MEET THE PROPERTY APPRAISER

 

Villie M. Smith, CFA, ASA

Over forty years of mass appraisal, geographic information systems, cadastre, and assessment administration experience. First elected to the position of Marion County Property Appraiser in 1997 and was re-elected in 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012, and 2016. Other public service positions include Assistant Property Appraiser, Agricultural Supervisor, and Deputy Appraiser. He is a Certified Florida Appraiser (CFA) a designation awarded by the Florida Department of Revenue and he is an Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) with American Society of Appraisers.

 

BACKGROUND

Assistant Property Appraiser from 1981 - 1996

Deputy Appraiser from 1975-1980

Sixth-generation Marion County Resident

 

EDUCATION & ACCREDITATION

Graduate of Santa Fe College and attended the University of Florida

Certified Florida Appraiser (CFA) Florida Department of Revenue

Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) - American Society of Appraisers

 

PROFESSIONAL INVOLVEMENT & AFFILIATION

Past President, Florida Association of Property Appraisers

Past President, Florida Chapter of International Association of Assessing Officers

Senior Member, American Society of Appraisers

Member, International Association of Assessing Officers

 

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Past President College Park Kiwanis Club

Past President Ft. King Kiwanis Club

Trustee of Florida Kiwanis Foundation

Past President of the Board of Associates Florida Sheriff Youth Ranches