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    William S. Harps DEI Award

    Recognition of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

    The William S. Harps DEI Award recognizes an Appraisal Institute Professional who exemplifies the value of diversity, equity and inclusion in the valuation profession, and has contributed to making the profession reflective of all the communities we serve.

    William S. Harps, MAI, was the first African American to earn the MAI designation (1960). He’s a past president of American Institute of Real Estate Appraisers (1981) and a leader in breaking racial barriers in the appraisal profession.

    2023 Award Recipient

    Stay tuned! To be announced in October 2023.

    Submit a Nomination

    Ready to nominate yourself or a colleague?

    We will be accepting nominations for this Award in Spring 2024. Nominations are annually due July 31.