Appraisers Association expert seminar set for May 12 in NYC The public is invited to attend the Appraisers Association of America's Monday, May 12 seminar on "Advancing Issues in Appraising." Celebrity appraiser Leila Dunbar will moderate the panel.
News-Antique.com - May 12,2014 - NEW YORK – The Appraisers Association of America brings a superstar lineup to New York on Monday, May 12th to discuss “Advanced Issues in Appraising.” It is the third installment in an ongoing series and will take place at Herrick Feinstein LLP, 2 Park Ave., New York, NY 10016.
Panelists include moderator and panelist, Leila Dunbar, AAA, owner and president of Leila Dunbar Appraisals and Consulting LLC, specializing in collectibles and memorabilia; Jannette M. Barth, Ph.D., economist and managing director, Pepacton Institute LLC; Sylvia Leonard Wolf, AAA, president, Sylvia Leonard Wolf Inc., specializing in American and European Furniture and Decorative Arts; and Louis Tuchman, partner and co-chair, Tax Group, Herrick Feinstein, LLP.
These dynamic speakers will address several of the more complicated situations appraisers face. Topics include: appraising without obvious comparables and general pitfalls that occur when indirect comps are used; the mechanics of calculating blockage and determining when it is necessary to hire an economist as opposed to calculating blockage themselves, best and worst case scenarios related to unusual appraisals for tax purposes, and creative solutions for unique appraisals.
Registration for the event costs $85 for AAA/ISA/ASA/RICS members or $125 for general admission. Members who attend will receive four continuing education credits. A recorded video version will be available after the program, as well.
Space is limited, so those with an interest in attending are encourage to sign up online without delay at www.appraisersassociation.org. Tel. 212-889-5404, ext. 11; email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Leila Dunbar, Leila Dunbar, AAA, owner and president of Leila Dunbar Appraisals and Consulting LLC, will moderate the panel at the May 12 event.