The Appraisal Institute, the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers, recently announced Jefferson L. Sherman, MAI, AI-GRS, of Highland Heights, Ohio as its 2018 VP.
Sherman’s term, which spans one year, will begin on January 1, 2018, followed by one year each as President Elect, President, and Immediate Past President. He will serve on the Appraisal Institute’s Executive Committee and policymaking Board of Directors all four years and chair the Finance Committee and National Nominating Committee in 2018 and 2021 respectively.
“It is an honor to be elected to serve the Appraisal Institute and its professionals,” Sherman said. “I am humbled to be offered this opportunity, and I look forward to working with my fellow valuation professionals to make the most of it.”
Sherman is an industry veteran with 44 years of experience including being a broker in both Colorado and Michigan. His practice is concentrated on the eminent domain field with an emphasis on litigation review. Sherman-Andrzejczyk Group, Inc., Sherman’s firm, is compromised of 6 people, including his son. He has served as President of the Battle Creek Board of Realtors twice and was named 1982 Realtor of the year.
In Ohio, Sherman served twice as an Appraisal Institute Chapter President and worked on two successful chapter merger teams. He has served on the National Board of Directors from 2000-2002, Vice Chair of the Finance Committee in 2002, Nominating Committee in 2002, Education Committee from 2010 to 2013 and International Relations Committee in 2016. He currently serves on the Strategic Planning Committee and has served almost continuously on the Region V committee since 1993, including a number of years at its parliamentarian.
Since 1992, Sherman has taught two courses for the Appraisal Institute in 10 states and Saudi Arabia.