Chris Gibeault, MAI

Principal | Commercial Real Estate Appraiser & Consultant
t: 206.452.9282
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Chris Gibeault, MAI is the owner and commercial real estate appraiser at CG Valuation. He has been appraising in the Puget Sound region and larger Washington state area since 2003. Prior to CG Valuation, Mr. Gibeault was a Director with a national valuation and consulting firm. 

Areas of Practice

The primary markets of CG Valuation include King, Snohomish, Pierce, Thurston and Kitsap counties. Secondary markets include the remaining counties in western Washington as well as eastern Washington, primarily Spokane, Yakima, Tri-Cities and Wenatchee.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

  • Appraisal Institute, Designated Member (MAI)
  • Chair: Marketing Committee, Appraisal Institute (AI), Seattle Chapter (SEA), 2017
  • Member: Nominating Committee, AI, SEA, 2015
  • Chair: Technology Committee: AI, SEA, 2011-2014
  • Member: Finance Committee: AI, SEA 2011-2013
  • Leadership Development Advisory Council (LDAC) Representative, AI, SEA, April 2011
  • Region I Representative: AI, SEA, 2009-2010
  • Chair: General Associate Member Guidance, AI, SEA, 2008
  • General Associate Member Liaison, AI, SEA, 2007
  • Chair: Public Relations Committee, AI, SEA, 2007
  • Co-Chair: Hospitality Committee, AI, SEA, 2004-2005


  • Washington, Certified General Appraiser, 1101751, Expires August 2019


  • Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, Major in Real Estate and Corporate Finance
  • Basic Appraisal Principals, Appraisal Institute (AI)
  • Basic Appraisal Procedures, AI
  • Basic Income Capitalization, AI
  • National USPAP Course, AI
  • Business Practices and Ethics, AI
  • Advanced Income Capitalization, AI
  • Highest and Best Use and Market Analysis, AI
  • Advanced Sales Comparison and Cost Approach, AI
  • Advanced Applications, AI
  • Marshall & Swift Commercial Cost Approach seminar, AI
  • Analyzing Operating Expenses seminar, AI
  • Forecasting Revenue seminar, AI
  • Appraising the Appraisal: Appraisal Review-General seminar, AI
  • Subdivision seminar, AI
  • Residential Property Construction and Inspection seminar, AI
  • Data Verification Methods seminar, AI
  • Appraisal of Self-Storage Facilities, Mckissock (Mc)
  • Divorce and Estate Appraisals: Elements of Non-Lender Work (Mc)
  • Various additional courses and seminars


  • Puget Sound Business Examiner - 40 Under Forty, 2013 Class
  • Volunteer of Distinction Award, AI, 2013
  • Alumni of the Year, Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity - WSU Chapter, 2011
  • Community Volunteer of the Year, United Way of Pierce County, 2010-2011
  • Associate of the Year Award, AI, SEA, 2007