Senior Managing Director Rodman Schley to become Appraisal Institute’s Vice President on Jan. 1, 2019

DALLASAug. 7, 2018 – BBG, a leading national commercial real estate valuation, advisory and assessment firm, today announced that the Appraisal Institute has elected Rodman Schley, Senior Managing Director-Western Region, MRA, SRA, as vice president, beginning Jan. 1, 2019.

The board of directors of the Appraisal Institute, the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers, elected Mr. Schley to the position for a one-year term on August 2.

The term will be followed by one year each as president-elect, president and immediate past president. He will also serve on the institute’s executive committee and board of directors during the four-year term, and chair the institute’s finance committee in 2019 and the national nominating committee in 2022.

Mr. Schley commented on his new role at the Appraisal Institute: “It is a great honor to be given this opportunity to help lead the institute in its mission to advance professionalism, standards and practices for its members and the industry on a whole.  I am looking forward to working closely with the institute to ensure its continued success in helping the organization achieve its goals in an ever-changing market environment.”

BBG CEO Chris Roach commented: “We are thrilled about Rodman’s new role at the Appraisal Institute, where he will bring many years of experience, expertise and leadership in the commercial real estate appraisal industry. Over the years, he has devoted much of his time and energy on many industry initiatives designed to benefit the profession, as well as the organizations that use its services. We commend the institute of its decision to elect Rodman to this vital position and will remain highly supportive of its leadership as it continues to build a successful future for the industry.”

Mr. Schley has served in his current position at BBG since 2016, leading teams of managing directors and appraisers throughout the western United States. BBG ranks among the largest U.S. real estate valuation and assessment firms, with 26 offices nationwide.

Prior to BBG, Mr. Schley was the founder and president of Denver-based Commercial Valuation Consultants, Inc. (CVC), a full-service commercial real estate firm, which was acquired by BBG.

Mr. Schley is also a noted author of real estate topics and the creator and host of a national television show on maintaining environmentally friendly and sustainable lifestyles in urban locations. He is also the recipient of an Appraisal Institute award given in recognition for his contribution to the furtherance of the high ideals of the real estate appraisal profession and its practices.

About BBG

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