2nd Quarter 2021 Chapter Membership Meeting & Election- Virtual

Date: May 6, 2021

Location: Synchronous, FL

Florida Gulf Coast Chapter
Ms. Bachor
Synchronous, FL
Via Synchronous/Livestream



This is a virtual chapter meeting and will include the election of the 2022 chapter leadership.  It does NOT qualify for any appraiser state or Appraisal Institute CE credit.  This is a FREE event.  You will receive the ZOOM link prior to the meeting via email.


Additional Information

Virtual Chapter Meeting/Program and Election of 2022 Chapter Leadership

Thursday, May 6, 2021

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM 

Please join us for our second chapter meeting of 2021 which will include the elections of our 2022 officers, directors, regional representatives and alternate representatives and our guest speakers will be, Lee County Property Appraiser Matt Caldwell, CFA and Michael Twitty, MAI, CFA, Pinellas County..

Once registered, a Zoom link will be sent to you prior to this event.

Guest Speakers:  

Matthew Caldwell, CFA,  Lee County Property Appraiser

Matt Caldwell was a member of the Florida House of Representatives from 2010-2018, serving on and chairing several committees including: tax policy, redistricting, insurance and banking, agriculture and natural resources/public lands, transportation and infrastructure, local, federal, and military affairs, and oversight of government operations, such as pensions and elections. He is proud to have sponsored, and have the Governor sign into law, dozens of bills, including those related to agriculture, natural resources, public safety, cannabis reform, medical care, criminal justice reform, pensions and term limits, among others. 

While in college he began his career as a real estate appraiser, ultimately joining the firm of Maxwell, Hendry, Simmons in 2004, where he remains of counsel. He has attained the highest state certification in his field and is qualified as an expert witness in multiple states and federal court. In 2019, Matt become a partner at TM Strategic Consulting, focused on candidate and political consulting.

In 2020, Matt was elected to serve as the Lee County Property Appraiser, following the retirement of 40-year incumbent Ken Wilkinson. As the author of numerous Constitutional Amendments, including Save Our Homes, Working Waterfronts, and Portability, Ken set a standard of excellence for public service. Matt is proud to continue Ken’s legacy as an advocate for the taxpayer; using the platform as a Constitutional Officer to support good government at the local, state, and federal level.

Michael Twitty, MAI, CFA - Pinellas County Property Appraiser

Mike was sworn into office on January 3, 2017 as the Pinellas County Property Appraiser. Prior to being elected he was a senior managing director and principal of a successful residential and commercial appraisal firm based in Pinellas County. Mike is a lifelong resident of Pinellas County. After graduation from Largo High School he earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration at the University of Florida in 1989, where he majored in Real Estate & Urban Analysis. He subsequently received his Florida Real Estate Broker’s license, State-Certified General Real Estate Appraisal certification, was awarded the MAI designation from the Appraisal Institute and received the Certified Florida Appraiser designation from the Florida Department of Revenue. Mike has over 30 years of experience in the valuation of a wide variety of property types within Pinellas County and is a former Director of the Gulf Coast Chapter of the Appraisal Institute. He has qualified as an expert witness in five area counties relating to real estate valuation matters and has substantial experience in evaluating and solving difficult valuation assignments. He has also been involved in real estate technology throughout his career. He served as a key member of a technology taskforce formed to tackle difficult real-world issues surrounding the design, maintenance and deployment of appraisal report templates on a national scale. Mike presently serves as chair of the Enterprise GIS (eGIS) Steering Committee and as vice chair of both the Human Rights Board and Business Technology Services (BTS) Board within Pinellas County government. In addition, he serves as a member of the Legislative and Damage Assessment Committees for the Property Appraiser’s Association of Florida (PAAF) and as Chairman of PAAF’s Florida Flood Impact Committee, which tracks National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) legislative activity and potential value impacts due to rising premiums. Mike’s personal life is defined by his love of family, friends and music. He has a musical family with both of his sons and himself being musicians and playing different instruments (guitar, piano, percussion, bassoon and vocals). Mike is also an avid sportsman (boating, fishing and scuba diving) and is a licensed private pilot. Mike resides with his wife Michele and their two sons in the Largo area. 

Disclaimer Information

No state CE available.