GUY E. GRISCOM, CAE RECOGNIZED AS A MOST DISTINGUISHED RETIREE BY STRATHMORE’S WHO’S WHO WORLDWIDE PUBLICATION
FARMINGDALE, NEW YORK, AUGUST 4, 2017 Guy E. Griscom, CAE of Conroe, Texas has been recognized as a Most Distinguished Retiree by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide for his outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of county government services.
ABOUT GUY E. GRISCOM, CAE
Mr. Griscom is currently retired after 50 years experience in government services. He served as the Director of the Appraisal Department for the Harris County Appraisal District in Harris County, Texas for the past 27 years. He was responsible for setting values on property tax for 1.7 million parcels and oversaw all aspects of the appraisal department. Mr. Griscom served as a Senior Instructor for the International Association of Assessing Officers and was a certified instructor by the Appraisal Foundation for licensing and setting appraisal standards. He was honored as Instructor of the Year by the Texas Association of Assessing Officers and the Texas Association of Appraisal Districts. He has written numerous articles for the International Association of Assessing Officers Magazine and has also written Appraisal Textbooks.
Born on September 13, 1944 in Houston, Texas, Mr. Griscom obtained a B.B. A. at the University of Houston in 1972. He is a Certified Assessment Evaluator through the International Association of Assessing Officers and a Licensed Registered Professional Appraiser through the State of Texas.
From 1964 to 1968 Mr. Griscom served as a field appraiser of residential property for the consolidated tax office of the City of Houston, Texas and the Houston Independent School District. He led the efforts to computerize the property tax records for the City of Houston from 1968 to 1972 and from 1972 to 1977 directed the property tax collection department for the City of Houston and for the Houston Independent School District. He also served as a Tax Assessor/Collector from 1978 to 1979 for the same. Mr. Griscom became the first Chief Appraiser of the Montgomery Central Appraisal District of Conroe, Texas, consolidating the appraisal records of 72 taxing entities within Montgomery, Texas, serving from 1980 to 1982. He then served as Vice President of Cole, Layer & Trumble Company from 1983 to 1985. From 1985 to 1986, Mr. Griscom served as President of his own company specializing in appraisal services. Beginning in 1987, he served as a member of the Harris County Appraisal Districts’ management team where he directed the operation of the appraisal department, until his retirement in 2014. He has served as an instructor of appraisal courses required for the Texas State Appraiser Licensing Board since 1985.
Mr. Griscom was the Past President and Member of the International Association of Assessing Officers, and is affiliated with the Texas Association of Assessing Officers, the Texas Association of Appraisal Districts, and an Appointed Member of the Appraisal and Practices Board of the Appraisal Foundation.
On January 26, 1966, Mr. Griscom married Sheri and they have two children and five grandchildren. He spends his retirement enjoying family activities and outings, fishing, hunting and riding a John Deere tractor.
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