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Credentials

Michelle Markham, MBA, Certified General Appraiser
Mrs. Markham has been appraising real estate since 2003. Prior to becoming an appraiser Mrs. Markham had spent many years in retail business becoming proficient in financial analysis, budgeting, auditing, and managing business operations, primarily with a Fortune 500 Company. Using this extensive knowledge, for over the past 19 years Mrs. Markham has established herself as a true professional in the appraisal industry. After having been a long time senior staff appraiser for Maineland Appraisal Consultants, she purchased the company from David Harrigan in January of 2022. As President, Mrs. Markham provides strict state regulated training to staff appraisers entering the industry, as well as providing direct supervision and guidance to all of the company appraisers.

Mrs. Markham holds a master’s degree in Business Administration from Boston University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from New Hampshire College. She is a State Certified General Appraiser in Maine and a Candidate for Designation with the Appraisal Institute.

Email: michelle@mainelandconsultants.com
Appraiser License: Markham_2024

David J. Harrigan, Certified General Appraiser
Mr. Harrigan is one of the best known and most experienced appraisal professionals in the state. His considerable expertise ranges from residential and commercial valuations to a thorough knowledge of industry regulatory issues. After attaining a degree in criminal law from the University of Maine at Orono, Mr. Harrigan enrolled in the Real Estate Appraisal program at the University of Maine. He has also successfully completed a number of courses and seminars covering a wide variety of appraising disciplines including residential valuation, income property appraising, subdivision analysis and income valuation. Mr. Harrigan is a State Certified General Appraiser in Maine. He is an active professional and participates in many industry activities. He is an approved FHA appraiser and was formerly on the Board of York Cumberland Housing (now Avesta Housing) and the Mortgage Bankers Association of Maine.

Francis R. Montello, Jr., MAI, SRA; Founding Partner and Owner (1953-2010)
Frank Montello was one of the founding partners of Maineland Consultants, established in 1986, and he continued in that capacity until his death on September 29, 2010. While Maineland Consultants recognizes that Frank’s presence is no longer here with us we wish to honor his accomplishments and endeavors on our company website as a tribute to a truly remarkable man.

Mr. Montello earned a reputation as one of the most knowledgeable and versatile professionals in his field. His professional training began with a dual associates degree in Land Planning and Land Surveying. He then went on to earn his BA in Local and Regional Planning from Plymouth State College. Mr. Montello was active in the industry’s professional associations, both as a practitioner and a teacher. Through the Appraisal Institute and other professional associations, he developed a depth of professional skills. Mr. Montello’s areas of study included courses in all facets of real property appraisals. His professional qualifications included a long list of accomplishments: Member of the Appraisal Institute (MAI); Senior Residential Appraiser (SRA); Certified Maine Assessor (CMA); an Arbitrator with the National Association of Conciliators; and the Environmental Assessing Consultant designation. Mr. Montello was also an approved instructor for a variety of appraisal courses.

Marc Stanfield, Certified General Appraiser
Appraiser License: Stanfield_2024

Jake Tucker, Certified General Appraiser
Appraiser License: Tucker_2024

Jason Boyd, Certified General Appraiser
Appraiser License: Boyd_2024

Ben Harrigan, Certified Residential Appraiser
Appraiser License: Harrigan B_2024

Lori Legere, Certified Residential Appraiser
Appraiser License: Legere_2024

Jessica Locke, Certified Residential Appraiser
Appraiser License: Locke_2024

Matthew Sylvia, Registered Appraiser Trainee
Appraiser License: Sylvia_2024