Thomas E. Rhodes, MAI, SRA
State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser #RZ527

Tom is the President of Rhodes & Rickolt, and is the Senior Appraiser for the firm. He brings 38 years of appraisal experience including six years in the Marion County Property Appraiser’s Office and 32 years as an independent commercial appraiser. A wide variety of complex commercial, industrial, office, litigation, and eminent domain assignments are part of his expertise. He is a native of Ocala graduating from Central Florida Community College and attended Auburn University. Mr. Rhodes received his MAI designation in 1989 and his SRA designation in 1985.

Charles E. Rickolt, SRA
State Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser #RD860

Chuck is the single-family residential specialist for the firm. Mr. Rickolt brings 28 years of appraisal experience in Marion and the surrounding counties and has developed a specialty in the valuation of horse farms, high-end residential estates, and forensic appraisals (including review assignments) where litigation skills are required. Mr. Rickolt is the principal and sole appraiser on all his assignments.

Joshua W. Scroggie
State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser #RZ2710

Josh joined Rhodes & Rickolt in April 2000. He was born in Ocala, Florida and graduated from the University of North Florida in 1998, receiving a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, majoring in Marketing and Management. Currently, Josh is involved in a variety of appraisal projects including multi-family residential properties, warehouses and manufacturing facilities, shopping center properties, residential neighborhoods, and many other commercial property types. Additionally, Josh has performed expert witness testimony in real estate value litigation cases.
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Stephen G. Butler
State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser #RZ3698

Stephen has been appraising commercial real property since joining Rhodes & Rickolt, P.A. in 2007. A native of Atlanta, Georgia, he relocated to Ocala after an extensive career in computer service and support. Stephen currently participates in a variety of commercial appraisal assignments including industrial warehouses, manufacturing and distributing facilities, retail properties (including stand-alone buildings and strip centers), medical and professional offices, oil change and car wash facilities, rural residential and agricultural properties (including many of Ocala's horse farms).
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Marcia R. Butler
State Registered Trainee Appraiser #RI19773

Marcy joined Rhodes & Rickolt in Febuary 2006. Like her father (and boss) Tom, she is a native of Ocala. Marcy graduated from Vanguard High School in 1999 and received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Flagler College in 2005. She and fellow appraiser Stephen were married in March 2009. She currently participates in a variety of commercial appraisal assignments including horse farm properties, multi-family residential properties including duplex and apartment complexes, medical and professional offices, retail, and other commercial appraisals.

Marcia Whaley
Office Manager

Marcia has worked with Tom Rhodes and Chuck Rickolt for over 20 years. Marcia serves as the office manager and researcher for Rhodes & Rickolt. Her duties include client reception, bookkeeping, word processing, and market research.