Michael F. Walsh


Founding member of Byrnes & Walsh, LLC, a real estate appraisal and consulting firm.

  mwalsh@bhwappraisal.com  |    312-320-5288

  • Active real estate appraiser since 1980.
  • Appraisal, review, and consulting services for a wide array of properties including
    development sites, large distribution warehouses, factories, landfills, apartment
    complexes, single family homes, retail shopping centers, department stores, restaurants,
    hotels, office buildings, automobile dealerships, airport hangars, garage buildings, service
    stations, parking garages, industrial facilities, landfills and vacant land.
  • Appraisals, appraisal reviews, and evaluations of commercial, industrial, residential, and
    vacant land for acquisition, leasing, insurance, ad valorem assessment, condemnation,
    estate, divorce, zoning, and various arbitration and litigation purposes.
  • Assignment performed in Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri,
    South Dakota and Virginia
  • Prior to 1980, active in the general construction industry including positions as Vice
  • President, Project Manager, Superintendent, Manager of Purchasing and Estimating for
    various Chicago area based residential and commercial general contractors
Expert Qualifications

Qualified and testified as an expert witness in the following forums:

  • Circuit Court of Cook County
  • Zoning Board of Appeals of the City of Chicago
  • Zoning Board of Appeals of Cook County
Professional Affiliations
  • Appraisal Institute, Practicing Affiliate
  • Member Illinois Coalition of Appraisal Professionals
  • National Association of Real Estate Appraisers, Certified Commercial Real Estate
  • Appraiser (CCRA), (CREA), Certified Valuation Consultant (CVC)
  • National Association of Review Appraisers and Mortgage Underwriters, Certified
  • Review Appraiser (CRA)
  • Member Chicago Association of REALTORSMichael F. Walsh – Professional Biography
  • Indiana Real Estate Appraisal Association
  • Illinois Certified General Real Estate Appraiser, license number 553.000344, expiration
    September 30, 2019
  • Attended St. Mary’s College, Winona, Minnesota
  • Appraisal Institute:
    Real Estate Appraisal Principals
    Basic Valuation Procedures
    Capitalization Theory and Techniques Part A and B
    Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice parts A, B & C
    Case Studies in Real Estate Valuation
    Report Writing and Valuation Analysis
    Advanced Applications
    Fair Lending and the Appraiser
    Small Hotel/Motel Valuation
    The Internet and Appraising
    Review of Income Properties
    Valuation of Leased Fee Interests
    Non-Residential Demonstration Appraisal report writing