President, Jerome Haims Realty, Inc.
Former Vice President, Abbott & Adams Appraisal Co. Inc.
Former Vice President, Abbott & Adams, Inc.
Appraisal Institute with MAI designation
Chair, National Bylaws Committee, 1993-1994
Regional Committee Representative, Northeast Region, 1991-1997
Former American Institute of Real Estate Appraisers with MAI designation: (now known as Appraisal Institute)
Former Member of Appraisal Standards Board
Former Chairman and Vice-Chairman, National Review and Counseling Division of the National Professional
Standards Committee
Past President (1983), New York Metropolitan District Chapter No. 4
Former Regional Committeeman, Central Atlantic Region
Former Member of Governing Council
Former Society of Real Estate Appraisers with SRA and SREA designation (now known as Appraisal Institute)
American Society of Real Estate Counselors: International Activities Committee 1993
Fellow of the Royal Institution of Charted Surveyors (FRICS) Qualified Valuation Surveyor
New York State Society of Appraisers
American Right-of-Way Association, Senior Member
The Real Estate Board of New York
American Arbitration Association: Panelist on the National Roster of Neutrals
Regional Plan Association
National Association of Real Estate Boards
Urban Land Institute
Appraisal Institute’s National Lifetime Achievement Award – 2015

Recipient Recipient of the “1996 and 2008 Person of the Year” award from the Metropolitan New York Chapter of the Appraisal Institute. This honor represents service in the advancement of the appraisal profession and assistance toward the aims and purposes of this Association. .
Rho Epsilon Fraternity
International Fraternity of Lambda Alpha
NYU School of Continuing Education,Appraisal Advisory Council
Real Estate Institute Faculty Member
New York State Real Estate Appraisal Board, Qualified Instructor
New York University School of Continuing Education, Adjunct Faculty Member
State of New York Approved Real Estate Instructor, Certified and General
C. W. Post College
National Association of Real Estate Boards
Association of Governmental Appraisers
New York State Judicial Conference -1995
American Bar Association Convention 2000
New York County Lawyers’ Association
Continuing Legal Education Program -1999/2000 and Condemnation Law Committee – 2004
Lorman Education Services Seminars - 2003 and 2004
B.A., New York University
New York University, Graduate School of Business Administration, Economics & Real Estate Valuation Major
Real estate appraiser and consultant and licensed Real Estate Broker. Have prepared over 5,000 appraisal and consulting assignments for private investors, lending institutions, pension funds, corporations, attorneys, estates, developers and governmental agencies, including Federal, State, City, County, Town and Village municipalities.
Real estate valuation expert, qualified to testify in various Courts, including the New York State Supreme Court,
New York State Court of Claims, and Federal Courts, etc.
State of New York Certified Real Estate General Appraiser, No. 46000003369
State of New Jersey Certified Real Estate General Appraiser, No. 42RG00087800
State of Connecticut Certified General Appraiser, No. 0000265
State of Pennsylvania Certified General Appraiser, No. GA-001310-R