M. Lance Coyle, MAI, SRA, of Dallas has been elected 2013 vice president of the Appraisal Institute. Coyle’s one-year term at the Appraisal Institute will begin Jan. 1, followed by one year each as president-elect, president and immediate past president. Coyle is principal of Coyle Realty Advisors, a Dallas-based real estate services firm engaged in fee-based investment property valuation, analysis, research, expert witness testimony and counseling. He has been engaged in valuation and counseling of investment real estate since 1985. He currently concentrates on providing support in real estate litigation cases, and has been a guest lecturer and author for several eminent domain conferences.
“I am honored and humbled beyond words, and I welcome the opportunity to be of service to the Appraisal Institute, its members and the valuation profession,” Coyle said.
Coyle served as president of the North Texas Chapter of the Appraisal Institute (2000) and was a member of the Region VIII Committee for multiple years. He was a member of the national Board of Directors (2003-05) and served as chair of Region VIII (2005). He teaches AI qualifying and advanced education courses, and is certified by the Appraiser Qualifications Board of The Appraisal Foundation to teach the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP).
Coyle served as chair of the Appraisal Institute’s Education Committee (2009-10) and until his election as vice president was chair of AI’s Strategic Planning Committee. He was a reviewer of two Appraisal Institute books, Market Analysis for Real Estate and Real Estate Damages, and was part of the development team for the Advanced Concepts course. He received the Appraisal Institute’s regional “Volunteer of Distinction” monthly award in 2010.
Coyle is a 1974 graduate of Texas Christian University in Fort Worth. He has held the MAI designation from the Appraisal Institute since 1990 and is a member of the CCIM Institute, holding that organization’s CCIM designation since 1997. Coyle is a Texas certified general real estate appraiser and has a Texas real estate broker's license.