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Michelle Czekalski Bradley

Certified General Appraiser, AQB Certified USPAP Instructor

Certified General Appraiser, AQB Certified USPAP Instructor

Michelle Czekalski Bradley is the granddaughter of Betty Czekalski, our company’s founder, and serves as Chief Appraiser. She joined Czekalski Real Estate, Inc. after graduating from college, however she has been a part of the company for as long as she can remember, working alongside her parents, Janet and Wally Czekalski, for decades.

Michelle is an AQB Certified USPAP Instructor, and a real estate educator on a variety of real estate topics. She has authored continuing education courses which she has instructed for both appraisal and real estate licensees in many states. She also completes appraisal review assignments for a variety of clients.

She is serving in her fourth year as the Chair of the Appraisal Standards Board (ASB) by the Board of Trustees of the Appraisal Foundation. This national-based board is responsible for developing and amending the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP), the generally accepted standards of the appraisal profession.

She has served as Pennsylvania's representative to the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) Real Property Valuation Committee and has also served on the Federal Financing and Housing Policy Committee, and actively lobbies for needed changes to the real estate profession. NAR has appointed Michelle as their representative to The Appraisal Foundation Advisory Council (TAFAC) where she was appointed to chair the Appraisal Standards Board Issues Committee in her first year. Through her involvement in NAR, she was selected to testify in the United States Congress, Veterans Affairs Committee, on behalf of NAR regarding appraisal issues.

Michelle has over 35 years’ experience in performing professional appraisal services for her clients. She works to build long-lasting relationships with every client through her willingness to answer questions and provide attention to detail.

Michelle achieved her Appraisal Certification and Associate Broker's license in her early 20's, and at the time, was one of the youngest in the state to do so. She currently holds a SRA Designation with the Appraisal Institute. Through the National Association of REALTORS® she holds multiple designations including the General Accredited Appraiser (GAA), Graduate REALTOR® Institute (GRI), Pricing Strategy Advisor (PSA), At Home with Diversity (AHWD) and Commitment to Excellence C2EX. She holds a Certified Distance Education Instructor (CDEI) designation from the International Distance Education Certification Center (IDECC).

An alumnus of Clarion University, Michelle graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree, with a Real Estate major. She is also a graduate of Dale Carnegie Human Relations and Sales Advantage courses and was has served as a Graduate Assistant multiple times. She is a graduate of Leadership Alle-Kiski Valley, where she was elected to the Board of Directors.

She has been named REALTOR® of the Year twice by the Greater Allegheny Kiski Area Board of REALTORS®, in 1999 and 2019.

An active member of the region's civic and philanthropic communities, she has served as President, Secretary/Treasurer and State Director of the Greater Allegheny Kiski Area Board of REALTORS®, where she has also served on the Board of Directors multiple times. She has been elected to the Allegheny Valley Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and has also served as President of the Chamber and on the Executive Committee. She is also a past President of the Allegheny Valley Business and Professional Women's Club.

Married for over 33 years to Dan Bradley, who is also a certified general appraiser, she enjoys spending her leisure time with her husband and their three “tuxedo” cats, Tony, Vinny and Louie, as well as her many nieces and nephews.

In 1984, while in high school, Michelle was a foreign exchange student to Bogota, Colombia, South America. From that time, she has had a deep sense of national pride that continues to guide her in her daily life. In 2019, she traveled back to Bogota to visit her host family. The cultural experience at such an early age sparked a desire to travel and experience other cultures. She has traveled to many places with her best friend, who was also a foreign exchange student.

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