Daniel M. Fries, SRA


Designated SRA Member of Appraisal Institute

Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser, GA License No: 1014

Qualified FHA Appraiser and VA Appraisal Panel


Owner and President of Daniel Fries & Associates, Inc. Real Estate Appraisers & Consultants, established in 1987. Originally employed and trained by Dillon Fries & Associates as a residential real estate appraiser from 1983 to 1986. Our current company has experience in all types of residential appraisals, consulting and redevelopment. Our extensive experience includes single family detached and attached dwellings, condominiums, vacant land, individual lots, 2-4 unit small income properties, luxury estate homes, relocation appraisals as well as appraisals for litigation purposes. Provide consultation services on existing and proposed improvements as well as studies for renovations and highest and best use strategies for owners, developers, investors and lenders.


  • 1982 - North Georgia College & State University, Dahlonega, GA Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
  • 1990  Completed all course requirements and narrative appraisal report for successful attainment of SRA with the Appraisal Institute.

Professional Memberships - Appointed/Elected Offices


2018-2019 Appraisal Institute National Committee - Body of Knowledge
2014 President, Atlanta Area Appraisal Institute
2013 Vice President, Atlanta Area Appraisal Institute
2011-2012 Public Relations Chair, Appraisal Institute, Region 9
2012 Secretary, Atlanta Area Appraisal Institute
2011 Treasurer, Atlanta Area Appraisal Institute
2011 Volunteer of Distinction, Appraisal Institute, Region 9
2010-2011 Member of Worldwide ERC- Appraisal Trained 2010
2008-2010 National Experience Review Committee, Appraisal Institute
2008-2010 Residential Admissions Chair, Atlanta Area Appraisal Institute
2008-2010 Board of Directors, Atlanta Area Appraisal Institute
2006-2007 President, Georgia Appraisers Coalition
2005-2007 Government Relations Chair, Atlanta Area Appraisal Institute
2003-2012 Treasurer, Georgia Appraisers Coalition
1996-1997 Board of Directors, Atlanta Area Appraisal Institute
1995-1996 Public Relations Chair, Atlanta Area Appraisal Institute
1993 Regional Representative, Atlanta Area Appraisal Institute
1993-1994 Young Advisory Council, Society of Real Estate Appraisers
1991-1993 Candidate Guidance Chair, Atlanta Area Appraisal Institute
1990 Designated Senior Residential Appraiser, Appraisal Institute



Our offices are located at:

Corporate Square
349-B Dahlonega Street
Cumming, GA 30040



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Example of small acreage estate in North Fulton.

As you can see from our Services and Rates page, our staff appraises a wide range of properties around the greater Metro Atlanta area.

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Example of luxury home with amenities, such as custom pool.

This home is indicative of the type of property that our firm appraises.