Paul Hornsby & Company - Austin, Texas Real estate appraisers and expert witness in Austin, Texas
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Mr. Shaw has been a senior appraiser at Paul Hornsby & Co. since 1996. Since 1984, Mr. Shaw has been a practicing real estate appraiser in Austin and Dallas, Texas specializing in the valuation of complex commercial properties and in support of litigation proceedings. Assignments for major projects have been performed for the following:

  • The Grand Parkway (SH 99), Chambers County
  • State Highway 121/State Highway 183 (Airport Freeway) expansion, Dallas/Tarrant County
  • State Highway 71/FM 973 expansion, Travis County
  • US Highway 183 expansion, Travis County
  • US 290 E expansion, Travis County
  • Bee Creek Road expansion, Travis County
  • IH 45 expansion, Montgomery County
  • US 290 expansion, Harris County
  • Various transmission line projects throughout Texas for clients including Oncor, Lonestar Transmission, and Lower Colorado River Authority

In addition, positions with several commercial lending institutions were held in the capacity of Asset Manager and Appraisal Coordinator.

Licenses and Designations:

  • State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser #TX-1322009-G
  • ASA Designation - American Society of Appraisers

Associations and Activities:

  • Practicing Affiliate of the Appraisal Institute and Austin Chapter of the Appraisal Institute
  • Past Secretary, Director, Appraisal Institute, Austin Chapter


Professional Courses

American Institute of Real Estate Appraisers (Successfully Completed):
  • Course 1BA - Capitalization Theory and techniques, Part A
  • Course SPP - Standards of Professional Practice

American Institute of Real Estate Appraisers (Challenged):
  • Course 1A-1 - Real Estate Appraisal Principles
  • Course 1A-2 - Basic Valuation Procedures
  • Course 2BA - Capitalization Theory and Techniques, Part B
  • Course 2-1 - Case Studies in Real Estate Valuation
  • Course 2-2 - Valuation Analysis and Report Writing

Appraisal Institute (Completed and Attended):
  • Course 410 - Standards of Professional Practice, Part A
  • Course 420 - Standards of Professional Practice, Part B
  • Course 430 - Standards of Professional Practice, Part C
  • Course 520 - Highest And Best Use And Market Analysis
  • Course 530 - Advanced Sales Comparison and Cost Approaches
  • Course 540 - Report Writing and Valuation Analysis
  • Comprehensive Exam

Formal Education:

  • Bachelor of Science, University of Houston (University Park), January 1970, Houston, Texas
  • Master of Science, University of Houston (Clear Lake), May 1979, Houston, Texas