Chief Appraiser

Calvin C. Hicks, Jr., CAE, RES, GCA                                                                                                                                                                     

Mr. Hicks was appointed as Chief Appraiser for DeKalb County by the Board of Assessors in 2009.  He has also served as Chief Appraiser for Monroe, Bibb, Baldwin and Richmond Counties.


Hicks is a member of the Georgia Association of Assessing Officials (GAAO) and has received the Georgia Certified Appraiser (GCA) designation. He is also a member of the International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO) and received the Residential Evaluation Specialist (RES) and Certified Assessment Evaluator (CAE) designations. He served as president of GAAO in 1993-1994 and as an Executive Board member of IAAO in 1998. He is a licensed real estate broker (inactive) in Georgia and a Certified General appraiser.

As Chief Appraiser, Mr. Hicks reports directly to the Board of Assessors.