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RANDY LAFOUNTAINE

Randy is a certified-general real estate appraiser, whose firm is based in Massachusetts.  He has 36 years of appraisal experience in public accounting, brokerage, insurance, and appraisal firms.


EXPERIENCE


Owner,
Atlantic Appraisal & Consulting Services, Inc., Westborough, MA 2003-present

Commercial real estate and machinery and equipment appraisal and consulting services in MA/CT/RI


Commercial Appraiser,
Northeast Appraisal Services, Inc.

Worcester, MA 1995-1997 and 1998-2002

Commercial real estate appraisal in MA/CT/RI


Commercial Appraiser,
Cushman & Wakefield

Boston, MA 1997-1998

Business development and commercial appraisal and consulting services throughout the United States


Appraisal Manager,
Arthur Andersen LLP

Atlanta, GA and Hartford, CT 1986‑1995

Appraisals of real estate and machinery and equipment on a global basis


Insurance Appraiser,
Industrial Risk Insurers

Hartford, CT 1982‑1984

Industrial machinery and equipment appraisals


EDUCATION


Western New England College School of Law

Springfield, Massachusetts

Juris Doctor degree granted, December 1988

Admitted to Georgia Bar, 1988


Nichols College

Dudley, Massachusetts

Bachelor of Science degree, Business Administration, granted May 1982


PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND ACTIVITIES

Massachusetts Certified General Real Estate Appraiser, License #4430
Connecticut Certified General Real Estate Appraiser, License #RCG924

Rhode Island Certified General Real Estate Appraiser, License #A01147G

Practicing Affiliate, Appraisal Institute

 

 

MAJOR ENGAGEMENTS

Appraisal of Friendly Restaurants when acquired by Hershey Corporation

Valuation of the offshore assets of Federal Express

Appraisal for purchase accounting purposes of the assets of the New England Patriots when the franchise was acquired by Gillette

Valuation for estate planning purposes of the assets of the Baltimore Orioles

Valuation of certain portions of Green Giant Corporation when acquired by Seneca Foods

Appraisal of the manufacturing facilities of several boat manufacturing companies, including Chris Craft, Bayliner, and Endeavour Yacht

Valuation of Hit-or-Miss to support purchase accounting

Liquidation analysis of certain assets of United Distillers & Vintners Corporation for plant relocation purposes

Valuation of numerous hotels of various flags (Hampton Inn, Days Inn, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Comfort Inn, Marriott) along the eastern seaboard

Site selection services for numerous Hampton Inn limited-service hotels

Appraisal portfolios of hotels for securitization purposes

Appraisal of specified assets of Boston Market

Due diligence valuation services provided to the Boston Herald in its acquisition of Community Newspapers Company

Valuation of the Worcester Telegram & Gazette prior to its acquisition by the New York Times

Valuation of 800± Fleet Bank properties for the purpose of sale-leaseback transactions and tax planning

Appraisal of numerous properties for the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority, Massachusetts Highway Department, and the Metropolitan District Commission for condemnation and eminent domain

Valuation for the United States Navy of certain properties at the Portsmouth Naval Yard in Portsmouth, New Hampshire for the purpose of disposition planning

Site selection, acquisition assistance, and appraisal of properties for the United States Postal Service in multiple states

Appraisal of the assets of Electronic Data Services (EDS) when they were acquired by General Motors

Valuation of the assets of Pan American Airlines when acquired by Delta Airlines

Valuation of real and personal property assets of NaviSite, Inc. of Andover, Massachusetts and San Jose, California

Appraisal of the real estate and machinery & equipment of GKN Sinter Metals, Inc. (formerly PresMet) of Worcester, Massachusetts for purchase accounting

Appraisal of H&R 1871 (the former Harrington & Richardson and New England Firearms) for Marlin Firearms, prior to an acquisition

Cost analysis of 1,300-room Sheraton Centre Toronto for Provincial tax purposes

Appraisal of components of the Columbia Health Systems hospital and medical facility network

Valuation of Crown Zellerbach (paper production) when acquired by James River Corporation

Appraisal of certain assets of the Georgia-Pacific Corporation on several occasions, for tax purposes

Valuation of the Casual Corner Corporation when acquired by Luxxotica

Valuation of the PTL Heritage Foundation at the request of the bankruptcy court

Reproduction cost analysis of the Pocono International Speedway in Long Pond, Pennsylvania

Purchase price allocation of the assets of Best Foods Corporation when acquired by Unilever

Approximately 150 residential subdivision appraisals

Atlantic Appraisal & Consulting Services, Inc.
P.O. Box 1539, Sandwich, MA 02563
Phone: (508) 726-1447
atlantic.valtrust@gmail.com
 

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