About Us

TJ McCarthy, SRA, ASA, IFA, has been in the valuation industry for over 40 years and is a trusted industry analyst and consultant.

Mr. McCarthy has held various leadership positions in the appraisal industry, including President of the Chicago Chapter of the Appraisal Institute, President of the Illinois Coalition of Appraisal Professionals (ICAP), and currently serves on the Illinois Coalition of Appraisal Professionals Board and the ASARPC Committee of the American Society of Appraisers (ASA). 

Mr. McCarthy holds the SRA designation from the Appraisal Institute and the ASA and IFA designations from the American Society of Appraisers.

He has been an appraisal analyst for Channel 7 ABC Eyewitness News and Channel 5 NBC News. He is also a nationally approved appraisal instructor with the Appraisal Institute and the American Society of Appraisers.

In 2002, he was appointed by the State of Illinois to the Illinois Real Estate Appraisal Licensing Board with the Department of Professional Regulations.  He served on the State Appraisal Board for 12 years and was the Board Chair from 2006 – 2008.   Mr. McCarthy also served on the Appraisal Foundations State Regulatory Advisory Board - SRAG in Washington D.C.