For Immediate Release
April 14, 2014
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – George K. Demopulos, MRICS, RA, SRA, president/chief valuations officer for Lincoln Appraisal & Settlement Services (LASS), has accepted a two-year term on a subcommittee for the Appraisal Subcommittee.
Demopulos will serve as a representative member on the Appraisal Subcommittee (ASC) Advisory Committee for Development of Regulations, expressing the views of appraisal management companies on recommending and drafting ASC regulations. The subcommittee plans to meet quarterly, with the first session scheduled for April 16-17 in Washington, D.C.
“I am honored that the Appraisal Subcommittee invited me to serve on one of my profession’s newest committees and look forward to making significant contributions that will help shape the future of the appraisal profession,” said Demopulos, who has over 20 years of experience in the field.
As the first vice president of the National Association of Appraisal Management Companies (NAAMC), of which Lincoln Appraisal is a founding member, Demopulos has represented NAAMC at many national appraisal conferences and has met with U.S. Senate and House members as well as representatives of the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau (CFPB). He also has testified at various state committee hearings and has been a member of several state task forces regarding AMC regulations.
Demopulos has served as president and chief valuations officer for Lincoln Appraisal since January 1999 and as president of Lincoln Abstract & Settlement Services since April 2011. He is a founding partner of both firms, which are in Providence.
Demopulos, who has a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from The George Washington University in Washington, D.C., is licensed as a certified residential appraiser in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire and Maine.
He is the 2014 chairman of the Rhode Island Branch Chapter of the Massachusetts/Rhode Island Chapter of the Appraisal Institute and serves on the chapter’s Government Relations Committee. Demopulos is a member of the Massachusetts Board of Real Estate Appraisers, a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and the Rhode Island Association of Realtors and the National Association of Realtors.
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 www.LincolnAppraisal.com.