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John May, SRA

John May has completed the appraisal and review of single family property, 2-4 family units, manufactured homes, farms, condominiums, and vacant land for clients including FHA/HUD, the FDIC, the Veteran’s Administration, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Jefferson Circuit Court, Fortune 500 companies, relocation firms, nation-wide lenders, nation-wide insurers, attorneys, estates and trusts, local and national boards of directors, national banks and credit unions.

Mr. May is a Realtor member of the Greater Louisville Association of Realtors, specializing in residential real estate transactions and the leasing of single family residential units. Responsible for single family rental leases and tenant relations, John provides professional valuation consulting services for John May and Associates, Inc, and holds the prestigious SRA designation from the Appraisal Institute.

John has been a lecturer and guest speaker at various events sponsored by the Greater Louisville Association of Realtors, including topics on market value, market direction, health of the local market, effective use of market data, and professionalism in valuation analysis.

John served as the Property Valuation Administrator for Jefferson County, Kentucky (2005-2006), was elected the President of the Greater Louisville Association of Realtors and selected as their Realtor of the Year, and was elected to serve as the President of the Kentucky Association of Realtors (2013). John served as an appraisal member of the Jefferson County Board of Tax Appeals and has prepared cases brought before for the Kentucky Board of Tax Appeals.


University of Louisville, Bachelor Arts, 1987

Appraisal Institute

Real Estate Appraisal Principals, Indiana University 1990
Residential Valuation, University of Colorado, 1990
Standards of Professional Practice, Indiana University, 1990
Residential Demonstration Report, 1990
Applied Sales Comparison Approach, 1991
Farm Valuation, 1992
Appraisal Regulations of the Federal Banking Agencies, 1993
Highest and Best Use, 1994
Residential Property Construction, 1995
The Internet and Appraising, 1997
Manufactured Housing, 1998
FHA and the Appraisal Process, 1999
Supporting Sales Comparison Adjustments for Residential Properties, 2000
The Appraiser as an Expert Witness, 2000
Appraisal of Non Conforming Uses, 2000
National USPAP Standards, 2004
Evaluating Commercial Construction, 2005
Appraising Convenience Stores, 2005
Advanced Income Capitalization, 2005
Regression Analysis in Appraisal Practice, 2008
National USPAP Standards, 2010

International Association of Assessing Officers, IAAO
Income Approach to Valuation, 2004
Assessment Administration, 2006
Residential Modeling Concepts, 2006

International Right of Way Association
Property Descriptions, 1989
Environmental Contamination in Real Estate, 1994
Easement Valuation, 1996

CCIM Institute
Advanced Studies in Market Analysis, 2005
CI 101 Financial Analysis for Commercial Investment Real Estate, 2006

Other Educational Programs completed...
Analysis of Condominiums and PUD’s, 2002
Highest and Best Use, Direct Capitalization, 2003
ANSI Standards-Measuring Square Footage, 2003
Commercial Leases: Retail, Industrial and Office, ICSC 2005


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