vp senior review appraiser resume example with 20+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

Passionate and driven SRA-designated appraiser with 30+ years industry experience in residential appraising, appraisal review and training and supervision of appraiser and appraisal review staff. Subject Matter Expert (SME) in secondary market and FHA appraisal guidelines, federal, state, local laws and regulations pertinent to the real estate appraisal and appraisal review industry, mortgage underwriting procedures, Highest and Best Use analysis, litigation of value differences and expert testimony. Excellent reputation for resolving complex appraisal and appraisal review problems, mitigating risk, and improving customer satisfaction. Skilled in working under pressure and adapting to new situations and challenges.

  • Strong analytical and decision making skills.
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Experience managing and leading team, including hiring, coaching, training, performance management activities and developing team members.
  • Strong relationships within appraisal community.
  • Strong communications skills: verbal, written and presentation.
  • Excellent problem/resolution skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to interface effectively with all internal and/or external customers.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, with minimal guidance.
Appraisal Institute / McKissock / Pro-Source Minneapolis-St. Paul, Expected in Appraiser Certification & SRA Designation : - GPA :

AI Annual Real Estate Trends Seminars, Business Practices and Ethics, Appraisal of Manufactured Homes, Appraising Luxury Homes, Residential Market Analysis and Highest & Best Use, USPAP Standards and Ethics and Updates, HUD/FHA Appraiser Training Seminars, FHA Appraising—Principles and Procedures, Appraising Strange & Unique Residential Properties, Fair Lending and the Appraiser, Appraisal Review, Residential Valuation Issues/Underwriting, Limited Scope Appraisals, How to Analyze Detrimental Property Conditions, Eminent Domain and Condemnation Appraising, Appraisal Office Management, Supporting Sales Comparison Adjustments, Evaluating Residential Construction, Small Residential Income Properties, Land and Site Valuation, Spotting Structural Defects, Property Inspection, Remodeling & Rehabilitation, Appraising Real Property/Basic Appraisal Principles (Course 101), Applied Residential Appraising/Basic Appraisal Procedures (Course 102), Real Estate Law

University of Minnesota Minneapolis, MN, Expected in 1985 Bachelor of Arts Degree : - GPA :

Minnesota Certified Residential Appraiser No. 4001073 – expires 8/31/22

Work History
The Huntington National Bank - VP, Senior Review Appraiser
City, STATE, 08/2021 - Current
  • Leverage expansive subject matter expertise and understanding of appraisal and appraisal review principles to pro-actively identify opportunities to resolve complex appraisal and appraisal review issues and improve process flow and overall department effectiveness, efficiency, and productivity.
  • Perform 40-50 reviews per week of complex and higher-risk residential appraisal reports on national level for credibility, reasonableness and compliance with USPAP, government and company policies.
  • Provide high-quality, reliable reviews to mitigate risk and increase bank's ability in making accurate and sound lending decision
  • Increase company growth through collaboration with sales and marketing departments
TCF National Bank/The Huntington National Bank - VP, Appraisal Review Manager
City, STATE, 05/2014 - 08/2021
  • Managed and provided leadership, work direction, coaching and training to appraisal review staff to ensure accuracy of work and development of team members.
  • Ensured compliance to regulatory issues pertaining to appraisals and valuations were achieved.
  • Partnered with internal TCF departments regarding appraisal review and appraisal and/or collateral issues.
  • Lead and coached appraisal review staff when appraisal review issues arose, and shared issues and resolutions to team to ensure consistency in reviews.
  • Assisted and monitored appraisal review staff regarding adequate documentation and review of appraisals, escalations, complex assignments and deficient appraisal rejections.
  • Assisted review staff, underwriters, and other TCF lenders/processors with questions and resolving issues regarding appraisals or reviews.
  • Monitored appraisal assignments on daily basis to track incoming orders, assignments, out of office designations and rearranging of orders ensuring timeliness of reviews and meeting SLA's.
  • Responsible for hiring, ongoing coaching, mentoring, training and performance management, including yearly reviews for appraisal review staff.
  • Developed and implemented training programs for staff to ensure quality reviews were delivered in timely manner.
  • Conducted side-by-side appraisal reviews and appraisal review solutions for underwriting.
  • Conducted quality assurance reviews of staff-prepared reviews to ensure proper documentation of risks and credibility of reports.
  • Maintained knowledge of current industry trends and regulations affecting real estate appraisers and appraisal review.
Rels Valuation / Wells Fargo - Senior Quality Assurance/Compliance Reviewer
City, STATE, 11/2004 - 05/2014
  • Performed desk reviews of appraisal products for quality, integrity, value support, client and secondary market guidelines and USPAP compliance on national scale.
  • Responsible for review of staff reviewers as well as both staff and contracted appraisers throughout country.
  • Coached appraisers and reviewers daily regarding appraisal and review practices, complex valuation issues, and advised on technical issues including policy and procedure changes and regulatory compliance.
  • Training of lower level appraisers and reviewers, appraisal and review product guideline preparation, target reviews, special valuation problems, executive complaints, litigation files, and other escalated client issues.
  • Worked with repurchase demands and review of mortgage insurance value-related rescission claims, including research, review, and analysis of forensic appraisal and review products, and preparation of well-supported, comprehensive appraisal defenses.
Debra J. Blindman Appraisal Company - Chief Appraiser
City, STATE, 01/1989 - 11/2004
  • Interfaced with potential and existing clients to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Trained and managed team of eight (8) appraisers, providing hundreds of appraisals and reviews per month for mortgage loan purposes and for HUD on HUD-owned properties located in seven counties, maintaining this contract for seven (7) years until HUD REO department ended in 1999.
  • Awarded FHA appraisal review contract for State of Minnesota in early 1990's.
  • Maintained high work volume and tight deadlines

Appraisal Institute SRA designated member of Appraisal Institute (since 1989) / Residential Guidance Committee Chair – MN NorthStar Chapter of the Appraisal Institute / Pro-Bono Committee member / Board of Directors (1995-97) / Appraisal Institute – Local Chapter Residential Admissions Chair - (2002 to 2013) / Young Advisory Council - Washington D.C. (1996)

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School Attended

  • Appraisal Institute / McKissock / Pro-Source
  • University of Minnesota

Job Titles Held:

  • VP, Senior Review Appraiser
  • VP, Appraisal Review Manager
  • Senior Quality Assurance/Compliance Reviewer
  • Chief Appraiser


  • Appraiser Certification & SRA Designation
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree

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