|Dean S. LaCrosse - General Certified Appraiser|
Dean obtained his Real Estate Salespersons License and began his real estate career in 1988 with Bressi & Martin Associates, Inc where he later became the sales coordinator overseeing more than a dozen agents in their three locations. In 1991 Dean obtained his associate brokers license and joined DPS Inc. of Camp Hill as an appraiser where he participated on both residential and commercial assignments.
In 1992 Dean joined Appraisal & Marketing Associates, Inc. where his career focused on commercial and industrial real estate appraisals. In 1995 he received his Pennsylvania General Appraiser Certification. During his 16 years with our company Dean has worked on all types of commercial and industrial appraisal projects from small neighborhood commercial and mixed use properties, to privately owned and chain-affiliated lodging facilities and everything in between. Other typical property types appraised include retail development, commercial service oriented uses, multi-family properties, and industrial projects. He has prepared appraisals for numerous chain-affiliated restaurant properties including, Perkin’s Family Restaurant, Dunkin Donuts, Hoss’s Steak and Sea House, Houlihan’s, Bennigan’s, and Sonic Drive In.
Reports are prepared for a variety of uses including mortgage lending purposes, collateral estimation, estates and all levels of legal proceedings including county tax appeals, condemnation proceedings, the Court of Common Pleas and Federal Bankruptcy Court.
In addition to all general commercial and industrial property types, Dean specializes in the valuation of several somewhat unique property types including campgrounds, mobile home parks, large and small scale student housing properties and medical offices. He is also available for brokerage services of properties in excess of $1,000,000. He has provided brokerage services for golf course facilities, industrial complexes and net leased investments.
Dean has spent his entire adult life involved in real estate. Along with his wife Jane, Dean owns multiple residential rental properties and is president of Black Diamond Associates, Inc. a Sub-S Corporation concentrating on investment real estate. Dean is a native of Shamokin and currently resides in Paxinos, Northumberland County.