P. Erik Pogwist

Chief Appraiser


Erik joined IAM with more than 30 years of full-time residential appraisal experience on every type of property. As our Chief On-Staff Appraiser, his primary daily responsibility is to provide oversight and guidance on all matters and challenges that may occur in association with an appraisal report including revisions and rebuttals. Particular areas of expertise include rules and regulations regarding real estate fraud, valuation of partial interests and appraising complex properties and real estate investment analysis and environmental issues as they apply to real estate valuation.

Erik maintains his Pennsylvania State Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser license (certified since 1991) as well as reciprocal certification in Michigan, Nevada, Virginia and Wisconsin. He has been FHA approved since 1994. In addition, he maintains his national USPAP national accreditation (most recently updated in 2019). Erik has also appeared as an expert witness in Federal Bankruptcy Court and tax appeal hearings.

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