Dave Mielnicki obtained achieved his certified general appraiser license in 2008. In April 2009 Dave joined the Southfield/Detroit office of CBRE where he went on to appraise a breadth of commercial real estate. Dave confirmed the MAI designation from the Appraisal Institute in 2014. In January 2021 Dave resigned from CBRE after an 11-year tenure to join Peoples Company as their Director of Appraisal. At Peoples Company, Dave’s focus is to grow/enhance the existing appraisal services business line across the entire United States. The appraisal services business line is centric on the appraisal of agricultural real estate. Property types appraised by the appraisal team include but are not limited to bare recreational and hunting land, income-producing high-quality tillable cropland, fruit/vegetable farms, wineries, agribusiness facilities such as dairy, hog, cattle, and poultry, as well as conservation easements. In July 2022, Dave confirmed the accredited rural appraiser (ARA) designation from the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers.