Senior Director of Customer Development, First American Mortgage Solutions
After earning a degree from the University of Minnesota, in 1979, Tim joined his father, Jerry, in continuing Forsythe’s legacy in the real estate and appraisal industry. Within the next two decades, Tim had earned his SRA and SRPA designations and purchased Forsythe Appraisals, becoming its CEO in 1993. As CEO, Tim set up the framework for aggressive expansion and guided the company’s growth with branch offices ultimately serving more than 40 metropolitan areas throughout the continental United States, making Forsythe Appraisals the largest independent residential appraisal firm in the country. In October 2011 Tim stepped down as CEO, turning the reigns over to his brother and company President John Forsythe, and taking on his current role as Senior Director of Customer Development. In this position he focuses all of his efforts on strengthening relationships with new and existing customers of Forsythe Appraisals. A participant in numerous annual conferences and events, including ERC, Mortgage Bankers Association, NAMB, CRN, Valuation Expo, and TAVMA, Tim has served on the Advisory Board for Lender’s Service, Inc., and on the Board of Directors for MAPA (Minnesota Association of Professional Appraisers), Minnesota Union Builders, and The Retreat.