Julian Stokes - Deputy Chief at Collier County Property Appraiser
An expert in Southwest Florida real estate valuation and counseling, Julian Stokes joined the Collier County Property Appraiser as Deputy Chief in 2010 following an entrepreneurial career in the field.
He founded and served as Managing Director of the real estate appraisal enterprise Kushman, Stokes, Armalavage, Inc., in Naples for 13 years and opened and acted as Managing Director of Appraisal Research Corporation of Naples, Inc., for 10 years. Subsequently, he owned and managed Integra Realty Resources-Southwest Florida for six years. In 1990, Stokes began focusing his work on litigation matters, including bankruptcy and eminent domain cases as well as high-profile divorce proceedings.
A licensed real estate broker and certified general real estate appraiser in Florida, he holds the Counselors of Real Estate (CRE), Appraisal Institute MAI, Fellow Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS), and Commercial Investment Real Estate Institute CCIM designations.
Mr. Stokes graduated from the University of Florida with a B.S. in Business Administration focused on real estate and economics. He maintains qualifications to testify as an expert witness in the United States Federal Bankruptcy Court, the Circuit Court for the State of Florida, and the Tax Appeals Boards of Lee and Collier Counties.
Active in the community, Julian Stokes has belonged to the Pelican Bay Rotary for 25 years and has earned recognition as a Paul Harris Fellow. He has been a member of the Boards of Directors for the Naples Botanical Garden and the Southwest Florida Land Preservation Trust. He currently sits on the Advisory Board of the University of Florida Bergstrom Center for Real Estate Studies as well as the Board of Directors of the Collier 100 Club. A Leadership Collier graduate, Mr. Stokes has held memberships in the Naples Area Chamber of Commerce, the Naples Area Board of Realtors, and the Southwest Florida Chapter of the Appraisal Institute, for which he served as President.