John Child & Company is a professional corporation that specializes in real estate consulting, appraisal and business valuation. Since 1937, it has continued to revolutionize the field with innovative ways of ensuring and expanding the growth of its clients. The Company provides a critical knowledge of local market conditions and trends gained from analysis and interpretation of the community and economy of Hawaii. As a result, clients receive sound alternatives and progressive solutions backed by experience and insight. Its professional team members hold local, regional and national leadership positions in their professional organizations and teach at universities, helping to establish and promote the highest standards of professional practice and ethics for the industry. The strength of the Company is based on its commitment to quality and timeliness, expressed in the accountability through which it has achieved its growth and earned the trust and confidence of its clients for over 70 years. The Company's professional team has a wide range of real estate experience gained through a range of field experience, professional accomplishments, training and education. Team members have earned their reputation for quality work and professional service. Team members hold designations earned from the major professional organizations. Team members have earned the MAI ( Member Appraisal Institute ) designation from the Appraisal Institute, the CRE ( Counselor of Real Estate ) from the Counselors of Real Estate ( formerly the American Society of Real Estate Counselors ), and ASA ( Senior Member ) from the American Society of Appraisers. Members of the professional team are Certified General Appraisers under the State of Hawaii license and certification program and are qualified to prepare appraisal reports for mortgage financing purposes for federally insured lending institutions. Professional team members are qualified as expert witnesses in the courts of Hawaii, actively participate in of serve as review appraisers and arbitrators ; and continue to attend courses, seminars and workshops to strengthen their own specialized appraisal skills and education.