President's Message


A Message from:
Paul R. Gillespie, MAI
2013 Chicago Chapter President

Dear Chicago Chapter Colleagues:

Spring Greetings!

Special thanks to each of you who have stepped up to be Advisors for our Chapter’s Candidates. Hope this will be a rewarding journey forward for both Candidate and Advisor.

Congratulations to our newest designated members of 2013!
Scott Frayn, MAI
Julie Bonnette, MAI

Our next Chapter Meeting will be in Champaign, IL on Tuesday, April 16, 2013. This will be a Joint Meeting of The Chicago Chapter of The Appraisal Institute & Central Illinois IREM and CCIM.  Students from the University of Illinois Rho Epsilon have also been invited. All Commercial Real Estate Professionals are welcome. Buffet Dinner & Registration is $30.

April 16, 2013 - 5:30 PM Cocktails / 6:15 PM Dinner
Hawthorne Suites by Wyndham, 101 Trade Center Drive, Champaign, Illinois

Speaker:  Geoffrey Hewings, Director of Regional Applications Laboratory and
Professor of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Illinois

To register, please email Dan Crawmer, MAI by Monday, April 8, 2013.

Conditions of The Chicago Real Estate Market at the Chicago Chapter Office on May 1, 2013.  Details re this and other upcoming events & education can be found on the Chapter Website:
Make plans now to attend the AI Connect national conference of the Appraisal Institute on July 23-25 in Indianapolis. Up to 16 AI CE credit hours, more than 30 outstanding educational programs.   Chicago Chapter Gathering on Tuesday, July 23rd.

Until we next meet, I’m available if you ever have any suggestions about how your Chapter can better serve you.

For The Chicago Chapter of The Appraisal Institute,
Paul R. Gillespie, MAI      773.328.2044