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Grand Opening with Mayor Diaz

Al Chanese and Perth Amboy Mayor Diaz at the New Jersey Realty Advisorsy Group Grand Opening in 2012.

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Professional Staff

Albert F. Chanese

Principal, MAI


Appraisal Institute



Urban Land Institute (ULI)

Tel: (732)-853-0271 ext. 101

Fax: (732) 853-0273


Michael Nwosu

Michael U. Nwosu

State Certified Residential Appraiser
sraSenior Residential Appraiser awarded by Appraisal Institute

Tel: (732) 853-0271 ext. 103

Fax: (732) 853-0273


Albert F. Chanese is a Certified General Real Estate Appraiser in the State of New Jersey holds the MAI designation from the Appraisal Institute and is am member of the International Right of Way Association (IRWA) and the Urban Land Institute (ULI).

Al has over 25 years experience in the appraisal field and over 30 years experience in real estate sales and development. He has acted as a consultant to New Jersey Transit in the development of the Hudson County Light Rail System.

He has experience in the valuation of all types of properties ranging from single family residential housing to complex commercial, industrial and investment properties.

He have worked on various projects throughout the state including the waterfront development of the City of Long Branch, the redevelopment of the downtown section of the Borough of Carteret, Edison Township Raritan River walkway, the Green Brook and Passaic River Flood Control Projects and the valuation of the US Army Reserve Center in Jersey City.

Jennifer E. Barany is a Certified General Real Estate Appraiser in the State of New Jersey  and holds the MAI and SRA designation form the Appraisal institute. She has been active in the appraisal industry since April 2011 and is one of the youngest women in New Jersey to receive the MAI designation. She is a 2009 graduate of Ramapo College of New Jersey with a degree in accounting. After college, Jen moved to Georgia to be with her husband who was stationed at Fort Steward and deployed to Iraq.

While in Georgia, Jen worked at a small community bank in the deposit operations department. She was also active in the Family Readiness Group on Fort Stewart and was awarded the Certificate of Appreciation for Patriotic Civil Service at the end of the deployment by LTC. William C. Lindener for her work.

She has completed appraisals for the Blue Acres program in New Jersey and has been actively involved with the Metro New Jersey Chapter of the Appraisal Institute.

Michael U. Nwosu is a Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser in the State of New Jersey and has been active as a residential real estate appraiser since 2005 and is a NJ Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser. He is currently working on obtaining his Certified General certification and has been taking many of the advanced courses given by the Appraisal Institute in preparation of this goal.

Michael entered the appraisal field having worked in the Petroleum and Petrochemicals industries in his native Nigeria and in the US. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering. He also spent 10 years as a quality assurance technician for M&M Mars.

With this background in analytical and technical skills, Mr. Nwosu will be an asset to the company and the clients we serve.

MAI Designation

maiThe MAI membership designation is held by appraisers who are experienced in the valuation and evaluation of commercial, industrial, residential, and other types of properties, and advise clients on real estate investment decisions.

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SRA Designation

maiSRA stands for Senior Residential Appraiser and is a designation awarded by the Appraisal Institute. Michael U. Nwosu on the NJRAG team holds an SRA membershipdesignation. When you hire us, you are hiring some of the best appraisers in the United States.

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