Paul Bidanset currently serves as the IAAO’s Valuation Research Project Manager where he leads modeling consulting efforts for local governments. He is in the final months of his PhD candidacy at Ulster University in Belfast, Northern Ireland, where he has developed a new AVM for mass real estate appraisal under the under Drs Peadar Davis, Michael McCord, and William McCluskey.
His expertise primarily focuses on using GIS and modeling to improve valuation accuracy, uniformity, and defensibility for government property taxation. He’s been published in journals and mass appraisal textbooks across the globe and is the co-author of the IAAO’s latest book “GIS for Property Tax and Assessment Professionals”. He also serves as adjunct professor of economics at Regent University in Virginia Beach, Virginia.