L. Bernes, MAI, ISHC, President
L. Bernes, MAI, ISHC is president of Bernes and Company, a real estate consulting
and appraising firm. He has been a member of the Appraisal Institute since 1983.
Mr. Bernes has appraised internationally and throughout the United States.
He is a charter member and past President and Chairman of the International
Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC) . His expertise in the hospitality
industry includes valuation and feasibility studies for hotels, resorts, golf
and tennis facilities, mixed-use developments and time-share and resort vacation
clubs. His firm also provides litigation support and tax arbitration services.
He has served on several occasions on the Educational Advisory Board for the
annual Hotel/Motel Owners and Investors Conference in Atlanta.
In 1995, he served as President of the Atlanta Area Chapter of the Appraisal
Institute and in 1993, 1994, and 1995 served as Regional Representative on the
Board of Directors of the Appraisal Institute.
In 1999, Georgia Governor Zell Miller appointed Mr. Bernes to the Georgia Real
Estate Appraisers Board. He has been a member of the Georgia Appraisers Board
since that time and currently serves as Chairman.
Mr. Bernes lectures frequently throughout the United States. Since 1990, he
has taught “Standards of Professional Practice” for the Appraisal
Institute and is an approved USPAP Instructor for the Appraisers Qualification
Board. He has authored articles for The Appraisal Journal, American Society
of Real Estate Counselors, The Georgia Appraiser, and the Hotel Management International
Mr. Bernes received his BBA from the University of Georgia. He is a licensed
real estate broker in Georgia and a licensed salesperson in Florida.
A lifelong resident of Atlanta, Georgia, Mr. Bernes resides in suburban Atlanta
with his wife, Debra, an attorney and their two children.
Olde Towne Parkway Suite 200 Marietta, GA 30068
Phone 770-977-1770 Fax 770-977-1175
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