Our Values are Reflected in the Company We Keep
Formed in 2009, the American Association of Private Lenders (AAPL) is the national organization representing the private real estate and peer-to-peer lending industry. Our membership includes private money lenders, hard money lenders, mortgage fund managers, brokers and service providers from around the United States.
The Appraisal Institute is a global professional association of real estate appraisers, with nearly 18,000 professionals in almost 50 countries throughout the world. Its mission is to advance professionalism and ethics, global standards, methodologies, and practices through the professional development of property economics worldwide.
The Appraisal Foundation (Foundation) is the nation’s foremost authority on the valuation profession. The organization sets the Congressionally authorized standards and qualifications for real estate appraisers as well as qualifications for personal property appraisers and provides voluntary guidance on recognized valuation methods and techniques for all valuation professionals. This work advances the profession by ensuring that appraisals are independent, consistent, and objective.
The ASC’s Mission Statement: To provide federal oversight of State appraiser and appraisal management company (AMC) regulatory programs and a monitoring framework for the Appraisal Foundation and the Federal Financial Institutions Regulatory Agencies in their roles to protect federal financial and public policy interests in real estate appraisals utilized in federally related transactions.
Advocate for the member jurisdictions as to the enforcement and administration of appraiser and appraisal management company regulatory laws. The Association is committed to the success and advancement of state appraiser and appraisal management company regulatory programs and seeks to accomplish these objectives through: Leadership, Cooperation, Communication and Education.
The California Association of Mortgage Professionals (CAMP) serves as a forum for financial education, community outreach, innovation, networking, and legislative and regulatory advocacy. CAMP also provides exclusive benefits and public relations for our members.
LACBA was founded in 1878 and is one of the largest voluntary metropolitan bar associations in the country, with more than 15,000 members. LACBA serves attorneys, judges, and other legal professionals through 26 sections, committees, networking events, live and on-demand CLE programs, and pro bono opportunities, as well as public service and informational resources.
As the leading advocate for the real estate finance industry, the MBA represents and serves its members through a comprehensive array of capabilities and tools that enable members to successfully deliver fair, sustainable and responsible real estate financing within ever-changing business environments.
The National Minority Supplier Development Council advances business opportunities for certified minority business enterprises and connects them to corporate members. The National Minority Supplier Development Council Inc ® (NMSDC®) is one of the country’s leading corporate membership organizations.
The Orange County Bar Association provides a wide variety of programs, services and opportunities for its attorney members, the judiciary, and the community. The OCBA is one of the largest voluntary bar associations in California, with over 9,000 members. Members meet regularly in sections and committees dedicated to various areas of law and issues of concern to the legal community.
The Real Estate Valuation Advocacy Association (REVAA) is a national 501(c)(6) nonprofit serving as the leading advocate for the residential real estate valuation industry. REVAA members are parties in the procurement and implementation of residential real estate valuation services.
The Risk Management Association (RMA) is a not-for-profit, member-driven professional association serving the financial services industry. Its sole purpose is to advance the use of sound risk management principles in the financial services industry. RMA promotes an enterprise approach to risk management that focuses on credit risk, market risk, operational risk, securities lending, and regulatory issues.
In 2018, two recognized, trusted associations, the California Bankers Association (CBA) and Western Independent Bankers (WIB) merged to form a strong new foundation, the Western Bankers Association (WBA).
With more than 200 years of combined experience serving banks, the WBA is one of the largest banking trade associations and regional educational organizations in the United States.
With a mission to educate and connect bankers to help them achieve the highest standards of personal and organizational excellence, the WBA offers dynamic conferences, training seminars, more than 250 webinars and enhanced education for member banks.