Color of Law II: Equitable Residential Appraisals – An interview with Craig Steinley, President, Appraisal Institute by Jonathan Miller, President, Miller Samuel, Inc.

Global Initiatives Committee

Event details:

8:00am EST on Wednesday, December 13, 2023
9:00am EST on Wednesday, December 13, 2023

This event qualifies for APA Certification Maintenance Credits. 

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Color of Law II: Equitable Residential Appraisals –
An interview with Craig Steinley, President, Appraisal Institute
by Jonathan Miller, President, Miller Samuel, Inc. 

The Appraisal Institute provides an array of professional education and advocacy programs, leading to the opportunity for members to hold professional designations of MAI, SRA, AI-GRS and AI-RRS. Organized in 1932, the Appraisal Institute advocates equal opportunity and nondiscrimination in the appraisal profession and conducts its activities in accordance with US federal, state and local laws. Its mission is to empower valuation professionals through community, credentialing, education, body of knowledge and ethical standards ( Recently, the Appraisal Institute has been engaged with PAVE, the interagency task force on property appraisal and valuation equity, chaired by HUD and including 13 Federal agencies dedicated to ending bias in home valuation. President Craig Steinley will be speaking with distinguished New York appraiser Jonathon Miller on the responses of the Appraisal Institute to the PAVE initiative. This is the 4th in a series of webinars sponsored by the LAI Global Initiatives Committee under the title Color of Law II: Equitable Residential Appraisals. This event is co-hosted by the LAI New York chapter.

Craig Steinley, MAI,SRA AI-GRS, AI-RRS
President, Appraisal Institute

Craig Steinley, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS, AI-RRS, of Rapid City, South Dakota, is the 2023 president of the Appraisal Institute. He serves on AI’s Executive Committee and chairs the policy-setting Board of Directors. Craig is an education developer and instructor for the Appraisal Institute and is also an AQB-Certified USPAP Instructor. Steinley is the principal of Steinley Real Estate Appraisals and Consulting in Rapid City, South Dakota. He holds a Master’s in Mathematics and BS degrees in both Math and Computer Science from the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. He worked as an assistant professor of Mathematics and Computer Science at SDSM&T for five years before being drawn to the allure of real estate.

Jonathan Miller, CRE, RAC
President/CEO, Miller Samuel Inc.

Jonathan Miller is President of Miller Samuel Inc, a real estate appraisal and consulting firm he cofounded in 1986. He is a state-certified real estate appraiser in New York and Connecticut, provides expert witness court testimony, and is former president of RAC a premier appraisal organization whose members focus on complex residential properties. The firm provides appraisal services on roughly $5 billion worth of property annually in metro NY. He is an adjunct associate professor at Columbia University teaching market analysis.

Rachel Edds, AICP (Moderator)
LAI Global Initiatives Committee Member

Rachel Edds is a retired Baltimore City planner and planning consultant.  She is a former President of the LAI Baltimore Chapter and former President and Treasurer of LAI’s Land Economics Foundation. She holds a Master of Science Degree in Mathematics from Tulane University and a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Tennessee Wesleyan University.


Christopher Deutsch (Moderator)
President - LAI New York Chapter

Chris Deutsch is President of the New York Lambda Alpha Chapter.