James K. Tellatin has specialized in the appraisal of real estate since 1977. Mr. Tellatin has appraised virtually all types of real estate in 47 states and Canada. Since 1984, Mr. Tellatin has devoted the vast majority of his professional time to the valuation of nursing facilities, and he has appraised more than 4,000 healthcare and seniors housing properties across the nation. Most assignments have included an in-depth market analysis. Mr. Tellatin has appraised virtually all types of seniors housing and healthcare property types: skilled nursing facilities; acute care, long-term acute care, rehabilitation and psychiatric hospitals; assisted living facilities, independent living facilities, and continuing care retirement communities. Additionally he has appraised: industrial plants, office towers, shopping centers, hotels, apartments, farms, governmental buildings, educational facilities, and professional sports stadiums.
In addition to creating the Appraisal Institute's seminar Appraisal of Nursing Facilities, Mr. Tellatin has also lectured and instructed governmental, financial and professional association groups on healthcare valuation issues throughout the nation including national conferences for the NIC (National Investment Center for Long-term Care Financing) in Washington, D.C., RMA (Robert Morris Associates) in Philadelphia, IAAO (International Association of Assessing Officers) in Nashville and the World Research Group in Chicago and San Francisco. He has also authored and co-authored articles on healthcare valuation topics published in The Appraisal Journal, Valuation Insight and Perspectives, and the National Investment Center for Long Term Care Financing, Moreover, he has co-authored a 600-page document for a private client addressing reimbursement, licensure, certificate of need and state financial conditions for nursing and assisted living facilities for 31 U.S. states.