Professional Profile: Theodore Rummel 2016

Theodore Rummel - 2016

Name: Theodore Rummel - 2016

Title: President CT Chapter of the Appraisal Institute

Company: Webster Bank NA

Location: 185 Asylum Street, Fifth Floor, Hartford, CT

Birthplace: Johnstown, PA

Family: Wife – Cindy; children Derek and Damon

College: UConn., BS and MBA Finance and Real Estate

First job outside of appraisal: Gas station attendant, mason’s tender, and carpenter.

First job in the appraisal field: Appraiser for John F. Rowlson Co.

What do you do now and what are your future chapter plans: I have inherited and assembled a highly talented team of directors, committee chairs and members that I will lead and work with in protecting the integrity of the public trust in the real estate appraisal profession, providing the highest quality real estate appraisal education and attracting new members to the Conn. Chapter of AI. I would like to recognize our executive director, Jacqueline Beauchaine, for her 25 years of service to the chapter.

Hobbies: Cut trees down for firewood

Favorite book: Anything by Lee Child

Favorite movie: “Indiana Jones”

Person you most emulate: John Leary, MAI of Leary Consulting and Valuation

Key to success: Work hard and be lucky

If you were to choose another vocation, what would it be: Construction manager