John M Keeling, CRE, MAI, CHIA Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

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  • Additional States: Louisiana
  • Company: The Keeling Consultancy, LLC
  • Phone: 346-646-8141
  • Cell: 346-646-8141
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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Hotel & Restaurant and Real Estate Appraiser

Keywords/Search Terms:

Ad Valorem Tax, Arbitration, Bankruptcy, Business Interruption, Business Value, Condemnation, Damages, Economic Impact, Enterprise Value, Lost Profits, Management Agreement, Management Contract, Property Tax, Reorganization


BA, UCLA; MBA, Michigan State University - Hotel Restaurant & Institutional Management; MA, University of St Thomas, Houston

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Additional Information

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY The Keeling Consultancy, LLC – Principal Valencia Hotel Group - Executive Vice President Prior: PKF Consulting – Senior Vice President & Shareholder Laventhol & Horwath – Regional Managing Partner LICENSES Louisiana Certified General Real Estate Appraiser Texas Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Texas Certified General Real Estate Appraiser Texas Real Estate Broker PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS The Appraisal Institute (MAI) The Counselors of Real Estate (CRE) Certified Hotel Industry Analyst (CHIA) American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (retired member) PUBLICATIONS Real Estate Market Analysis: Methods and Case Studies, The Urban Land Institute, 2009 (Contributing Author) Downtown Development Handbook, The Urban Land Institute, 1992 (Contributing Author) EDUCATION Completed the Appraisal Institute course “Fundamentals of Separating Real Property, Personal Property and Intangible Business Assets” Completed all course work for a Certificate of Completion of the Appraisal Institute’s “Litigation Certificate” program TEACHING Lectures at the Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel & Restaurant Mgt at the University of Houston Lectured on hotel design and served on the student project review panel at Rice University School of Architecture Serves on the Real Estate & Development Advisory Council for The School of Hospitality Business at Michigan State University SPEAKING A speaker at industry conferences including The Lodging Conference in Phoenix, the Hospitality Law Conference in Houston, the Lifestyle/Boutique Hotel Development Conference in Miami, the Boutique & Lifestyle Leadership Symposium in Las Vegas, Meet the Money Conference in Los Angeles, the Hunter Hotel Conference in Atlanta, Southern Lodging Conference in Memphis, and the THINC Conference in Chicago.