Statement of Qualifications

We also have one of the most experienced appraisers in the state. Lucien “Skip” Curre has over 30 years of appraisal experience in all types of property East of the Mississippi. He is an NYS Certified General Real Estate Appraiser, and has qualified as an expert witness in Federal, State, and Local Courts. Skip specializes in the preparation of complex appraisals for legal, tax assessment, relocation and mortgage purposes.

EducationCourses TakenBusiness Experience
University of Toronto 
St. Bernard's Seminary and College 
B.A., Philosophy 


American University, MBA Real Estate 

Several Appraisal Courses and Seminars Sponsored by S.R.A. and American Institute of Real Estate Appraisers 
Instructor: Bryant and Stratton Business School 1974-1987. 
Course: Real Estate Appraisal 

Instructor: St. John Fisher College 1981-1990. 
Courses: Real Estate Appraisal, Computer Real Estate Appraisal, Income Property Appraisal with Computer

Real Estate Appraisal I-Basic – Principle Methods and Techniques, American University, 1966 


Real Estate Appraisal II – Urban Properties, Indiana University, 1970 

Use of Soil Information and Maps As Resource Inventories, Cornell Extention, 1970

Licensed Real Estate Broker 1976 
President of Rochester Real Estate Co., Inc. 1964-1990 


Field Appraiser, Genessee Crossroads Urban Renewal Project, 1963-1965 

Appraiser, Genessee Crossroads Urban Renewal Project and Third Ward Urban Renewal Project, 1966-1970 

Appraisal Consultant, Marine Midland, 1967-1975 

Real Estate Consultant, First National, City Corporation, Citibank Rochester, NY, 1972-1985 

Experience covers Management, Sales Consultation, Appraisals, Development and Financing 

President of Rochester Commercial Real Estate Company, Inc.

Business AffiliationsFederal ClientsBank Clients
Realtor-Member of The Real Estate Board of Rochester, NY Inc.
Realtor-Member of Wayne County Board of Realtors, Inc.
Active Member of New York State Association of Real Estate Boards 
Member of New York State Society of Real Estate Appraisers
AT&T Small business Finance Corp. 


ITT Small Business Finance Corp. 

Citibank, N.A. 
Manufacturers hanover Trust Co. 
First National Bank 
Empire of America 
Chase-Lincoln First Bank 
Anchor Savings Bank 
Empbanque Capital Corporation 
Onondaga Savings Bank 
Columbia Savings Bank 
Central Trust Company 
Key Bank 
American Home Funding 
Expert TestimonyPositions HeldAreas Served
New York Courts of Claims 
New York Supreme Court 
Village of Webster Zoning and Planning Boards
Town of Irondequoit Zoning Board 
City of Batavia Urban Renewal Commission 
City of Hornell Urban Renewal Commission 
U.S. Federal District Court 
U.S. Bankruptcy Court 
Director RUSH Corporation 
Director Brown Square Development Corp. 
Chairman Newark Renewal Commission 
New York State 
Rhode Island 
New Jersey 
North Carolina 


Partial Listing of Appraisal Clients
Rochester Housing AuthorityGulf Oil CompanyAir Reduction Company
Irondequoit School DistrictSisters of St. JosephEastman Kodak Company
Town of WebsterCity of RochesterH.U.D.
Webcor Development CorporationLeCesse CorporationB&O Railroad
Catholic Diocese of RochesterThe Norry CompanyMarine Midland Trust Company
City of BataviaCity of RomeCity of Niagara Falls
City of HornellN.Y.S. Department of TransportationCity of East Rochester
Beechnut Baby FoodsPennwalt CorporationUrban Development Corporation
City of LancasterU.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Tioga-Hammond Reservoir ProjectInternational Plaza, Inc.
HomequityEquitable RelocationAdvest, Inc.
AS Finanz, A.G.General Services AdministrationResolution Trust Company – Rochester