Jon M. Vaughan, MAI


  • B.S. Degree in Business Administration with concentrations in Finance and Real Estate, Colorado State University, 2003.
  • Appraisal Institute Courses:
    • Course 120, Appraisal Procedures
    • Course 310, Basic Income Capitalization
    • Course 410, Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice
    • Course 420, Business Practices and Ethics
    • Course 510, Advanced Income Capitalization
    • Course 520, Highest & Best Use and Market Analysis
    • Course 530, Advanced Sales Comparison and Cost Approaches
    • Course 540, Report Writing and Valuation Analysis
    • Course 550, Advanced Applications
    • Course 797, Valuation of Conservation Easements
    • Numerous seminars on topics including subdivision analysis, appraisal review, water rights, and energy efficiency.
  • International Right of Way Association Courses
    • General: Principles of Land Acquisition, Ethics and the Right of Way Profession
    • Negotiations: Principles of Real Estate Negotiation, Bargaining Negotiations, Practical Negotiations for U.S. Federally Funded Land Acquisition, and Conflict Management
    • Appraisal: Easement Valuation, Reviewing Appraisals in Eminent Domain, and Valuation of Environmentally Contaminated Real Estate
    • Environmental: Understanding Environmental Contamination in Real Estate
    • Property Management: Property Management - Leasing
    • Real Estate Law: Principals of Real Estate Law, Legal Aspects of Easements, Eminent Domain Law Basics
    • Engineering: Engineering Plan Development and Application, Property Descriptions
  • American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers Courses
    • Appraising Conservation Easements and Case Studies
    • Colorado Division of Real Estate Conservation Easement Appraiser Update Course

Memberships and Designations

  • Appraisal Institute: Designated Member (MAI)
    • 2012 to Present Candidate Guidance Committee Co-Chair
    • 2013 to Present Colorado Chapter Board of Directors
  • International Right of Way Association: Senior Right of Way Professional (SR/WA)
  • Certified General Real Estate Appraiser: State of Colorado, #CG100000631

Professional Experience

  • Foster Valuation Company: Fee Appraiser, May 2003 to present
  • Colorado State University: Adjunct/Instructor - Real Estate Appraisal, Spring Semester, 2014

Contact Jon M. Vaughan, MAI

Contact Jon M. Vaughan, MAI

Foster Valuation Company
910 54th Avenue
West Point Professional Building, Suite 210
Greeley, Colorado  80634
Phone: (970) 352-1117
Fax: (970) 353-2753


Service Area

Services provided in:
  • Larimer County, Colorado
  • Weld County, Colorado