APPRAISERS
M. Scott Vail, SRA

Certified Residential Appraiser

BIO
Scott has over ten years of professional real estate appraisal experience. Scott has worked with numerous clients and valued thousands of properties. Scott specializes in complex residential appraisal assignments and has exceeded the standard by earning his SRA designation through the Appraisal Institute. 

 

While not working, Scott enjoys mountain biking and trail running. 

EDUCATION
B.A. - Bluefield College, 1998


CREDENTIALS:
VA Certified Real Estate Appraiser
SRA Designated - Appraisal Institute
FHA, USDA - Approved Appraiser
 

Qualifications
Chris Vail

Certified General Appraiser

BIO
Chris has been in the real estate appraisal business since 2013. Chris is a Certified General appraiser and focuses primarily on commercial property. Chris has worked on complex valuation assignments including mixed use retail developments, pipeline easements, and cold storage facilities. Always seeking to meet the highest standard, Chris is currently a Candidate for the MAI Designation through the Appraisal Institute.

 

While not working, Chris likes to spend time traveling with his wife or golfing.

EDUCATION
B.S. - Roanoke College, 2014 

CREDENTIALS:
VA Certified General Real Estate Appraiser
Candidate for MAI Designation - Appraisal Institute
FHA, USDA - Approved Appraiser
Board Member - Architectural Review Board, City of Roanoke

Qualifications
Matt Vail

Licensed Residential Appraiser

BIO
Matt has been working in the appraisal business since 2015 and is currently a Licensed Residential Appraiser. Matt works regularly with a variety of clients including local lenders, investors, and property owners. Matt is a Practicing Affiliate with the Appraisal Institute and is pursuing the Certified General Real Estate Appraiser License at this time.  

 

While not working, Matt likes canoeing on the James River.

EDUCATION
B.A. - Hampden-Sydney College, 2012 

CREDENTIALS:
VA Licensed Real Estate Appraiser
Practicing Affiliate - Appraisal Institute
 

Qualifications
Michelle Sink

Licensed Appraiser Trainee

BIO
Michelle has been in an administrative role with Vail Appraisal since March of 2019. She is the friendly voice you hear when calling into our office. Michelle is currently a Licensed Appraiser Trainee with a goal of becoming a Licensed Appraiser in 2020.

While not working, Michelle enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and two children as well as traveling to explore new places.


 

Thomas Allen

Licensed Appraiser Trainee

BIO
Thomas joined Vail Appraisal in 2020 after a 17-year career as a Registered Nurse. Thomas is currently a Licensed Appraiser Trainee and has a goal of becoming a Licensed Appraiser in 2020. 

While not working, Thomas enjoys spending his time reading and woodworking. 

EDUCATION

B.A. - James Madison University, 2012