Mr. Headrick graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a B. S. in Economics. After working for a Chicago real estate appraisal firm, he founded Robert E. Headrick & Associates, Inc. in 1982. Over the course of his career, he has appraised a multitude of real estate including residential, commercial, industrial, multi-family and vacant land throughout northeast Illinois.


In addition to the preparation of appraisals, Mr. Headrick is well recognized and respected as an expert witness in the area of real estate being retained as an expert witness by many law firms, homeowners, and state & federal government agencies.


Since 2007, Mr. Headrick has been deposed on more than a dozen occasions and provided expert testimony. He has been declared an expert in circuit courts located in Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, Will and McHenry counties.  Mr. Headrick was the expert for the FDIC vs. LSI and FDIC vs. Corelogic  U. S. District Court, Central District of CA (2013)


In the realm of Corporate Relocation, Mr. Headrick has completed Relocation Appraisals for a multitude of In-House and Third Party Corporations since 1977. He is recognized as an expert in this specialized field including:

Past President, Relocation Appraisers and Consultants

  • PHH Relocation Appraiser Advisory Council (1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997)
  • 2009 Award of Excellence-1st Place; LSI Relocation Solutions
  • Distinguished Service Award, Employee Relocation Council (2000)
  • Meritorious Service Award, Employee Relocation Council (1997)
  • Award for Excellence from PHH Homequity (1994)
  • RAC (Relocation Appraiser and Consultants) Presidents Award for Outstanding Service (1994)
  • Service Excellence Award -- PHH Homequity (1991)
  • Outstanding Achievement -- PHH Homequity (1990)
  • Author of several Relocation related articles and co-author of the RAC White Paper


Robert E. Headrick


Designations, Certifications, Licenses

  • State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser, State of Illinois
  • Appraisal Institute, Senior Residential Appraiser (SRA), Currently Certified
  • Employee Relocation Council, Senior Certified Relocation Professional (SCRP)
  • Licensed Real Estate Broker, State of Illinois

Professional Activities

  • Instructor for CRP exam (2013, 2014 and 2015)
  • President of Relocation Appraisers and Consultants, Inc. (1996)
  • Contract Investigator-Office of Banks and Real Estate (1998-2000)
  • Chairman of Relocation Committee Appraisal Institute (1995)
  • Member of Admissions Committee Appraisal Institute Vice Chairman (1993)
  • Conducted Miscellaneous Appraisal Seminars
  • First Vice President, Relocation Appraisers & Consultants (1995)
  • Board of Directors, Relocation Appraisers Consultants
  • Member of PHH Advisory Committee
  • Member ERC Spring Conference Planning (2003-ERC)
  • Transferee Communication Task Force-Appraisal Standards (1995-ERC)
  • National Relocation Conference Planning Committee/Speaker (1997, 2003-ERC)
  • Mobility author (1996 & 1997-ERC)
  • Management Forum Speaker/presenter/table moderator/facilitator 1999 & 2000-ERC)
  • Relocation Appraisal Forum Moderator/speaker/panelist (1996)
  • Certification Review Board Member (1998 & 1999-ERC)
  • Focus Group beta-tester (2000-ERC)