Marty Salinas, Managing Director- Houston

Marty Salinas, MAI
Managing Director- Houston

Arturo M. “Marty” Salinas is a designated member of the Appraisal Institute (MAI) and Certified General Appraiser with 17+ years of continuous valuation experience. Mr. Salinas joined Stouffer & Associates in 2021, where he oversees all operations related to the Houston office.

Marty has experience appraising properties in 15 states but has focused on Houston and surrounding areas since 2017. He has held vice president positions with national firms, including Qval Property Advisors, LLC, CBRE, Inc., and NAI Partners, where he specialized in appraising income-producing properties. He is an expert in discounted cash flow analysis, has completed the Argus Enterprise software certification, and is adept at appraising institutional core properties. Marty is routinely designated as an expert witness in cases involving litigation. Marty also writes defensible appraisals that comply with the strict requirements of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

Marty’s primary practice areas include commercial lending, general consulting, financial reporting, litigation, and estate planning. He has experience working for law firms, appraisal management companies, banks, federal institutions, investment funds, and private owners. While Marty has traditionally produced appraisals, he has significant experience working as a third-party external reviewer for banks.

In his spare time, Marty stays busy with his wife, attending the sporting events of their four children. He can also be heard on the loudspeaker announcing games at the Houston Polo Club.

  • Vacant land/residential and commercial
  • Retail Buildings/Shopping Centers, etc.
  • Ground leases/Billboards
  • Medical Office Buildings
  • Mixed-use
  • Restaurants
  • Convenience Stores
  • Religious Facilities
  • Farm and Ranch properties (large and small acreage tracts)
  • Apartments/Multi-family projects
  • All Office Building types including high rises
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Facilities
  • Condominiums (Industrial and Office)
  • Special Purpose properties
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Market Rental Analysis
  • MAI (Designated by the Appraisal Institute) – Member # 489332 (11/22/2019)
  • State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser – Certificate No. TX-1380019-G (2012)
  • Texas A&M University – B.S. Agricultural Economics 2006
  • That’s a Violation (McKissock, 2022)
  • Complex Properties: The Odd Side of Appraisal (McKissock, 2022)
  • The Basics of Expert Witness for Commercial Appraisers (McKissock, 2022)
  •  Market Disturbances-Appraisals in Atypical Markets and Cycles (McKissock, 2022)
  • Small Hotel/Motel Valuation (Appraisal Institute, 2020)
  • Analyzing Operating Expenses (Appraisal Institute, 2020)
  • Rates and Ratios: Making Sense of GIMs, OARs, and DCF (Appraisal Institute, 2020)
  • General Demonstration Report Writing (Appraisal Institute, 2019)
  • Advanced Land Valuation: Sound Solutions to Perplexing Problems (Appraisal Institute, 2018)
  • Transferred Value (Appraisal Institute, 2018)
  • Raise Your Appraiser IQ (Appraisal Institute, 2018)
  • 7-Hour National USPAP Update (Appraisal Institute, 2018)
  • Advanced Income Capitalization (Appraisal Institute, 2018)
  • Eminent Domain and Condemnation (Appraisal Institute, 2017)
  • Quantitative Analysis (Appraisal Institute, 2016)
  • Advanced Market Analysis and Highest & Best Use (Appraisal Institute, 2016)
  • Advanced Concepts & Case Studies (Appraisal Institute, 2015)
  • Advanced Income Capitalization (Appraisal Institute, 2014)
  • Business Practices and Ethics (Appraisal Institute, 2014)
  • Appraising the Appraisal: Appraisal Review-General (Appraisal Institute, 2012)
  • Seller Concessions (Appraisal Institute, 2012)
  • Effective Rent (Appraisal Institute, 2012)
  • Staying out of Trouble in your Appraisal Practice (Appraisal Institute, 2012)
  • Quality Assurance (Appraisal Institute, 2012)
  • General Appraiser Site Valuation & Cost Approach (Appraisal Institute, 2010)
  • General Appraiser Sales Comparison Approach (Appraisal Institute, 2010)
  • General Appraiser Income Approach/Part 2 (Appraisal Institute, 2008)
  • General Appraiser Income Approach/Part 1 (Appraisal Institute, 2010)
  • General Appraiser Report Writing and Case Studies (Appraisal Institute, 2009)
  • General Appraiser Market Analysis and Highest & Best Use (Appraisal Institute, 2010)
  • Real Estate Finance, Statistics, and Valuation Modeling (Appraisal Institute, 2008)
  • 15-Hour National USPAP Course  (Appraisal Institute, 2006)


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