Harvey M. Levin, MAI, SRA, President of Keystone Appraisal Company, established his appraisal practice in 1967, merging with Keystone in 1994. A member of the Appraisal Institute, Mr. Levin is a State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware and a real estate broker in Pennsylvania.

As a former Member and Vice Chairman of the Philadelphia Board of Revision of Taxes, Mr. Levin is an acknowledged expert in the field of real property assessment appeals based on valuation, uniformity and/or ratio issues.

Many of Keystone’s assignments evolve from properties impacted by environmental contamination. Mr. Levin has lectured on the impact of environmental contamination on property value, including stigma damages, and has participated in workshops and seminars for the American Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Institute and the Philadelphia Bar Association.

During his tenure as Chairman of the Pennsylvania State Real Estate Commission, three transformative changes to the real estate industry were initiated and implemented: mandatory continuing education for all real estate practitioners, seller property disclosure and designated agency/dual agency relationships. He also presided over the formation of the Pennsylvania State Board of Certified Real Estate Appraisers.

A graduate of Temple University with a Bachelor of Science degree in economics, and the real estate curriculum at the Wharton School, he is Adjunct Professor of Real Estate at Temple University Real Estate Institute.