ASA NJ Calendar

Chapter 73, serving the bustling Northern New Jersey corridor, is one of the most active in the nation! Our calendar of educational, recreational, and social events has the latest news about seminars, meetings, lectures, speeches, parties, and functions.

October Meeting: Real Property Analysis of Big Box Sale Transactions

The October Chapter Meeting will be held on Wednesday October, 26, 2016 at 6:00 pm at LuNello's 182 Stevens Ave, Cedar Grove, NJ 07009 (Phone: 973-837-1660) [Map]. The Executive Meeting is scheduled for 6:00 pm followed by Dinner at 6:30. The guest speaker will be Brett A. Harrington President of the International Appraisal Company based in Upper Saddle River, NJ, who will talk about "The Dark Store Theory -- A Real Property Analysis of Big Box Sale Transactions"

Mr. Harrington, who took his B.S.in Finance at the University of Connecticut, specializes in property tax valuation, administration and consulting. He has participated in many programs and served on a number of committees for the Institute for Professionals in Taxation, where he is currently an instructor for the Real Property Tax School. He has also testified as an expert before local and state appeal boards across the country.

Mr. Harrington will present a data-driven study of over 200 Big Box sale transactions, analyzing leased fee vs. fee simple sales, subsequent use of vacant properties, and the impact of deed restrictions on sales. This is a hot topic of interest to all appraisers, especially real property and business valuation appraisers.

You won't want to miss this important and timely presentation. The program qualifies for two (2) hours of ASA Continuing Education Credit.

Dinner is $30 per person with a cash bar available. Please RSVP to Chapter Secretary Michael Lavelle via Evite, phone (201-265-3333 ), or email by Friday, October 21. Make checks payable to "ASA Northern New Jersey Chapter 73" and mail to Michael Lavelle, Appraisal Economics, 140 E. Ridgewood Ave, Paramus, NJ 07652.

NOTE: Appraisers attending this meeting may also be interested in attending the 2-Hour New Jersey Real Property Appraisal Law Course presented by the ASA Northern New Jersey Chapter​ on the same ​day, in the same location, starting at 4:00 pm.

If you plan to take the Course and attend the Meeting, send a check for $80 ($50 for tuition, $30 for dinner) to Paul Roberts, International Appraisal Company, 110 Pleasant Avenue, Upper Saddle River, NJ, 07458. But also RSVP regarding the Meeting to Chapter Secretary Michael Lavelle via Evite, phone (201-265-3333 ), or email by Friday, October 21.

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2-Hour New Jersey Real Property Appraisal Law Course

The Northern New Jersey Chapter of the American Society of Appraisers will sponsor a two (2) hour New Jersey Real Property Appraisal Law Course from 4:00-6:00 pm on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at LuNello's 182 Stevens Ave, Cedar Grove, NJ 07009 (Phone: 973-837-1660) [Map]. The instructor will be Robert J. Luciani, ASA.

Robert Luciani, ASA
The two hour New Jersey Real Property Appraisal Law Course is required for all Licensed New Jersey Real Property Appraisers before the next license renewal. It emphasizes changes to the laws and regulations made during the past two years, and offers a refresher on the provisions most relevant to everyday practice.

Please register early for this mandatory class which qualifies for two (2) hours of Continuing Education (CE) Credit for New Jersey Licensed Appraisers. Course approval for the CE credit is pending with the New Jersey State Board of Real Estate Appraisers.

Tuition for the course is $50.00, which includes all course materials. Please mail your check for $50.00 to Paul Roberts, International Appraisal Company, 110 Pleasant Avenue, Upper Saddle River, NJ, 07458. Seating is limited so please reserve ASAP.

NOTE: Appraisers taking this class may also be interested in attending the October Meeting of the ASA Northern New Jersey Chapter​ on the same ​day, in the same location, starting right after the class at 6:00 pm.

If you plan to take the Course and attend the Meeting, send Paul a check for $80 ($50 for the course, $30 for dinner) and RSVP regarding the Meeting to Chapter Secretary Michael Lavelle via Evite, phone (201-265-3333 ), or email by Friday, October 21.

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May Meeting: Market and Economic Outlook for 2016

The May Chapter Meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 11, 2015 at 6:00 pm at LuNello's 182 Stevens Ave, Cedar Grove, NJ 07009 (Phone: 973-837-1660) [Map]. The Executive Meeting is scheduled for 6:00 pm followed by Dinner at 6:30. The guest speaker will be Kevin Benoit of Morgan Stanley Wealth Management who will talk about “The Market and Economic Outlook for 2016.”

Kevin Benoit of Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
Mr. Benoit is a Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor and Financial Advisor who has been managing investments for individuals and institutions under a variety of market conditions for over 25 years. A graduate of the University of Rochester with a BA in Economics, Kevin took his MBA in Finance from Fordham University. He was named a Top Trader of the Year in 2011 by Futures Magazine. Before joining Morgan Stanley, Benoit was President of Stratford Capital Management Inc., which used financial futures to manage assets for high net worth investors. He had previously managed a proprietary municipal bond portfolio for Prudential Securities and had been a municipal bond trader at Bear Stearns.

You won't want to miss this important and timely presentation. The program qualifies for two hours of ASA Continuing Education Credit.

Dinner is $30 per person with a cash bar. Please RSVP to Chapter Secretary Michael Lavelle via Evite, phone (201-265-3333 ), or email by Friday, May 6. Make checks payable to "ASA Northern New Jersey Chapter 73" and mail to Michael Lavelle, Appraisal Economics, 140 E. Ridgewood Ave, Paramus, NJ 07652.

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SAVE THE DATE: 7-Hour National USPAP Update Course

The Northern New Jersey Chapter of the American Society of Appraisers together with Appraisal Economics will sponsor an all-discipline National USPAP 2016-2017 7-hour Update Course on Monday March 21, 2016 at 9:00 am.  The course will be held in the conference room at Appraisal Economics, 140 E Ridgewood Ave Suite 380N, Paramus, NJ 07652 (Phone: 201-265-3333). The instructor, fees and other details are to be announced.

The National USPAP Update Course from The Appraisal Foundation is a one-day course that focuses on recent changes to USPAP requirements for ethical behavior and competent performance by appraisers.  This course, which clarifies several commonly misunderstood aspects of USPAP, will aid appraisers in all areas of appraisal practice seeking updated USPAP competency, including those subject to state licensing or certification and continuing education requirements imposed by professional organizations, client groups, or employers.

This course is required for all State Licensed or Certified Real Property Appraisers and Assessors.

Seating is limited, so please register early for the course, which meets the USPAP continuing education requirements for most appraisers, including the ASA requirement of one 7-hour USPAP update course every five years for accredited (AM, ASA, FASA) appraisers.

Due to limited seating, please email Paul Roberts at PaulR@iacinc.com to indicate your interest and confirm that a seat is available.

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January Meeting: Holiday Party with Gary Snowdon

The Northern New Jersey ASA January Chapter meeting will be held on Wednesday January 13,
2016 at 6:30 pm at LuNello's 182 Stevens Ave, Cedar Grove, NJ 07009 (Phone: 973-837-1660) [Map].  The meeting is the Annual Holiday Party, with dinner, cash bar and a White Elephant Gift Exchange. The Guest Speaker will be Gary Snowdon, ASA. Mr. Snowdon is the Region 1 Governor and Principal Appraiser at the Albany, NY firm of Snowdon Valuation. He will talk about the latest events from ASA.

Gary Snowdon, who received his B.A. in Education from William Paterson University and earned a Graduate Certificate in Public Management from Rockefeller College, SUNY Albany, has over 20 years’ experience appraising commercial and industrial real estate. He specializes in complex commercial, industrial, and vacant land appraisals in the Hudson Valley, Capital, Saratoga, and Adirondack regions for finance, litigation support, estates, eminent domain, conservation, and other purposes.

Mr. Snowdon has served as an Appraisal Consultant to the NYS Department of Transportation and as a Regional Advisor to the NYS Secretary of State. A NYS Certified Appraisal Instructor, he has developed and taught courses and seminars for ASA, the National Association of Independent Fee Appraisers and the Appraisal Institute. He has also contributed to books and journals on real estate topics and writes The Snowdon Report. We're very pleased he can join us and hope you can too.

The meeting is FREE for ASA Chapter members; $30 for non-member guests. Please bring a wrapped gift worth approximately $20-$25, if you want to participate in the White Elephant Gift Exchange.

Please RSVP to Chapter Secretary Michael Lavelle via Evite, phone (201-265-3333 ), or email  by Friday, January 8. Make checks payable to "ASA Northern New Jersey Chapter 73" and mail to Michael Lavelle, Appraisal Economics, 140 E. Ridgewood Ave, Paramus, NJ 07652.

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