Elaine Liz-Ramirez, MAI, AI-GRS, is the chief appraiser for Hancock Whitney Bank headquartered in Gulfport, Mississippi. Liz-Ramirez oversees the Real Estate Valuation and Environmental teams. In her role, Liz-Ramirez is responsible for strategic management, administration of policy/procedures and professional development of staff.
Liz-Ramirez is a graduate of Stetson University with a degree in finance. Her passion for the profession began at an early age alongside her dad, who was a Realtor and appraiser. Prior to her recent banking career, she was an active commercial appraiser in private practice in Key West and Central Florida for over 20 years. She has held various positions within the Appraisal Institute at the chapter, region and national level. In 2016, she received the Volunteer of Distinction award from the East Florida Chapter.
Liz-Ramirez currently serves as Region X chair and is on the Appraisal Institute’s Board of Directors, the Audit Committee and the Women’s Initiative Committee. National AI recognitions include: Ted Anglyn Award [LDAC] in 2013 and Volunteer of Distinction in 2021.