Accurate Group Hires New Chief Appraiser

Accurate Group Hires New Chief Appraiser

Industry Veteran Michele Golden Joins Accurate Group

CLEVELAND – January 18, 2023 – Accurate Group, a leading provider of technology-driven real estate appraisal, title data, analytics, and e-closing solutions, today announced Michele Golden has joined the company as Chief Appraiser. Michele will report to Steve Baczkowski, COO of Accurate Group, and will manage Accurate Group’s staff appraisers, appraisal compliance and regulatory issues.

“Michele has had an impressive career to date, and as a proven leader in real estate valuations, I’m very excited to welcome her to the team,” stated Steve Baczkowski. “I’m extremely impressed with her knowledge and experience and am looking forward to the strategic advances Michele, along with our highly skilled valuation team, will achieve as they drive the company’s vision forward.”

Golden most recently held the role of Residential Real Estate Consultant on the valuation leadership team at Wells Fargo and has approximately 30 years of executive level real estate appraising and lending experience with national banks, federal agencies, investment banks & financial services companies, and a major appraisal management company.

“I look forward to using my experience and subject matter expertise to support our customers and improve product delivery through the continued use of innovative appraisal technology,” Golden stated. “And I’m very pleased for the opportunity to work with such a seasoned management team to accelerate the company’s growth.”

Michele is a subject matter expert in the field of appraisal and valuation and an avid supporter of The Appraisal Institute’s Appraiser Diversity Initiative, the premier nationwide program sponsored by Accurate Group and designed to attract new entrants to the real estate appraisal field while fostering diversity in the profession.


About Accurate Group

Accurate Group is a real estate technology and services leader delivering technology-driven property appraisal, title data, analytics and digital closing solutions to banks, credit unions, servicers, non-banks, and capital market firms. By combining modern process automation, accurate data and innovative SaaS and mobile technologies, Accurate Group provides its clients with the best combination of speed, quality, regulatory compliance, and price. With Accurate Group, the real estate finance community and consumers benefit from market-leading solutions that enable modern digital frameworks, improve accuracy, lower costs, and improve compliance across all types of real estate loans, mortgage-related assets, and real estate portfolios. Visit


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