Staff

Gary R. Hammond, Jr., MAI, CCIM

Gary Hammond began his career in real estate in 1990 as an independent fee appraiser in Atlanta, Georgia, where he performed appraisals on a variety of property types including apartment, industrial, office, retail, and special purpose. Prior to forming G. Randall Hammond & Co. (“GRHCo”), He was a Vice President with RECOLL Management Corporation (subsidiary of Fleet Financial Group, Inc.) in their Appraisal Review Department, where he was responsible for ordering and reviewing appraisals and providing consulting opinions on a portfolio of retail and healthcare properties. Gary...

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Craig W. Hammond

Craig Hammond began working for G. Randall Hammond & Co. (“GRHCo”) in 1996 in an appraisal capacity and currently serves as a Project Manager and Review Appraiser.  Since joining GRHCo, he has primarily specialized in eminent domain appraisals, and has prepared or contributed on close to 1,000 acquisition type appraisal reports as well over 10 Right of Way Cost Estimates.  In addition to eminent domain appraisals, he has contributed to, or prepared appraisals on a wide variety of property types including residential, retail, office, industrial, hotels, schools and golf courses,...

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Syrah O. Paul, SRA

Syrah O. Paul graduated from the University of the Virgin Islands with dual degrees, a Bachelor in Mathematics and an Associate in Business Management. She then furthered her studies at Georgia State University where she received her Masters degree in Mathematics. Syrah joined G. Randall Hammond & Company as an associate appraiser in 2004. She has been practicing real estate appraising in Georgia since 1998, and is a Certified General Real Estate Appraiser. She is also on the HUD list for approved FHA appraisers. Throughout her career, Syrah has encountered and appraised various types of...

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Jeff T. O’Dell, MAI

Jeff O’Dell has been with G. Randall Hammond and Co. since 2008. Jeff has served and excelled in several roles at GRHCO. He became the top producing Associate Appraiser within the first year at that position. His current responsibilities include managing work flow and client relations, sourcing new business, internal review, project management of complex eminent domain projects, and production. His Appraisal and consulting experience includes valuation of a wide variety of commercial and investment property types. He has also successfully brokered multiple commercial real estate...

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Ken Plank

Ken started his appraisal career initially in 2011 and then joined G. Randall Hammond & Co. in 2012. However, prior to becoming an appraiser, Ken had extensive experience in commercial and residential real estate including development of business parks and residential sub-divisions. Also, he has completed over $20M in transactions as a commercial real estate broker in a variety of uses ranging from shopping centers, bank and restaurant sites, convenience stores, apartment and residential tracts, and several movie theater sites. Typically, Ken managed the project through zoning and...

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Chrissa Hammond

Chrissa Hammond joined G. Randall Hammond & Co. (“GRHCo”) in January 2002 as Office Manager. She has been working in the real estate field since 1988. Her experience is concentrated in loss mitigation/workout of commercial and residential loans. Prior to joining GRHCo, Chrissa was a team leader at an Atlanta-based real estate law firm. She ran the Loss Mitigation team, which focused on working out Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac residential loans in bankruptcy. Chrissa graduated from Syracuse University in 1988 with a Bachelors’ degree in Finance and Marketing. After graduating from...

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