Mr. Lucco is the Managing Director of Accurity Qualified Analytics, a real estate appraisal and consulting firm located in Houston, Texas. Accurity Qualified Analytics is a part of Accurity Valuation, a national valuation firm in which Mr. Lucco serves as the Director of Legal Support.
He has a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Houston and has been appraising for over 40 years. Mr. Lucco specializes in residential valuation consulting and litigation support. He holds the designations of SRA with the Appraisal Institute and CRP (Certified Relocation Professional) with the Employee Relocation Council.
Mr. Lucco has received his Texas State Certification as a General Real Estate Appraiser. He has been a fee appraiser for the Veterans Administration and the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. He is an Arbitrator, and among other functions, serves on the panel of Texas Appraisal Review Board Determinations. He has served on the Houston MLS Advisory Board, is a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and a member of the Forensic Expert Witness Association. He is a member of the Houston Association of Realtors, Texas Association of Realtors and the National Association of Realtors. He is also a member of RAC, which provides valuation solutions for complex residential properties.
Mr. Lucco has been involved with the Houston Chapter of the Appraisal Institute, serving as President in 2000. He has also been in leadership roles for the Appraisal Institute at both the regional and national levels. In that capacity he has been involved with Board of Directors, Residential Council, Strategic Planning, Long Range Planning, Residential White Paper Task Force, which was chartered to answer various pointed questions, as to the future of residential appraising, to name a few.
He has been honored by the Appraisal Institute, nationally with the “President’s Award” and the Bert L. Thornton President’s Award and by the Houston chapter of the Appraisal Institute with numerous citations including, the “President’s Award” – twice awarded, “Board of Directors Award”, and “Key Man Award”.
Mr. Lucco has authored articles published in the trade journals, “Appraisal Review and Mortgage Underwriting Journal”, “The Appraisal Journal”, “Regional Real Estate Review”, “Appraisal Today”, “The Communicator”, “Houston Association of Realtors Network”, DS News”, Premier Agent Magazine, LiveValuation and “Texas Realtor”. He is routinely quoted in the local paper regarding the housing market and valuation. He has also appeared on radio and television shows discussing appraising, the housing market, and local economy.
Mr. Lucco has provided expertise on over 700 consulting cases and offered his services as an expert witness at both the state and federal level. He has spoken at national appraisal conferences in both the US and Canada. Over the years has taught for the Appraisal Institute courses and seminars, locally and nationally. He has also served as a Special Commissioner