Michele L. Payne

Contact Michele when your firm needs valuation products on commercial, industrial, and special purpose properties throughout Central Oregon. 541-548-2233

Oregon State Certified General Appraiser #C000315

(541) 548-2233
465 NW Elm Avenue, Suite 103, Redmond, Oregon  97756

Serving Deschutes, Jefferson, Crook and Klamath Counties.  Have been providing quality appraisals on investment grade property in Oregon since 1992.  Communities covered include Bend, Redmond, Sisters, Madras, Prineville, La Pine & Klamath Falls.

Michele lives in Redmond and is committed to this growing community.  She is one of the most versatile appraisers on the team with excellent skills in research and analysis.  She is capable of appraising all types of commercial, industrial and multi-family properties.  Michele works hard to provide excellent service to all of her clients and to provide quality appraisal reports to meet your valuation needs.


Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance with a concentration in Real Estate – University of Illinois – Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, May 1986.

Regularly attends classes applying specifically to the real estate appraising profession.  A summary of recent courses and seminars includes:


February 2016 USPAP 7 Hour Update
October 2015 Cannabis Panel
December 2014 Allocating Components in Going Concern Appraisals
March 2014 Environmental Issues for Appraisers
March 2014 Introduction to Legal Descriptions
February 2014 Identifying Comparable Properties
February 2014 Update & Review of Oregon Law
April 2013 USPAP 7 Hour Update
April 2013 Measuring Market Conditions
January 2013 Central Oregon Economic Forecast
March 2012 How to Analyze & Value Income Properties
September 2011 IRS Valuation Summit
February 2011 USPAP 7 Hour Update
February 2011 Dodd Frank Reform: Impact on Appraisers
January 2011 Central Oregon Economic Forecast


2014-Current/ Oregon State Certified General Appraiser
Beacon Appraisal Group LLC / Redmond, OR
Specializing in narrative appraisal reports for all types of income properties throughout Central Oregon.

1992-2014/ Oregon State Certified General Appraiser
Bratton Appraisal Group LLC / Redmond, OR
Specializing in income property narrative appraisal reports throughout Central Oregon.

1990-1992/ Contract Appraiser
512 Opatrny Drive/ Fox River Grove, Illinois
Appraising residential, commercial, industrial and multi-use properties in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs.

1986-1990/ Staff Appraiser
Appraisal Research Counselors / Chicago, Illinois
Appraising residential, commercial, industrial and multi-use properties in Chicago and other cities in the United States.