Monitor a broad range of Federal and State issues that affect the valuation community. This committee is responsible for writing comment letters as new laws and guidance are exposed for public comment or emerging issues need attention.
Meet The Chairs
Ernie Durbin is Chief Valuation Officer at Clarocity. As CVO, Durbin leverages the strengths of Clarocity’s technologies and develops new solutions for the valuation industry. Durbin has been instrumental to the invention of technology and methodologies that power Clarocity’s proprietary valuation products. Additionally, Durbin has leveraged his 35+ years of real estate valuation experience to expand Clarocity Valuation Services into portfolio review and due diligence.
Durbin and Associates Inc. specializes in identifying and solving complex residential valuation problems in the Greater Cincinnati Area. Complex valuation services include specialized appraisals such as: relocation, review, REO, and forensic assignments.
Ernie Durbin also holds the SRA and AI-RRS designations from the Appraisal Institute. With the Institute he has served on several special projects as well as a residential experience screener. At the national level, Ernie was a former member of the Appraisal Practices Board of The Appraisal Foundation. He also serves on the Industry Advisory Council (IAC) of the Appraisal Foundation. Ernie is on the Executive Council of the Collateral Risk Network (CRN), a network of “thought leaders” within the valuation profession. Members of the CRN elected Durbin to receive the 2018 Valuation Visionary award. The Valuation Visionary award is in recognition of a collateral valuation professional who has demonstrated outstanding leadership, innovation, and professionalism. Winners are nominated by their peers within the Collateral Risk Network.
Ernie Durbin is married to Velina, and they have four children ranging in age from 22 to 32.
Cindi Harris is currently the SVP of Innovation and Specialty Teams for Class Valuation. She has 27 years of experience as a certified appraiser serving in both large lending institutions and AMC’s. Cindi also spent time as a due diligence manager and worked on billion dollar loan trades. Most recently prior to joining Class Valuation Cindi was out in the field and leading a consulting business assisting companies with their organizational culture and leadership strategies.