Robert Barton Passed Away

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Barton, Robert, the First Licensed Appraiser in Virginia Passed AwayWe are saddened to learn Bob Barton has passed way. Bob was a true pioneer to the profession and a leader for Virginia.

Bob entered the Real Estate Industry in 1965 as a sales agent, later to become the first licensed appraiser in Virginia. His license number is 4001-000001. Bob was also the first Chairman of the Real Estate Appraiser Board and a true friend to Virginia appraisers. He will be greatly missed.

The funeral Services are Tuesday August 22 at 11:00 AM.

VaCAP has received many expressions of sadness and sorrow. We will forward those condolences to Bob’s Family.

Below are the arrangements VaCAP has obtained for those who have asked.

Visitation with the Family:
Crestwood Presbyterian Church
627 Jahnke Rd., Richmond, VA
Monday, August 21 – 5:00- 7:00 PM

The Service:
Crestwood Presbyterian Church
627 Jahnke Rd., Richmond, VA
Tuesday, August 22 at 11:00 AM

Mr. Barton was in the real estate business for over 50 years. He was president of Barton Real Estate Services (formerly Barton & Company), a real estate consulting and appraisal firm. He was a member of the Counselors of Real Estate and the Appraisal Institute, where he served in various leadership capacities on both local and national levels. He served as director of the Richmond Association of Realtors and a member of the Policy Board of the Virginia Association of Realtors. In 2016,he was inducted into the Virginia Association of Realtors Hall of Fame. He was also president of the Richmond Chapters of the Society of Real Estate Appraisers, the American Institute of Real Estate Appraisers and the Central Virginia Chapter of the Appraisal Institute. He served as Chairman of the Coalition of Appraisers in Virginia, Chairman of the Appraisal Section of the Virginia Association of Realtors and President and Director of the Virginia Association of Professional Appraisers. Governor L. Douglas Wilder appointed him Chairman of the first Real Estate Appraiser Board in Virginia when it was established by the legislature in 1991. He served as Chairman of the Board for four years helping organize the appraiser regulatory system for the Commonwealth of Virginia… Read more >>

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  1. Retired Appraiser Retired Appraiser says:

    Rest In Peace Very Old Barton! You’ve finally reached a land where AMCs are banned for all of eternity.

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  2. BigAl says:

    My condolences to his family and friends.

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  3. jeanie says:

    My condolences to those who knew him and loved him.

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  4. Eric West says:

    RIP! Prayers for him and his family.

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