Appraisal Industry Veteran Michael Welch Returns to Integra Realty
- Nov 08, 2019
A few months after appointing a new CEO, Integra Realty Resources has welcomed back Michael Welch as Managing Director of the company’s Houston office. Together with Senior Managing Directors Todd Rotholz and Edward Schulz, he will expand the firm’s consulting and litigation services.
For the past three years, Welch served as JLL’s head of valuation and advisory services. Before that, he was with Integra for 20 years and funded the company’s litigation department. Welch served on the Integra board of directors for nine years and was even chairman of of the board prior to his resignation and departure for JLL in 2016.
Welch has more than 30 years of appraisal industry experience, has completed litigation services and provided expert witness testimony for properties in county, state and federal district courts. Additionally, he has conducted initial route studies, cost analysis, impact studies and valuations for more than 1,000 miles of linear projects, including pipelines, electrical transmission lines, rail corridors, drainage facilities and major transportation roadways. Welch has been involved in appraisal matters in more than 25 states and in more than 100 counties within Texas.
He is a certified general real estate appraiser with the states of Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Arizona and Pennsylvania. Welch holds a B.A. in history from the University of Houston.