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Shelby T. French, MAI

Senior Vice President

Shelby T. French, MAI

Senior Vice President

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(972) 630-6699
sfrench@cmi-tax.com

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Shelby French was born in Dallas, Texas, 1962.  Shelby graduated in 1986 from North Texas Sate University, Denton, Texas, receiving a Bachelor of Business Administration in real estate and finance.  He began his professional career as a broker assistant in the Dallas office of Marcus & Millichap.  Thereafter, Shelby joined Hunsicker Appraisal Company where he performed appraisal assignments on a wide variety of commercial properties throughout the state of Texas.  While employed by Hunsicker, he earned his MAI designation from the Appraisal Institute.

Shelby has a total of 33 years experience representing clients in ad valorem property tax matters and related real estate consulting services.  Prior to joining Cantrell McCulloch, Inc. in 2009, he was employed for 13 years as a senior consultant with Marvin F. Poer & Company.  Since Shelby has been at CMI, he has saved his clients almost $90 million in actual taxes with almost $30 million in 2018 and 2019 alone.

Education

  • North Texas State University, BBA in Real Estate and Finance, Denton, Texas

Professional Designations & Affiliations

Member, Appraisal Institute, MAI
Texas Real Estate Broker License
Certified General Real Estate Appraiser, State of Texas
Licensed Property Tax Consultant, State of Texas
Texas Association of Property Tax Professionals (TAPTP)