George Demopulos is one of the founding partners of Lincoln Appraisal & Settlement Services (LASS) and Lincoln Abstract & Settlement Services based in Providence, RI. With over 23 years in the appraisal profession, he is a Certified Residential Appraiser in 5 New England states and has extensive appraisal experience in all aspects of appraising including: Retail, REO/Foreclosure, Complex Properties, Field and Desk Reviews, and Appraisal Compliance.
Over the years George has served as a Supervisory Appraiser for many appraiser trainees and currently oversees the LASS Nationwide Appraiser Network which manages 5,000+ Appraisers nationwide. George also oversees the LASS Corporate Appraisal Quality Assurance Team consisting of its Chief Appraiser and over 12 review appraisers. George began his real estate career in the late 1980's in Property Management and Real Estate Sales. He then joined Massachusetts-based Property Financial Appraisal Services (later First American Appraisal Services) in 1991, where he rose to become one of the Regional Managers for the company.
George has 100's of hours of classroom time and has been a speaker at several educational conferences and seminars of the Appraisal Institute, MBREA, CRN Network and NAIFA.
George currently serves as the 2014 Chairman of the RI Branch Chapter of the MA/RI Chapter of the AI and also serves on the Government Relations Committee.
In his capacity as the inaugural Vice President of the National Association of Appraisal Management Companies (NAAMC), of which Lincoln Appraisal is a founding member, George has represented NAAMC at many national appraisal conferences and has met with Senate and House members of the US Congress as well as representatives of the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau (CFPB). George has also testified at various state committee hearings and has been a member of several state task force groups regarding AMC regulation.
George is an SRA and AI-RRS designated member of the Appraisal Institute, a RA designated member of the Massachusetts Board of Real Estate Appraisers and a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. In 2014, he was appointed to serve on the Appraisal Subcommittee’s Advisory Committee for Development of Regulation (ASCAC).
He is also a member of The Rhode Island Association of Realtors and The National Association of Realtors. George graduated from The George Washington University with a degree in Economics.