DataQuick, a provider of advanced real estate information solutions powered by data, analytics and decisioning, has added Frank O’Neill Jr., SRA as the company’s chief appraiser. In this position, O’Neill is responsible for setting the direction and policies for DataQuick’s appraisal department, including the use and quality control (QC) of valuation products. He will maintain all DataQuick valuation products that are Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice-compliant (USPAP) as well as actively participate in appraisal industry forums.
“DataQuick and its customers will benefit greatly from not only Frank’s work experience, but also his extremely high level of engagement at the industry level through designations, certifications, board memberships and teaching history,” said Rich Kuegler, vice president of business development for DataQuick.
His 26 years of experience in the industry has included several different roles. O’Neill managed his own firm, O’Neill, Duffy & Company for 21 years. Most recently, he served as senior vice president and chief appraiser for Sepso Appraisal Associates/ValueSearch AMC, and before that, was vice president, zone relations and training for Zaio Inc. At Zaio, O’Neill led training, developed advanced market analysis techniques and coordinated appraisal operational efforts of appraiser experts throughout the United States. He continues that effort today in his role as chair of Zone Development at Zone Data Systems.
O’Neill has more than 15 years experience as an appraisal instructor, teaching for the Appraisal Institute, as Adjunct Faculty for the University of Connecticut and for many other schools and organizations. He designed and taught numerous courses and seminars covering a wide variety of appraisal topics. O’Neill was the first Appraisal Qualification Board (AQB) Certified USPAP Instructor in Connecticut and has continued to teach Standards, since that time. In addition to his extensive classroom experience, he is a Certified Distance Education Instructor (CDEI).