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Jeff Hicks


Jeff Hicks, MAI is President of Dohring Ahern, a commercial real estate appraisal, brokerage, development and technology company headquartered in Tampa, Florida.  Jeff has appraised and supervised appraisers on a wide variety of property types including office buildings, shopping centers, apartment complexes, hotels and industrial.  Other valuation specialties include eminent domain, and environmentally sensitive lands.  He has worked with various condemning authorities such as the Florida Department of Transportation, Hillsborough County, Pinellas County and the city of Tampa and has also represented property owners.

His role at Dohring Ahern is the coordination of appraisal production and oversight of the marketing of valuation business lines within the company.  Jeff is also a principal in RealWired, the technology entity providing commercial software solutions to the commercial real estate industry.  Jeff is responsible for the oversight of design and development of the underlying technology and systems that support both the tactical and strategic goals of the main software product lines of RealWired.

Jeff is a certified general appraiser in the state of Florida with 23 years of experience.  Jeff is from Tampa, went to Jesuit High School, holds a Bachelor of Science in Real Estate from Florida State University and is a Member of the Appraisal Institute.


  • Appraisal Institute, MAI
  • Florida Banker’s Association, Member
  • RMA – Risk Management Association, Member
  • Tampa Union Station, Board Member

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