Daniel P. Harms, MAI


Daniel Harms, is a Certified General Appraiser with Powell Banz Valuation, LLC. He is licensed in Oregon and has performed a wide range of commercial valuation assignments throughout the Northwest since joining the firm in 2006. In 2016 Dan earned the prestigious MAI designation by the Appraisal Institute. Dan’s appraisal experience includes a wide variety of property types, from the ordinary (subdivisions and development land) to the extraordinary (wetland mitigation banks and aircraft hangars). His other specialties are condemnation work and Yellow Book appraisals.

Dan graduated from the University of Oregon in 2001 with a Bachelor of Science degree. Following college, he married the love of his life and now has two rambunctious boys.

Dan enjoys mathematics, science, and random factoids. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and children, watching movies, 3D printing, making replica movie props and doing parkour with his boys.

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Designated Member of the Appraisal Institute #497344

State of Oregon Certified General Appraiser #C001113



  • General Appraiser Market Analysis and Highest & Best Use
  • Real Estate Finance, Statistics and Valuation Modeling
  • General Appraiser Sales Comparison Approach
  • General Appraiser Site Valuation and Cost Approach
  • General Appraiser Income Approach (Parts 1 and 2)
  • General Appraiser Report Writing and Case Studies
  • Uniform Standards of Professional Practice (7 and 15 Hour)
  • Advanced Sales Comparison and Cost Approach
  • Advanced Income Capitalization
  • Advanced Market Analysis and Highest & Best Use (Equivalency)
  • Advanced Concepts and Case Studies
  • Appraisal Curriculum Overview
  • Business Practices and Ethics
  • Leadership Development & Advisory Council
  • Apartment Appraisal, Concepts and Applications
  • Appraisal of Nursing Facilities
  • Willamette Valley Ag. Financing/Current Market Situation
  • The Future of Real Estate Appraisal: The Good, Bad and Ugly
  • Navigating the ODOT Appraisal & Review Process
  • The Discounted Cash Flow Model: Concepts, Issues, and Applications
  • Advanced Land Valuation: Sound Solutions to Perplexing Problems


  • Basic Appraisal Principles
  • Basic Appraisal Procedures

UNIVERSITY OF OREGON, Eugene, Oregon, 1997-2001

  • Bachelor of Science


POWELL BANZ VALUATION, LLC, Salem, Oregon, 2006 – Present