Rodger Skare, MAI
Rodger L. Skare, MAI has been performing real estate valuation, appraisal consulting and strategic advisory services in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area and the five-state region since 1984. He has completed valuation and counseling assignments pertaining to partial takings, eminent domain, property disposition, mortgage financing, real estate tax abatement, lease and rental rate analysis, highest and best use analysis, feasibility studies, market analysis, estate valuation and site selection. He is also an experienced expert witness in condemnation cases, tax court, civil disputes and planning commission hearings.
Rodger’s clientele includes governmental agencies, major corporations, lending institutions, insurance companies, pension funds, developers, non-profit organizations, professional service companies, and other entities involved in making real property decisions. Rodger is widely respected for his production and high level of service. He is a 1985 graduate of the University of MN with a B.A. in Architecture and holds the MAI designation. He is past President of the North Star Chapter of the Appraisal Institute, a Board Member of the Appraisal Data Network (AND), and a member of the International Right of Way Association (IRWA) and the Minnesota Commercial Association of Realtors (MNCAR). Rodger is also the current Chairman of the Board of Directors of Tasks Unlimited, Inc. (TUI), a non-profit agency providing housing and jobs for individuals with mental illness, and is the President of Tasks Unlimited Lodges, the housing subsidiary company of TUI.
Rodger enjoys time with his wife Karin, and their three adult children Michael, Eric and Kylie where they spend time at the family lodge on Lake Vermillion. He is also active in his church, choir and has served as past President of the Church Congregation. His hobbies include boating, skiing, snowmobiling, scuba diving, snorkeling, bicycling, choral singing and painting.