Welcome to the MAAO Website!

Important Notices

Members: please be sure to log-in to see all content on this site. Some pages are only accessible to our members after you have logged in.  If you are having trouble logging in please contact Christine Purple  for assistance (you can find their contact information on the lower left hand side). If you are unsure of your member status, please contact the MAAO Staff before creating a new account in our system (this may duplicate your record in our system). Click HERE for directions on how to log-in. Some of our links to the left and along the top are drop downs.  You will find additional information by clicking on the tab.

If you should need to contact the MAAO for any items or issues, please contact Christine Purple at adminasst@maao.org or 774-249-8624. As well, the MAAO Executive Board has appointed Peter Caron as the Acting Executive Director.  If you should have urgent need to contact him regarding issues you do not feel can be resolved by Christine, you may contact him at maaointerimdirector@gmail.com or his cell phone 781-983-2391.

It is with the great sadness that we announce the passing of MAAO Executive Director, Robert "Bob" J. Ellia.  Bob served this Association as the 1st Executive Director since July 1, 2008.  We will be honoring him in our MAAO Newsletter.  If you should like to share your memories, stories or anecdotes about Bob, please click the following link, Thoughts, or send an email to Christine Purple at adminasst@maao.org.

House Fire: On April 9, 2018, Ellen Blanchard(MAAO Past President, former Director of Assessing in Carver and currently serving on the Carver Board of Assessors) and her husband, Steve, lost their home due to a devastating house fire.  Here is a link to the information on how you can donate to help.  https://givehope.com/Blanchard-Family-House-Fire-1 or https://www.gofundme.com/blanchard-family-fire-relief-fund

MAAO 2018 Awards and Scholarships: MAAO Awards (Wilson Award, Past Presidents Award, Phillip J. Waterman Journalism Award, and the new Robert J. Ellia Executive Director Award) and Scholarship Applications (including the Wilson Scholarship, Past Presidents Scholarship, Arthur J. Holmes Scholarship, and the new Robert “Bob” J. Ellia Executive Director Leadership Scholarship) are due by June 1st. To read about the various Awards and Scholarships, please click on the following link:  MAAO Awards and Scholarships 2018

MAAO FY2019 Executive Board Elections: The Nominating Committee has picked a slate of Candidates.  Ballots will be in the mail by April 1st and need to be returned by May 1st.  The Slate is as follows (To see their bios, please click on their name):


Christopher Wilcock, MAA, Melrose

Executive Board (will select 2):

Lauren Aldrich, MAA, Monson

Richard Conti, MAA, Taunton

Susan LeMay, MAA, Lowell

Edward O’Neil, MAA, Barnstable

Upcoming Events

MAAO Summer Conference Registration is now online!

MAAO Summer Conference will be held at the Red Jacket Beach Resort in South Yarmouth, Massachusetts, June 19-22, 2018.   To see the Conference Agenda, Fees, How to Reserve a Hotel Room, Social Events and the Silent Auction form, click "Upcoming Events" on the left-hand tool bar and click on the "MAAO Summer Conference June 19-22, 2018". Click on one of the following links for more information about the conference.






If you are interested the MAAO Annual Golf Tournament, registration is also available by click "Upcoming Events" on the left-hand tool bar and click on the "2018 MAAO Golf Tournament 6/19/2018".

Are you a Vendor and would like to register for the MAAO Annual Vendor Exposition at the Summer Conference?  The registration is also available by click "Upcoming Events" on the left-hand tool bar and click on the "MAAO Vendor Registration 6/21/2018"


NRAAO Annual Conference/MAAO Spring Conference

             When:            April 29 – May 2, 2018

Where:           Boston Marriott Quincy, 1000 Marriott Drive, Quincy, Massachusetts

To Register:   Click on “Upcoming Events” on the left-hand side.  Select the event and follow the prompts to the end. You will receive an email confirmation once your registration is complete

Red Sox Ticket sales have been extended - when the tickets sell out we will not being purchasing more.  So do not delay - click on "Upcoming Events" and select the Red Sox game in the list!

The Massachusetts Association of Assessing Officers (MAAO) and the Northeast Association (NRAAO) of Assessing Officers would like to invite you to participate in the 2018 NRAAO Annual Conference. Book your group rates online for NRAAO/MAAO Conference.  Last day to book at the discounted rate is April 9, 2018!


USPAP 15 Hour Course Offerings:  The MAAO does not run a 15 hour class but it is a requirement for those who are seeking their MAA Designation for the MAAO.  Here are some upcoming classes (you are not limited to these two courses - this is just helpful information)    Appraisal Institute - May 4-5, 2018 in Braintree, Massachusetts  Click here for more information 

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