Donald R. Cropsey – Resumé

State Licensed Real Estate Appraiser – Michigan

Vice President, Affinity Valuation Group, LLC



I have a diverse background in real estate and real estate appraisal, combined with a degree in real estate from Eastern Michigan University.



Field Supervisor – Assessment Division – 1986 to 1991

Cole, Layer & Trumble, Indianapolis, Indiana

Inspected, measured and analyzed real estate for reassessment purposes. Managed a field office with ten employees and performed mass appraisal analysis on a contract basis.


Staff Appraiser – 1991 to 2001

Appraisal Associates SEM, Inc. Adrian, Michigan

Conducted residential single family, multiple family and small commercial real estate appraisals.


Vice President – 1996 to 2001

Appraisal Associates SEM, Inc. Adrian, Michigan

Supervised field and desk review appraisals for a staff of ten licensed appraisers and completed quality-control appraisals.


Partner – 1997 to Present

Equity Capital Investments, Inc. Adrian, Michigan

Participate actively in a partnership of land investments, land contract investments and other real estate related ventures. I have been active in the decision making process for the purchase of discounted land contracts and have assisted in the negotiation for land purchased.  I also conduct field analysis and due diligence work prior to purchase.


Vice President, Chief Residential Officer – 2001 to Present

Affinity Valuation Group, LLC Tecumseh, Michigan

Oversee the residential appraisal department and supervise all residential appraisers for the company.  Conduct residential appraisal assignments.



Eastern Michigan University Bachelor of Business with Major in Real Estate – 1986

Jackson Community College Associate of Arts – 1983

Certified Level One Assessor – State of Michigan

Licensed Real Estate Appraiser – State of Michigan – #1201001396

HUD Approved Appraiser

Have completed numerous classes in assessment, land and property valuation and income capitalization through the Appraisal Institute.


  • Mass Assessment
  • Vacant land and residential development
  • General Real Estate Appraisal
  • Experience in the discount, purchase and sale of Land Contracts and Mortgage

Affinity Valuation Group LLC
Located in: Ann Arbor, & Saline, Michigan

Website:  •  1310 S Main St, Suite 7  •  Ann Arbor, Michigan  48104
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