John Bredemeyer, SRA
John Bredemeyer is President of Realcorp, a full service real estate appraisal company in Omaha. He holds an MBA from the University of Nebraska at Omaha as well as an undergraduate degree in real estate. He currently serves as President of the alumni chapter of Rho Epsilon, the professional real estate fraternity. In 1994 he was recognized as their Man of the Year. He also serves on the UNOmaha College of Business National Advisory Board, and received the Distinguished Alumni Award in 2000.
Mr. Bredemeyer holds the SRA designation from the Appraisal Institute. In 1993 he was the president of the Nebraska Chapter of the Appraisal Institute. He has served as the National Chairman of Continuing Education and National Chair of Government Relations for the Appraisal Institute. He is currently a national spokesman for the Appraisal Institute. He has been quoted in the New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Money Magazine and numerous other publications.
He has been involved with the Nebraska Mortgage Association for over ten years and was their 1999/2000 president. He has twice been Chairman of the Omaha based Great Plains Multiple Listing Service, where he has served on the Board of Directors since 1993. He is also a Director of the Omaha Area Board of Realtors.
John is a certified general appraiser in Nebraska and Iowa. In 1997 Governor Nelson appointed Mr. Bredemeyer to a five-year position on the Nebraska Real Estate Appraiser Board where he served for three years as Chairman. After serving on the Board of Directors of the Association of Appraisal Regulatory Officials, he was awarded Honorary Lifetime Membership. Mr. Bredemeyer served for six years as a Trustee of the Appraisal Foundation. The Appraisal Foundation is authorized by Congress as the Source of Appraisal Standards and Appraiser Qualifications. He served two years as their Treasurer. In 2008 he was elected as Vice Chairman.