Since 1994, The Williams Group has become a respected and reliable source for real property appraisals. Throughout our existence, a vast majority of our assignments are sourced by repeat and referral business, which is a direct reflection of not only the quality of work which we provide, but of our ethics and reliability in general. We’re equally committed to commercial and residential valuation, and given the fact that we have a combined experience of more than 100 years, now plan to continue our expansion in response to the demand for our services.

Meet Our Team

Mr. Williams began his real estate career as a broker for Creative Properties, purchasing, leasing and selling industrial property. He worked as a General Certified appraiser from 1977-2018. Mr. Williams was Chairman of the Clay County Board of Equalization from 1995 through 2000, Past President of Mid-America Chapter of American Society of Appraisers and Deputy Director, State of Missouri, American Society of Appraisers, 1991-1993. He is a graduate of the University of Missouri and took post graduate courses at UMKC Law School.

A native of the Kansas City area, Mr. Williams has been involved in the real estate appraisal industry since 2003. Prior to that, he served as a management consultant, working with entrepreneurs and corporations worldwide with predominant focus on leadership development and corporate alignment. In 2004, he created the residential appraisal division within The Williams Group which, prior, was solely a commercial appraisal firm. Mr. Williams is a Certified General Appraiser licensed in Missouri and Kansas, focused on the broad range of residential property including single-family, residences on acreage, condominiums, unique/atypical residences/mansions, and multi-family properties ranging from duplexes to apartment complexes featuring hundreds of units. Mr. Williams regularly serves as an expert witness in trial and tax appeal work. Justin earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Missouri.

Mr. Schmuke is an apprentice for The Williams Group, conducting research and analysis, while working to become a Certified Residential Appraiser.  His background centers upon commercial property and casualty insurance, and renovation project management.  He earned his Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Information Technology from Washburn University.

Mr. Maschger has been involved in real estate since 1995, practicing in the areas of property management, brokerage, and real property valuation. He began working as an appraiser in 1999 and has developed a reputation for service and quality excellence. His experience includes independent appraisal practice, appraisal management for a major national bank, residential and commercial brokerage, speaking / teaching engagement, and compliance consulting. Mr. Maschger was awarded the SRA designation by the Appraisal Institute, is currently pursuing the Institute’s MAI designation, and served as the 2011 President of the Kansas City Chapter of Appraisal Institute. Mr. Maschger is a Certified General Appraiser permanently licensed in Missouri, Kansas and Wisconsin and now focused primarily on commercial valuation. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Management from MidAmerica Nazarene University, and serves the industry in a variety of volunteer leadership and advisory roles.

Ms. Heueisen is engaged in commercial research and analysis, working towards general certification. With more than eight years of commercial valuation experience, she is an invaluable leader, trainer and resource to our staff and clients alike. Ms. Heueisen earned a Bachelor of Science with a major in Accounting from Emporia State University.

Mike Burlingame earned his Certified Residential Appraiser’s license in 2005. His area of focus is single family valuation for conventional and FHA loans, legal and financial purposes, and private appraisals. In addition to appraising, Mike has over 20 years of experience in client relationship/account management roles. This background shaped him in the areas of expert project management, business and workflow process improvement, and delivering excellent customer experience. When Mike is not researching and analyzing market dynamics, you can find him on the golf course or with his family.

Ms. Green is an apprentice for The Williams Group, working towards her General Certification. Her current role includes conducting research and analysis in assisting with both commercial and residential assignments. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Missouri. She also has 13 years of healthcare experience as a Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist.