The Bluegrass Chapter Welcomes You!

Welcome to the Bluegrass Chapter of the Appraisal Institute and thank you for visiting. The Appraisal Institute is a global professional association of real estate appraisers, with nearly 22,000 professionals in almost 60 countries throughout the world.  The Bluegrass Chapter is one of 80 chapters of the Appraisal Institute.

The Bluegrass Chapter offers top-notch education opportunities in the form of advanced education, qualifying education, professional development courses and continuing education seminars. We invite you to attend one of our many educational offerings, join us at a chapter meeting, or participate in a chapter event! Chapter meetings and educational opportunities are a great way to meet and network with appraisers active in our market area.

We encourage you to investigate the benefits of joining the Appraisal Institute!

Uniform Appraisal Standards for Federal Land Acquisitions, Sept. 25-26, 2017AI-tab-spacer
Residential Sales Comparison & Income Approaches, Oct. 16-19, 2017
7-Hour National USPAP Update 2018-19, Dec. 7, 2017AI-tab-spacer

Business Practice & Ethics, Dec. 8, 2017AI-tab-spacer

TENTATIVE – 7-Hr National USPAP Update 2018-19, Dec. 11, 2017
(Lexington, KY)



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Bluegrass Chapter-AI Membership Meeting
Oct. 2, 2017
Four Points Sheraton
1938 Stanton Way
Lexington, KY 40511

Bluegrass Chapter-AI Inaugural Dinner
Dec. 7, 2017
Wildwood Country Club
5000 Bardstown Rd.
Louisville, KY  40291

CongratulationsWm. D. Otto Spence, MAI, AI-GRS, recently received the SRA and AI-RRS designation.  Brian Sanderfer, MAI, recently received the SRA designation.  Congratulations to both members who have made a commitment to advanced education, higher ethical requirements and elevated expectations for the appraisal profession as a whole.

Golf Scramble – The Bluegrass Chapter-AI Golf Scramble was Monday, July 31, 2017, at Wildwood Country Club, Louisville, KY.  CONGRATULATIONS to the Valbridge Team for finishing in 1st Place!

Dan Steely,Ryan Cloern, David Donan, Adam Cloern

Dan Steely, Ryan Cloern, David Donan, Adam Cloern


Congratulations to Charlie Mills, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS, who received recognition for his outstanding service to Region V at the recent Region V meeting in Richmond, VA.
C Mills RegionV award pic


Congratulations to Bluegrass Chapter member G. Herbert Pritchett, MAI, SRPA, SRA, who received the Appraisal Institute Volunteer of Distinction for the month of April.  Pritchett has been in the valuation profession for more than 40 years.

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