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Peter Maher - Founder

SRA, SCGREA - CTA

Education

  • Northland College, Ashland, Wisconsin, BA 1978
  • Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey
  • IFA Real Estate Appraising - 1980 (passed)
  • AIREA Principles of RealEstate - 1983 (passed)
  • AIREA Residential Valuation - 1984 (passed)
  • AIREA Standards of Professional Practice - 1986 (passed)
  • AIREA Capitalization Part #1 - 1986 (passed)
  • AIREA Basic Valuation - 1984 (passed)
  • Appraisal Institute Standards of Professional Practice - 1991
  • Appraisal Institute Capitalization Part A - 1992
  • Appraisal Institute Stand of Prof. Practice A & B - 1996
  • Appraisal Institute Basic Capitalization - 1997

Experience

1989 - Present: Maher Appraisals
I have been licensed as a salesperson with the New Jersey Real Estate Commission since 1982.
1986 - 1989: Walsh & Maher Appraisal Company
 
1985 - 1986: James P. Montague Appraisal Comapny (Manager)
During this time I started a residential appraisal staff consisting of eight appraisers, servicing local banks and mortgage companies in the area. My duties included hiring and training appraisers, and secretarial staff; monitoring the workflow and quality.
1982 - 1985: Anthony N. Smith Appraisal Company
Started out as an appraiser trainee. In January 1984, I was promoted to the Manager of the Bricktown office. My duties were to hire and train the appraisal staff consisting of ten residential appraisers; to review all appraisal reports; and to distribute the workflow.

Since licensing, I have been appraising residential real estate, concentrating my efforts on 1-4 family units, raw land and major subdivision. I have attended more than 1000 hours of seminars from the Society of Real Estate Appraisers, the American Institute of Real Estate Appraisers, and the Appraisal Institute.

Association/Membership

  • Appraisal Institute: Designated Member, SRA
  • State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser
  • 1993 President Elect: Central NJ Chapter of the Appraisal Institute
  • 1994 President: Central NJ Chapter of the Appraisal Institute
  • 2010: Certified Tax Assessor, New Jersey

The Appraisal Institute and The State of New Jersey Real Estate Board have mandatory programs of continuing education for the designated and certified appraisers. Those who have met the required standards of the program are re-certified. I am certified by the Appraisal Institute under this program through December 31, 2011. (Please Note: I have completed the required number of hours for continuing education to meet the State of New Jersey requirements through December 31, 2001 and have submitted proof of attendance to the Real Estate Board.)

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