Our Firm

With experience in residential, commercial, litigation, government projects and real estate studies, our firm is qualified for any job. Since our start in 1996, we have continued to grow in expertise and location. With offices in Overland Park, Lawrence and Topeka, we are well positioned to serve our customers. Our team, consisting of five MAIs and one SRA, has over 100 years of experience in the field. Let us put our experience to work for you.

 
Over the years, I have worked closely with Dan, Tim and the other associates at Keller Craig. I have always found them to be very knowledgeable and professional.
— Bob Cattanach, SIOR, CCIM Waterford Property Company, LLC
 

Our Team

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Tim Keller, MAI
President
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Tim has been actively involved in the real estate industry since 1989 and founded Keller & Associates in 1996. He is currently president of Keller, Craig and Associates. He is past president of the Kansas City Chapter of the Appraisal Institute and former Chairman of the Kansas Real Estate Appraisal Board. He has extensive experience developing, leasing and managing commercial real estate. Tim has served on several civic boards of directors. He and his wife Judy are the proud parents of three daughters.

 
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Daniel Craig, MAI
Market Director Kansas City
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Dan entered the appraisal profession in 1984, after earning a law degree from the University of Kansas. After a brief stint in the company’s Topeka headquarters, Dan was instrumental in starting the Craig & Company Kansas City office, which merged with Keller & Associates in 2014. Dan serves as director of the Kansas City Market. Dan has earned a notable reputation for bringing clarity to complex problems and is often the appraiser of choice for some of the most challenging appraisal and consulting assignments in our area. Dan has served on several boards and committees related to real estate and/or community service. When not at work, he is actively involved in Rotary Club and his church. Dan and his wife and two sons love to travel abroad.

 
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Brian A. Klahr, MAI
Market Director Lawrence/Topeka
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Brian entered the appraisal profession in 1993, after earning a business degree from Wichita State University. Brian became a Certified General Real Property Appraiser in July 1997 and received the MAI designation from the Appraisal Institute in March 2008. He serves as director of the Lawrence/Topeka Market. Brian has more than 22 years’ experience in appraising apartments; churches/religious facilities; hotel/motel facilities, including independent and national chain; offices, including single and multi-tenant, as well as medical facilities; retail centers, including neighborhood, community and “big-box” retail properties; restaurants, including local, fast food and national chain. Brian specializes in appraising hotel/motel and industrial properties, including manufacturing, warehouses, and particularly large facilities located in smaller rural communities. When not at work, he enjoys reading, spending time with family and travelling with his wife.

 
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Dennis Dull, MAI
Senior Appraiser
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Dennis’ three decades of professional practice in real estate includes; appraisal and consulting services in all of the major commercial property types, sales representation in both commercial and residential, multi-family property management, and residential construction. He is honored to be serving on the board of the Kansas City Chapter of the Appraisal Institute as the current Treasurer and Incoming Vice-President. Dennis has given executive leadership to non-profits on both the local and national level. His education includes a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Real Estate from the University of Arkansas and a Master’s of Divinity from the Master’s Seminary in Sun Valley, California. When not at work, Dennis enjoys serving in his local church. He and his wife Kathy are the joyful parents of five sons and enjoy almost anything outdoors.

 

Matt Speer, MAI
Senior Appraiser
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Matt has been actively involved in the real estate industry since 2009 when he graduated from the University of Kansas. Matt became a Certified Real Property appraiser in 2013, and received the MAI designation in 2016. He is currently involved in the leadership of the Kansas City Chapter of the Appraisal Institute, and will be the treasurer in 2017. He has experience providing high quality appraisal and consulting assignments in a broad variety of property types that range from small owner occupied properties to large institutional portfolios. He and his wife Jen are the proud parents of two young daughters.

 

Kansas City

Gene Bryan
Senior Appraiser
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Laura Hague
Associate Appraiser
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Echo Hartig
Administrative Assistant
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Ryan Mchenry
Associate Appraiser
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Lynn Michaelson, CAE
Senior Appraiser
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Dora Newsom
Administrative Assistant
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Lawrence

Linda Griffin
Accountant
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Georgiana Spear
Associate Appraiser
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Don Warmker
Senior Appraiser
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Topeka

Margaret Archer
Senior Appraiser
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Jeff Botkin, SRA
Residential Manager
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Robin Hannigan, SRA
Senior Appraiser
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Vicky Massey
Administrative Assistant
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Steve Nelson
Associate Appraiser
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I have had only positive experiences with Keller and Craig and their staff. I highly recommend them.
— MAI designated review appraiser