TARRANT COUNTY BLACK REAL ESTATE PROFESSIONALS
Vincent L. Wimbish distinguishes himself as an expert with nearly 35 successful years of solid experience working in the multi-faceted real estate field and is the newly elected president of NAREB holding office for a two-year term. Based in Fort Worth, Texas, Mr. Wimbish, president of Wimbish Appraisal Service, is recognized as a professional having a firm grasp on the complex transactions involved in the sale, purchase and disposition of real property. His integrity and reputation for hard-work have positioned his company in the top ranking of sought-after appraisers in the Dallas-Fort Worth marketplace. Vincent's seasoned skill as a business leader, his active involvement in professional organizations, and his extensive knowledge of the real. estate industry serve him well as he becomes the next president of lhe National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB), the nation's oldest minority trade association.
Prior to establishing Wimbish Appraisal Service in 1992, Vincent honed his skills and broad-based knowledge of the real estate industry with each progressively more responsible position he held. His career began as a sales agent with the Berney Seal Company Realtors where he gained competency and experience. Mr. Wimbish's public sector experience began with his service at the City of Corpus Christi and the Nueces County Tax Appraisal District where he valued residential, commercial, personal and industrial properties for taxation. Later, as senior appraiser for the Texas General Land Office, he appraised specific-use properties including prisons, hospitals, schools, park and wildlife facilities, as examples. His expertise was also used to appraise residential subdivisions, farms and ranches, along with areas and properties under consideration for eminent domain or condemnation.
As founder, president and chief appraiser of his 17-year appraisal business, as well as president and broker of a real estate group established in 1995, Mr. Wimbish now combines all of his experience and expertise to review and appraise residential property for origination and foreclosure on behalf of a varied client base including individuals, government entities, and major financial institutions.
Mr. Wimbish maintains membership and has served in leadership positions in a number of civic, business, professional and trade organizations. In addition to serving as NAREB's president, he has previously served as president of the National Society of Real Estate Appraisers. His other memberships include the Texas Association of Rea( Estate Brokers, board member; Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce; the Fort Worth Metropolitan Black Chamber of Commerce where he was honored with the Quest for Success Award; the Arlington, Texas African-American Chamber of Commerce, and the Freddie Mac Real Estate Advisory Board, to name of few of his professional and business environments.
Mr. Wimbish attended the University of Houston, and graduated from Texas A & M University with a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration. He is a Texas-licensed real estate broker and certified general real estate appraiser.
Mr. Wimbish resides in Mansfield, Texas with his wife Kim and is the father at four adult children and three grand-children.