Randy Edwards Jeff Lien Anthony Toso

Richard Kilgore Martin Seanez John Strohmaier

Mary Anne Dores Kay Austin Kyle Dalrymple

George Morasci Stephanie Bengard Anmmar Alsaggaf

Tiffany Holmes    

Kay J. Austin
Senior Appraiser

Certified General Real Estate Appraiser
CA CGREA #AG027156

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Kay Austin has been an independent fee appraiser since 1996, appraising residential, commercial and subdivision properties. Prior to becoming a licensed appraiser in 1999, Kay was a licensed Real Estate Agent, working in property management and sales of foothill properties. Kay began appraising agricultural properties in 2010, joining Edwards Lien and Toso in 2012. She is certified by the State of California as a Certified General Real Estate Appraiser and is an Associate Member of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers (ASFMRA). She is specifically educated in the appraisal of agricultural properties.

Kay was born and raised in the foothill community of Tollhouse, in eastern Fresno County. Throughout her high school years at Sierra High, she was very active in the local FFA Chapter, serving as Chapter Officer for three years, including Chapter President her senior year. Kay and her husband Rick have 4 boys: Jacob, Morgan, Michael and Brian, who have enjoyed the benefits of growing up on the family cattle ranch in Tollhouse and of being 4th generation Sierra High students/graduates.

In her spare time, Kay volunteers for various community organizations, including her local Church, Salvation Army, Sierra Ag Boosters, Band Boosters, Fresno County 4H and Sierra 4H parent volunteer/ Shooting Sports Leader. Her favorite hobbies are feeding hungry kids, working cattle and spending time in the mountains.