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Ryan Farley

Division Manager, Forensics

Mr. Farley has spent 25 years working in the disaster restoration industry. He has performed, managed, and consulted mitigation, environmental and construction projects across the United States. As an XCT – Xactimate Certified Trainer and credentialed career estimator, Mr. Farley specializes in cost analysis, estimating, restoration techniques and applications, and restoration construction. He also conducts trainings on the Xactimate software for other construction professionals nationwide.

Specific strengths that Mr. Farley brings to every project include: estimating, contract negotiation, environmental mitigation (structural drying and mold remediation as well as smoke/fire damage restoration), construction management, construction materials, methods and applications, risk management assessment, construction scheduling, mitigation method & cost evaluation.

Education & Certification

Haag Certified Roof Inspector – Residential, State of AZ
Xactimate Certified Trainer, State of UT
Xactimate – Level 3 Certified User, State of UT
IICRC Water Damage Restoration Technician Registry, State of AZ
IICRC Fire And Smoke Restoration Technician Registry, State of AZ
IICRC Advanced Structural Drying (ASD) Certification, State of AZ

Expert Witness Services

Damages, Construction Defect

Damages, Fire Origin and Cause Investigations

Damages, Water Intrusion