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Bakersfields’s Gary Crabtree Honored as Appraisal Institute’s ‘Volunteer of Distinction’
"CHICAGO (Feb. 5, 2014) – Gary T. Crabtree, SRA, of Bakersfield, Calif., was recognized today as the Appraisal Institute’s February “Volunteer of Distinction” for Region VII."
“Gary Crabtree is an exceptional ambassador for the Appraisal Institute,” said Appraisal Institute President Ken P. Wilson, MAI, SRA. “We’re proud to be represented by individuals like Gary, who faithfully serve our organization and the real estate valuation profession, as well as their local communities.”
"He has worked directly with state regulators, the local district attorney and the FBI in documenting mortgage fraud and given presentations on the subject at the national level." https://www.appraisalinstitute.org/assets/1/7/febvodcrabtree.pdf
AI, MAI APPRAISAL INSTITUTE In the News: Gary Crabtree, SRA, Testifies at Federal Hearing
"In his testimony, Crabtree noted that mortgage fraud played a major role in the recession of Bakersfield’s residential housing market. Crabtree also addressed the appraisal component in the financial crisis and stressed the importance of educating competent appraisers as well as the need for meaningful appraisal oversight and regulation of appraisal management companies. This story is among the recent media coverage currently included in the “AI in the News” feature on the members-only section of the Appraisal Institute website.
OTHER INSTITUTE MEMBERS TO WATCH:
"Appraisal Institute members appearing in local media coverage last week included Chris Jones, Associate member, Pensacola (Fla.) News Journal; Brian LaRose, Associate member, Daily Comet (Lafourche Parish, La.); Anthony Girasole, MAI, The Buffalo (N.Y.) News; Tim Wilmath, MAI, SRA, St. Petersburg (Fla.) Times; Thomas McCambridge, Associate member, The News Journal (Wilmington, Del.); Randy Savage, Associate member, The Ottawa (Ill.) Times; Steven Berg, MAI, Portsmouth (N.H.) Herald; Marc Gottesdiener, Associate member, Hartford (Conn.) Courant; Jonathan Miller, Associate member, The Real Deal (New York); and Bill Geiger Jr., SRA, Florida Today (Melbourne, Fla.)"
ALSO SEE: APPRAISAL INSTITUTE BIAS AGAINST NON-AFFILIATE, William J Drabrick, Gary Crabtree, https://activerain.com/blogsview/5268322/appraisal-institute-bias-against-non-affiliate---william-j-drabrick--gary-crabtree-