Ryland L. Mitchell III is one of the three original partners who founded the firm in March 1977. For approximately six years prior to that time, he was an appraiser with McCurdy Lipman & Associates in Towson. He holds the MAI designation of the Appraisal Institute. Ryland is a licensed Certified General Appraiser in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington D.C. Ryland graduated from the business school of the University of Richmond in 1965 and did graduate work in the field of real estate at the University of Florida.
Ryland has appraised real estate throughout the Mid-Atlantic States with his primary focus in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area in real estate tax assessment analysis and condemnation and litigation support. He has testified as an expert witness for U.S. Bankruptcy Court, U.S District Court of Maryland, Superior Court of the District of Columbia, Maryland Tax Court, and circuit courts in various counties in Maryland.