Adam M. Lehman

Phone: (510) 548-1210 ext. 13


Adam M. Lehman was raised in Kensington, California, attending Berkeley Schools throughout his primary and secondary education. He graduated Berkeley High School in 1979. Adam received his Bachelors degree in Business Administration & Finance from Chico State University in 1984. After a stint of business ownership, Adam started his career in appraising in 1989. In his 20-year tenure with Yovino-Young, Adam’s valuation experience includes appraisals for mortgage lending purposes, and in a wide variety of litigated matters involving marriage and partnership dissolutions, construction defects, issues involving diminution in value, and testimony as an expert witness. Adam lives locally in El Cerrito with his wife and two children. Adam remains strongly connected with the local community through friends and family. He is an active volunteer at his children’s public school, currently serving as vice president for the “Dad’s club”. In his spare time Adam enjoys biking, travel, and spending quality time with his family.


Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser (License No. AR003634)

Exp. 11/03/2016 OREA, State of California

Practicing Affiliate - Appraisal Institute


California State University, Chico, December 1984

B.S. Degree in Business Administration (Finance)

Professional Courses Completed:

  • SREA Course 101 - An Introduction to Appraising Real Property (1989)
  • SREA Course - Guide to Small Residential Income Property Appraisal Report, SRIPAR (1990)
  • SREA Course - Standards of Professional Practice (1989)
  • SREA Course 102 - Applied Residential Property Valuation (1990)
  • SREA Course - Review Appraising (1990)
  • Appraisal Institute - Standard of Professional Practice (Bi-annually)
  • Appraisal Institute - Annual Fall Conference (1991 through 2008)
  • Appraisal Institute - Federal & State Laws & Regulations (Bi-annually)
  • Appraisal Institute Course 310 - Basic Income Capitalization
  • Appraisal Institute Litigation Conference
  • FNMA Seminar


1989-Present - Associate Appraiser, Yovino-Young, Inc., independent appraisers and valuation consultants, Berkeley: Valuation of single-family residential and multiple-residential properties for purposes of casualty loss, corporate relocation, insurance valuation, partnership title changes, financing approval requirements of institutional and private lenders, and litigation; all types of form and short narrative appraisal reports covering the East Bay Area.

Co-appraiser for ±500 fire loss insurance appraisals - Berkeley/Oakland Hills fire 1991/92.

Qualified Expert Witness - Alameda County Superior Court, Contra Costa County Superior Court, U.S. Federal Bankruptcy Court