Leaders in Lending: Appraisal Modernization Roundtable with Fannie Mae

Register today to listen in as our experts dive deeper into the topic of appraisal modernization and hear directly from Fannie Mae’s Justin Alexander as he addresses many of the frequently asked questions surrounding their Value Acceptance program.​

Overall, Appraisal Modernization is good for the industry and borrowers because it improves the accuracy, speed, transparency, and cost-effectiveness of the appraisal process, while also improving risk management for lenders.

By attending this webinar you will learn more about the following:

  • Is Fannie Getting Rid of Traditional Appraisals?
  • Is Appraisal Modernization reducing or increasing the need for Appraisers?
  • Does the term “Waiver” imply that GSE’s aren’t actually doing anything?
  • How does Fannie’s adjustment of the Traditional Appraiser Waiver logic affect offerings and volume?
  • How have Lender Obligations changed as part of the new Fannie release?

About Our Panelist

Matt Albino (Host)
VP of Enterprise Sales, Class Valuation

With of goal of developing true working partnerships, Matt Albino helps Class Valuation’s current and prospective clients create valuation programs that enhance their core business and ultimately improve the experience of their borrowers. He’s served countless clients successfully by understanding their needs in light of market dynamics and an ever changing industry. Matt has worked in Financial and Mortgage services for 15+ years, with over 8 years being devoted to real estate data collection and valuation.

Justin Alexander
Director of Collateral Strategy & Innovation, Fannie Mae

Manages the team that focuses on modernizing the home valuation process. Responsible for testing new technologies and ways to enhance collateral risk management, Justin’s team assesses ways to leverage tools such as geographic information system (GIS) data and image recognition. Justin began his industry career with over 17 years of appraisal experience and spent the last 7 years focusing on data analysis, risk strategy, and appraisal modernization, Before Fannie Mae, Justin worked at First American Financial Corporation, building and enhancing products. Before that, he worked at CoreLogic, leveraging his industry experience as a fraud and risk strategist and industry solutions advisor.


Scot Rose
Chief Innovation Officer, Class Valuation

With over 20 years of valuation industry experience, Scot Rose partners with industry stakeholders and the Class executive team to drive modernization, advance product and platform innovation, and help ensure thoughtful change. Scot has served as Vice Chair of the Colorado Board of Real Estate Appraisers, is a certified residential appraiser, and remains committed to the appraisal industry.

John Dingeman
Chief Appraiser, Class Valuation

As Chief Appraiser, John is responsible for quality control and compliance which includes the appraisal escalations. vendor quality control, client escalations, and mandatory reporting. He is a Certified Residential Appraiser in 11 states, a Registered Property Tax Agent in Arizona, and a Qualifying and Continuing Education Instructor for multiple course providers. Dingeman is the Past President of the National Association of Appraisers and the Coalition of Arizona Appraisers. He has also served on several boards, including the Arizona Board of Manufactured Housing, Phoenix Village Planning Committee, Homeowners Association and a charitable organization supporting foster children in Arizona called Arizona Helping Hands.