|Who We Are|
Tillema, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS, AI-RRS, CCIM|
Attorney at Law
has been involved in the real estate/finance industry since 1972. His education
includes a Bachelor's of Finance from Indiana University, a Masters of Business
Administration from Arizona State University and a Doctorate of Jurisprudence
from Indiana University - Indianapolis. His background includes leasing and
management with a Chicago-based, regional, shopping center owner; mortgage
banking (origination, underwriting, secondary marketing & management), title
company (co-owner); property management, real estate development (residential
condominiums); investment, consulting and appraising (residential, commercial,
easements and diminutive damages).
His experience in teaching includes
real estate broker and appraiser pre-licensing classes, continuing education
seminars and real estate college classes for private schools, professional
organizations, Indiana University and Butler University. He has written
numerous seminars for both law and real estate professionals. Education Resource
provides a ready medium to apply his teaching experience.
served on the board of directors for the Clarocity Corporation (as traded on the
Canadian Stock Exchange); on the board of directors of the national Appraisal
Institute; as chair of the Appraisal Institute's National Government Relations
Committee; as chair of both the board of directors of the Appraisal Institute
Relief Foundation and the Appraiser Liability Insurance Program; as President
and on the board of directors of the Hoosier State Chapter of the Appraisal
Institute. He has also served on the Board of Directors of the Indiana CCIM
chapter, the Indiana Association of REALTORS® , the REALTOR® Foundation,
and the Metropolitan Indianapolis Board of REALTORS®.
A. Tillema, SRA, AI-RRS
graduating from Indiana University with a degree in Entrepreneurship in 1997,
Jason joined Tillema & Associates as a trainee to begin his career. He has
concentrated primarily on residential valuations and has performed assignments
ranging from simple home equity to complex litigation assignments. Since
approximately 2006, he has served in several volunteer roles within the
appraisal and real estate industry.
Due in large part to the volunteer
service within our industry, Jason has been requested to develop several
seminars and discussion panels. He has become more involved in the instructor
role over the past several years due to these opportunities and looks forward to
providing relevant courses and seminars through Education Resources.
has enjoyed serving the local real estate community. After serving and chairing
several committees within the Appraisal Institute, he was elected as the
Secretary/Treasurer for 2012. He subsequently served as the Vice President in
2013 and as the HSC President in 2014. Not only has he served in the appraisal
industry but also within our local REALTOR® organization, from 2014 through
2016 Jason was the Appraiser Representative on the MIBOR Board of Directors. His
experience and participation within these organizations and associated
committees has provided an opportunity to better understand the many
intricacies of our profession.