April 27, 2022 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Via Zoom

It’s not a traditional dinner meeting, but it’s the best we can do right now! Join us for some good home-grown CE, followed by a chapter meeting & discussion with old friends. BYOB: Bring your own buffet.

  • Log in begins at 2:30 pm
  • 3:00 – 5:00 pm
    • Residential Updates, Changes: Eugene A. Soda, Jr., Vice President, Valuation, WSFS Bank         
    • Environmental Updates, Changes:  Michael Lucy and Marnie Niederhofer, Water’s Edge Environmental, LLC                     
    • Tax Court Updates, Changes: Judge Mala Sundar, P.J.T.C.

Residential Updates, Changes: Mr. Soda will discuss the new desktop products and their anticipated impact.  Bifurcated/Hybrid appraisals will also be discussed, as well as new technologies.  Changes are coming; get ready now!

Tax Court Updates, ChangesJudge Sundar will discuss tax court issues & recent cases from across the state.  Her insight and experience will be a great benefit to all.

Environmental Updates, Changes:  Experts in their field, the speakers will address current local environmental issues, including those dealing with the Tidelands, Wetlands, and Pinelands.


Eugene A. Soda, Jr. is Vice President of Valuation at WSFS Bank. He is a Certified Residential Appraiser in Delaware, New Jersey & Pennsylvania, with 36 years of appraisal experience.  Currently, Mr. Soda specializes in appraisal reviews, and is also working towards the AI-RRS designation with the Appraisal Institute. WSFS Financial Corporation is a financial services company. Its primary subsidiary, WSFS Bank, a federal savings bank, is the largest & longest-standing locally managed bank and trust company headquartered in Delaware and the Greater Delaware Valley.

Michael Lucey is a founding partner of Water’s Edge Environmental and Water’s Edge Mitigation.  Mr. Lucey is a certified Professional Wetlands Scientist with extensive experience in environmental consulting involving the management and supervision of environmental departments and project oversight as a team leader. A graduate of the University of Delaware, he has specialized experience in the design, construction and management of wetlands mitigation projects including the analysis of water budgets, vegetation selection and the administration of contracts to ensure successful establishment and survival of mitigated wetlands areas.  Mr. Lucey has over 20 years of experience in the performance of Phase I & II Environmental Site Assessments, general wildlife surveys, State and Federal environmental permitting associated with commercial & residential developments, waterfront development design and permitting, development feasibility analyses, delineation of freshwater and coastal wetlands boundaries, soils analyses and testing, habitat identification, environmental impact statements, and AutoCad design.

Marnie Niederhofer is Senior Biologist at Water’s Edge Environmental, LLC. Marnie is responsible for all phases of State and Federal environmental permit applications associated with waterfront and inland commercial and residential development. She has performed field freshwater and coastal wetlands delineations for New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Pinelands Commission. She is responsible for the preparation of NJDEP Tidelands License and Grant Applications for residential development in coastal communities as well as responsible for the preparation of Phase I Environmental Assessments in accordance with ASTM Standards. Marnie performs general wildlife surveys, plant surveys and endangered and threatened species surveys. Marnie has extensive experience in the preparation of Compliance Assessment, Tidelands Evaluations and Pre-purchase assessment for residential and commercial properties.

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.

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; 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. Contact the chapter with questions regarding participation guidelines: lisamayweiss@hotmail.com

Any & all cancellations are subject to an administrative fee No credit/refunds for cancellations made on or after April 21st.  No credit/refunds for no-shows.  Confirmations will be emailed. Two hours of continuing education credits are PENDING with NJ Board of Real Estate Appraisers (PA & NJ Div of Taxation (appraisal credits) reciprocal credits); PENDING for ADMIN credits w/the NJ Div. of Taxation.

100% seminar/speaker attendance required to receive CE credits, as per State & AQB criteria.

This program was developed and organized by SNJAI with the intent of addressing topics of current local interest solely for educational & informational purposes. The Appraisal Institute national organization was not involved in developing or organizing the Program. Content, including but not limited to any written materials and presenter comments, does not represent the viewpoint of the Appraisal Institute (defined as including but not limited to, the national organization, its Regions, Chapters, members, candidates, affiliates and staff) unless formally adopted by the national Board of Directors. Further, the Appraisal Institute has not peer-reviewed or approved the content of the Program and does not warrant the accuracy or timeliness of the content of the Program. The content is subject to court decisions and local, state and federal laws and regulations and any such revisions of such laws and regulations.This is presented with the understanding that the Appraisal Institute is not engaged in rendering legal, accounting or other professional advice or services. Nothing in the Program is to be construed as the offering of such advice or services. If expert advice or services are required, attendees and readers are responsible for obtaining such advice or services from appropriate professionals.

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