Tom Young is a South Dakota certified general appraiser and owner of Dakota Valuation, LLC.
Mr. Young's appraisal experience began as a fee appraiser in 1987 and continued with the U.S. Department of the Interior providing appraisal services on Indian trust lands. Mr. Young also helped design, develop and implement mass appraisal systems (including geographic information systems) used primarily in the upper midwest, great plains and western states. Since establishing Dakota Valuation, LLC, Mr. Young's work has been concentrated in western South Dakota primarily with Black Hills and agricultural properties for mortgage lending, conservation easement, acquisition & disposal, and rights-of-way.
Mr. Young is a South Dakota State University graduate with continuing education through the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers, the Appraisal Institute and the International Right of Way Association.
Mr. Young is a Member of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers, the Professional Appraiser's Association of South Dakota and the Black Hills Digital Mapping Association.