Matthew Connolly

Coastal Bend Director | Appraiser, R/W-AC





  • Texas Certified General Real Estate Appraiser # TX 1380774 G
  • Texas Department of Transportation Pre-Certified Appraiser
  • Member, International Right of Way Association (IRWA), R/W-AC





Bachelor of Arts, English, Texas State University, 1997


Certificate, Real Estate, Austin Community College, 2012


A variety of appraisal classes and seminars completed including Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP), Business Practice and Ethics, and others.





November 2013 to present: Staff Appraiser with Atrium Real Estate Services


June 2012 – November 2013: Trainee/Staff Appraiser at Appraisal IQ



Appraisal background consists of analysis and valuation of various residential, industrial, and commercial properties including special purpose properties, vacant land, and various properties for eminent domain purposes including single and multi-parcel right of way expansion and multi-parcel easement acquisition projects.


Easement valuations on numerous property types of various easement interests (temporary construction, ingress/egress, utility, billboard, drainage, etc.) have also been completed. Numerous 1-4 family residential appraisals for lending purposes have been performed.


In addition, numerous appraisals of single-family residential properties associated with federal flood buy-out programs on multi-parcel projects have been accomplished.





  • State Loop 121 Right of Way Project- Belton, Bell County, TX
  • SH 99/Grand Parkway Right of Way Project- Dayton, Liberty County, TX
  • US 59 Right of Way Project- Angelina County, TX
  • Austin Energy power transmission line easement project- Austin, Travis County, TX
  • Onion Creek Floodplain Buyout- Austin, Travis County, TX
  • City of Austin storm drain and wastewater easements- Austin, Travis County, TX
  • Spicewood wildfire impact study- Travis and Burnet County, TX
  • FM 1960 Right of Way Project- Harris County, TX
  • SH 36 Right of Way Project (hurricane evacuation route)- Fort Bend/Brazoria Counties, TX
  • IH 30 Right of Way Project- Arlington, Tarrant County, TX
  • Willow Bend Flood Buyout- Brazos County, TX – City of Bryan
  • SH 105 Right of Way Project- Montgomery County, TX
  • FM 1463 Right of Way Project- Fort Bend County, TX
  • US 377 Right of Way Project- Cresson, Hood County, TX
  • FM 2493 Right of Way Project- Smith County, TX
  • IH 35 Right of Way Project- Dallas, County, TX
  • US 90A Right of Way Project- Fort Bend County, TX
  • SH 46 Right of Way Project- Comal County, TX
  • SH 5 Right of Way Project- McKinney, Collin County, TX
  • FM 1660 and Limmer Loop Right of Way- Hutto, Williamson County, TX
  • Berry Creek Interceptor- Williamson County, TX
  • Windy Hill Road Project- Hays County, TX
  • Woodrow Road Project- Lubbock County, TX
  • SH 359 Easement Project- Duval County, TX
  • IH 10 ROW, Colorado County, TX
  • Arroyo-Doble-Twin Creeks Drainage Project, Travis County, TX
  • Milam County CDBG-DR Buyout, Milam County, TX
  • FM 1593 ROW Project, Calhoun & Jackson County, TX
  • US 84, McLennan County, TX
  • US 79, Leon County, TX

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