Ed brings over 30 years of experience in real estate, property appraisal, mass appraisal, geographic information systems (GIS), quality management principals and property tax administration. Since 1980, he has served as the elected Property Appraiser of Alachua County, Fla. During his tenure, he has overseen the growth of Alachua County's tax roll from $1.5 billion to $14 billion, and he implemented Alachua County's first successful GIS. His jurisdiction was the first to earn IAAO's prestigious Excellence in Assessment Administration award.
Ed has earned three professional designations, including IAAO's AAS, and been honored with many awards from state, local and national organizations. He served as President of the International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO) in 2000-2001, and as President of his state appraiser's association and his local chapter of the American Society of Appraisers (ASA). Ed has made numerous presentations and has served as a consultant both nationally and internationally.