Kurt R. Schmerberg – Resumé

QUALIFICATIONS OF KURT R. SCHMERBERG
Certified General Real Estate Appraiser
State of Michigan

Vice President, Affinity Valuation Group, LLC

EDUCATION:
University of Michigan; Bachelor of Arts in Speech Communications, 1977
Graduate of REALTORS Institute, 1979
Graduate Saline Area High School, 1973

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION
Russell Schools, Institute I, 1977
University of Michigan, Institute II, 1978
University of Michigan, Institute III, 1979
Michigan Association of REALTORS, Real Exchanging
Chatham & Associates, The Art of Real Estate Counseling, 1979
Michigan Association of REALTORS, Brokers Prep, 1980
Real Estate Investment & Taxation CI-101, CCIM-RNMI, 1981
Royce Ringsdorf, Real Estate Investment Strategies
Principals of Real Property Valuation, SREA Course 101, 1987
Applied Residential Property Valuation, SREA Course 102, 1989
Chad Simmons Seminar, Pricing Business to Win, 1990
Capitalization Theory and Techniques, Appraisal Institute, Course 1BA, 1991
Advanced Capitalization Theory, Appraisal Institute, Course 1BB, 1991
Mock Trial, Appraisal Institute, Seminar, 1992
Reviewing Appraisals, Appraisal Institute, Seminar, 1993
Depreciation Analysis, Appraisal Institute, Seminar, 1993
Environmental Hazard Awareness, Middleton Training, Seminar, 1994
Appraiser’s Legal Liabilities, Appraisal Institute, Seminar, 1994
Standards of Professional Practice A & B, Appraisal Institute, Courses 410 & 420, 1995
Residential Construction 101, 1996
The FHA and the Appraisal Process, Appraisal Institute, 1999
Partial Interest Valuation: Divided, Appraisal Institute, 2000
Partial Interest Valuation: Undivided, Appraisal Institute, 2000
Redflags in Home Inspection, American Real Estate and Appraisal Institute, 2002
Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice – 15 hour Update Course, 2003
Land Valuation Assignments Workshop – Appraisal Institute, 2004
Land Valuation Adjustments Workshop – Appraisal Institute, 2004

EXPERIENCE:
Admitted to Ann Arbor Area Board of REALTORS, 1977
Attained Real Estate Broker License, 1980
Independent Fee Appraiser, 1980 -1995, Schmerberg & Associates, Inc.
Senior Staff Appraiser, Appraisal Associates SEM, Inc., 1996 – 1997
President, The Appraisal Company, Inc. 1997 – 1999
Executive Vice President, Appraisal Associates SEM, Inc. 1999 – 2000
Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Affinity Valuation Group, LLC 2001-Present

Certified as expert witness for: Michigan Tax Tribunal; Washtenaw County Circuit, District and Probate Courts; (Specific references to attorneys and cases can be furnished upon request)

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS & DESIGNATIONS:
Appraisal Institute, Associate Member 1990 – Present
Ann Arbor Area Board of REALTORS 1977 – Present
Michigan Association of REALTORS 1977 – Present
National Association of REALTORS 1977 – Present
Michigan Association of Real Estate Exchangers
State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser [Michigan] No. 1201000979
State Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker No. 6502125648
Licensed Residential Builder No. 2101129781
FHA Approved Appraiser

AWARDS, HONORS & OTHER:
Who’s Who In Creative Real Estate 1981-83
Buyer’s Broker Seminar Instructor, ReMax of Outstate Michigan 1981
Michigan Association of Realtors, Board of Directors, 1981 – 1983
Vice President, Ann Arbor Board of REALTORS, 1982
President Kiwanis Club of Saline, 1982
Buyer’s Broker Seminar Instructor, ReMax of Outstate Michigan 1983
President Saline Area Chamber of Commerce, 1988
President Michigan Association of Real Estate Exchangers, 1989
Vice Chairman, Central Michigan Subchapter – Appraisal Institute, 1992
Instructor New Member Orientation, Ann Arbor Area Board of REALTORS
Tax Board of Review, Lodi Township, 1987 -1995
President Foundation for Saline Area Schools, 1998 – 1999

REPRESENTATIVE CLIENTS:
Ann Arbor Commerce Bank
Ameriquest Mortgage
Associates Relocation
Bank of America
Bank of Ann Arbor
Comerica Mortgage Company
Countrywide Funding Corp.
Executive Relocation
FHA Approved Appraiser
Fifth Third Bank
First Horizon Home Loans
Flagstar Bank
GMAC Relocation
Key Bank
Landsafe Appraisal Services
Mobility Advocates
Primacy Relocation
Relocation America
Republic Bank
Standard Federal Bank
United Bank and Trust
Valuation Administrators, LTD

Affinity Valuation Group LLC
Located in: Ann Arbor, Howell, Jackson & Tecumseh, Michigan

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