Peter Shorett entered private appraisal practice with Shorett & Riely in 1980 and was promoted to manager of the office in San Jose, California in 1985 and returned to practice at the Seattle office in 1990. Peter founded the Valuation Advisory Services division of Kidder Mathews in 1995.
In 1985 he was awarded his MAI designation by the American Institute of Real Estate Appraisers (now known as the Appraisal Institute) and earned his CRE (Counselor of Real Estate) designation in 1999. He is a certified member of the Commercial Investment Real Estate Institute (CCIM) and has completed the requirements under the continuing education program of the Appraisal Institute. In 2008 he became a Fellow of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS), an international designation denoting the highest standards of success, achievement and expertise in the real estate industry.
Peter has a widely diversified background in appraisal, market analysis and counseling in support of litigation, for the development, acquisition, sale, leasing and financing of major urban real estate throughout the continental Western United States, including the cities of Seattle, Portland, San Francisco and Los Angeles.