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At Fred H. Beck & Associates, LLC in Charlotte, North Carolina, we are proud to have assembled the knowledge and experience of professionals who stand ready to meet your real estate needs.

FRED H. BECK, JR., MAI, CCIM, MRICS

SPECIALTY: 

President and Owner


Fred was born in Pinehurst, North Carolina. He has over 25 years experience in the real estate appraisal industry. He has appraised retail, industrial, office, multi-family, medical and senior living properties during this 25 year period. Evaluation assignments include feasibility, marketability, and highest and best use studies. He has qualified as an expert witness in local and United States federal courts. His duties at Fred H. Beck & Associates, LLC include bidding assignments, appraisal review, writing narrative reports and supervising trainees.

EXPERIENCE

Formed Fred H. Beck & Associates, LLC (November 5, 1994)

Principal, Beck Advisors, LLC (September 2007)

Formed Stout-Beck & Associates, Inc. (July 1987)

AMY J. STOUT

Chief Operations Officer | Assistant to the President


Amy started working with Fred H. Beck & Associates in March of 1996 and is now the Chief Operations Officer. Her responsibilities include the following:

  • Assistant to the President and Senior Executives
  • Primary Contact for Client Relations and Marketing
  • Office Administration and Support
  • Network Support and Computer Administration
  • Quality Assurance for Appraisals to Comply With USPAP Standards and Client Guidelines
  • Oversees Formatting and Production of All Outgoing Reports
  • Distribution and Tracking Appraisal Assignments
  • Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and Payroll

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Resource Management – Radford University, Radford, Virginia

                                                                                               Completed the Following Appraisal Institute Courses:

  • R-1 Introduction to Real Estate Appraisal
  • R-2 Principles of Real Property Valuation
  • R-3 Advanced Techniques of Real Property Valuation

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • North Carolina Real Estate Broker - License #194286
  • South Carolina Real Estate Broker - License #65367
  • State-Registered Trainee Real Estate Appraiser - N.C. Registration No. T2513

NANCY H. BECK, MBA

SPECIALTY:

Multi-Family Apartment Properties


Nancy is originally from Bremerton, Washington. She has lived in many diversified areas such as Las Vegas, Nevada; Albuquerque, New Mexico; Norfolk, Virginia, and Asheville, North Carolina. She has been a resident of Charlotte, North Carolina for 22 years.


She has appraised many multi-family projects that include conventional, tax credit, and student housing apartments. She has appraised for Fannie Mae, Freddie Mae, Conduit and National Bank lenders. She has been in the appraisal business for 13 years and is in charge of the Apartment Appraisal Group within our office.


EXPERIENCE

Fred H. Beck & Associates, LLC – Charlotte, North Carolina (1994 – Present)

Staff appraiser assisting in the appraisal analysis of various commercial and residential property types. Additional experience includes collection and analysis of market data for various other studies

MARK A. MORGAN

SPECIALTY:

  • Gas Marts
  • Restaurants
  • Single-Tenant Retail
  • Shopping Centers
  • Office Buildings
  • Residential Subdivisions
  • Resort Development
  • Residential Condos

Mark grew up in Hendersonville in the mountains of Western North Carolina. His responsibilities at Fred H. Beck & Associates, LLC include bidding appraisal assignments, appraisal review, writing narrative appraisals and supervising trainees.


EXPERIENCE

Fred H. Beck & Associates, LLC – Charlotte, North Carolina (May 2000 - Present)


  • Real Estate Appraiser and Consultant, Bank of America – Charlotte, North Carolina (3/93 – 5/00)
  • Appraisal Department Area Manager, Schultz-Carr-Bissett – Atlanta, Georgia (11/89 – 3/93)
  • Staff Appraiser

MELISSA M. GURBA

SPECIALTY:

Office Administration and Support

Originally from Stockton, New Jersey, Melissa relocated to Charlotte in the fall of 2000. She began working with Fred H. Beck & Associates, LLC in January 2007 in an administration and support role and will soon become a staff appraiser specializing in the appraisal of commercial and investment properties. Currently, some of her responsibilities include but are not limited to:


  • Production of all reports going out (copy and assemble), assistance with formatting, transmission via email and/or upload of reports in Adobe (PDF) format to client(s), assistance with the follow-up of appraisal assignments and information for all appraisers=
  • Assisting the Office Manager with answering and responding to bid requests via email and/or fax, maintaining confirmation with coordination of information received and distributed to assigned appraiser(s)
  • Preparation of job folders for new assignments and/or engagement letters for assignments requested by clients
  • Quality assurance for appraisals to comply with USPAP Standards and Client Guidelines
  • Daily maintenance of client database and assistance with commercial brokerage and putting packages together
  • Responsible for training in full of new Office Administration and Support position.

FELIX C. BATTON

SPECIALTY:

Industrial Properties


Born in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, Felix moved to Charlotte in 1991. He came to work for Fred H. Beck & Associates, LLC in the spring of 1996. Besides specializing in the appraisal of industrial properties, he oversees training of the industrial trainees, maintains the industrial database, and works as a broker of industrial and NNN leased properties.


EXPERIENCE

  • Fred H. Beck & Associates, LLC - Charlotte, North Carolina (1996-Present)
  • Rosen Appraisal Associates - Columbia, South Carolina (1993-1995)
  • Richard F. Odom & Associates - Rock Hill, North Carolina (1991-1993)
  • B.T. Bryson & Associates - Hendersonville, North Carolina (1988-1991)
  • First Federal Savings Bank - Hendersonville, North Carolina (1985-1988)

BRIAN L. WEYENETH

SPECIALTY: 

Hotels, Motels, and Restaurant Properties


Brian is originally from Clinton, Iowa. Prior to his appraising career, he worked for the City of Concord, North Carolina Downtown Development Corporation. He has more than 10 years of economic development, planning, and business recruitment experience. He is responsible for appraising and the consulting of hospitality properties and general appraisal assignments for investment-grade real estate.


EXPERIENCE

  • Fred H. Beck & Associates, LLC - Charlotte, North Carolina (1995 – Present)
  • Appraisal of commercial real estate including industrial, office, retail and hotel/motel properties, health care and senior living facilities, vacant land and feasibility studies.
  • Hitchens Appraisal Group, Inc. – Charlotte, North Carolina (1995)
  • Appraised residential property and vacant land for lending and credit institutions.

NEIL H. ARMSTRONG 

SPECIALTY:

Retail/Shopping Centers/Office


EXPERIENCE

Fred H. Beck & Associates, LLC – Charlotte, North Carolina (February 2013 – Present)

Commercial Staff Appraiser


Oxtal Real Estate Advisors, Inc. – Tampa, Florida (August 1992 – February 2013)

Associate Appraiser - Commercial Properties


Clayton, Roper & Marshall – Atlanta, Georgia (September 1991 – August 1992)

Associate Appraiser - Commercial Properties


McColgan & Company, Inc. – Decatur, Georgia (April 1983 – September 1991)

Associate Appraiser - Commercial Properties

BRIAN L. WEYENETH

SPECIALTY: 

Hotels, Motels, and Restaurant Properties


Brian is originally from Clinton, Iowa. Prior to his appraising career, he worked for the City of Concord, North Carolina Downtown Development Corporation. He has more than 10 years of economic development, planning, and business recruitment experience. He is responsible for appraising and the consulting of hospitality properties and general appraisal assignments for investment-grade real estate.


EXPERIENCE

  • Fred H. Beck & Associates, LLC - Charlotte, North Carolina (1995 – Present)
  • Appraisal of commercial real estate including industrial, office, retail and hotel/motel properties, health care and senior living facilities, vacant land and feasibility studies.
  • Hitchens Appraisal Group, Inc. – Charlotte, North Carolina (1995)
  • Appraised residential property and vacant land for lending and credit institutions.

NEIL H. ARMSTRONG 

SPECIALTY:

Retail/Shopping Centers/Office


EXPERIENCE

Fred H. Beck & Associates, LLC – Charlotte, North Carolina (February 2013 – Present)

Commercial Staff Appraiser


Oxtal Real Estate Advisors, Inc. – Tampa, Florida (August 1992 – February 2013)

Associate Appraiser - Commercial Properties


Clayton, Roper & Marshall – Atlanta, Georgia (September 1991 – August 1992)

Associate Appraiser - Commercial Properties


McColgan & Company, Inc. – Decatur, Georgia (April 1983 – September 1991)

Associate Appraiser - Commercial Properties

THOMAS L. BECK

SPECIALTY:

Multi-Family Apartments and Single-Tenant Retail Properties


Thomas was born in Asheville, North Carolina and has lived most of his adult life in Charlotte, North Carolina. He joined Fred H. Beck & Associates in 2001. He has appraised apartment projects for conduit and national bank lenders. He has also appraised single tenant retail and vacant land properties.


EXPERIENCE

Fred H. Beck & Associates, LLC – Charlotte, North Carolina (2001 – Present)

Staff appraiser specializing in the appraisal of commercial and investment properties

JEREMY P. CLAPP 

SPECIALTY:

Retail/Restaurants


EXPERIENCE

Fred H. Beck & Associates, LLC – Charlotte, North Carolina

Appraiser Trainee (September 2012- Present)

EDWARD M. PARLER, III

SPECIALTY: 

Principal of Fred H. Beck & Associates of South Carolina, Inc.


Ed is a lifelong South Carolina resident and was born in Columbia, South Carolina. He relocated to Pawleys Island, SC in 2006 to open the South Carolina location, which was needed to serve the growing demand for appraisal work along the North and South Carolina coastal region. He has nearly fifteen years experience in the real estate appraisal industry. He has appraised retail, industrial, office, multi-family, medical, master planned communities and residential subdivision properties. His duties at Fred H. Beck & Associates of SC, Inc. include running the South Carolina office, bidding assignments, and writing narrative reports. He is pursuing his MAI designation from the Appraisal Institute. Ed and his wife have four children.


EXPERIENCE

Fred H. Beck & Associates of South Carolina, Inc. – Pawleys Island, South Carolina (2006 – Present)

Serves as head of the South Carolina office in addition to preparing narrative appraisal reports


Marshall Dodds Company, Inc. - Columbia, South Carolina (1997 - 2006)

Staff appraiser specializing in the appraisal of commercial and investment grade properties


Moovies Video Stores - Greenville, South Carolina (1995-1997)

Real estate market analyst; duties and responsibilities consist of analyzing potential markets for video superstores, competition analysis, revenue projections, and more

JOHN W. WILKINS, JR.

SPECIALTY

Hotel/Motel


Hospitality Consulting/Appraising

Wilkins served the hospitality industry and hospitality lenders by providing feasibility studies and appraisals of hotels. His work has taken him to projects in 25 states, with an emphasis on the Southeastern US. Major brands represented include Marriott, Hilton, IHG (Holiday Inn), Wyndham (Wingate Inn), Starwood (Sheraton) and the Choice brands. Mr.


Wilkins has performed more than 200 feasibility studies and more than 400 appraisals of lodging properties in his 30 years in the appraisal business. Clients have included banks and other lenders, developers, and franchisors.


Condemnation/Right-of-Way Appraisals


Rail Corridors


EXPERIENCE

  • Staff Appraiser Fred H. Beck & Associates, LLC (February 23, 2009)
  • President/ Founder John Wilkins & Associates, Inc. (February 2004)
  • President/Co-Founder Shiplett - Wilkins & Associates (February 1982)
  • Staff Appraiser Ronald Curry & Associates, Atlanta, Georgia (October 1980)
  • Staff Appraiser Callaway & Price, West Palm Beach, Florida (June 1978)
  • Staff Appraiser Florida Department of Transportation, Ft, Lauderdale, Florida (June 1972)

PAUL J. RUBERG

SPECIALTY: 

Industrial Properties


Paul is originally from Denver, Colorado. He has been a resident of North Carolina for 10 years and began working with Fred H. Beck & Associates, LLC in January 2005.


EXPERIENCE

Fred H. Beck & Associates, LLC – Charlotte, North Carolina (January 2005 – Present)

Staff appraiser/ trainee assisting in the appraisal analysis of various commercial and investment properties

ZACHARIAH T. BECK (Zack)

SPECIALTY:

Research


Zack was born In Charlotte, North Carolina and his lived there his whole life. He joined Fred H. Beck & Associates, LLC in January of 2007.


EXPERIENCE

Fred H. Beck & Associates, LLC – Charlotte, NC (January 2007 – Present)

Research Assistant for Appraisers