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The Women Of Southern NJ Appraisal Institute

In 2024, the Southern NJ chapter has ALL WOMEN in the officer positions!

Shown from left:
Kathy Turley, board member; Cindy Chance, AI CEO; Meghan Payne, MAI, Treasurer
Sherrie Lisa Galderisi, SRA, AI-RRS, President; Lisa Weiss, Executive Director
Maria Nucci, SRA, AI-RRS, Vice President; Danielle Fischer, board member
Lee Ann Kampf, MAI, board member; Sandy Adomatis, SRA, AI National President
(not pictured: Deborah Tordella, MAI, SRA, Secretary)

Bartelt Awarded Olasin Award

The George Olasin award is given to a member of the Southern New Jersey Chapter of the Appraisal Institute who has given years of dedicated service to the chapter and exhibited a high standard of ethics and professionalism in their appraisal practice. This award is named after George Olasin, 1962 Chapter President, who passed away in February 2011.

The George Olasin award for 2023 was awarded to Steven Bartelt, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS. This prestigious honor was recognized at the December 11th installation event, and was presented by 2024 National Vice President Michael J. Acquaro-Mignogna, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS.

Steven W Bartelt, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS, has been a full time practicing real estate appraiser since 1982. Steve was awarded the MAI designation by Allen G Black, MAI, on behalf of the Southern NJ Chapter of the Appraisal Institute in May of 1993. He also earned the SRA in 1988 and the AI-GRS in 2017. He became a State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser in 1994.

Steve received a bachelor’s degree in biology from Washington & Jefferson College, Washington, Pennsylvania in May of 1978. He received a master’s degree from Rowan University in 1988 in Environmental Science.

His early career was spent working with his father, E Wayne Bartelt whose office was in Haddon Township.

Since 1987 Steve has operated an appraisal office in Washington Township, New Jersey. Steve has an active practice and works primarily in the fields of eminent domain, wetlands, Pinelands, easements and partial interest. Although he has worked in most of the New Jersey counties, he enjoys the southern part of the state the most.

Unusual assignments have included the remnants of a bridge foundation in the Delaware River, a landlocked orchard, historic structures in Camden, and an island.

Steve is past President of the Southern New Jersey Chapter of the Appraisal Institute having served in 1994 and has served in various officer and director positions of the Southern New Jersey Chapter of the Appraisal Institute.

He taught classes locally and nationally for the Appraisal Institute and later became an Adjunct Professor of Biology at Rowan University.

Steve resides in Sewell, Gloucester County, with his wife Judi. He has three children, two of whom live in Gloucester County. The third lives near Seattle. He has 11 grandchildren. He spends off hours working in the garage, hunting or lounging in Ocean City. Congratulations to Steven Bartelt, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS.

Effective January 29, 2024, Jessica Klauder earned her MAI designation

Jessica Klauder has been appraising with Molinari and Associates, P.C. since 2010. She has appraised a wide variety of property types, including preserved and unpreserved farmland, woodland and wetlands, commercial, industrial, mixed-use, and special-use properties, as well as conservation and right-of-way easements, partial interest valuations, and properties for litigation and eminent domain/condemnation. Jessica resides in Marlton, NJ and received her bachelor's degree from East Stroudsburg University. Jessica and her husband Patrick are busy raising three children between the ages of 14 and 10: Brady, Collin, and Lila. Congratulations, Jessica Klauder, MAI!


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