attract over 150 attendees.   Although the attendees will span all aspects of the real estate industry, most will represent commercial and residential valuation.

Continuing Education Credit:

  • AI Points – 40
  • Texas ACE – 8 hours pending

Conference Schedule:

Registration/Continental Breakfast – 7:15 AM – 8:00 AM

Conference Presentations – 8:00 AM – 4:45 PM


  • Mark Lowery, MAI, AI-GRS, President, Appraisal Institute, North Texas Chapter

2020 Economic Outlook

  • Dr. Mark G. Dotzour, Real Estate Economist

Dallas Real Estate Market

  • Mike Ablon, Principal, Pegasus Ablon

Overview of Property Taxation

  • Melinda Blackwell, Blackwell & Duncan PLLC
  • Steve Brown, Dallas Central Appraisal District
  • David Dodd, JLL Valuation and Advisory Services, LLP
  • Jim Evans, Attorney at Law, Low, Swinney, Evans & James PLL
  • James Hannagan, Geary, Porter & Donovan, P.C.
  • Paul Pennington, P.E. Pennington & Company, Inc.
  • David Tabor, Perdue Brandon Fielder Collins & Mott LLP


Dallas’ Real Estate and Economic Performance and Projections

  • Steve Brown, Real Estate Editor, The Dallas Morning News

Current Real Estate Issues

  • Rodman Schley, MAI, SRA, 2020 Appraisal Institute President Elect

Trends in New Residential Development and Subdivision Construction

  • Paige Shipp, DFW Regional Director, Metrostudy

Overview of Property Types

  • Byron McCoy, Principal, Younger Partners
  • Brian O’Boyle, Sr. CCIM, Founder and Vice Chairman, Newmark Knight Frank
  • Jennifer Pierson, Managing Partner, STRIVE
  • Peter Shaddock, Jr., Co-Owner, VP and Director of Land, Shaddock Homes
  • Dustin Volz, Executive Vice President, JLL

Reception – 4:45 PM – 5:45PM


Contact Ruth Kelton, Executive Director
ainorthtexas@sbcglobal.net or 972-233-2244

Sponsorship Opportunities

Numerous sponsorship opportunities are available at a variety of levels and benefits. Sponsorship benefits include an exhibitor booth, program advertising, newsletter advertising, banner advertising, presentation opportunity at the Symposium and a contact list that is provided to you after the Symposium. All of these benefits provide an excellent forum for you to reach your target customers/audience.

Please review the Sponsorship/Exhibitor Opportunities and select a sponsorship level. Complete the Sponsorship/Exhibitor Registration Form (click here to download) and return it to the North Texas Chapter office.

You are encouraged to participate in this exceptional opportunity to showcase your products and services to real estate valuation professionals, make valuable contacts and support the North Texas Chapter. This event is not to be missed!

Become a Sponsor

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Or contact Ruth Kelton for more information:

972-233-2244 (T)