The firm of Cogdill & Giomi was founded in May of 1981 by David E. Cogdill, Sr., MAI, RM, and David R. Giomi, MAI, RM.  Cogdill & Giomi celebrated its 30th anniversary, May 1, 2011, making it one of Modesto's oldest independent fee appraisal firms.  In January of 2007 Mr. Cogdill and Mr. Giomi sold their interests in the company to James A. Cogdill, SRA, and DAvid E. Cogdill Jr., who subsequently created Cogdill & Giomi, Inc. On October 1, 2013, Cogdill and Giomi, Inc. became Cogdill and Associates, Inc.

        Principals of the firm are James A. Cogdill, SRA (Chairman/CEO) and David E. Cogdill, Jr. (President/CFO).  Combined James and David Cogdill have over 50 years of appraisal experience in both the public and private sector.

         Cogdill and Associates, Inc. is a member of the Modesto Chamber of Commerce.

        Below is a partial client list of Cogdill and Associates, Inc.:


        U.S. Department of Water and Power Resources Service
        U.S. Park Service
        U.S. Postal Service
        U.S. Bureau of Reclamation
        California Department of Transportation
        Stanislaus County, California
        Mono County, California
        Calaveras County, California
        City of Modesto
        City of Newman
        City of Waterford
        City of Riverbank
        City of Ripon
        City of Turlock
        City of Manteca
        City of Lathrop
        Modesto City Schools
        Ceres Unified School District
        Sylvan Union School District
        Merced Union High School District
        Waterford School District
        Modesto Irrigation District

Lending Institutions

        Oak Valley Community Bank
        Bank of Stockton
        Famers & Merchants Bank
        Premier Valley Bank
        Union Bank
        Modesto Commerce Bank
        WestAmerica Bank
        Bank of the West
        Bank of Agriculture and Commerce
        U.S. Bank
        Pacific State Bank
        Heritage Bank of Commerce
        Tri Counties Bank
        Comerica Bank
        American Ag Credit
        Central Valley Community Bank

        OLAM Corp.
        U.S. Steel
        Van Gas
        Satake Corp.
        Bright Development
        Vintage Propeties
        Northern Refrigerated Trucking
        E. R. Vine & Sons
        Modesto Tobacco & Candy
        Boyett Petroleum
        E. & J. Gallo Winery
        DLE Development Company
        Bandini Fertilizer Company
        Chevron Oil Company


Damrell Nelson Schrimp Pallos Pacher & Silva-A Professional Corp.
Neumiller & Beardslee- A Professional Corp.
Gianelli & Associates- A Professional Corp.
Goss & Goss- A Professional Law Corp.
McCormick Bartow, LLP- Attorneys at Law
Law Office of Borton Petrini, LLP (James J.Kroll)
Dickerson Law, Inc.- A Professional Corp.
Brunn & Flynn Attorneys
Shore McKinley & Conger
Ross W. Lee Inc.- A Professional Law Corp.
Law Offices of Michael C. Normoyle
Steven Altman, P.C.
Berliner Cohen LLP- Attorneys at Law

        James A. Cogdill, SRA, and David E. Cogdill Jr. have extensive experience appraising real property, with necessary skills and experience to be effective expert witnesses.


        We are a "full service" fee shop with experience and expertise in valuing almost all property types.  As individuals, we also have specialized experience as follows:

James A. Cogdill, SRA
        Residential Subdivisions
        Apartment Buildings
        Industrial Properties
        Mobile Home Parks
        Litigation Matters

David E. Cogdill, Jr.
        Medical/Dental Offices
        Ag Properties
        Industrial Properties


Stanislaus County
San Joaquin County
Merced County
Fresno County
Madera County
Tulare County
Calaveras County
Tuolumne County
Mariposa County