April 18, 2019 @ 3:00 pm – 7:45 pm
Adelphia Restaurant
1750 Clements Bridge Road
LisaMay Weiss
(856) 415-0281

Trends Affecting Our Local Appraisal/Assessing Industry

Sponsored by the Southern NJ Chapter of the Appraisal Institute


Register online or CLICK HERE to download a PDF registration form.

2:30 PM    Registration begins

3:00 – 5:00 PM

Various Assessing Topics
Presented by Richard J. Carabelli, Jr, MAI, CTA, Martin Appraisal Associates, Inc. & Mercer County Board of Taxation, President and Commissioner and Cliff Moore, Monmouth County Board of Taxation, President and Commissioner

Current State of Abatement
Presented by Carlo Batts, MAI, Rittenhouse Appraisals

5:00 – 6:45 PM

Networking/Dinner/Chapter Meeting
Presentation of designation certificate to Sherrie Lisa Galderisi, SRA

6:45 – 7:45 PM

A View from the Bench: Reviewing Tax Court Issues & Recent Cases
Presented by Judge Joseph M. Andresini, P.J.T.C.

** 7:45 PM  SNJ Chapter of the AI Board of Directors Meeting (All are welcome!)**

Various Assessing Topics brings 2 experts of the NJ tax boards to present important information. This includes defining the tax board and noting its powers and duties. They will also review a CTB appeal/value procedures, relaxing the rules, dismissal without prejudice, the importance of USPAP and non-licensed expert witnesses. They will answer these questions: Who has standing? Can an assessor be forced to testify? What questions can a commissioner ask? The information presented will be VERY helpful to appraisers and assessors!

Current State of Abatement will review local current pending legislation which deals with the use of tax abatement. We will also discuss land use issues and the way these developments are being processed. Focus will be on current local issues and what’s to come in other municipalities.

A View from the Bench: Judge Andresini will discuss tax court issues & recent cases from across the state. His insight and experience will be a great benefit to all.

Richard J. Carabelli, Jr, MAI, CTA is president of Martin Appraisal Associates, Inc. He has experience in appraising residential properties, multi-family dwellings, commercial, industrial, income producing properties, vacant land, condemnation, and contaminated properties. He is also an expert in municipal revaluations, reassessments, compliance plans, and special assessment review. Mr. Carabelli also serves as the Mercer County Board of Taxation President and Commissioner. He is also President of the NJ Association of County Tax Boards and a member of the Tax Assessor Continuing Eligibility Board.

Cliff Moore serves as the Monmouth County Board of Taxation President and Commissioner. He also currently serves as the Economic Community Development Coordinator for the Borough of Keansurg, and is the President Emeritus of the Northern Monmouth Chamber of Commerce, where he continues to serve on the Executive Board of the chamber. He also served as the Co-Chair of the Hazlet Business Owners Association’s Economic Development Committee.

Carlo L. Batts, MAI is the Principal of Rittenhouse Appraisals; a regional commercial real estate valuation firm based in Center City Philadelphia. Carlo has been appraising commercial real estate for over ten years and has been involved in the real estate industry for over twenty years. He is licensed in NJ, PA & Delaware. Carlo’s education includes a B.S. in urban planning and real estate urban land development from Virginia Commonwealth University.

Joseph M. Andresini, P.J.T.C. took the oath of office as presiding judge on January 16, 2018. Judge Andresini began his time with the tax court in October 2009. Prior to that, he served as a Municipal Court Judge in the Borough of Haworth. He earned his Jurist Doctorate from Seton Hall School of Law in 1984.