Howard Williams Haynie Jr. ARA, RPRA, CCIM, ALC, CRS


Professional Credentials

Residential Real Estate Council; Chicago, Illinois; July 2019; Certified Member, earned their designation of Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), nationally recognized leader in residential real estate


Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) Institute; Chicago, Illinois; October 2012; Certified Member, earned their designation of Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM), nationally recognized leader in commercial investment real estate


REALTORS® Land Institute, Chicago, Illinois; April, 2010; Accredited Member, earned their designation of Accredited Land Consultant (ALC), nationally recognized leader in land brokerage


American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers, Denver, Colorado; September, 2009 and August 2006, Accredited Member, earned their two appraisal designations: Accredited Rural Appraiser (ARA) and Real Property Review Appraiser (RPRA), nationally recognized leader in agricultural and rural property appraisals


Alabama Real Estate Commission, Montgomery, Alabama; July 2006, Real Estate Salesperson’s License, issued on an inactive status and held by the Commission, activated June 2007

Alabama Real Estate Appraiser’s Board, Montgomery, Alabama; licensed January 1998 as a Certified General Real Property Appraiser, licensed February 1997 as a State Registered Real Property Appraiser

Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama; Master of Science,  December 1988; area of study: agricultural economics with emphasis in economics, finance, and quantitative methods; Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Business and Economics; Distinguished Military Graduate (Army ROTC), March 1986

Professional Employment Experience

Real Estate Appraiser:  Howard W. Haynie and Associates, Inc., Alexander City, Alabama; December 2007 to present. Performed appraisals of the following property types: vacant land, farmland, interim-use agricultural lands in transition to commercial or residential uses, agricultural facilities, special use agricultural properties, poultry farms, timberland, hunting plantations, equestrian facilities, greenhouse facilities, vineyards and wineries, sawmills, cotton gins, conservation easements, various multiple-use commercial type properties, mobile home parks, warehouse storage facilities, commercial buildings, country estates, lakefront residences, lakefront lots, commercial and industrial use lots, and other rural and suburban properties.


REALTOR® (Real Estate Salesperson/Agent):   The Haynie Team, Lake Martin Realty (A Russell Lands-owned company), Alexander City, Alabama – October 2010 to present. RealtySouth Lake Martin Office, Alabama – September 2009 to October 2010. Russell Lands Real Estate, Alexander City, Alabama - July 2007 to September 2009. Acting jointly with spouse, the Haynie Team, list and sell residential and commercial properties, including farms and timberland.

Landowner/Developer/Part-Time Cattleman and Tree Farmer: Haynie Properties, LLC, Alexander City, Alabama – December 2007 to present; Manager and Co-owner; presently operating as a land holding and investment company; operated as B & H Farms producing timber and cattle from 1991 to December 2007, selling cow herd in 2006.

Senior Appraiser/Appraisal Compliance Officer: Federal Land Bank Association of South Alabama (now, Alabama Ag Credit), Montgomery, Alabama; April 2001 to July 2007. Oversaw appraisal compliance, policies, procedures, training, and other appraisal-related matters affecting the Association (lead lender for Capital Markets of the South, a joint venture between the Federal Land Bank Associations in Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana which originated large commercial real estate loan participations with line of credit loans sometimes exceeding $100 million dollars); engaged appraisers and performed reviews of fee appraisals for multi-million dollar commercial loan transactions/loan participations across the United States; performed commercial real estate appraisals, particularly for transactions exceeding $1,000,000; supervised one certified general appraiser, one registered forester, and appraisal activities for 14 collateral evaluators. Delegated authorities: unlimited real estate appraisal authority and unlimited timber cruise valuation authority.

Internal Credit Review Officer: Federal Land Bank Association of South Alabama (now, Alabama Ag Credit), Montgomery, Alabama; June 1998 to April 2001. Performed and provided an Annual Internal Credit Review Report to the Association’s Board of Directors, and performed appraisal and other duties as assigned. Delegated authorities: unlimited loan classification, unlimited real estate appraisal, and unlimited timber cruise/valuation.

Vice President/Branch Manager: Federal Land Bank Association of South Alabama, Selma, Alabama; April 1993 to June 1998. Performed lending, branch supervision, and appraisal duties. Delegated authorities: $500,000 credit, $1,000,000 appraisal, and timber cruise valuation.


Assistant Vice President/Account Executive: First South Production Credit Association (now First South Farm Credit), Hartselle, Alabama; September 1988 to April 1993. Performed lending and appraisal duties.

Commissioned Officer: U.S. Army Reserves and Alabama Army National Guard – 20th Special Forces (Airborne)and 31st Area Support Group; various support, staff, and command positions from 1984 to 1996, advancing to the rank of Captain.

Adjunct Professor: Calhoun Community College, Decatur, AL; taught economics, management, and statistics courses in their evening program from 1989 to 1992.

Graduate Research Assistant: Auburn University, Department of Ag. Economics; September 1986 to September 1988; financial management and computer applications with Alabama farmers and lenders.

Internship: Federal Intermediate Credit Bank of Jackson (FICB); Summer 1985.


John Howard Haynie

Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama.                                                       
Bachelor of Science in Wildlife Enterprise Management, December 2022

Alabama Real Estate Appraiser's Board, Montgomery, Alabama.                            Trainee Real Property Appraiser, Licensed July 2023.