George E. Bratcher, JR

George E. Bratcher, JR

MAI,ASA, CAE | President of Bratcher & Associates

George E. Bratcher, Jr., is President of Bratcher & Associates. He has over 42 years of experience in the real estate area as an Assessor, Treasurer, Building Inspector, Zoning Administrator, Broker and Real Estate Appraiser. His extensive experience in the public sector and the real estate industry combine to provide the necessary knowledge to advise clients on all types of real estate issues.

Since starting the company in 1988, Mr. Bratcher has had the opportunity to appraise a large variety of types of real estate from residential to heavy industrial properties. George has provided appraisal and consulting services for financial institutions, attorneys, and government entities, as well as individual property owners.

Mr. Bratcher is listed on the Professional Development Program Registry of the Appraisal Institute, having completed the industry-approved seminar involving the appraising of conservation easements. George has completed numerous conservation easement appraisals and has an in-depth knowledge of the process.

Certifications & Licences

  • MAI Designation - Appraisal Institute
  • ASA Designation - American Society of Appraisers
  • Certified Assessment Evaluator (CAE) with the International Association of Assessing Officers
  • Certified General Real Estate Appraiser - Michigan, Indiana
  • Licensed Real Estate Broker- Michigan
  • Licensed Builder- Michigan


Western Michigan University

  • Masters in Public Administration

Siena Heights College

  • Bachelors in Public Administration