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    Appraisal Institute  (This is a recent representative search. The position has been filled.)

    The Appraisal Institute (AI) was seeking a Chief Executive Officer. Based in Chicago, Illinois, the Appraisal Institute is the world’s leading organization of professional real estate appraisers. The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) position is responsible for supervising and managing strategic development of the Appraisal Institute. The CEO reports to the Board of Directors and Executive Committee.  The CEO works with the President, Executive Committee and Board of Directors to develop, update as required, and implement the Mission and Vision Statement for the AI and the goals identified in the Strategic Plan. The CEO will identify and evaluate trends and events that will affect the AI membership and will be responsible for developing proposals to address these issues.

    The CEO position is responsible for management of the AI staff in both the Chicago headquarters and the Washington, D.C. office.  With a budget of over $20M and a staff of 90, the CEO provides leadership to the staff, while controlling all phases of the operation in the most cost-effective and efficient manner possible.  The CEO will provide leadership in the staff’s support of the Board and its responsibilities.  The CEO position is very visible both internally and externally, involving frequent communication with the Board, Committees and their officers, Chapters’ leadership, general membership and related organizations, where appropriate.  The CEO is responsible for increasing AI’s international brand and image, working closely with the Board and AI leadership to effect this goal.  The CEO is responsible for developing staff and staff leadership in a manner that ensures smooth succession processes.  

    The Organization

    The Appraisal Institute is a global professional association of real estate appraisers, with more than 18,000 professionals in nearly 50 countries. Its mission is to advance professionalism and ethics, global standards, methodologies, and practices through the professional development of property economics worldwide.


    For more information concerning current searches contact consultants Katey Tryon or Mary Heideman via email th@tryonheideman.com.