Jon M. Vaughan, MAIupdated: September 2016


  • B.S. Degree in Business Administration with concentrations in Finance and Real Estate, Colorado State University, 2003.
  • Appraisal Institute Courses:
    • Course 120, Appraisal Procedures
    • Course 310, Basic Income Capitalization
    • Course 410, Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice
    • Course 420, Business Practices and Ethics
    • Course 510, Advanced Income Capitalization
    • Course 520, Highest & Best Use and Market Analysis
    • Course 530, Advanced Sales Comparison and Cost Approaches
    • Course 540, Report Writing and Valuation Analysis
    • Course 550, Advanced Applications
    • Course 797, Valuation of Conservation Easements
    • Numerous seminars on topics including subdivision analysis, appraisal review, water rights, and energy efficiency.
  • International Right of Way Association Courses
    • General: Principles of Land Acquisition, Ethics and the Right of Way Profession
    • Negotiations: Principles of Real Estate Negotiation, Bargaining Negotiations, Practical Negotiations for U.S. Federally Funded Land Acquisition, and Conflict Management
    • Appraisal: Easement Valuation, Reviewing Appraisals in Eminent Domain, and Valuation of Environmentally Contaminated Real Estate
    • Environmental: Understanding Environmental Contamination in Real Estate
    • Property Management: Property Management - Leasing
    • Real Estate Law: Principals of Real Estate Law, Legal Aspects of Easements, Eminent Domain Law Basics
    • Engineering: Engineering Plan Development and Application, Property Descriptions
  • American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers Courses
    • Appraising Conservation Easements and Case Studies
    • Colorado Division of Real Estate Conservation Easement Appraiser Update Course

Memberships and Designations

  • Appraisal Institute: Designated Member (MAI)
    • 2012 to Present Candidate Guidance Committee Co-Chair
    • 2013 to Present Colorado Chapter Board of Directors
  • International Right of Way Association: Senior Right of Way Professional (SR/WA)
  • Certified General Real Estate Appraiser: State of Colorado, #CG100000631

Professional Experience

  • Foster Valuation Company: Fee Appraiser, May 2003 to present
  • Colorado State University: Adjunct/Instructor - Real Estate Appraisal, Spring Semester, 2014

Contact Jon M. Vaughan, MAI

Foster Valuation Company
910 54th Avenue
West Point Professional Building, Suite 210
Greeley, Colorado  80634
Phone: (970) 352-1117
Fax: (970) 353-2753


Service Area

Services provided in:
  • Larimer County, Colorado
  • Weld County, Colorado

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