Tim has a background in Information Science with a degree from the University of Pittsburgh. Tim joined the team in 2006, bringing with him his expertise in technology & appraisals in the Residential & Commercial areas as well as a background in Vintage Real Estate and Mineral Rights Issues.


President, Owner

Robert  WaCHowiak

Appraisal Apprentice


Luke is an Appraisal Apprentice learning and being educated with exemplary hands-on experience with our knowledgible professional appraisers combined with his degree from Youngstown University. Logging in an extensive Apprenticeship is required by all Appraisers before they can become certified & Licensed Appraisers. We are proud and excited to be a part of Luke's career path as he pursues his Appraisal Certifications.



All of the Appriasers at Owen Appraisal Service, LLC are certified, licensed and up-to-date on continuing education through the Appraisal Institute© as a residential real estate appraisal firm located in Robinson Township, PA. Since April 1994, we have completed in excess of 80,000 appraisal assignments in the greater Pittsburgh region. We currently service Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Washington, and Westmoreland Counties.



Our customer focus provides us with a solid reputation with clients and industry professionals. When you are looking for accurate and reliable appraisal property information, make sure to contact our office in Pittsburgh      at (412) 921-6936.


Since 1988, Robert Owen has been honing his craft in the Appraisal Industry. A Graduate of Duquesne University with a BS/BA degree in Finance with a concentration in Real Estate Law & Fundamentals, Bob knew early on the direction he wished to take his career. Over the years, Bob has acquired multiple certifications and licenses in multiple counties and states and is a respected authority & educator in the Real Estate industry across the tri-state area. But what really sets him apart from other Appraisers is his SRA Designation. Only professionals who provide a wide range of services for residential properties related to, providing opinions of value, evaluations, reviews, consulting, and advice regarding investment decisions, among other things can acquire this designation. One also must personify integrity, ethics and reliable expertise as well as pass and obtain credit for rigorous educational requirements. These have all made him a sought after council from Real Estate professionals to Mortgage Lenders & Builders as well as a respected and reliable source for Attorneys for his court testimony across multiple counties.


Robert has a background in Mortgages, beginning his career as a mortgage processor and an appraisal underwriter in 1992 and moving into the Appraisal Coordinator realm in 1993 and joined the Owen Appraisal team in 1995. Robert received extensive training and certification from the Appraisal Institute and McKissock, to sharpen his skills in multiple counties and appraisal needs.


Since 1975 and receiving his degree from the University of Pittsburgh, Dave has been immersed in the Appraisal and Real Estate industry. He has served as a County Assessor in the state of Arizona, as well as an Appraiser in New Jersey. Dave made his way back to Pennsylvania in 1993 continuing to sharpen his appraisal expertise, certifications and skills and joined the Owen Appraisal team in 1995.



Appraiser Coordinator




Ryan began his career as a Real Estate Analyst, accruing a large client base in a very short time - based on his expertise & Finance degree from the University of Pittsburgh.  Ryan joined Owen Appraisal Service in 2012, adding to the team a keen attention to detail, incredible understanding of market data & neighborhood values. 





Stacy Nickles has been with our company since 2007 as our Appraisal Coordinator/Office Manager. She came to us with 15+ years’ experience of corporate training in customer service and sales, as well as retail management.

She is married and has two daughters, and currently resides in Moon Twp with her husband and her many animals.

In her spare time, she likes to travel, read, enjoys concerts, spending time with family, taking care of her backyard chickens, and working in her direct sales business.

Stacy is always ready and willing to help our customers and clients, and will be your first point of contact when you call or email our office.



VP of  Marketing

Joanna has been a member of the Owen Appraisal Service team for 20 years. She brought to the team a Bachelors in Business Management Marketing from the University of Pittsburgh. She implements any and all strategies for team building, customer retention, lead generation, brand awareness/reputation and good will efforts.

She has worked for various appraisal management companies before joining Owen Appraisal. Her passion is to give back to her community and those in need, so Joanna is involved in many facets of volunteer work. She lives in the western suburbs of Allegheny County with her husband Bob and puppy. 

Robert  Owen  SRA


You may be a great fit for our company. We have trained and guided many outstanding individuals that apprenticed with us. Robert Owen and all of his Appraisers have a renowned and respected reputation across city, state and county lines for their expertise and knowledge in the Appraisal Industry.

For more information on how to proceed in becoming a Licensed and Certified Appraiser, click below to get started: