The Team

Our professional staff is fully certified in Massachusetts and includes individuals recognized and designated at the highest levels of the profession.

Individuals within the firm hold designations from the Appraisal Institute, The Counselors of Real Estate and the Massachusetts Board of Real Estate Appraisers and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

Jonathan H. Avery, MAI, SRA, CRE

Jonathan H. Avery, MAI, SRA, CREMr. Avery is Founding Principal of the firm of Avery Associates located in Acton, Massachusetts. Avery Associates is involved in a variety of real estate appraisal and consulting activities including: market value estimates, marketability studies, feasibility studies, and general advice and guidance on real estate matters to public, private and corporate clients.

Mr. Avery has has more than 30 years of appraisal experience in addition to having served as arbitrator and counselor in a variety of proceedings and negotiations involving real estate. He is designated by the Appraisal Institute as MAI and SRA, The Counselors of Real Eastate as CRE and is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. He is a general certified appraiser in Massachusetts and New Hampshire and a licensed Real Estate Broker in Massachusetts. During 1993, he served as an appraisal consultant for the Eastern European Real Property Foundation in Poland. He has been actively engaged in the real estate business since 1967 and established Avery Associates in 1979.

Christopher H. Bowler, MAI, SRA

Christopher H. Bowler, MAI, SRAPresently an associate member of the firm of Avery Associates, Acton, Massachusetts. Avery Associates handles a wide variety of real estate appraisal and consulting assignments. Mr. Bowler has prepared appraisals on the following types of real property: office buildings, industrial buildings, research and development facilities, hotels/motels, golf courses, restaurants, medical buildings, auto dealerships, truck terminals, warehouses, bank branches, shopping centers, apartment complexes, commercial and industrial condominium units and buildings, lumber yards, service stations, industrial mill buildings, and cranberry bogs.Mr. Bowler’s experience also includes the appraisal of one to four family dwellings, condominium units, proposed residential subdivisions, and condominium projects. Also, Mr. Bowler has aided in the development of market studies on commercial, industrial and residential properties.

Mr. Bowler has more than 20 years of appraisal experience. He has prepared appraisals for many types of real property including: office buildings, industrial buildings, research and development facilities, hotels/motels, golf courses, restaurants, medical office buildings, laboratory buildings, auto dealerships, truck terminals, warehouses, bank branches, shopping centers, apartment complexes, commercial and industrial condominium units and buildings, lumber yards, service stations, industrial mill buildings, and cranberry bogs.

Mr. Bowler is recognized as a leader in his field including service as president of the Massachusetts chapter of the Appraisal Institute, which has designated him as an MAI and SRA member. He has indepth experience in the analysis of real estate markets as they affect valuation. Mr. Bowler has also prepared market studies involving commercial, industrial and residential proposed developments.