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I was introduced to the business by my father Lou Moscato who started the company in 1979.  I’m a native Oregonian and, after going to school and living in California, moved back to Portland permanently in 2007.  At that time, I joined Moscato, Okoneski & Associates as a researcher.  In 2012 I became a certified general appraiser, in 2016 received my MAI designation and in 2017 I became the newest partner in the firm.  One of my biggest professional accomplishments was obtaining my MAI in 2016, as it was a culmination of years of experience and education.  My demonstration report coincided with the birth of my first son, which made it even more challenging.  Having started in the industry at the beginning of the ‘great recession’ I was exposed to an industry in turmoil but have seen Portland re-emerge as a thriving real estate market.  My favorite part of commercial appraisal is the exposure to a variety of assignments ranging from small owner-user buildings, to master planned town centers and everything in between.  I enjoy working with our clients to collection and analysis of data as it relates to problem solving.  Outside of the office I enjoy spending time with my wife Vicki and our two-year old son Aaron, playing basketball, golfing, hiking, and exploring new restaurants.

First job: Bag boy at QFC

Local Favorites
Favorite local/Portland restaurant: Piazza Italia
Favorite area in Oregon/SW Washington to enjoy the outdoors: Latourell Falls is one of my favorite hikes in the Gorge.  Easy access, good trail and you can get right to the edge.
Favorite area in OR/SW WA to chill out: Cannon Beach

Qualifications - Paul Moscato: About



Oregon State Certified General Appraiser (No. C001107)

Washington State Certified General Appraiser (No. 1102515)

Professional Membership

Awarded the MAI designation, Member of the Appraisal Institute in 2016


Degree: Bachelor of Science in Commerce, 2004
Major: Marketing
College: Santa Clara University

Real Estate Education

Completed the following Appraisal courses:

  • AI Course 100GR              

  • AI Course 101GR              

  • Van Education Center   

  • AI Course 300GR              

  • AI Course 400G 

  • AI Course 401G 

  • AI Course 402G 

  • AI Course 403G/404G    

  • AI Course 405G 

  • AI Course 330OL               

  • Basic Appraisal Principles

  • Basic Appraisal Procedures

  • 15-Hour National USPAP Course

  • Real Estate Finance, Statistics and Valuation Modeling

  • General Market Analysis/Highest & Best Use

  • General Appraiser Sales Comparison Approach

  • General Appraiser Site Valuation and Cost Approach

  • General Appraiser Income Approach I/II

  • General Appraiser Report Writing & Case Studies

  • Online Apartment Appraisal Concepts & Applications

Real Estate Experience

2018-Present  Principal - Moscato, Okoneski & Associates, Inc.

2012-2017       Staff Appraiser - Moscato, Okoneski & Associates, Inc.
2010-2012      Appraiser Assistant - Moscato, Okoneski & Associates, Inc.
2007-2010     Appraiser Assistant - Moscato, Ofner & Henningsen, Inc.

Types of Properties Appraised

Commercial Buildings  

Industrial Buildings    

Commercial Land
Office Buildings    

Industrial & Business Park Land
Medical & Dental Office Buildings    

Multi-Family Residential Land
Shopping Centers & Retail Stores    

Single-Family Residential Land

Apartment Complexes 

Adult Care Home Facilities   

Qualifications - Paul Moscato: About
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