J. Scott Robinson, MAI, SRA, of Salisbury, N.C., was elected 2014 vice president of the Appraisal Institute, the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers. Robinson’s one-year term at the Appraisal Institute will begin Jan. 1, followed by one year each as president-elect, president and immediate past president.
“I am humbled and honored by this opportunity, and I promise to give everything I have to this role,” Robinson said. “I’m grateful to everyone who helped me reach this point in my career.”
Robinson has been active in real property appraisal and consulting since 1987, when he joined Robinson Associates, a Salisbury, N.C., firm his father started in the mid 1960s. The firm is a general and residential practice encompassing all types of real property solutions for various client types.
Robinson has been actively involved with the Appraisal Institute since joining as a candidate for SRA in 1987. He has served in all offices for the North Carolina Chapter and has been active at the regional and national levels since 1991. In 2007 he completed a four-year term on the national Board of Directors and was chair of Region V. Robinson has been chair of Residential Experience, chair of Residential Admissions and chair of the Admissions and Designations Qualifications Committee.
He is a senior national screener for residential and general experience domestically and abroad, and has been trained and approved as a facilitator for the Capstone program. He received the AI President’s Award in 2008 and was named an AI Volunteer of Distinction in 2010.