Russell Hitomi

Agent Profile


Office: Office Staff

Phone: (916) 872-3172


· 2009-present independent appraiser – Sacramento, Palo Alto, CA

· 2000-2008: Staff Appraiser and Senior Property Manager –Wilbur Properties, Palo Alto, CA

· 1983-1999: Owner, RKH Appraisal Services, an independent appraisal and consulting firm, Thousand Oaks, CA serving attorneys, CPAs, corporate clients and lenders in the appraisal of real estate

· 1977-1983: Employed at Tanaka Appraisals, Granada Hills, CA. Performed residential and commercial appraisals in support of attorneys, corporate clients, CPAs and lenders.


· Currently servicing lenders, attorneys and others needing real estate appraisal services throughout Northern California.

· Perform quality control for CND Appraisals, Inc. Duties include reviewing panel appraisers’ reports for adherence to FNMA and lender unique requirements.

· Wrote and implemented internal panel appraisal standards for FNMA and FHA compliance.

· Developed and wrote review standards and handbook for newly established FNMA REO review work. I wrote the standards, hired and trained staff in performing pre and post foreclosure reviews as a prelude to FNMA’s lender repurchase program.

· Provide consultation, direction, and training to panel and staff appraisers on complex and non-routine appraisal assignments.


· 1991 President of the Los Angeles Chapter of the Appraisal Institute

· 1997 President of the Ventura County Chapter of the Appraisal Institute

· Active in both chapters in various committees such as candidate guidance, computer consulting, admissions and ethics counseling.

· Retired from the Appraisal Institute in 1999 as a member in good standing.


· High School CK McClatchy - Sacramento

· MBA University of California – Berkeley

· BS University of California – Berkeley

· Continuing Ed in contemporary property management issues.

· Various Continuing Ed Courses and Seminars to maintain appraisal and broker’s licenses.


· California State Certified General Appraiser (AG002978)

· California Real Estate Broker (01312419)


· Address: 5098 Foothills Blvd., #3-431, Roseville, CA 95747

· Remote Office: 790 High Street, Palo Alto, CA 94301

· Phone: 916-872-3172, 650-241-8251

· Email:


· Anne Wilbur, Principal, Wilbur Properties, 650-847-3800

· Dan Goodwin, MAI; Ventura County Assessor 805-654-2181

· Morris Roberts, MAI, Owner, API, Inc.323-931-3060

· Chris Willshire, Owner, C&D Appraisals and Review, Inc, 916-780-1188

· Kurt Reitman, MAI, Owner, Reitman Appraisal Group 650-843-0740

· Jim Goodrich, SRA, MAI, CCIM, Goodrich Realty Consulting LLC, 972- 529-2828

· Craig Gilbert, SRA, Craig Gilbert Real Estate, 714-847-8087

· Traci Edwards, Mortgage Coordinator, 916-960-1325, 916-206-7319

2013 Wilbur Properties
650.847.3800 |
790 High St Palo Alto, 94301
CAL BRE: 00823559
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