Wade M. Hodgkinson

Mr. Hodgkinson has been active in the appraisal industry since August 2011 when he began his career with L.A. Duesterbeck & Associates. Prior to joining the company he attended the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Education and was a multiple letter winner on the Whitewater Track Team. Mr. Hodgkinson began his career in the financial industry as a Financial Advisor where he attained his Series 7, Series 63, Life and Health Insurance licenses. This exposed him to great array of investment options and created an interest in learning more. He later broadened his knowledge when he expanded into the banking industry as a Branch Manager and Personal Banker allowing him to get a deeper involvement in real estate which ultimately directed him towards the appraisal industry. As part of attaining his Wisconsin Certified General Appraiser credentials Mr. Hodgkinson worked as an assistant appraiser mentoring under Mr. Linn A. Duesterbeck, MAI.

Professional Affiliations/License

  • Wisconsin Certified General Appraiser #2081


  • May 1998 Graduate of the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater
    • Bachelor of Science in Education
  • Appraisal Institute and Professional Courses:
    • Appraisal Principles
    • Appraisal Procedures
    • 15-Hour National USPAP
    • Market Analysis and Highest & Best Use
    • Analyzing Operating Expenses
    • General Appraiser Site Valuation and Cost Approach
    • Real Estate Finance, Statistics and Valuation Modeling
    • General Appraiser Income Approach/Part 1
    • General Appraiser Income Approach/Part 2
    • General Appraiser Sales Comparison Approach
    • General Appraiser Report Writing and Case Studies
    • Quantitative Analysis