Meet our Muncie staff:
Jay E. Allardt, SRA
Jay is the President of American United Appraisal Co., Inc. and has been in the real estate valuation profession since 1978. He is a graduate of Indiana University – Bloomington with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business.
Jay has been involved in many real estate organizations including the Appraisal Institute where he served as President of the Hoosier State Chapter in 1995 and Indiana Real Estate Data, Inc. (IRED) serving as President (1998-2005) (2008 to Present). His involvement within the real estate industry in central Indiana extends to investment and development of commercial real estate in central Indiana. He is the majority owner of Community Storage, a portfolio of 12 self-storage facilities. Other development activities include subdivision, golf course development, property management, apartments and historic buildings. His primary responsibilities include reviewing staff appraisers work, consulting with clients on a variety of specialized projects and doing appraisals as work flow dictates. Jay is also highly regarded as an expert witness for litigation tax appeal cases.
Kariann M. Jobe
Kariann is our “go-to-gal” for everything needed to make AUA run smoothly. Kariann has been putting up with us since 1997. The staff is especially nice to her on a bi-weekly basis that happens to coincide with payroll. If you need help with anything, contact Kariann.
Stephen B. Parmerlee
Steve is a Certified General Appraiser and has been working for AUA since 1991. Steve is a graduate of Ball State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Marketing. Steve is a Candidate for Designation of the Appraisal Institute and has successfully completed the MAI Demonstration Report and two modules of the MAI Comprehensive Exam. He is a member of the Appraisal Institute and has experience in appraising a wide range of commercial properties with specific expertise in appraising golf courses, manufactured housing communities, medical offices and industrial facilities. Steve is also on the Quality Control Committee of Indiana Real Estate Data, Inc.
Tina L. Hoopingarner
Tina is a Certified General Appraiser and has been with AUA since 2006. Tina is a graduate of Purdue University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Retail Management. Tina is a Candidate for Designation of the Appraisal Institute and is currently pursuing an MAI designation. Tina has a wide knowledge base in applying appraisal practices to commercial properties. She has specific expertise in appraising retail and office properties.
Darrin is a Licensed Residential Appraiser and has been with AUA since 1997. Darrin is a graduate of Purdue University with a Bachelor of Science in Management. Darrin heads the residential department at AUA and has appraised residential properties throughout Central Indiana. Residential clients include lenders, attorneys and private individuals.