Call for Y.T. & Louise Lee Lum Award Nominations

Deadline is Friday, March 30

Nominations are due Friday, March 30, for the Y.T. and Louise Lee Lum Award, which recognizes individuals who have made distinguished contributions* to the valuation profession during the immediate preceding year. 

The Y.T. and Louise Lee Lum Award is given in recognition of and in great appreciation for the distinguished contribution to the furtherance of the high ideals of the profession of real estate appraising and practices, mindful of the fact that this contribution was possible only through the zeal, uprightness, sacrifice, devotion, acumen and ability of the contributor. 

Both Appraisal Institute Professionals and those who do not belong to AI are eligible. Selection of the recipient is made by the Trustees of the Appraisal Institute Education Trust and will be announced during the 2018 Appraisal Institute Annual Conference, July 30-August 1, in Nashville, TN. 

Nominators should provide: 

  • Letter of recommendation;
  • Resume of the nominee; and
  • Brief biography of the nominee.

Please email these items to with the subject header "Lum Award Nomination."  

For more information on the AIET and the awards, please visit our website.

 *"Distinguished contribution to the appraisal profession" means any activity which directly and measurably tends to advance the knowledge, education and techniques in the fundamentals, principles and practices in the appraising of real estate; to further enhance the high ethical and intellectual standards of the Institute; and to maintain and expand the important and honorable services, practices and functions of the real estate profession.