February 28, 2018 TALB Meeting

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Date(s) - 02/28/2018
11:15 am - 1:00 pm

Longhorn Cafe

Dr. Charles Gilliland, a native of Colorado, grew up on a cattle ranch and graduated from
Regis College in Denver, Colorado with an A.B. degree. After a stint as office manager and
assistant assessor of the Hidalgo and Cameron Counties Water Control and Improvement District
Number 9, an 80,000 acre irrigation district in the Lower Rio Grande Valley, Dr. Gilliland earned
M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Texas A&M University. During that time Dr. Gilliland served as
chief deputy appraiser with A&M Consolidated Independent School District in College Station. Dr.
Gilliland currently holds an appointment as a Research Economist with the Real Estate Center in the
Mays School and an appointment as Adjunct Associate Professor of Agricultural Economics at
Texas A&M University. In addition, Dr. Gilliland is Helen and O.N. Mitchell Fellow of Real Estate
and a Clinical Professor of Finance teaching real estate investment analysis for the Master of Real
Estate program in the Mays School at Texas A&M University. In 2009, the American Society of
Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers bestowed its Golden Quill Award on Dr. Gilliland. In 2010
The Farm Credit Bank of Texas inducted Dr. Gilliland into their Academy of Honor for significant
contributions to agriculture.
At the Center, Dr. Gilliland concentrates on research of appraisal issues, development
issues, property rights, rural land markets, property taxation, water marketing, and associated issues.
Dr. Gilliland has contributed expert testimony before the United States Senate, Texas Senate, and
Texas House of Representatives. He has an extensive publication record and has provided
consulting services for the following:
King Ranch, Inc. – Houston, Texas
Santa Fe Ranch – Edinburg, Texas
Valero Energy Corporation – San Antonio, Texas
Office of the Inspector General – US Department of Agriculture, Washington DC
United States Forest Service – US Department of Agriculture, Washington DC
Kleberg and Head, LLP – Corpus Christi, Texas
Center for Executive Development – Texas A&M University
Farm Credit Bank of Texas – Austin Texas
Institute for Professionals in Taxation – Atlanta, Georgia
Realtors Land Institute – Chicago, Illinois
Southwestern Appraisal Company – Austin, Texas
State Property Tax Board – Austin, Texas
Texas Association of Property Tax Professionals – Austin, Texas
Wichita State University – Wichita, Kansas