Allen Gardiner, MAI, SRA
Allen Gardiner is an owner in Gardiner Ray, LLC, a leading appraisal and real estate consulting firm in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Gardiner Ray, LLC offers residential and commercial appraisal services and was founded in 2016. Prior to venturing in his own appraisal service company, Allen was the Vice President of Residential for Jackson Claborn, Inc. and serviced with JCI since 1992.
Allen has been involved on a local, regional and national basis with the Appraisal Institute, the leading professional real estate appraiser organization. Allen has served as President of the North Texas Chapter of Appraisal Institute, as well as a Regional Representative and previously resided as the national Chair of the Residential Advisory Committee for the Appraisal Institute. In 2018, Allen was awarded the Volunteer of Distinction by the Appraisal Institute.
Allen has served with FACT (Foundation Appraisers Coalition of Texas) as a committee member in the initial efforts of submitting potential legislation for AMCs in Texas.
Allen received his BBA in Finance and Economics from Texas Tech University in 1991
Allen and his wife, Leslie, have two children, Hagen and Haylie and reside in Frisco, Texas. The family is a member of St. Andrew Methodist Church in Plano, Texas and is involved in numerous civic organizations in the DFW area. Allen has served Dallas Bethlehem Center, a South-Dallas not-for-profit daycare, as a Board Member and President as well as recently serving as a Board Member for the Frisco Football League, a not-for-profit recreational football league in Texas.