Providence, RI (April 14, 2015) – Lincoln Appraisal & Settlement Services (“LASS”) is the first Appraisal Management Company (“AMC”) to join the Massachusetts Board of Real Estate Appraisers (“MBREA”).

MBREA, the association for valuation professionals, supports, promotes and encourages the highest level of professionalism and ethical appraisal standards through education and communication, and works to improve business conditions in the real estate appraisal profession as a whole.  MBREA is one of the first appraiser organizations to allow AMC’s such as Lincoln Appraisal & Settlement Services to join as members.

Steve Sousa, Executive Vice President of the MBREA, is pleased to welcome Lincoln Appraisal as a member of the MBREA: “We look forward to a long and fruitful relationship with Lincoln Appraisal,” said Sousa.  “As they are the pilot organization to join our association, we hope to build additional effective relationships with AMC’s throughout the New England region who work with our appraiser members in Massachusetts and beyond.”

Lincoln Appraisal & Settlement Services acknowledges that this significant movement will result in better communication and service between appraisers and consumers.

“As an RA-designated member of the MBREA, I am delighted to have Lincoln Appraisal as its first member AMC,” says George K. Demopulos, MRICS, RA, SRA, AI-RRS and President/Chief Valuations Officer of Lincoln Appraisal & Settlement Services.  “This new ability of appraisers and AMC’s to work together will allow us to provide our mutual clients the best in appraisal management and appraisal services, and I am excited that my company will now be able to support the MBREA.”

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About Lincoln Appraisal

Founded in 1998, Lincoln Appraisal & Settlement Services, headquartered in North Providence, R.I., is a national appraisal management (AMC) and settlement services company.  Lincoln Appraisal provides a full suite of residential, commercial and specialized appraisal services to the real estate industry throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. Additional information can be obtained by visiting


MBREA|The Association for Valuation Professionals, founded in 1934, is a professional association representing approximately 600 licensed and certified real estate appraisers in Massachusetts.  They are the first state appraisal organization in the country to be admitted as a sponsor of the Appraisal Foundation where their members have served important roles in setting professional standards for appraisal practice, as well as qualifications for licensure as adopted by all appraisal licensing authorities, including Massachusetts.