Stephen T. Hosch, MAI – President
(612) 331-1688 Ext. 11
Biographical Data and Education
Born and raised in Columbia Heights, Minnesota, obtained the rank of Eagle Scout and graduated from Columbia Heights High School. Attended St. Cloud State University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Real Estate with an emphasis in appraisal.
Successfully completed numerous real estate appraisal courses offered by the Appraisal Institute, as well as attended several seminars covering specialized appraisal topics, some of the more recent of which are highlighted below:
20th Annual Real Estate Trends Seminar – May 2018
19th Annual Real Estate Trends Seminar – May 2017
Contracts in a Real Estate Lending Context – January 2017
Business Practices & Ethics – July 2016
18th Annual Real Estate Trends Seminar – May 2016
IRS Seminar – Valuation of Donated Real Estate Including Conservation Easements – July 2015
IREM – 2013 Annual Forecast – January 2013
13th Annual Real Estate Trends Seminar – May 2011
7th Annual Land Development Conference – May 2011
IREM – 2010 Annual Forecast – January 2010
Annual RERC – Industry Forecast: 2009 – January 2009
4th Annual Minnesota Land Development Conference – May 2008
10th Annual Real Estate Trends Seminar – May 2008
Professional Qualifications or Associations
Certified General Real Property Appraiser
Licensed Appraiser – State of Minnesota, License #4002903, Expires August 31, 2025
Member – Appraisal Institute (MAI) Holding MAI Designation
The MAI membership designation is held by appraisers who are experienced in the valuation and evaluation of commercial, industrial, residential and other types of properties, and who advise clients on real estate investment decisions. MAI members are the preferred choice among lawyers to serve as expert witnesses in trials, hearings, and other litigation matters.
The Appraisal Institute conducts a mandatory program of continuing education for its designated members and also requires that they comply with the requirements of the Code of Professional Ethics & Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice of the Appraisal Institute. MAI’s and RM’s who meet the minimum standards of this program are awarded periodic educational certification. I am currently certified under the Appraisal Institute education program through December 31, 2026.
Member – Institute of Business Appraisers (IBA)
Qualified as a court-appointed commissioner in Anoka County, Hennepin County, Scott County and Wright County
Hosch Appraisal & Consulting, Inc., Minneapolis, Minnesota
President, February 2005 – present; owner
Duties and Responsibilities:
Prepare professional valuations and market analysis of real estate, businesses and intangible property rights. Real estate assignments involve numerous types of commercial, multiple family, industrial, and special purpose properties as well as land subdivisions, bulk acreage and proposed developments. Business valuation and consulting assignments have included both operating and holding companies. The specific purposes of these assignments have included highest and best use studies, mortgage financing, condemnation, tax abatement proceedings, feasibility analysis, investment counseling, potential sales and purchases, lease and rental analyses, bankruptcy proceedings, charitable donations, internal management decisions, special assessment appeals, gift tax, and allocation of purchase price. Court experience involves testifying at commissioner hearings, depositions and trials, preparation of affidavits, and providing litigation support. Qualified as a court-appointed commissioner in Anoka, Hennepin, Scott and Wright Counties.
Owner of various commercial and residential investment properties
Shenehon Company, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Senior Vice President – Director of Real Estate, November 2003 – January 2005; Shareholder
Senior Vice President – Co-Director of Real Estate, September 2002 – November 2003; Shareholder
Vice President – Co-Director of Real Estate, April 2001 – September 2002; Shareholder
Appraiser/Analyst from June 1991 to March 2001
Partial Client List
Allied Waste Industries
Allina Hospitals & Clinics
Bard and Bard, Ltd.
Best & Flanagan, LLP
BPK&Z/Smith Schafer Associates, Ltd.
Briggs and Morgan
Boundary Waters Bank
Builders Development & Finance
Capmark Finance, Inc.
City of Arden Hills
City of Chaska
City of Eagan
City of Fargo, ND
City of Maplewood
City of New Hope
City of Osseo
City of Rosemount
City of Shoreview
City of Sioux Falls, SD
City of Victoria
Fabyanske, Westra, Hart & Thomson, P.A.
Falcon National Bank
Fargo Public School District No. 1
Felhaber Larson, Attorneys at Law
First National Bank of Elk River
First Resource Bank
Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.
Gregerson, Rosow, Johnson & Nilan, Ltd.
Grossman Investments, LLC
Hajek & Beauclaire, LLC
Henson & Efron
Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
Home Federal Savings Bank
James M. Neilson, Attorney at Law
Kraus-Anderson Realty Co.
Larkin Hoffman Daly & Lindgren
LeVander, Gillen & Miller, P.A.
Lincoln National Life Insurance Co.
Lindquist & Vennum
|Malkerson Gunn Martin LLP
McGrann Shea Anderson Carnival Straughn & Lamb
Merchants Bank, N.A.
Messerli & Kramer P.A.
Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC)
Minnesota Department of Transportation (Mn/DOT)
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (Mn/DNR)
Minnesota State Colleges and Universities
Moss & Barnett
National Park Service
Olympic Steel, Inc.
Oppenheimer Donnelly & Wolff LLP
Pace Realty Advisors, LLC
Peterson, Fram & Bergman, P.A.
Peterson, Peterson & Associates, PLC
Pinnacle Commercial Capital
Rosemount National Bank
Roseville Area Schools
Sioux Steel Company
State Bank of Hamel
Stinson Leonard Street
The Business Bank
The Trust for Public Land
Three Rivers Park District
Union Pacific Railroad Company
United Prairie Bank
University of Minnesota
U.S. Department of the Interior
U.S. Small Business Administration
Warchol Law Office
White Castle System, Inc.
Winthrop & Weinstine