June TALB Meeting

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Date(s) - 06/28/2017
11:15 am - 1:00 pm

Woodrose Winery

We are happy to have Dr. Charles Gilliland with us to present his annual update on the land market.  Dr. 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