13th Annual Monmouth Conference


You are cordially invited to attend a full day seminar to be held on Thursday, February 7, 2019 at the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Tinton Falls – Eatontown, 700 Hope Road, Tinton Falls, NJ (800-317-9154 or 732-544-9300). 


8:30 am to 9:00 am


and Continental Breakfast


9:00 am to 11:00 am


Valuation of Commercial Properties for Tax Court            

(2.0 APP CEU’s)

This interactive panel discussion will include topics such as:

  • Valuation of warehouse and industrial space
  • Added assessments of commercial property
  • Odd ball properties: how does an assessor/appraiser know if the PT-10 is accurate for an oil refinery?
  • The examination of large vacant properties; why are they vacant?
  • Inspection of property using an unmanned aircraft system
  • And your questions for the panel!


Moderator: Alex Worth, Assessor

Speakers:   Mark Fitzpatrick, Assessor

                    Peter Zipp, Esq.,  Zipp & Tannenbaum, LLC

                    Pam Brodowski, Appraiser, BRB Valuation & Consulting


11:00 am to 12:00 pm


Review of New Technology & Updates to the Assessment

Demonstration Program  

(1.0 ADM CEU’s)

A review of the new ADP GIS system, additions to the Tax Board Portal, the Monmouth County Board of Taxation’s gateway to a growing list of electronic taxpayer services and an update to the progress of the assessment demonstration program.                 


Speaker:  Matthew Clark, Monmouth County Tax Administrator


12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

LUNCH     (afternoon session begins promptly at 1:00 pm)



1:00 pm to 3:00 pm


Annual Reassessments & Use of Technology                   

(2.0 APP CEU’s)

Presentation on the annual reassessments and use of technology to make it more efficient & effective.  Paul will focus on the use of GIS and spatial modeling to increase accuracy, uniformity, and defensibility. We all know how important these things are when setting assessed values.  Paul has literally helped to “write the book on it,” GIS for Property Tax and Assessment Professionals! Available on Amazon!


Speaker:  Paul Bidanset, IAAO, Ph.D. candidate

Moderator: Gregory T. Hutchinson, CTA Assessor




3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   

Drone Technology for Assessing

(1.0 ADM CEU’s)


“The benefits of commercial and private unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) are substantial. Technology has moved forward rapidly, and what used to be considered toys are quickly becoming powerful tools that can provide enormous benefits in terms of safety and efficiency.” (ntia.doc.gov) This presentation will focus on how to obtain an FAA Remote Pilot License, Laws governing UAS, equipment, safety procedures, and examples of use cases for tax assessment and other municipal purposes.  To start practicing, the MCAA will give away 4 mini drones! 


Speakers:  Alex J. Worth CTA Assessor, FAA Remote Pilot

Moderator: Gregory T. Hutchinson, CTA Assessor