The team

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Mark Hepner, SRA
Principal, Designated Member of the Appraisal Institute

Mark is a native Oregonian and Portland resident for nearly 40 years. He graduated from the University of Oregon in Business Administration with major fields of study in Real Estate and Urban Economics, and continues his education with professional classes and seminars. Mark has over 40 years of appraisal experience and holds the prestigious SRA Designation from the Appraisal Institute. He has been with the firm since 1983 and co-owner/manager of Portland Residential Appraisals since 1989. Specialties include complex and high end residential properties, litigation work, and Central Coast properties. Mark is licensed as a Certified Residential Appraiser in Oregon and Washington and is FHA approved.

 
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Greg Lamunyan, SRA, AGA
Principal, Designated Member of the Appraisal Institute

Greg Lamunyan has been an Oregonian since 1991. After serving in the United States Marine Corps, he went back to school and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Geography from Portland State University. He is a state Certified Residential Appraiser, committed to continuing education. This is evidenced by his Designated Membership of the Appraisal Institute (SRA) and his accreditation as an Accredited Green Appraiser (AGA). He provides a broad range of fee-based valuation services to private parties, brokerages, accountants, relocation companies and lenders. He specializes in complex and high end residential properties, relocation appraisals, green homes, small income properties and litigation work as an expert witness. When not working, he enjoys outdoor activities and traveling.

 
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John Van Hoomissen
Certified Residential Appraiser

John is an Oregon Certified Residential Appraiser and a lifelong Oregon native. He graduated from the Oregon State University School of Business with a minor in Construction Engineering. After his time at Oregon State, John worked in the insurance and mortgage industries. With this experience, he started his own small company providing field underwriting services to many of the largest home insurers in the state. After obtaining his Certified Residential License in 2018, he is pursing Designated Membership with the Appraisal Institute. When not working, you can find John remodeling his own home in the Woodstock neighborhood, or outdoors camping and hiking with his dogs.

 
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Karris O'neil
Administrative Assistant

Karris started her career in the nursing field spending 7 years as a CNA. She has extensive background experience as an office professional with training from Mt Hood Community College and joined Portland Residential Appraisals in 2014 as an administrative assistant. She is a lifelong Oregonian who likes to frequent the beach, enjoys camping and spending quality time with friends and family.

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MacKenzie Parrish, SRA 
Certified Residential Appraiser and Designated Member of the Appraisal Institute

Born in Portland, Oregon in 1992, Kenzie has been a lifelong resident of Oregon. She began her career in real estate appraising after graduating from the University of Oregon in 2014. Kenzie joined the firm of Portland Residential Appraisals, Inc. in February 2015 and completed training under Mark Hepner, SRA for 2.5 years. She is a Certified Residential Appraiser and holds the SRA designation from the Appraisal Institute. She is competent in appraising many types of properties and has worked on several complex assignments, such as rural acreage properties, properties with subdivision potential, and high value estate properties. When not working, she enjoys backpacking, running, volleyball, and reading.

 
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Jacob Baines
Registered Appraiser Assistant

Jacob Baines is an Oregon native and is just starting his career in the appraisal profession. He graduated from University of Oregon in December of 2011 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing. He is currently working towards becoming a Certified Residential Appraiser. Upon obtaining his certification, Jacob plans to pursue an SRA Designated Membership with the Appraisal Institute. When not working, he enjoys traveling, wood working, camping, and anything outdoors.