Gillott Appraisal Services, Inc. started as a residential firm 35 years ago by John and Doretta Gillott, took the opportunity to expand the business, through experience and education, into a regional, national and international valuation and consulting firm. Both have served on national, regional and local boards and committees associated with the appraisal profession, including the first appraisal board of Florida and national committees related to the certification of appraisers in the US, and have been active in teaching appraisal theory in the US and abroad. Listed below is a partial list of clients and some of the special projects completed.

American Airlines
American Rice
Amoco Oil Company
APAC (Old Castle)
Bank of America
Bank of Netherlands
Bank of Singapore
Blackstone Group
Canadian Imperial Bank
Chemical Bank
Chevron USA
Ciba-Geigy Corporation
Citgo Oil
Coastal Oil
Delaware North
Eastern Airlines
El Paso Energy
Fireman’s Fund
General Growth
Hartz Mountain
Hess Oil Company
Hughes Aircraft
Internal Revenue Service
International Paper
Kash ‘n Karry
Koch Refining
Martin Chemical
Mass. Mutual
McKesson Robbins
Memorex Telex
Merrill Lynch
Miller Brewing
Motiva (Texaco/Shell)
Nestlé North America
OCBC Bank (China)
Petroleum Packers, Inc.
Rinker Materials
Sarasota Memorial
Seminole Electric
Shell Oil
Shurgard Storage
Signature Aviation
Southeast Airlines
Speedling Corporation
StarEnterprise (Texaco)
State of Florida
Texaco Refining
Trammel Crowe
Vanalco Ingot & Smelter
Venice Minerals
Wells Fargo/Wachovia
Westfield Corporation
Westway Terminals
Youngquist Brothers

Imperial Bank of Canada
Project manager for a leveraged buyout of 200 Shoney’s Restaurants
American Rice
The largest rice processing plant in the US in Freeport, Texas
Hartz Mountain
Project manager for appraisal of all real estate holdings
Trammell Crowe
Project manager for appraisal of all Class A office buildings held in the international and equity partnership portfolios
Bank of Singapore
Appraised a segment of office building portfolios in the United States
The Blackstone Group
Appraised Ibis Golf & Country Club, a 1,900-acre upscale residential development in West Palm Beach , Florida, for syndication and allocation of purchase price for the IRS
Prudential Bus. Campus
24 Multi-tenant office and flex buildings with total of 1,162,566 square feet in Horsham, Pennsylvania; reconciled value $100-million
International Paper
Appraised and reviewed divestiture of $750-million in medium-density fiber board plants at 13 locations in southeast US
Hess Oil Corporation
Appraised refinery’s property in St. Croix, a 231-million barrel facility
Bank of China
2.1-million square foot high-tech green house space in four facilities for Speedling, Inc. and 375,000 square foot high-tech greenhouse facility for the Park Seed Company
CSX Transportation, Inc.
Appraised proposed 1,600-acre Hutchinson Island project in Savannah, Georgia
Vanalco Ingot & Smelter
Appraised $85-million facility in Vancouver, Washington as a smelter and as vacant
Astroteck Space Operations
Nine-building commercial satellite-processing facility in Titusville, Florida (Cape Canaveral)
Mines and Quarries
Appraised over 60 mining properties, including coal, aggregates and gems in eastern US
Nestlés Waters N. America
$32-million, 404,000-square foot high speed bottling plant in Madison County, Florida
US Sugar Corporation
187,000 acres of citrus and cane land, Southern Gardens Citrus Processing Plant, Clewiston Sugar Mill and Refinery, and two railroads for $2.2-billion buyout by State of Florida