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In response to the growing need for professional real estate valuation and consulting services in the Western Pacific, W. Nicholas Captain, MAI, CRE formed The Captain Company in 1997. As the only CRE designated real estate consultant and the only Hawaii-trained MAI designated appraiser based in the Western Pacific, Mr. Captain is uniquely qualified to assist sophisticated clients on challenging assignments. His professional background includes seven years of training at one of Hawaii ’s most prestigious real estate consulting firms. His international experience in the region includes: appraising all privately owned real estate on Guam for government property tax purposes; appraising all public land in the Republic of Palau for government decision making purposes; estimating a loss in use value for four Marshall Islands atolls that were previously contaminated as a result of the United States nuclear testing program in the 1950s; appraising potential United States Embassy sites in Papua New Guinea, the Federated States of Micronesia and the Republic of Palau; a land study in the Independent State of Samoa and numerous other assignments.