Bradley R. Carter, CRE, MAI, CCIM, CDEI is the Managing Director of the Specialty Valuation Group SVG Atlanta office. Mr. Carter has more than 30 years of experience with numerous property types, and has appraised properties in 48 states. Mr. Carter authored the book “A Guide to Appraising Automobile Dealerships,” which was published by the Appraisal Institute in 2015. Mr. Carter was selected as the 2016 recipient of the George L. Schmutz Award, which was established in 1959 to recognize outstanding technical manuscripts and publications on real estate valuation. He also authored “A Guide to Appraising Automobile Dealerships, 2nd Edition,” which was published by the Appraisal Institute that was published in 2021, co-authored the Appraisal Institute book “A Guide to Appraising Restaurants,” and also authored numerous articles in various real estate, lending and legal journals, including The Appraisal Journal and Real Estate Issues. Mr. Carter has been interviewed by The Wall Street Journal and various other publications as an expert on real estate valuation, and is a frequent speaker at industry conferences. Mr. Carter also developed and teaches the Appraisal Institute’s course on auto dealership valuation.