NRAAO/AMANJ Conference 2024

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Join Us at the NRAAO/AMANJ Conference 2024

Connecting Assessing Officers Across the Northeastern Region

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About the Conference

Welcome to the NRAAO/AMANJ Conference 2024, hosted at the iconic Bally’s in Atlantic City, NJ, from May 19-22. Discover a comprehensive program designed for municipal assessors and assessing officers, packed with educational sessions, networking opportunities, and social gatherings.

Program Highlights

Education Sessions

The education portion of the conference contains over 40 credit hours, with individuals having the opportunity to achieve over 21 credits throughout the conference. Explore a wide array of topics presented by esteemed professionals.

Sunday, May 19th

2:00 to 5:00 PM – Traymore Ballroom A

How to Bring the Temperature Down
Instructor: David Cornell, MAI, CAE
This training features the ICAN method for verbal de-escalation and provides participants with research-based, best practices for successfully assisting emotionally escalated individuals. NJ-3 PTA

Monday, May 20th

10:00 to 12:00 PM – Traymore Ballroom B & C

AMANJ General Membership Meeting with Legal & Legislative Updates
Panel: John R. Lloyd, Esq., Peter Zipp, Esq., Levi Kool, Esq., David A. Smith, MSFS
Updates on the legislative front as well as recent NJ Tax Court Decisions provided to AMANJ members from AMANJ’s Lobbyist and Counsel. NJ-2 PTA

1:00 to 4:30 PM- Traymore Ballroom B & C

Similarities & Differences in Assessing Throughout the Northeast
Panel: Marie Procacci-Blaskey, Mary Huda, Bill Healey, Bryan Levenson, Ellen Brideau, Norm Bernaiche, Edye McCarthy, Karen Beattie, Ed Clodfelter
This panel, made-up of Assessors representing their individual state, will compare notes on assessing practices and procedures. NJ-3.5 PTA

Tuesday, May 21st

8:30 to 11:30 AM – Traymore Ballroom A

Excel for Assessors and Appraisers
Instructor: David Cornell, MAI, CAE
This session highlights how Excel can assist assessors and appraisers with their everyday tasks. NJ-3 APP

8:30 to 11:30 AM – Traymore Ballroom B

External Obsolescence and 1031 Exchanges
Instructors: Pamela J Brodowski, Michael J. Ash
Discussion of actual Tax Court cases involving the use of External Obsolescence and practical applications of 1031 Exchanges. NJ-3 APP

1:00 to 4:00 PM – Traymore Ballroom A

Valuation, Understanding the Basics
Instructor: Patrick Alesandrini, MAI, CAE, SRA, RES, CFE
This session will cover the economic principles and market conditions that formulate the highest and best use of property. NJ-3 APP

1:00 to 4:00 PM – Traymore Ballroom B

Equity in Values
Instructor: Justin Elmers, AAS, RMA
Learn about the International Association of Assessing Officers cornerstones of fair and equitable property assessments. NJ-3 PTA

Wednesday, May 22nd

8:00 to 4:00 PM – Central & Lincoln Ballrooms

2024 7-hour National Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) Update Course
Instructor: Leslie G. Pruitt, CGA
Stay updated with the latest changes to USPAP and explore common issues affecting appraisal professionals. NJ-7 APP

8:30 to 11:30 AM – Traymore Ballroom A

Geospatial Analytics: Refining Neighborhood with GIS and Descriptive Statistics
Instructor: Patrick Alesandrini, MAI, CAE, SRA, RES, CFE
Utilize GIS and Descriptive Statistics to refine neighborhood boundaries and adjustments. NJ-3 APP

8:30 to 11:30 AM – Traymore Ballroom B

Leveraging Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to Boost Assessment Efficiency
Instructors: Sohaib Shaikh, Elizabeth Bowman
Learn how AI and ML are transforming the assessment industry. NJ-3 APP

1:00 to 4:30 PM – Traymore Ballroom A

Introduction to Power BI
Instructor: David Cornell, MAI, CAE
Learn how to utilize Power BI for data analysis and visualization. NJ-3.5 APP

1:00 to 4:30 PM – Traymore Ballroom B

The Art of Commercial Property Tax Appeals, A Strategic Educational Session for Success
Panel: Joseph Sordillo, George F Librizzi, Mark Hendricks, James Esposito, Matthew S Rinaldi, Kevin M Esposito, Honorable Joseph Andresini, P.J.T.C.
Gain insights into the commercial property tax appeal process with practical information and mock trials. NJ-3.5 PTA

NRAAO/AMANJ 2024 Golf Outing

Golf Outing

The New Jersey Members of the NRAAO invite you to a relaxing day of golf at McCullough’s Emerald Golf Links

Date: Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Time: 7:30 AM Check-in, 8:30 AM Shotgun start

Location: 3016 Ocean Heights Ave, Egg Harbor Twp. NJ 08234

Format: 4-Person Scramble

Contests: 4 Closest to the pins, 1st and 2nd place low gross score & Longest Drive!

Price: $110 Per Player (includes golf, bagels/donuts, lunch, and refreshments)

CLICK HERE to see a full course tour of McCullough's Emerald Golf Links.

Mail Check to: NRAAO-NJ

Lee Ann Russ
Email: lruss [ at ]
Address: 33 Mechanic St, Cape May Court House, NJ 08210

For questions contact:

Mike Bernardin @ 856-979-2811 | Email: mbernardin [ at ]

Sean Gaskill @ 609-784-3346 | Email: sgaskill [ at ]

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Credit Card: If paying by credit card a service fee applies.

Networking Opportunities

  • Vendor Meet & Greet
  • Lunch with Vendors
  • Evening Socials
  • Banquet

Sponsorship Opportunities

We invite organizations to join us as partners in making the NRAAO/AMANJ Conference 2024 a resounding success. By becoming a sponsor, you'll gain unparalleled access to leaders and professionals in the assessing and municipal fields. Explore our sponsorship packages to find the perfect fit for your brand visibility and networking goals.

Conference Sponsorship

Enhance your visibility and impact at the NRAAO/AMANJ Conference by choosing one of our tailored sponsorship packages.

Golf Outing Sponsorship

Get exclusive access to our attendees in a relaxed and engaging environment by sponsoring our Golf Outing event. Perfect for companies looking to make a lasting impression in a social setting.

For more detailed information on each package and to discuss custom sponsorship opportunities,Click Here.


To register for the conference, please click the link below to access the registration form:

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Make Checks/Vouchers Payable To: NRAAO NJ

Mail To:

Lee Ann Russ
33 Mechanic Street
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210-2221

No Refunds after 5/3/2024

Email: lruss [ at ]

Phone: 609-465-8726

Fax: 609-465-1509

Hotel Information

Experience the newly renovated Bally’s Atlantic City Hotel & Casino during your stay for the NRAAO/AMANJ Conference. With over $100 Million in upgrades, our guests will enjoy modern luxury and comfort.

Event Dates: Sunday, May 19th through Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Location: Bally’s Atlantic City, 1900 Pacific Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401

Phone: 609-340-2000

Take advantage of our special conference rate in the newly renovated Bally’s Tower: $89.00 per night (plus fees and taxes). To ensure you receive the Northeastern Regional Assn of Assessing Officers rate, be sure to use the link below or ask for our rate when calling to book.

Book your room now and secure your stay at a special rate. Make sure to book by April 18, 2024, to guarantee your reservation under these terms.

Location & Venue

Address: 1900 Pacific Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401

Bally's Atlantic City is located on the iconic Atlantic City Boardwalk, offering stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean. Situated in the heart of Atlantic City, the venue is easily accessible from major access points.

Directions: From the Atlantic City Expressway, take the Atlantic City Expressway Eastbound towards the city. Follow signs for Pacific Ave/US-30 and merge onto US-30 E. Continue straight onto Pacific Ave, and you'll find Bally's Atlantic City on your right.

Important Documents

For your convenience, we have provided links to important documents related to the NRAAO/AMANJ Conference 2024. These documents are essential for vendors, sponsors, and attendees who require business verification and tax information for Bally’s Atlantic City and the organizing associations.

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