Steven L. Hottle

Vice President
Certified General Appraiser

Direct Line: 314-743-0809

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Steven is a Vice President at Hottle Valuation Services and a Certified General Appraiser in numerous states. He has more than 20 years of professional appraisal experience and has appraised many types of real estate, with an emphasis on industrial properties. These assignments have property sizes ranging from as little as several thousand square feet to 2,000,000 square feet. Other properties he has appraised include office buildings, retail buildings and centers, vacant land, various special-use properties and net lease properties on a local and national basis.

Steve also performs and specializes in retrospective valuations on commercial properties for tax appeal purposes. Appraisal types include, but are not limited to, industrial, retail and office properties.

He is also responsible for maintaining and improving Hottle Valuation Services internal sales and rental database, which helps provide a quality product for our clients.

Steve received an Arts degree at St. Louis Community College in 2006.


Hottle Valuation Services February 2001 to present


St. Louis Community College Associate in Arts – St. Louis, MO 2006

State Certifications

State of Missouri Certified General

State of Illinois Certified General

Appraisal Classes
NAIFA 1.1 Principles of Residential Real Estate 2002
NAIFA 1.2 Market Data Analysis of Residential Real Estate 2003
Appraisal Institute Evaluating Residential Construction 2004
Appraisal Institute Evaluating Commercial Construction 2004
NAIFA 2.1 Introduction to Income Property 2006
Appraisal Institute 15 Hour National Uniform Standards of Professional Practice 2007
Appraisal Institute Basic Appraisal Procedures 2007
Appraisal Institute Residential Market Analysis, Highest and Best Use 2007
Appraisal Institute Residential Sale Comparison & Income Approach 2007
Appraisal Institute Residential Site Valuation and Cost Approach 2007
Appraisal Institute Analyzing Operating Expenses 2007
Appraisal Institute General Appraiser Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use 2009
Executive Institute of Real Estate Fair Housing 2010
Appraisal Institute The Appraiser as an Expert Witness 2010
McKissock 7 Hour USPAP Update 2010
Appraisal Institute Appraising Distressed Commercial Real Estate 2010
Appraisal Institute General Appraiser Income Approach/ Part 1 2010
Appraisal Institute General Appraiser Sales Comparison Approach 2010
Appraisal Institute General Appraiser Report Writing and Case Studies 2010
Appraisal Institute Advanced Applications 2011
Appraisal Institute Advanced Sales Comparison and Cost Approach 2011
Appraisal Institute Business Practices and Ethics 2011
Appraisal Institute Advanced Income Capitalization 2011
Appraisal Institute 7 Hour USPAP Update 2012
McKissock Appraising and Analyzing Industrial and Flex Building for Mortgage Underwriting 2012
Appraisal Institute Fundamentals of Separating Real Property, Personal Property and Intangible Business Assets 2013
Appraisal Institute 7 Hour USPAP Update 2014
Lowman & Co. Supervisory & Trainee Appraisers Course 2014
McKissock Avoiding Mortgage Fraud for Appraisers 2015
Appraisal Institute 7 Hour USPAP Update 2016
McKissock Introduction to Legal Descriptions 2016
Appraisal Institute Online Data Verification Methods 2016
McKissock Appraisal of Fast Food Facilities 2016
McKissock Appraisal of Self Storage Facilities 2017
Appraisal Institute Two Day Advanced Income Cap/B 2017
Appraisal Institute General Demonstration Report Writing 2017
Appraisal Institute 7 Hour USPAP Update 2018
Appraisal Institute Advanced Market Analysis and Highest & Best Use 2018
Appraisal Institute Sexual Harassment Prevention Training 2020
McKissock 7 Hour USPAP Update 2020
McKissock 2020-2021 7 Hour USPAP update 2021
McKissock Sexual Harassment Prevention Training 2021
McKissock Appraisal of Owner-Occupied Commercial Properties 2021
McKissock Divorce and Estate Appraisals: Elements of Non-Lender Work 2021
McKissock Evaluations, Desktops, and Other Limited Scope Appraisals 2021
McKissock Land and Site Valuation 2021
McKissock 2022-2023 7 Hour USPAP update 2022
McKissock Appraising Small Apartment Properties 2022
McKissock Appraisal of REO and Foreclosure Properties 2023
McKissock Sexual Harassment Prevention Training 2023
McKissock Introduction to Commercial Appraisal Review 2023
McKissock Best Practices for Completing Bifurcated and Hybrid Appraisals 2023