danaOregon State Certified General Appraiser #C-000021

(541) 389-2233
(541) 420-1143
25 NW Hawthorne Avenue, Bend, OR 97703

Dana has a long running and remarkable appraisal career in Central Oregon that has spanned over 35 years.

“Real estate is the primary source of wealth in our economy and I believe people that own, manage, sell, purchase, invest in, or loan money on the security of real estate must have ready access to the services of trained real estate appraisers. My goal is to provide excellence in real estate valuation analysis for clients with properties in the Central Oregon region.”

“At Bratton Appraisal Group LLC, we focus on state certification, continuing education, and strong relationships with market participants that are involved in active real estate projects throughout Central Oregon.”

“Please consider making my firm a part of your Central Oregon real estate appraisal team.”


Chairman of a task force that successfully consolidated four regional chapters of the Society of Real Estate Appraisers and one statewide chapter of the American Institute of Real Estate Appraisers.

Selected as 1 of 3 appraisers from the State of Oregon to author exam questions used to test the comprehension of appraisers throughout the nation.

Popular keynote speaker on the topic of trends in the real estate market and how to invest.

Founder of the Bend Real Estate Forecast Breakfast held annually in February.


Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance and Real Estate – University of Oregon, 1976

Attended over 50+ classroom hours over the past five years applying specifically to the real estate appraising profession specializing in commercial, industrial and high value residential properties. A summary of recent courses and seminars is included.


Drone Technology and its impact on the Appraisal Industry
Eminent Domain: Current Developments in Condemnation Valuation & Challenges
Hotel Valuation Topics and Case Studies
Eminent Domain; Current Developments in Condemnation
Measuring Market Conditions
Economic Forecast & Business Conference
Uniform Appraisal Data Set
Appraisal Curriculum Overview
Dodd Frank Reform Impact on Appraisers (Appraisal Institute)
CCIM 4th Annual Conference – Troubled Assets (CCIM OR/WA Chapter)
Business Practices and Ethics (Appraisal Institute)
C.O. Economic Forecast & Business Conference (CA Lutheran Univ.


Member of the Greater Oregon Chapter of the Appraisal Institute (Past Board Member)

Member of Central Oregon Association of Realtors (Past President)

Member of Central Oregon Rental Owners’ Association

Bend Chamber of Commerce (Chairman of the Board in 2005)

Certified General Appraiser in the State of Oregon #C000021 of Commercial Real Estate

Central Oregon Community College Governing Board – Past Member (2003-2007)

Approved by State of Oregon as a Real Estate course provider