KEVIN KIRBY
PO BOX 7442 • Chandler, AZ. 85246
(360)-280-0317 appraiser@aactionaz.com
Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser - Certificate #22466
FHA Approved




PROFESSIONAL WORK OF EXPERIENCE
A-Action Appraisal, PC Inc.   October 2014-present
Certified Residential Appraiser, Owner
I provide compliant residential appraisals for 1st and 2nd mortgages, FHA/HUD/USDA. REO/Foreclosures
 
 A-action Appraisals, LLC, March 2009- September 2014

Associate Appraiser
I participated in all aspects of the residential real estate appraisal process from field work, form completion, collaborative reconciliations.  Over 7000 log hours.


PaRR Inspections, FEMA, February 2012- January 2014
Field Inspector temporary assignments
A contractor providing housing inspection services for PaRR Inspections. PaRR Inspections provides the FEMA Disaster Housing Program with personnel support on a temporary basis during federally declared disasters. Housing Inspection Services involve collecting and reporting required information from applicants whose houses have been damaged by disasters. A wide range of information is collected during the inspection, including physical damage to the house, ownership, occupancy, insurance, personal property losses, recommendations on mitigation measures, photographs, and other essential information regarding disaster-related expenses and/or existing needs.


Kirby Construction & Remodel, Pagosa Springs, November 1992-March 2009
Proprietor/Lead Carpenter
Participated in all phases of residential construction and remodel for over 20 years. Constructed numerous dwellings from excavation to turnkey. Drafted plans for several remodel projects. Competent at building material take-off and labor bidding.


U. S. Coast Guard, Oklahoma City, October 1985-October 1991
Store Keeper 2nd Class
Four years of active duty in U. S. Coast Guard including an additional 2 years of ready reserves. The first two years included duty on the Coast Guard Cutter Diligence, which is a 210 ft Coast Guard vessel based in Cape Canaveral, Florida. As a member of the Diligence crew, I visited over 15 countries and territories from the Bahamas to Barbados and Venezuela. Upon completion of duty on U.S.C.G.C. Diligence, I spent six month at Store Keeper School in Petaluma California. After graduating from Store Keeper School, I was assigned to the Coast Guard Institute in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. As a procurement agent at the Coast Guard Institute, I was responsible for maintaining a variety of classified and secured written material. My duties included shipping, receiving, and maintaining inventory on all course material related to rank advancement for all Coast Guard personnel.


EDUCATION
University of Texas, Arlington, Undergraduate studies, October 1989-May 1992
University of Phoenix, Online, Bachelor of Science in Communication, May 2010-July 2013

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

Relocation Appraisal and the ERC Form - 12/21/2016 AZ Dept. of Financial Institutions

The Nuts and Bolts of Green Building for Appraisers - 12/19/2016 AZ Dept. of Financial Institutions
The New FHA Handbook 4000.1 – 07/28/2016 McKissock
Rejected Appraisals – Issues Related to AQM and UAD Failures 05/25/2016 Hagar Institute
Determining Appraisal Adjustments 05/26/2016 Hagar Institute
2016-2017 7-Hour National Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice 03/12/2016 McKissock
2014-2015 15-Hour National Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice 01/24/2013 McKissock
Statistics, Modeling and Finance 01/14/2014 McKissock
Advanced Residential Applications and Case Studies 10/13/2013 McKissock
Advanced Residential Applications and Case Studies 10/03/2013 McKissock
Determining Appraisal Adjustments and Depreciation 09/27/2013 Hagar Institute
Appraisal Subject Matter Electives 09/12/2013 McKissock
Residential Sales Comparison and Income Approaches 09/03/2013 McKissock
Residential Appraiser Site Valuation and Cost Approach 08/15/2013 McKissock
Residential Market Analysis and Highest & Best Use 08/12/2013 McKissock
Residential Report Writing and Case Studies 08/09/2013 McKissock
Business Practices and Ethics 03/04/2011 Appraisal Institute
15-Hour National Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice 10/05/2010 Appraisal Institute
Basic Appraisal Principles 12/14/2010 Appraisal Institute
Basic Appraisal Procedures 12/03/2010 Appraisal Institute


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Certifications:
State of Washington – State Registered Real Estate Appraiser Trainee, cert/lic no. 1001534, 12/15/2010-
10/11/2014
State of Washington - Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser, cert/lic no. 1703131, 10/11/2014-present
State of Arizona - Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser, cert/lic no. 22466, 09/30/2016-present