Covid-19 Impact on Southern NJ Appraisers and Assessors

Date: April 28, 2021

Location: VIRTUAL, NJ

Southern New Jersey Chapter
Ms. Weiss
ZOOM (Virtual)
VIRTUAL, NJ 08080-9654
Pamela Brodowski, MAI, Tom Mancuso..., Judge Mala Sundar, P.J.T.C.
230 Check inSeminar 3-5pm



VIRTUAL CLASSROOM VIA ZOOM... Virtual Classroom-Live/Interactive Participation Guidelines: Students must have computer, webcam & microphone capability to participate & receive continuing education credit. The platform will be interactive and live. The instructor must be able to physically see and interact with all students and students must be able see and interact with the instructor. A copy of your driver’s license must be emailed to the Chapter office as verification after you have registered for the offering prior to the offering start date. You will receive a separate email from the Chapter Office with log-in/access information. You do not need a paid account from ZOOM to participate. If you are using your Ipad/Iphone/smartphone please download the ZOOM app prior to offering. Please check your webcam privacy settings on your computer. If you have a Lenovo laptop, you must have the Lenovo Vantage App installed on your computer for webcam to work. Check state approvals before registering to make sure the states you are licensed have approved the course/seminar and allow Virtual education in place of classroom education during the pandemic. Contact the chapter with questions regarding participation guidelines:

Cancellation Policy

Any & all cancellations are subject to an admin fee.  No credit/refunds for cancellations made on or after 7 days prior to class.  No credit/refunds for no-shows.  Our cancellation policy is stated on the registration portal. 

Additional Information

3:00 – 5:00 pm              Covid-19 Impact on Southern NJ Appraisers and Assessors

                                    Pamela Brodowski, MAI, ASA, CTA, BRB Valuation & Consulting Services

                                    Anne Klein, Newmark Knight Frank

                                    Thomas Mancuso, Tax Assessor: Twp of Plainsboro, Borough of Highland Park & City of Rahway                                

                                    A View from the Bench: Reviewing Tax Court Issues & Recent Cases

                                    Presented by Judge Mala Sundar, P.J.T.C.



Covid-19 Impact on Southern NJ Appraisers and Assessors: Residential values for the most part are on fire, land prices increasing. NOW WHAT? Are people laughing all the way to the bank, or losing everything? This seminar will provide guidance from an experienced MAI/CTA appraiser who is regularly engaged in Tax Court and County Board of Taxation hearings, and an experienced Tax Assessor who is also a County Tax Administrator. We will also hear from an expert in the office market: what is happening there as people work from home? The seminar will focus how a global pandemic affected real estate prices both commercially and residentially. We will learn about the impact on appeals as well as revaluations. 

A View from the BenchJudge Sundar will discuss tax court issues & recent cases from across the state.  Her insight and experience will be a great benefit to all. 



About the Presenters

Pamela J. Brodowski, MAI, ASA, CTA, is Principal of BRB Valuation & Consulting Services She is a Certified General Appraiser in New Jersey and New York with approximately 30 years of professional experience with real estate appraisals. Ms. Brodowski has appeared as an expert witness before numerous New Jersey County Boards of Taxation, the State Tax Court of New Jersey, the Superior Court of New Jersey, and the Supreme Court of New York with major clients ranging from corporations, financial institutions/ law firms/ accounting firms, municipalities/courts, and state agencies/ courts/other jurisdictions.

Anne Klein is an Executive Managing Director at Newmark Knight Frank. She is a 33-year veteran, and consistent top producer, of the commercial real estate industry. Based in South Jersey, she provides tenants and owners with a wide range of services including workplace strategy, labor pool analysis, state incentive shopping and acquisitions/dispositions. In addition to representing tenants in the U.S. and throughout the world, Ms. Klein has extensive experience representing local and institutional owners to market their properties, increasing the value through successful leasing and sales.

Thomas Mancuso, CTA  was appointed to the position of Tax Assessor for the Township of Plainsboro in August of 2008. He has over 29 years of service as a Tax Assessor with 12 of those years serving in East Brunswick Township. He left government in 2003 to pursue a position with BRB Valuation & Consulting Services, LLC, an appraisal firm that specialized in valuation for tax appeals and other appraisal issues. During that time he worked both for and against municipalities which has given him a better understanding of Ad Valorem issue from both perspectives. He is a Certified Tax Assessor and a State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser.

Mala Sundar, P.J.T.C. was appointed to the Tax Court by Gov. Chris Christie and took her oath on July 27, 2009. She was reappointed in June 2016 by Christie. She became the presiding judge of the Tax Court on January 16, 2021. Prior to her judicial appointment, she had joined the NJ Division of Law as a deputy attorney general, representing state/governmental agencies on all taxation related issues. She completed her career there as section chief for transportation. She earned her law degree from Rutgers Law School in Camden.

Disclaimer Information

CE credits APROVED with NJ. (NJ Tax board credit reciprocity for appraisal credits.) Approved for admin credits with the NJ Tax board. For information on any additional state’s CE credit possibilities, please contact lisamayweiss@hotmail,com in advance.

National Disclaimer

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State Credit

Please note that 100% attendance is required in order to receive any approved state credit or to be awarded AI CE points. It is imperative that you check with your state board for state approval information before completing registration.

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