Ernie Durbin is Chief Valuation Officer at Valuation Vision. As CVO, Durbin leverages the strengths of V2’s technologies and develops new solutions for the valuation industry. As a co-founder of V2, Durbin is currently co-inventor of technology and methods that power BPOMerge. Additionally, Durbin has leveraged his 30+ years of real estate valuation experience to expand V2 Valuation Services into portfolio review and due diligence. Previously, Durbin has also served as Director of Valuation Technology for Kirchmeyer & Associates tasked with development and migration of their AMC Platform.
Ernie Durbin began his career in the Real Estate Appraisal business in 1982 after graduating from Anderson University. He joined his parents and their appraisal practice, which later became as Durbin and Associates Inc. The company grew from a handful of corporate clients in the early 1980s, to a client list which now exceeds several hundred. The firm specialized in identifying and solving complex residential valuation problems in the Greater Cincinnati and Dayton Market Areas. Complex valuation services include specialized appraisals such as: relocation, review, REO, and forensic assignments.
Personally emphasizing Relocation, Ernie is along time member of Worldwide ERC© holding their CRP designation since its inception in 1990. Ernie is also a member and serves on the Board of Directors of Relocation Appraisers and Consultants (RAC), a nationwide organization of independent professionals who have distinguished themselves as leaders of the Employee Relocation Industry.
Ernie Durbin also holds the SRA and AI-RRS designations from the Appraisal Institute. With the Institute he has served on several special projects as well as a residential experience screener. At the national level, Ernie is currently on the Apprasial Practices Board of The Appraisal Foundation. He also serves on the Industry Advisory Council (IAC) of the Appraisal Foundation. Ernie is a member of the Collateral Risk Network (CRN), a network of valuation thought leaders within the appraisal profession. Ernie has also been appointed to the Real Property Valuation Committee of the National Association of Realtors and is a founding Board Member of the National Appraisal Congress (NAC).
Ernie Durbin is married to Velina, and they have four children ranging in age from 20 to 30. In addition to corporate and family activities, Ernie has served on the boards of the Salvation Army, Business Advisory Council for the Schools, The Adopt a School Council, and as a consultant to Junior Achievement. Ernie’s postgraduate studies (Masters and PhD coursework) have been in theological studies for personal enrichment and fulfillment. Through these studies Ernie coauthored the book “Religious Diversity and the American Experience: A Theological Approach” published by Continuum Press in 2007.