Monthly Archives: March 2015

ICAP President’s Quarterly Report & IDFPR Update

ICAP President’s 1st Quarter Report

ICAP President Rick Hiton’s 1st Quarter 2015 Report.  Click to see how busy and success first 90 days of the year has been.  Updates include:

  1. Legislative Progress
  2. 2015 Seminars Update
  3. Supervisor/Trainee Course
  4. Public Relations
  5. Website

New IDFPR Director

Illinois Senate confirmed appointment of Bryan Schneider as director of the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.  Schneider is divisional vice president and assistant general counselor for Walgreens. He’s a member of the state Board of Elections where he has served as chairman and vice chairman. He’s been with that panel since 2004.

Schneider previously worked in the General Assembly as general counsel for former House speaker and Republican leader Rep. Lee Daniels.

The 47-year-old is a CPA and has a law degree from the University of Wisconsin. He has an MBA from DePaul University.

Schneider replaces Manny Flores who had been appointed by former Gov. Pat Quinn.

Schneider Photo (2)

(From Left to Right:  ICAP Immediate Past President Rich deVerdier, Director Bryan Schneider, ICAP President Rick Hiton)

ICAP is Making News

March 13th

ICAP Legislative Committee Chairman Rich deVerdier, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS met with Illinois Senator Don Harmon of the 39th District (  Among other positions, Senator Harmon serves as President Pro Tempore and Co-Chairman on the Committee on Administrative Rules.   Discussions focused on Illinois’ failure to complete a required Customary and Reasonable Fee Study and of the AMC Recovery Fund for Appraisers.

  Rich & Rep Don Harmon

March 15th

ICAP President Rick Hiton, IFAS was interviewed on Real Estate Revealed with host Randy Barcella.  The interview focused on Customary and Reasonable Fees.  If you were not able to catch the live show, you can listen at


March 26th

Rick will also be interviewed by Phil Crawford of the Voice of Appraisal next Thursday, March 26th.  You can listen at

Phil Crawford

Listen to ICAP President Rick Hiton on Real Estate Reveal, AM 560 The Answer

ICAP President Rick Hiton will be live on Real Estate Revealed with Randy Barcella, AM 560 The Answer this Sunday, March 15th at 8:00 am.  Rick will be discussing:

Reasonable and Customary Fees

Effects of Reasonable and Customary Fees at the consumer level


Also on the live show are, Betsy Loeb, Realtor from Baird & Warner and Anne Schwab, Certified Financial Planner & Author.  They will answer questions like:

Do you know if Rental Real Estate is a Good idea or a Bad idea now?

Do you know the Top 5 Problems caused by Over Pricing a home?


It will be an exciting informative show!  Have your questions ready and call in to the show at 312-642-5600.

You can listen on the radio or stream live on line, go to:

AM 560 The Answer

Sunday, March 15th, 8:00 am.

You can follow ICAP Member and Radio Show Host Randy Barcella at:

 Randy Photo

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