Tony Pistilli

Tony Pistilli
Tony Pistilli is the SVP, General Manager of Valuation Services and Chief Appraiser for Computershare Valuation Services, LLC. Tony oversees the valuation business, including Traditional Appraisal, BPO, Inspections, Data and Analytics and Hybrid Appraisal. He is also tasked with introducing innovative and compliant valuation products and industry leading solutions to the marketplace. Tony has over 25 years of real estate appraising and lending experience with national banks, mortgage companies, a federal agency in addition to being self-employed as a fee appraiser. Tony is a member of several appraisal industry organizations and is a subject matter expert for the Appraisal Foundation in the area of declining markets and previously served as vice-chair of the Minnesota Real Estate Appraiser Board. Tony is an AQB certified USPAP instructor and holds a certified residential appraisers license.

Banking vs Non-Banking Loans, how are they being regulated?

As we continue to look into the major differences between banking and non-banking loans there are factors one most understand. The regulations, laws, guidelines, and protocols each institution holds play a significant role throughout the lending process. But what happens when a bank does not obey the laws? Does it affect appraisal independence? And does it create an uneven playing …

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The Uneven Playing Field in Banking vs Non-Banking Loans

There are rules, guidelines, and regulations within the industry that all valuation professionals must follow – but what happens when someone begins to bend the rules? Non-banking vs banking loans have created an environment where the rules aren’t always enforced. Tony Pistilli with Computershare Property Solutions, helped give us a closer look on where the problems are arising.  Buzz: Tony, …

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Frank or Bob: who do you want to be?

The average appraiser is now in their mid-50s. As a result, many of us remember the era when we could change the oil, air filters or spark plugs on our own cars. For bigger jobs, we’d take our cars to a service shop, which in my memory were often staffed by greasy-handed, cigar-smoking mechanics wearing old, crusty overalls. For the …

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Appraiser Independence: Fact or Fiction

Our interview today is with Tony Pistilli, (Chief Appraiser, Computershare) Buzz: Tony, congratulations on your new role as Chief Appraiser at Computershare. Can you give us an update on life at as a chief appraiser in a post-Dodd Frank era? Where are we on a few of the important topics in the industry. Let’s start with the Customary and Reasonable …

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What is Lenders Live?

Valuation Expo is offering a brand-new feature to benefit both appraisers and lenders called Lenders Live. It is a pre-conference session providing an opportunity for Banks and Lenders to meet with appraisers face-to-face. The Banks and Lenders will discuss what they are looking for in their appraisals and what appraisers can do to work with them directly. The pre-conference sessions …

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