David R. Bethel, MAI
David R. Bethel, a partner at Allen, Williford & Seale, Inc., has more than 17 years of real estate appraisal experience. David holds a MAI designation with the Appraisal Institute and is a Certified General Appraiser in multiple states across the nation.
David has appraised a variety of property types involved with right of way acquisitions, including: agricultural, recreational, residential, commercial, and industrial. He has worked in Texas, Oklahoma, Virginia, Minnesota, West Virginia, Illinois, and Tennessee. Additionally, David has been involved with market studies and impact studies across the nation for oil and gas pipelines, electric transmission lines, and highways. Most recently, David appraised properties across Texas and Oklahoma involved with new pipeline and electric transmission line infrastructure projects. He has extensive litigation experience, being relied upon as an expert valuation witness in multiple court proceedings, including special commissioner hearings and trial court.
David earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from Texas A&M University. He is currently a member of the International Right of Way Association, the Appraisal Institute, and the Texas Farm Bureau. Previously, he served as the Chapter 8 President of the International Right of Way Association where he was also awarded Professional of the Year in 2014.