Richard F. Odom, Jr., MAI, SRA, AI-GRS

Professional Designations and Licenses

Appraisal Institute:

  • MAI Certificate # 7348 (April, 1986)
  • SRA Certificate # 1752 (March, 1983)
  • AI-GRS (General Review Specialist) Certification (September, 2014)
  • Licensed Real Estate Broker, State of South Carolina
  • South Carolina State Certified General Appraiser # 478
  • North Carolina State Certified General Appraiser # 3187

Appraisal Institute Service

South Carolina Chapter:

  • Officer/Director 1990-1995 and ex-officio member of the Board of Directors 1999-2002 (President, 1994);
  • Admissions Committee 1984-1990 (Chair, 1989-1990).


  • Elected Chair of the National Committee of Regional Chairs, 2002 and was concurrently a member of the national Board of Directors and Executive Committee in 2002
  • Elected to national Board of Directors, 1999-2001 (Elected to Executive Committee, 2001)
  • General Appraiser Board, Region IX Member, 1996-1998
  • General Admissions Committee, Region IX Member, 1993 and 1995
  • General Demonstration Reports Subcommittee, 1987-1989

Employment History

  • July 21, 1981 to present – Self-employed as a fee appraiser, consultant and broker, Rock Hill, South Carolina
  • July 1978 to July 1981 – First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Rock Hill, Rock Hill, South Carolina, Staff Appraiser – Promoted to Chief Appraiser in April 1979
  • October 1977 to July 1978 – Broker for Albright Realty Company, Rock Hill, South Carolina


BA Economics, Winthrop College, Rock Hill, South Carolina

Appraisal Institute courses as follows:

  • “Residential Valuation”
  • “Basic Appraisal Principles, Methods and Techniques”
  • “Capitalization Theory and Techniques”
  • “Case Studies in Real Estate Valuation”
  • “Valuation Analysis and Report Writing”
  • “Standards of Professional Practice”
  • “Market Analysis”
  • “Computer Assisted Investment Analysis”
  • “Industrial Valuation”
  • “Review Theory – General”

Appraisal Experience

Appraisals, Appraisal Reviews, Market Studies and/or Feasibility Studies have been conducted on the following property types –

Elderly and Child Care Centers

  • Nursing Homes
  • Assisted Living
  • Independent Living
  • Continuing Care
  • Child Day Care

Office Properties

  • Office Buildings (General, Medical and Governmental)
  • Condominiums
  • Business Parks

Marianas (Coastal and Inland)

  • Dry Stack Storage
  • Boat Dealerships
  • Condominium Slips
  • Service Centers

Farms and Timberland

  • Poultry Farms
  • Cattle Farms
  • Pine Plantations
  • Hardwood Forests
  • Preservations Easements

Industrial Parks/Distribution/Storage

  • Refrigerated Warehouses
  • Manufacturing (light and heavy)
  • Trucking Terminals
  • Food Processing Plants
  • Flexible Space
  • Mini-Warehouses
  • Industrial Parks
Residential Properties
  • Single Family Detached
  • Condominiums
  • Subdivisions (Conventional & Mobile Home)
  • Apartment Complexes
  • Mobile Home Parks

Retail and Service Properties

  • Shopping Centers
  • Convenience Stores
  • Restaurants
  • Hotels/Motels
  • Automobile Dealerships
  • Automotive Service Centers

Historic Properties

  • Preservation Easements
  • Single Family Residences
  • Office Buildings
  • Apartments
  • Plantations

Special Purpose Properties

  • Churches
  • Golf Courses
  • Bowling Centers

Vacant Land

  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Residential

Eminent Domain Takings

  • various

Court Testimony

Qualified as an expert witness in the following courts:

  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of South Carolina
  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of North Carolina
  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York
  • Court of Common Pleas, York County, South Carolina
  • Master in Equity Court, York County, South Carolina

Geographic Areas of Experience

  • South Carolina
  • North Carolina
  • Georgia
  • Florida
  • Virginia
  • West Virginia
  • Texas

Professional Seminars Developed

Developed, wrote and presented the seminar “Lawyers and Appraisers” approved for four hours of Continuing Education credits by the Appraisal Institute and the South Carolina Appraiser Board.

Presented this seminar at a meeting of the South Carolina Chapter of the Appraisal Institute in Hilton Head, South Carolina October 2013.


Born, June 24, 1950.  Resident, Rock Hill, South Carolina (1971 to present).



J. David Good IV


Bachelor of Science Degree Administrative Management,
Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina.
Concentration in Marketing. Graduated 1989

Appraisal Education

The Appraisal Instituite Courses as follows:
Real Estate Appraisal Principles
Real Estate Appraisal Procedures National USPAP Courses Statistics,
Modeling and Finance
General Appraisal Sales Comparison Approach


1990 – 2016 Owner/Dealer Operator Good Motor Company (Cadillac, Oldsmobile Kia)
2018 Winn Home Inspection franchise owner.
2019 Apprentice appraiser with Richard Odom & Associates, Inc.

Professional Licenses

State Certified General REAL Estate Apprentice Appraiser in South Carolina (#7891)
Residential Builders COmmission Home Inspector (#49377)
DOT/FAA Remote Pilot (#4186436)

Professional Associations

Practicing Affiliate memnber of the Appraisal Institute

Appraisal Experience

Appraisals, Market Studies and/or Feasibility Studies have been conducted on the following properrty types –

  • Industrial
  • Warehouse
  • Restaurant
  • Office/Retail
  • Medial Office
  • Automotive/Motorcycle Sales and Service Facility Retail
  • Vacant Land