Brian C. Coester is CEO of Coester Appraisal Group, an appraiser-owned appraisal management company that provides full service, end-to-end valuation services for both commercial and residential properties. He is directly responsible for developing and implementing the business strategies that have grown the company from a small, local appraisal company to a high volume appraisal provider in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Brian began his career as a field appraiser, completing roughly 40 appraisal reports per month. His in-depth understanding of the appraisal industry is due in part to the tutelage of his father, who was the sole proprietor and original operator of the company now known as Coester Appraisal Group. Brian has been a speaker, presenter and trainer in the appraisal industry, and has authored numerous articles for the mortgage and real estate press. He is also a former college football player at the University of Tennessee and University of Maryland, College Park where he majored in business administration and economics.
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