Board

Bruce J. Ford
President

Bruce brings over 25 years of experience as a major bank Staff Appraiser, AMC Senior reviewer and as an independent Fee Appraiser. Bruce is a California Certified Residential Appraiser, in addition to being a Certified instructor for the CA. state Bureau of Real Estate Appraisers. As a Senior Review Appraiser, he personally spoke one-on-one with over 800 appraisers nationwide and has reviewed over 7000 residential reports from Maine to Hawaii during his tenure. Bruce provides a highly skilled level of valuations and consulting, in all types of residential real estate assignments, including probate, bankruptcy, pre-nuptial agreements, property tax appeals and yes, regular mortgage loans inside Sonoma, Marin and Napa counties.

Ron Marcelle
Vice President

Diane Coyne
Treasurer

Diane has been appraising for over 17 years, covering Marin, Sonoma, Napa and San Francisco.  She appriases single family, condominiums, 2-4 units, multi-family units and vacant land.  Diane is a native Marin County resident, currently living in Novato.  She is a member of the North Bay Real Estate Appraisers Association, a 100+/- membership and is currently serving her fourth term as the Treasurer.

Lourdes Kestel-Rusert
Secretary

Lourdes or Lou as she is more commonly known by her friends and colleagues started her appraisal career as a staff appraiser for World Savings in 1991. She held various positions at World Savings as Legal Administrator, Sr Underwriter, Coordinator for staff reviewers of the bank's independent fee appraiser panel for North Bay, and for several years was Vice President/Region Appraisal Manager for the appraisal staff offices in Sonoma, Napa, Marin, Lake and Solano counties before she "retired" from the bank in 2008 and joined the fee world. She has extensive experience in rural properties in North Bay and was considered the bank's "local expert" on well and septic systems! Lou likes to volunteer her time to various community and church projects such as feeding the homeless, Christmas Giving Tree program, Redwood Empire Food Program and sharing her passion about nutrition and wellness to family and friends and is a big advocate of healthy "Green Smoothies".

 

Board of Directors / Committees

Name Email Work # Cell #
Bruce Ford - President brucejford@yahoo.com 707-732-6403  

Ron Marcelle -Vice President (Check-in)

ronmar4@gmail.com 415-898-4252 415-279-3909
Diane Coyne -Treasurer d.coyne@northbayreal.com 415-892-1914  
Lourdes Kestel-Rusert -Secretary loukestel@gmail.com 707-484-0608  
Mehron (Ron) Pejooh -Web Admin Constant Contact Marketing mpejooh@comcast.net 415-987-6578  
Corina Rollins -Education corinarollins@comcast.net 415-461-0325 415-515-6792
Pete Lenzi -Membership plenzi@sonic.net 707-953-4630  
Leslie Luckey -Facilities bayoub1@sbcglobal.net 707-643-1887  
Mark Lindsay -Corporate/MLS Rep mhlappraisal@yahoo.com 415-272-4081  
Mariateresa Canosa -Check-In canosa_mv@hotmail.com 707-655-1987  
Mike Bucchianeri  MJBAPPRAISAL@HOTMAIL.COM 707-484-7879 707-894-5924
Paula Salings    paula@thesaling.com  415-640-0916  
Robert Borgognoni -Scholarship