Lory R Johnson, MAI, SR/WA

President & CEO

ASSOCIATIONS/STATE CERTIFICATIONS

  • Texas Certified General Real Estate Appraiser # TX 1321640 G
  • Texas Department of Transportation Pre-Certified Appraiser
  • Texas Department of Transportation PREAS Appraiser Contract
  • MAI Designation- Appraisal Institute, Account No. 81057
  • Appraisal Institute – Austin Chapter Member – President 2002
  • Appraisal Institute – Austin Chapter-Board of Director/Officer 1999-2006
  • Appraisal Institute – Austin Chapter- Chair of the Education Committee
  • Appraisal Institute – Region VIII Representative/Nominations Committee
  • Appraisal Institute – Region VIII Regional Ethics & Counseling Panel
  • Appraisal Institute – Member of the General Demonstration Reports Subcommittee
  • Appraisal Institute – Candidate Advisor for Designation 2019
  • Member, International Right of Way Association (IRWA), SR/WA
  • IRWA – Austin Chapter #74 – President 2010
  • IRWA – Austin Chapter #74 – Director/Officer 2006-2011
  • IRWA – Austin Chapter #74 – Newsletter Chair/Valuation Chair
  • IRWA – Austin Chapter #74 – Employer of the Year 2006
  • IRWA – Austin Chapter #74 – Atrium Real Estate Services – Employee of the Year 2006
  • Austin Board of Realtors Designated Member
  • Texas Real Estate Broker’s License #354928

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science Degree, Ag Economics, Texas A&M University, 1986

Graduate courses in the Masters of Business Administration program, St. Edwards University

Numerous Appraisal Institute professional courses as well as a large variety of real estate appraisal related continuing education courses and seminars completed.

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

  • October 1991 to present:  President/CEO of Atrium Real Estate Services
  • Nov 1986 to August 1991:  Appraiser w/commercial appraisal firms in Austin area.

Appraisal background consists of appraisals/appraisal reviews, market studies, cost estimates, specialized use properties and litigation support/expert witness testimony.   Valuation of various properties including special purpose properties, federal flood buyouts, vacant land, ranches, commercial/retail, industrial facilities as well as residential properties have been completed.

Appraisals for eminent domain purposes including single and multi-parcel right of way expansion and multi-parcel easement acquisition projects and easement valuations on numerous property types of various easement interests (temporary construction, conservation, ingress/egress, inundation, utility, billboard, drainage, etc.) have also been completed. Comprehensive reviews have been performed on numerous residential and commercial properties.

In addition, multiple appraisals of single family residential properties associated with federal flood buy-out programs on multi-parcel projects have been accomplished.  Appraisal, litigation support and expert testimony in regards to consulting assignments and eminent domain have also been completed. Qualified in the State of Texas as an expert in real estate valuation.

RECENT PROJECTS:

  • State Loop 121 right of way project, Belton, Bell County, TX
  • FM 1960 right of way project, Houston, Harris County, TX
  • Northwest Blvd right of way project, Georgetown, Williamson County, TX
  • Austin Energy power transmission line easement project, Austin, Travis County, TX
  • Wildlife Parkway right of way project, Grand Prairie, Dallas County, TX
  • SH 36 right of way project (hurricane evacuation route), Fort Bend and Brazoria County, TX
  • US 69 right of way project (hurricane evacuation route), Wells, Cherokee County, TX
  • FM 1626 right of way project, Hays County, TX
  • IH 10 Right of Way Project, Sealy, Austin County, TX
  • SH 99/Grand Parkway right of Way Project, Dayton, Liberty County, TX
  • US 59 right of way project, Angelina County, TX
  • SH 5 right of way project, Melissa and Anna, Collin County, TX
  • IH 30 right of way project, Arlington, Tarrant County, TX
  • IH 10 Right of Way Project, Sealy, Austin County, TX
  • Rivery Blvd right of way project, Georgetown, Williamson County, TX
  • Airport Rd right of way project, Georgetown, Williamson County, TX
  • US Highway 175 right of way project, Dallas, Dallas County, TX
  • CREZ electrical transmission project – Krum West to Anna, Cooke County TX
  • Round Rock electrical transmission project, City of Round Rock, Williamson County, TX

SPECIALIZED PROJECTS:

  • Project Cost consulting – SH 36 Seg 7 US 59 to FM 2218, Rosenburg, Fort Bend County, TX
  • Hillcrest/Washington Coles Voluntary Relocation Project reviews, Corpus Christi, Nueces County, TX
  • LCRA Parks (15 parks) Insurance Cost Study, various counties, TX – LCRA (Lower Colorado River Authority)
  • Upper Onion Creek Floodplain Buyout Project, Austin, Travis County, TX
  • Market study for the Regional Stormwater Management Program and Urban Watersheds   Structural Control Fund Cost Study, City of Austin, Travis County, TX
  • Williamson Creek Floodplain Buyout Project, Austin, Travis County, TX
  • Spicewood Wildfires impact study w appraisal and litigation support, Spicewood, Travis and Burnet County, TX
  • Onion Creek Floodplain Buyout Project, Austin, Travis County, TX
  • Market study along 30+ miles of proposed pipeline, Clay, Wichita and Montague County, TX
  • Hurricane Ike flood residential reviews Galveston County, TX – Texas Department of Public Safety
  • Appraisal/appraisal review for UASFLA compliance – Capital Metro Transportation Auth, Austin TX
  • Willow Bend Flood Buyout, Bryan, Brazos County, TX – City of Bryan

RECENT REVIEW PROJECTS:

  • SH 99/Grand Parkway right of way project, Montgomery County, TX
  • FM 1463 right of way project, Katy, Fort Bend County, TX
  • IH 45 right of way project, League City, Galveston County, TX
  • FM 455 right of way project, Sanger, Denton County, TX
  • IH 610 right of way project, Houston, Harris County, TX

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