Membership Information

Membership in the Society is open to all individuals who have an interest in the real estate or real estate appraisal profession.
Join us at the Candidate level if you are a licensed real estate appraiser or licensed real estate salesperson in New York*, or apply as Certified Residential Appraiser, Certified General Appraiser or Licensed Real Estate Broker if you are a certified appraiser or licensed broker in New York*. If you are in a related field, such as banker, attorney, mortgage broker, home inspector, etc., join us as an Affiliate.
*If you are licensed or certified in a state other than New York, please call for additional information.

Due to COVID-19 we are waiving our customary application fee of $100 through December 31, 2021.


Joining is easy! Fill out the form below, pay your first year’s dues of $150, and you are all set. Your membership begins on the date of application and automatically renews annually as long as you wish to remain a member.
Please note that your application is subject to review by the Admissions Committee.

1. Choose Classification you are applying for:

Classification Table*
Certified Residential Appraiser
Certified General Appraiser
Licensed Real Estate Broker

2. Personal Information / Business Listing:

First Name *
Last Name *
Home Address *
City *
State *
Zip Code *
Business Affiliation
Business Address
Zip Code
Business Phone *
    Website URL
    Email *

    3. Other Professional Appraiser or Real Estate organizations that you belong to:

    Organization 1
    Member since?
    Designation (if any)?
    Organization 2
    Member since?
    Designation (if any)?

    4. Real Estate Appraiser or Real Estate Broker License Info:

    Select License Type
    Certified Residential Appraiser
    Certified General Appraiser
    Licensed Appraiser
    Licensed Appraiser Assistant
    Licensed Real Estate Broker
    Licensing State
    Expiration Date

    5. Business or Professional References:

    Reference 1
    Phone # and/or e-mail address
    Reference 2
    Phone # and/or e-mail address
    Reference 3
    Phone # and/or e-mail address

    * I hereby certify that the statements contained herein are correct. If approved for membership, I agree to abide by the Bylaws of the Society, its Code of Ethics, and the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice. I will provide additional documentation as requested for the review of my application. I understand that I have the right to cancel my membership at any time by notifying the Society in writing. I understand that membership fees, including application fees, are non-refundable.

    Enter Full Name *
    Application Date *

    Membership in the Columbia Society of Real Estate Appraisers offers many benefits.

    Get Your Appraisal or Real Estate License

    Get reduced rates on continuing education seminars, including LIVE and ONLINE Zoom classes.

    Continuing Education and License Renewal

    Participate in networking opportunities at events and dinner meetings.

    Find an Appraiser

    Get listed in our online directory so clients can find you.