Charles E. Blau, Esq., IFAC

DESIGNATIONS
Certified General Real Estate Appraiser, State of New Jersey (License No. RG 00113)
IFAC, Counselor Independent Fee Appraiser
Certified Tax Assessor, State of New Jersey (1991-2005)
Licensed Real Estate Salesman, State of New Jersey

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
Alliance for Valuation Education – Elected to Board of Regents, Washington, D.C. (2013-2015))
President- National Association of Independent Fee Appraisers (2012)
Appraisal Foundation, Washington DC, National Education Partnership Task Force (2012)
Secretary National Association of Independent Fee Appraisers (2010)
Treasurer National Association of Independent Fee Appraisers (2009)
National Board of Directors National Association of Independent Fee Appraisers (2006-2008)
National Board of Directors National Association of Independent Fee Appraisers (2003-2005)
Regional Governor National Association of Independent Fee Appraisers (2002-2007)
New Jersey State Director- National Association of Independent Fee Appraisers (2001 & 2009)
N.J.  State Director’s Award - National Association of Independent Fee Appraisers (1999)
N.J. Deputy State Director- National Association of Independent Fee Appraisers (1999)
President - Morris & Essex Chapter National Association of Independent Fee Appraisers
Affiliate Member Appraisal Institute
National Association of Realtors- Real Estate Appraisal Section
New Jersey Association of Realtors- Appraisal Committee
Institute Affiliate Member North Central Jersey Association of Realtors
New Jersey State Bar Association
Real Property and Probate Law Section
Taxation Law Section
Land Use Law Section
Environmental Law Section
Essex County Bar Association
               
EDUCATION
Washington College of Law, American University,
Washington, D.C., J.D., 1981
Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, B.A. 1978.

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION

New York University Real Estate Institute
Real Estate Appraising                                   Real Property Law
Market Research for Appraisers                     Feasibility Analysis
Real Estate Finance

National Association of Independent Fee Appraisers
National Instructors Conference                           Uniform Standards of Professional Practice
Appraising Stigmatized Properties                        Litigation Valuation
Introduction to Condemnation Appraising            Appraisal Conferences
Land Use                                                            Appraisal Fraud

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and Energy at Cook College
ECRA Reform:  Industrial Site Recovery Act of 1993 (ISRA)
Wetlands Identification

State of New Jersey Division of Taxation
Property Tax Administration

Appraisal Institute

Real Estate Appraisal Principles

Capitalization Theory and Techniques, Part B

Basic Valuation Procedures

Case Studies in Real Estate Valuation

Capitalization Theory and Techniques, Part I

Standards of Professional Practice

Capitalization Theory and Techniques, Part A

Valuation Analysis and Report Writing

Institute of Continuing Legal Education
Freshwater Wetlands II                                 Real Estate Tax Appeals
Municipal Taxes and their Treatment in Bankruptcy Proceedings

QUALIFIED AS EXPERT WITNESS

United States Bankruptcy Court

Essex County Tax Board

Monmouth County Tax Board

U.S. District Court District of N.J.

Middlesex Tax Board

Bergen County Tax Board

New Jersey Tax Court

Morris County Tax Board

Passaic County Tax Board

Superior Court of New Jersey

Hudson County Tax Board

Warren County Tax Board

Office of Administrative Law

Union County Tax Board

Sussex County Tax Board

Condemnation Commissions

Hunterdon Tax Board

Burlington County Tax Board

Cape May County Tax Board

 

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Approved Instructor by NJ Real Estate Appraisal Board & NJ Division of Taxation
“Appraising for the Tax Court” - National Association of Independent Fee Appraisers 2012
New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education “Contamination and Tax Appeals” 2009
N. J. Bar Association - Environmental Law Forum 2006 “Valuation Issues in Condemnation”
Bankruptcy Inn of Court 1995 and 1996
“The Art of Cross Examination”- Essex County Bar Association 1997
“Litigation Valuation-National Association of Independent Fee Appraisers 2000
“Bankruptcy and the Appraiser” -National Association of Independent Fee Appraisers 2000, 2001
“Real Property Tax Appeal Primer”- Essex County Bar Foundation 2001 & 2002
“Real Property Tax Appeal Primer” – National Association of Independent Fee Appraisers 2001
“Real Property Tax Appeal Primer”- Appraisal Institute 2003
Property Taxation - National Association of Independent Fee Appraisers – 1999
“How to Appraise a Baseball Stadium”-National Association of Independent Fee Appraisers 2002

INTERVIEWS
CNN’s “Smart Assets” 2004                                          Wall Street Journal “Tip of the Week” 2008
Bergen Record 2010 “Pollution’s Other Cost”      New Jersey Law Journal

PUBLICATIONS
National Association of Independent Fee Appraisers (NAIFA) - Appraiser Gram March 1999
“Moratorium Against Conveyances”
NAIFA - Appraiser Gram July 1999  “Valuation of Contaminated Properties”

AWARDS
National Association of Independent Fee Appraiser 2013 Appraiser of the Year
New Jersey 2004 “Appraiser of the Year” National Association of Independent Fee Appraisers
New Jersey 2003 “Appraiser of the Year” National Association of Independent Fee Appraisers
Recipient Investment in the Future Award (1998) National Association of Independent Fee Appraisers
Recipient of the Chapter of the Year Award as President of the NAIFA Morris & Essex Chapter (2000)

EXPERIENCE
President Blau Appraisal Company (1990-present)
Partner Blau & Blau (1990-present)
Associate John O. Lasser Associates, Inc. (1981-1990)
Federal Home Loan Bank Board (1980-1981)
Margaretten Mortgage Company (summers 1977-1980)
Office of U.S. Senator Clifford P. Case (summer 1976)

Mr. Blau has appraised vacant land, residential, commercial, and industrial properties including tracts over 1,000 acres, wetlands, beaches, watersheds, a reservoir, a baseball stadium, contaminated properties, funeral homes, a crematory, an abattoirs, hotels, restaurants, fast food restaurants, airports, multi-building office and industrial complexes, a sand quarry, marinas, railroad right-of-ways, easements, chemical plants, churches, supermarkets, gas stations, shopping centers, theaters, nursing homes, truck terminals, apartments and an island.


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