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David A. Kunkel has been active in the real estate valuation industry since 1981. He has held the MAI designation awarded by the Appraisal Institute since 1989, is a Certified General licensed appraiser in the State of Illinois, and is also a licensed Real Estate Broker in Illinois, holding the commercial/investment designation of CCIM. Mr. Kunkel’s firm, DAVID A. KUNKEL & ASSOCIATES, INC., was founded in 1987, and is active throughout metropolitan Chicago and northeast Illinois working with a variety of property types including multi-family, retail, office, industrial, self-storage, land development and special purpose properties such as churches, synagogues and communications towers. Mr. Kunkel leads a team of highly competent appraisal professionals and has extensive experience in the preparation of appraisals and consultation assignments for sale, acquisition, construction, renovation, leasing, tax assessment, insurance, litigation support, condemnation and mortgage lending purposes. He has qualified on numerous occasions as an expert witness involving real estate matters in the Circuit Courts of Cook, DuPage and Lake Counties in Illinois, as well as the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Mr. Kunkel has also testified before the Property Tax Appeal Board for the State of Illinois, the Property Tax Appeal Boards for the Counties of Cook, DuPage and Lake, as well as various planning and zoning commissions in the City of Chicago and surrounding suburban areas. Mr. Kunkel’s experience has also extended into teaching. He is an Appraiser Qualifications Board (AQB) Certified Instructor for the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP), an approved course instructor for The Appraisal Institute and a real estate faculty member at both Elgin Community College and Triton College. In addition, Mr. Kunkel was a member of the 1993 Urban Valuation Delegation to Latvia and Russia sponsored by People to People International. Mr. Kunkel can be reached at his Lisle based office, at 630-729-1000. To learn more about the team at Kunkel & Associates and the extensive property types and geographic areas they cover, visit the web site at