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December 11, 2012

Chris Berger Awarded 2012 Appraiser of the Year

Chris Berger, MAI, senior vice president at Kidder Mathews, has been named 2012 Appraiser of the Year by the Seattle Chapter of the Appraisal Institute. The award is presented to a Seattle Chapter member of the Appraisal Institute each year who has significantly contributed to the community and chapter. Berger has been an active member for 20 years and has served in several leadership positions including 2008 chapter president.

The award was presented at the annual Installation and Awards Banquet at the Broadmoor Golf Club in Seattle on November 28, 2012.

About Kidder Mathews
Kidder Mathews has the largest valuation advisory group in the Pacific Northwest. In addition, the group has the highest number of appraisers who have earned the prestigious MAI designation, making the firm's valuation advisory group widely recognized as the most respected in the Pacific Northwest. The valuation advisory group consists of 28 appraisers, including 13 MAIs, and performs over 1,100 appraisals and consulting assignments each year. For more information, go to www.kiddermathews.com.

About the Appraisal Institute
The Seattle Chapter, and its North Sound and South Sound Branch Chapters, are part of the Appraisal Institute. The Appraisal Institute is a global membership association of professional real estate appraisers, with nearly 23,000 members in nearly 60 countries throughout the world.

Organized in 1932, its mission is to support and advance its members as the choice for real estate solutions and uphold professional credentials, standards of professional practice and ethics consistent with the public good. The Appraisal Institute advocates equal opportunity and nondiscrimination in the appraisal profession and conducts its activities in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

For inquiries, please contact Karen Benoit at 206.296.9600 or email: kbenoit@kiddermathews.com.

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