2019 N E Appraisers Expo

Register today for the 2019 New England Appraisers Expo
October 21, 2019
Four Points by Sheraton Hotel
Norwood, MA
Registration fee includes breaks and a hot buffet lunch

Early Bird Prices:
$175 -- MBREA and MA/RI Chapter AI members*
$235 -- Non-members
Early bird pricing ends October 13, 2019 and prices increase by $30

*MA/RI Chapter AI Members who do not belong to MBREA: Contact the AI Chapter office for a discount code. AI members who belong to MBREA should not use the code. You will receive member pricing after logging in.
 
Commercial Program
 
Residential Program
 
Opening General Session Opening General Session
8:30 a.m. to 9:20 a.m.     
John Russell, JD
Senior Director of Government Relations and Business
American Society Of Appraisers
8:30 a.m. to 9:20 a.m.     
John Russell, JD
Senior Director of Government Relations and Business
American Society Of Appraisers
9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.. -- Evaluations: Yes, No, Maybe
 
Description: The panel will talk about why and how clients use evaluations; illustrate how to perform USPAP compliant evaluations; and describe the steps appraisers should take to manage exposure to risks.
 
Moderator:
John Russell, JD, American Society of Appraisers
 
Panelists:
Dorianne Alexandropoulos, Vice President, Leader Bank
Patty Atwood, Vice Chair, Appraisal Standards Board
John Torvi, Vice President, Landy Insurance
David Westcott, Senior Vice President, Santander
9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.. -- Evaluations: Yes, No, Maybe
 
Description: The panel will talk about why and how clients use evaluations; illustrate how to perform USPAP compliant evaluations; and describe the steps appraisers should take to manage exposure to risks.
 
Moderator:
John Russell, JD, American Society of Appraisers
 
Panelists:
Dorianne Alexandropoulos, Vice President, Leader Bank
Patty Atwood, Vice Chair, Appraisal Standards Board
John Torvi, Vice President, Landy Insurance
David Westcott, Senior Vice President, Santander
11:10 a.m. to 12:10 p.m. -- Economic Overview
 Michael A. Tyler, CFA®, Chief Investment Officer
Eastern Bank Wealth Management
11:10 a.m. to 12:10 p.m. -- Economic Overview
 Michael A. Tyler, CFA®, Chief Investment Officer
Eastern Bank Wealth Management
12:15 p.m. to 1:20 p.m. -- Hot buffet lunch w/carving station 12:15 p.m. to 1:20 p.m. -- Hot buffet lunch w/carving station
1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.     Seniors Housing Market Overview and Valuation Methodologies
 
Description:
The seniors housing and care market is one of the more dynamic and fastest growing property types in commercial real estate. It is also one of the more complicated property types to appraise. This panel will provide an overview of market trends and key property attributes; and discuss how these trends and attributes translate to a credible market value

Moderator:
Zach Bowyer, MAI
CBRE|Seniors Housing & Care
 
Panelists:
Melanie J. Kosich, MAI, Director
Integra – Healthcare & Senior Housing
 
Beth Mace, Chief Economist & Director of Capital Markets Outreach
National Investment Center for Seniors Housing and Care
1:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.   Appraisal Problem Solving Through Case Studies
 
Description: In a facilitated environment, the afternoon program will challenge attendees to provide solutions to a variety of appraisal problems. Working in teams, the problems presented in several case studies will be identified, analyzed, and the team’s preferred approach will be reported back to the large group.

Topics include:
  • Market analysis and reporting
  • Is it a legal, non-confirming use?
  • What should be in a highest and best use analysis?
  • Appraisal review – can you identify all the errors in a report?
Moderator:
William Lanciloti, RA
 
Facilitators:
Lorrie Beaumont, RA, ASA, Certified Residential Appraiser
Susan Mitchell, RA, Certified General Appraiser
Michael Nicora, RA, Certified Residential Appraiser
William Pastuszek, Jr., MRA, MAI, ASA, Certified General Appraiser
3:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.     Understanding the Dynamics of the Cannabis Industry

Description: The US Cannabis industry has experienced unprecedented growth over the last several years and although the market is maturing, there is greater risk now than there was at the inception of the boom. Despite highly publicized deals and headline investments, business fundamentals are still required to be successful. The presenters will outline their experiences on building several cannabis businesses and what trends the industry will experience. The presenters will discuss their experiences with what has become a love-hate relationship the real estate component of the business.

Moderator:
George Demopulos, MRICS, RA, SRA, AI-RRS, President & Chief Valuations Officer
Lincoln Appraisal & Settlement Services

Panelists:
Steven Hoffman, Chairman
Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission
 
Vincent Giordano, President
Liberty Compassion
 
Connor Yost, Director
Nucleus One
3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.   Appraisal Problem Solving Through Case Studies (Continued)
 
Description: Description: In a facilitated environment, the afternoon program will challenge attendees to provide solutions to a variety of appraisal problems. Working in teams, the problems presented in several case studies will be identified, analyzed, and the team’s preferred approach will be reported back to the large group.

Topics include:
  • Market analysis and reporting
  • Is it a legal, non-confirming use?
  • What should be in a highest and best use analysis?
  • Appraisal review – can you identify all the errors in a report?
Moderator:
William Lanciloti, RA
 
Facilitators:
Lorrie Beaumont, RA, ASA, Certified Residential Appraiser
Susan Mitchell, RA, Certified General Appraiser
Michael Nicora, RA, Certified Residential Appraiser
William Pastuszek, Jr., MRA, MAI, ASA, Certified General Appraiser
Credit information: Submitted to CT, MA (NR), ME, NH, RI & VT for up to 7-hours of continuing education credit. Credit information: Submitted to CT, MA (NR), ME, NH, RI & VT for up to 7-hours of continuing education credit.
 
Refund Policy: A full refund, less a $25 administrative fee, will be given if your cancellation notice is received 72 business hours prior to the Expo. No refunds for cancellations received within 72 business hours of the Expo. Pre-registered no shows will be billed. There is a $30 walk-in fee.

Register online by clicking the appropriate button above or Click here to download a 2019 Expo Registration Form to register by mail, fax to 857-277-0246 or scan to email to staff@mbrea.org.