“At DS Murphy we are a team. We help each other. We learn together. We play together. We always strive to be our best from our leadership to our trainees. We are stronger together. ”-Sharon Washney, Appraiser Atlanta
D. Scott Murphy, SRA
Suwanee GA Office
- Mr. Murphy has been appraising real estate since 1985. In 1993 he earned his SRA designation from the Appraisal Institute.
• In 1996 he established D. S. Murphy & Associates and has grown the firm to have over 70 associates – servicing Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Florida and California.
• In 2004, Mr. Murphy was appointed by Gov Perdue to the Georgia Real Estate Appraisers Board where he is actively working to improve the laws and more closely regulate appraisers in Georgia. He has served as the Chairman of the Georgia Real Estate Appraisers Board for the past three years.
• Mr. Murphy was reappointed as Chairman of the Georgia Real Estate Appraisers Board by Governor Nathan Deal in July of 2016.
• He is an active member of the Appraisal Institute, the National Associates of Realtors, the Northeast Metro Atlanta Board of Realtors, Georgia Real Estate Fraud Prevention and Awareness Coalition.
Executive Vice President
Tampa FL Office
Steve’s roles include business development, client and relationship management, and appraiser development.
During his 20 year appraisal career Steve has served in the following roles:
• Valuation Director for a national company contracting directly with Fannie Mae. Steve built and managed a national forensic appraisal review platform that completed over 80,000 forensic reviews, while maintaining quality scores at or above 98.5%.
• Director of Appraisal Review for a National AMC, specializing in appraisal review and quality control services, as well as offering residential and commercial appraisal services.
Chief Appraiser for leading national wholesale and retail mortgage lender
Owner of his own fee appraisal business for over 10 years, handling conventional, FHA and VA and relocation appraisals.
• Million Dollar producing real estate agent