Connie W. Williford, MAI
Connie W. Williford, a principal at Allen, Williford & Seale, Inc., has more than 30 years of real estate appraisal experience. Graduating from Texas A&M University with a B.S. in Agricultural Economics, he holds a MAI designation with the Appraisal Institute, is a Certified General Appraiser in multiple states across the nation, and holds a Texas Brokers License. Connie has performed appraisals and appraisal reviews of virtually all types of real estate on projects throughout the country. He has been qualified as an expert witness, and testified in local, federal and state courts of law.
Connie is an active member in the International Right of Way Association and currently serves on the International Pipeline Committee. He is a past Chair of Region 2 and is a past president of Gulf States Chapter 8 in Houston. Connie was chosen as the Professional of the Year by both Region 2 and Chapter 8, and was a recipient of the Louise L. and Y.T. Lum Award presented by the Right of Way International Education Foundation. Through his dedication and service, Connie achieved Lifetime Committeeman status with the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.
Connie has served as an instructor for both the IRWA and the National Highway Institute. He has lectured extensively throughout the Continental United States, Alaska, and Puerto Rico on appraisal issues such as the valuation of contaminated properties, easement valuation, eminent domain appraisal and litigation, and appraisal principles. He has also developed a number of courses for the NHI to include: “Appraisal and Appraisal Review for Federal-Aid Highway Programs” and “Eminent Domain Training for Attorneys and Appraisers." In addition, Connie lectures as a Visiting Executive Professor at Texas A&M University.