Kevin McCarty, Certified General Appraiser

McCarty Land & Water Valuation, Inc., specializes in the valuation of land and water rights throughout the High Plains and Rocky Mountains. The company has a growing reputation for producing high-quality appraisal reports that are based on comprehensive research and sound reasoning.

Conservation Easement Appraisals

McCarty Land & Water Valuation is known for preparing high-quality, defensible reports. The company has shifted its emphasis from condemnation appraisal work to conservation easement work during the past ten years.

We make every attempt to closely follow Treasury Regulations when preparing conservation-easement appraisals. We also follow Uniform Appraisal Standards for Federal Land Acquisitions (Yellow Book) when required. Our reports are well documented and are known for being able to stand up to peer review.

Our philosophy in conducting conservation easement appraisals is to perform comprehensive research in order to produce a report that will give our client peace of mind. That peace of mind means knowing the value we have assigned is a fair and reasonable estimate of the market value that was truly lost by placing the easement on the property. The client should also have peace of mind knowing that, if an IRS audit were to be conducted, our report is defensible and therefore, the potential for penalties is extremely low.

Kevin McCarty has a Bachelor's Degree from Kansas State University and a Master's Degree in Resource Geography from Oregon State University. He began his 25+ year appraisal career with the Kansas Department of Revenue. He also served as the Sherman County Assessor in Goodland, Kansas.


  • B.S. Degree in Geography, Kansas State University
  • M.S. Degree in Resource Geography, Oregon State University
  • Kansas Department of Revenue, Division of Property Valuation - 16 courses
  • Appraisal Institute - 11 courses
  • International Association of Assessing Officers - 6 courses
  • Miscellaneous classes (Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers - 5 courses. Others - more than 25 courses)

Contact Kevin McCarty, Certified General Appraiser

McCarty Land and Water Valuation
1401 S. Taft Ave.
Suite 205
Loveland, Colorado  80537
Phone: (970) 635-0900
Fax: (970) 635-0910


Service Area

Services provided in:
  • Adams County, Colorado
  • Arapahoe County, Colorado
  • Bent County, Colorado
  • Boulder County, Colorado
  • Cheyenne County, Colorado
  • Clear Creek County, Colorado
  • Douglas County, Colorado
  • El Paso County, Colorado
  • Gilpin County, Colorado
  • Jackson County, Colorado
  • Kit Carson County, Colorado
  • Larimer County, Colorado
  • Logan County, Colorado
  • Morgan County, Colorado
  • Otero County, Colorado
  • Prowers County, Colorado
  • Pueblo County, Colorado
  • Routt County, Colorado
  • Sedgwick County, Colorado
  • Summit County, Colorado
  • Washington County, Colorado
  • Weld County, Colorado
  • Yuma County, Colorado
  • Albany County, Wyoming
  • Carbon County, Wyoming
  • Laramie County, Wyoming

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