Donna Howard, MAI

Donna Howard, MAI - Appraiser at DJ Howard

Donna formed DJ Howard & Associates, Inc in 1998. In the ensuing years, the firm has grown to a full-service real estate appraisal firm with four licensed and certified real estate appraisers providing residential and commercial real estate appraisal services to a wide client base. DJ Howard & Associates’ client base has consistently grown each year and includes banks and mortgage companies, city, county, and state governmental agencies, attorneys, insurance companies, corporations and individual property owners. The firm has earned a reputation for quality appraisal service delivered in a professional and timely manner.

Donna’s areas of expertise range from single-family residential properties to complex multi-tenant commercial properties. As a firm, DJ Howard & Associates, Inc. completes over five hundred appraisal assignments each year which provide a large pool of knowledge about appraising all types of properties. Geographically, while a majority of the work is centered around St. Clair, Bond, Clinton, Macoupin and Madison Counties, Illinois, commercial real estate appraisal assignments are completed all over the bi-state region. In an effort to serve corporate clients, she has also obtained temporary practice permits and completed assignments in Iowa, Arkansas, Pennsylvania, Utah, and Arizona.

Donna is a Certified General Real Estate Appraiser, licensed in the States of Illinois, Missouri, and Florida. Donna has been working with IDOT as an approved appraiser for over twenty years. Her IDOT experience includes value finding format reports, non-complex and complex appraisal reports connected with a wide variety of highway corridor projects, and other projects for local agencies and IDOT. She has testified as expert witness on several occasions. She is also on the MoDOT Approved Appraiser list, as well as the Army Corps of Engineers. She is also an approved appraiser with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources and is qualified to perform appraisals under the Federal Land Acquisition “Yellow Book” guidelines.