Lance W. Doré, MAI, FRICS
Lance W. Doré MAI, FRICS is the founder of The Doré Group and serves as the President and CEO. In this role, he counsels both public and private clients on a myriad of issues involving tangible and intangible assets, provides expert advisory services, directs valuation assignments involving a wide variety of conventional and complex real properties, serves as litigation support and an expert witness, and manages the firm’s overall operations.
Mr. Doré has been a real estate appraiser since 1983, initially working for Bank of America as a staff appraiser then as a senior appraiser with a fee appraisal firm in Del Mar, California. In 1988, he formed L.W. Doré, Real Estate Consultants and grew the firm through the eventual addition of two partners forming Doré & Curry, Inc. (1990) and Doré, Curry, & Marschall, Inc. (1997). In 1999, Doré, Curry, & Marschall, Inc. became the San Diego office for Integra Realty Resources with Mr. Doré serving as Managing Director. In the fall of 2005, he joined Cushman & Wakefield as the National Practice Leader of the Government Affairs and Energy practice and, in 2007, pursued an opportunity to serve as the President of European Emerging Markets and Vice President of Client Services for PGP, Inc./Colliers International valuation group. His unique depth of experience, coupled with his high personal standards of service, led him to found The Doré Group in late 2010.
Mr. Doré’s work experience spans a wide variety of property types with special expertise in the valuation of energy facilities, conservation land, open space corridors, and ranches. In addition, he has also appraised planned-unit developments, residential income properties, senior housing, shopping centers, office, industrial, mixed-use properties, and a multitude of special purpose properties, including, but not limited to, auto service and wrecking centers, equestrian facilities, restaurants, hospitals, hotels, recreational camps, and golf courses. Mr. Doré is also uniquely qualified and experienced in appraisal reviews, forensic studies, marketability and feasibility analyses, and litigation support and testimony for all real estate related issues. His geographical expertise is focused in the western U.S. and extends to Tokyo (Japan), Latin America, Cyprus, and Moscow (Russia).
As a result of his designation as a National Instructor for the Appraisal Institute and an Adjunct Professor for the Finance Academy of the Russian Federation, Mr. Doré has had numerous unique opportunities to provide professional and educational services throughout the world. He has created seminars and courses for both public and private entities, including the governments of Cyprus and Russia.
Mr. Doré graduated in 1982 from San Diego State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance with an emphasis in Real Estate. He is a California Certified General Real Estate Appraiser and a California licensed Real Estate Broker. He continues to strengthen his credentials through technical courses and seminars associated with the valuation of real property. Mr. Doré is also a Member of the Appraisal Institute, a Fellow of the Royal Institute of Charter Surveyors, and a member of the International Right-of-Way Association. Throughout his career, he has served on the Appraisal Institute’s International Relations and Ethics & Standards Committees and served as President of the San Diego Chapter. He has shared his professional knowledge through various articles in professional journals and published a book on the principles of real estate. In order to provide an additional layer of service to his clients, he became a certified mediator through the National Conflict Resolution Center.
The key concepts of real estate are principled on the fundamentals of common sense and an understanding of the Real Estate Investment Pyramid.
The Doré Group, Inc.
3990 Old Town Avenue, Suite B104
San Diego, CA 92110