Stephen D. Whitsitt, MAI, SRA

Stephen D. Whitsitt, MAI, SRA

Founder of Whitsitt & Associates and CEO who holds both the MAI and SRA designations through the Appraisal Institute.  Steve has taught appraisal classes previously at Parkland College as well as being a guest lecturer at the University of Illinois.  An appraiser for more than 40 years, Steve has led the central Illinois area in appraisal proficiency with experience as an expert witness in multiple jurisdictions, eminent domain (right-of-way and easements), and special use property specialization.  He holds a B.A. Degree from Hanover College and is a past president of the Heart of Illinois Chapter of the Appraisal Institute and was integral to facilitating the merger of the Heart of Illinois Chapter with the Chicago Chapter of the Appraisal Institute, creating one of the largest appraisal chapters in the country.  Formerly a board member of the Illinois Coalition of Appraisal Professionals (ICAP) and currently a member of local organizations such as Champaign West Rotary and Central Illinois Rental Property Professionals, among other.