Mark Sikes co-founded the firm in 2009 with Matthew Deal. Over his 25 year career Mr. Sikes has provided valuation and counseling services for almost all property types. He has qualified as an expert witness and provided testimony in federal and state courts and municipal and administrative proceedings including depositions, arbitrations, mediations, special commissioners hearings, jury trials and bench trials. He has provided counsel and testified for public improvement projects including roadway widenings, pipelines, electrical transmission lines, detention and drainage facilities, sports stadiums and water canals. Mr. Sikes is a Texas state certified real estate appraiser, Texas licensed real estate broker and Texas licensed property tax consultant.