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CJM Investment Property Advisors is a full-service commercial real estate appraisal and advisory firm. Carl J. (Chuck) Munson, MAI, ASA, formed the appraisal company C.J. Munson & Associates, Inc. in 1988. A name change to CJM Investment Property Advisors in 1998 was intended to better reflect the company’s collegial nature, with several senior appraisers nearing completion of requirements for the MAI designation.

Chuck Munson, MAI, ASA, President, has been a commercial appraiser in the Seattle area for over forty years. Chuck began residential appraising while employed as a loan officer in 1971, and his first commercial appraisal was a 7-unit apartment building in 1972. Chuck has subsequently been involved in apartment, residential subdivision and office development and, prior to receiving the MAI designation, for a two-year period worked as a feasibility analyst for a commercial construction firm. These experiences gave Chuck a hands-on education in development and construction. He is a member of the Appraisal Institute, Past President of the Seattle Chapter of the Appraisal Institute, and has trained four MAIs.

Jason Horn, MAI, joined CJM after making the decision to discontinue working on his doctorate at the University of Chicago. Jason has been appraising commercial property in the Puget Sound area for nearly 10 years, is a member of the Seattle Chapter of the Appraisal Institute, and received the MAI designation in February 2013. Jason has provided appraisal services for properties throughout central and western Washington State. He has successfully completed the General Review Theory class offered by the Appraisal Institute, and specializes in reviews.

CJM Experience and Specialization

CJM appraisers are affiliated with the Appraisal Institute. Designated members have met rigorous requirements relating to education, testing, experience and demonstration of knowledge, understanding and ability. Appraisers holding the MAI designation are leaders in valuation and evaluation of commercial, industrial and residential properties.

Each CJM appraiser has an area of geographic specialization, ensuring we are well informed about the evolving nuances of specific local economic and market conditions. In addition, each appraiser has developed specialization in certain property types which result in comprehensive reports with reliable conclusions.

In addition to appraisals, CJM prepares market studies to assist in determining feasibility or most profitable development scenario.

Our Mission Statement

CJM will provide reliable, well-reasoned answers to real estate valuation questions. Whether estimating value or weighing project feasibility, we will be neither conservative nor liberal in our conclusions, but will realistically reflect market behavior and expectations, dependably guiding decision makers relying on our investigative reporting, financial evaluations, and market analyses.

Corporate Office

40 Lake Bellevue Drive
Suite 240
Bellevue, WA 98005

phone 425.454.6789
fax 425.454.3234