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Volunteers of Distinction 2022

Appraisal Institute Recognition Program

The Appraisal Institute’s recognition program honors volunteers for their service to the Appraisal Institute, to the real estate valuation profession and to their local communities. Each quarter, the Appraisal Institute recognizes AI professionals who have been nominated by their fellow AI professionals. Individuals may be recognized once per calendar year.


Any Designated Member, Candidate for Designation, Practicing Affiliate or Affiliate in good standing who makes contributions to the Appraisal Institute, the valuation profession and their local community is eligible to be recognized. AI professionals in good standing submit nominations of fellow AI professionals in good standing, on a form provided on the Appraisal Institute’s website, to AI national staff. Appraisal Institute staff receive and review nominations to confirm that they conform to the program’s selection criteria. Individuals may not nominate themselves.

Nominations should be sent to

Download the nomination form

Download a one-page program description

Q4 2022

DanBittner Headshot

Daniel J. Bittner, SRA

Great Lakes Chapter

ChrisDaniel Headshot

Christopher T. Daniel, SRA

Northern California Chapter

JamesMullin Headshot

James T. Mullin, SRA

Delaware Chapter

LukeNordine Headshot

Luke A. Nordine, MAI

Hoosier State Chapter

JesseVance Headshot

Jesse B. Vance, Jr., MAI, SRA

South Florida Chapter

Q3 2022

MatthewMag Headshot

Matthew M. Magdziarz, MAI, AI-GRS

Chicago Chapter

Stacey Nadolny Headshot

Stacey Elizabeth Nadolny, MAI

Chicago Chapter

MichaelCibene Headshot

Michael S. Cibene, SRA, AI-RRS

South Florida Chapter

Q2 2022



 Alexandra M. Meade, MAI, AI-GRS

Chicago Chapter

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Carlos D. Gobel, SRA

South Florida Chapter

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Claire M. Aufrance, MAI, SRA

North Carolina Chapter

Matt Atwood headshot

Matthew B. Atwood, Practicing Affiliate

Northern California Chapter

Michelle Patton Headshot

 Michelle Patton, MAI

Northern California Chapter

Untitled design (21)

Nicholas W. Bennett, MAI

Nevada Chapter

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Richard deVerdier, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS

Chicago Chapter

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Robert D. Becker, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS

Chicago Chapter

Sherry Watkins 2020

Sherry L. Watkins, MAI

Atlanta Area Chapter


Smedmore Bernard, MAI

Chicago Chapter

Untitled design (19)

Susan Ulman, MAI

Chicago Chapter

Q1 2022

Frank Notaro Headshot 2022

Frank Notaro, MAI, SRA
Long Island Chapter


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