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AppraiserFest

11/01/18 - 11/03/18

Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center

900 Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205

AppraiserFest

Thursday, November, 1st 2018  

Friday, November, 2nd 2018

Saturday, November, 3rd 2018

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Registration is now open! New Information has been released, Early Registration Discounts, Hotel Room Blocks, and Speakers have all been added.  Find out more here.

SPEAKERS

Jonathan Miller
Jonathan Miller is President and CEO of Miller Samuel Inc., a real estate appraisal and consulting firm he co-founded in 1986. He is a state-certified real estate appraiser in New York and Connecticut, performing court testimony as an expert witness in various local, state and federal courts. He holds the Counselors of Real Estate (CRE) and Certified Relocation Professional (CRP) designations. He is an Appraiser “A” Member of the Real Estate Board of New York and the President of RAC, a premier appraisal organization whose members focus on complex residential properties for relocation, litigation support, testimony, and reviews.
Jonathan is the author of a series of market reports considered the “report of record” covering the New York City metropolitan area, South Florida, Los Angeles and Aspen that are relied on by the media, financial institutions and government agencies including the Federal Reserve, Internal Revenue Service, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the NYC Office of Management and Budget and others. He co-authored a research paper for NYU School of Law and the NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public Service’s Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy titled The Condominium v. Cooperative Puzzle: An Empirical Analysis of Housing in New York City, published in 2007 by the Journal of Legal Studies at the University of Chicago. He also developed pending home sale indices for the Washington, D.C. metro and Baltimore, Maryland metro areas on behalf of MRIS, one of the largest MLS systems in the U.S.
Mr. Miller serves on the New York City Mayor’s Economic Advisory Panel representing the residential real estate sector and the New York State Budget Division Economic Advisory Board. He has participated in studies on valuation issues with academic institutions including New York University, Princeton University, Columbia University and Baruch College. He participated and co-authored a research paper as part of an Urban Land Institue Advisory Services Resilience Panel in Norfolk, VA. He is a well-regarded real estate commentator, covering U.S. and regional housing issues in print and digital media including The New York Times, Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal, Reuters, AP, CNBC, CNN, ABC, The Real Deal, Crain’s New York Business and others.
Websites: Miller Samuel Inc.

Ryan Lundquist
Ryan Lundquist is a certified residential appraiser in the Sacramento area. Ryan runs the Sacramento Appraisal Blog, which is a top-ranking appraisal blog in the United States. He has been quoted in local and national publications and has been involved with the Sacramento Association of Realtors for nearly a decade. Ryan is also a board member of the Real Estate Appraisers Association of Sacramento. He regularly gives presentations for the real estate community and also continuing education for appraisers. His clients include homeowners, real estate agents, governmental agencies, attorneys, and lenders.
Websites: Lundquist Company, Sacramento Appraisal Blog

Ross Kay
Ross N. Kay, the 3rd generation in his family to own a real estate consulting practice, started his 
realty career in an office he shared with his father, Allan, on Guelph Line in Burlington Ontario. He worked with his father, mother, and wife for eight years, where they became the #1 Sales Team in the World for RE/MAX. Ross has often heard saying, “My father was my mentor and I learned a tremendous amount about every aspect of the real estate market from him.” Likewise, Allan R. Kay often stated that “teams, computers, advertising, statistical review, even our sales volume, they were the results of my son, Ross….his ability to analyze and identify trends may be rooted in the generational knowledge he was given but how he takes grassroots understandings and then accurately tells me which homes on which streets will be listed in the next month, I can't answer ”.
Ross is currently Canada's only authority on Real Estate Transactional Data (RETD) in Canada and through this expertise and the relationships he has built with 100's of licensed to trade practitioners, is the only person in Canada to have reviewed and analyzed millions of real estate trades from 1990 onward. His understanding of the power held within RETD, combined with a personal involvement of over 3000 real estate transactions opened opportunities for insight that are unique in North America today. 
Ross has appeared on television and has been interviewed by leading real estate publications. His programs have won international acclaim and awards, proving his worth to his clients. His experience in the fields of Corporate Governance, Copyright and trademark law has been used to the benefit of the individual and both for-profit and not-for-profit corporations.
Ross Kay is the very definition of the Canadian success story. He has continually set new standards of excellence while expanding his interests nationally and internationally. Ross is personally involved in community and charity work believing “being part of a community is more than just owning a home”. He is the archetypal businessman—a deal maker without peer and an ardent mentor to others in his community.
Websites: The Wealthy Homeowner

Elliot Eisenberg, Ph.D.
ELLIOT EISENBERG, Ph.D. is a nationally acclaimed economist and public speaker specializing in making the arcana and minutia of economics fun, relevant and educational. He earned a B.A. in economics with first class honors from McGill University in Montreal, as well as a Masters and Ph.D. in public administration from Syracuse University. Eisenberg, a former Senior Economist with the National Association of Home Builders in Washington, D.C., is the creator of the multifamily stock index (the first nationally recognized index to track the total return of public firms principally involved in the ownership and management of apartments), the author of more than eighty-five articles, serves on the Expert Advisory Board of Mortgage Market Guide and is a regular consultant to several large real estate professional associations, hedge funds and investment advisory groups. He has spoken to hundreds of business groups and associations, often as keynote speaker. Dr. Eisenberg has been invited to testify before lawmakers and is often asked to comment on proposed legislation. His research and opinions have been featured in Bloomberg, Business Week, Bureau of National Affairs, Forbes, Fortune, and many other publications. He is a regularly featured guest on cable news programs, talk and public radio.
Websites: Econ70.com

Maureen Sweeney
Maureen Sweeney, SRA, AI-RRS is a certified residential real estate appraiser in Chicago since 1989. She is licensed in Illinois. Her area of expertise is residential properties in Chicago, with a focus on condominiums, cooperatives and Planned Unit Developments (PUDs). Maureen is the developer of Appraising Condos, Co-ops, and PUDs, an AI National Seminar that debuted in 2013, as well as a seminar reviewer for The Income Approach for Residential Appraisers, which also debuted in 2013. In 2011 she was awarded the Distinguished Service Award from the Chicago Chapter of the Appraisal Institute. Maureen is frequently called upon to share her appraisal knowledge by giving lectures and training seminars to real estate brokers and agents, the lending industry, and crime prevention agencies.

William K. (Bill) Black
Bill Black is an American lawyer, academic, author, and a former bank regulator. Black's expertise is in white-collar crime, public finance, regulation, and other topics in law and economics. He developed the concept of "control fraud", in which a business or national executive uses the entity he or she controls as a "weapon" to commit fraud. Dr. Black stood up for appraisers after the crash of 2008 and famously defended the profession in his TED talk of 2014. 

This is the link to his TED talk... https://www.ted.com/speakers/william_black