Michael S. Cook, MAI, SRA is the president of Michael S. Cook & Associates, Inc. and he has been actively engaged in real estate valuation and consulting since 1986. Michael has conducted valuations for numerous financial institutions, state and local governments, developers, investors, attorneys, and individuals. Property types regularly analyzed include unimproved land, residential and commercial subdivisions, single-family residences, condominiums, 2-4 family properties, apartment complexes, office buildings, retail facilities, and light manufacturing or industrial facilities.
Michael has provided property tax consulting services to numerous property owners and has testified before the Appraisal Review Boards of Collin County and Grayson County. Additionally, he served as a member of the Collin County Appraisal Review Board in 2007 and 2008.
Michael has been certified and testified as an expert witness in Texas Federal Court, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Texas District Court, Collin County Court of Law, and Grayson County Court of Law. Additionally, he has served as a Special Commissioner for Grayson County in condemnation proceedings.
In 1985, Michael became involved in the construction of single-family residences and the development of small commercial properties. Throughout his career, he has remained an active real estate investor.