Rosemount’s Jason L. Messner Honored as Appraisal Institute’s ‘Volunteer of Distinction’

Oct. 4, 2017

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Rosemount’s Jason L. Messner Honored as Appraisal Institute’s ‘Volunteer of Distinction’

CHICAGO (Oct. 4, 2017) – Jason L. Messner, MAI, of Rosemount, Minnesota, was recognized today as an Appraisal Institute third quarter “Volunteer of Distinction” for Region III. 
The Appraisal Institute is the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers; Region III consists of Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota and Wisconsin. Messner is a member of the North Star Chapter.
“Jason Messner has shown a great commitment to the Appraisal Institute,” said Appraisal Institute President & Acting CEO Jim Amorin, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS. “We are proud to have volunteers like Jason who have dedicated themselves to the advancement of our organization, the valuation profession and their local communities.”
Messner has served on the North Star Chapter Board of Directors since 2001. He previously served as regional representative from 2008-11 and as a liaison between the chair of the chapter’s Government Relations Committee and the national Government Relations Committee. He served the chapter’s predecessor, the Metro/Minnesota Chapter, as president in 2003; vice president in 2002; regional representative from 2001-02; secretary in 2001; chair of the Education Committee from 1997-2001; and on various chapter committees from 1990-96. He served on the national Board of Directors from 2012-16. Messner joined a predecessor organization of the Appraisal Institute 1989, and received his MAI designation in 1994. 
He has been advisor to five appraisers, and participated in the North Star Chapter’s efforts in passing six appraisal-related bills in the Minnesota legislature. 
Messner has been president and principal of Patchin Messner Dodd and Brumm in Burnsville since co-founding the company in 2001, and has been in the valuation profession for 28 years. He received a bachelor’s degree in real estate from St. Cloud State University in St. Cloud, Minnesota. 
Among his volunteer activities, Messner has been a member of the Rosemount Planning Commission and the Rosemount Downtown Redevelopment Committee, and has participated in school fundraisers and activities 
Messner and his wife, Nancy, have three children and four grandchildren.