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Richard L. Kilgore, III, ARA
Senior Appraiser / Real Estate Agent
rich@eltappraisers.com

Certified General Real Estate Appraiser
CA CGREA #AG008850
Accredited Rural Appraiser

CA Real Estate Agent #001964012
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Richard L. Kilgore, III, ARA is a 1991 graduate of California State University Fresno with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Agricultural Business. Finance and Real Estate and were his collegiate study concentrations. It was during his time at Fresno State that he met his wife Sara. Now married for 22 years, they have four children, Ryan, Eric, Jacob and Alina. Richard and his family reside in Fresno.

After graduation, Richard spent 14 years within the Farm Credit system in Fresno and Merced, performing agricultural appraisals throughout the San Joaquin Valley. In 2005 Richard joined Bank of the West as an appraisal manager and reviewer. During that time, he ordered and reviewed appraisal reports originating from 23 different states. In June of 2010, Richard returned to the production side of appraisals as he joined Edwards, Lien and Toso as a senior appraiser. Throughout his career, Richard has performed many complex appraisal assignments including appraisals of orchard and vineyard developments, nut hulling and/or processing facilities, food processing facilities, meat processing facilities, greenhouses and other specialized facilities.

Throughout his career he has been specifically educated in the appraisal of agricultural properties and has maintained his appraisal license since 1995. He was awarded the professional designation of Accredited Rural Appraiser (ARA) in 1997, the highest rank, and the only title conferred on rural appraisers by the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers (ASFMRA). Richard remains active within the ASFMRA. He is a former chairman for the Education Committee of the California Chapter of the ASFMRA and coauthored the Best Appraisal Practices course.

Richard obtained his Real Estate Sales License in 2014 to provide further services to his clients. He also provides consulting services related to market rents, as well as highest and best use analysis.