M. Barden Prisant FRICS, FRSA, was honored to have been named an Eminent Professional Fellow of the RICS in 2002. He became active in the New York/New Jersey/Connecticut Tri-State Chapter and was made Chair five years later. In the intervening years, he has served on his Global Professional Group Board and the RICS Americas Valuation Council. In the public realm, he was appointed to NYC zoning boards in Manhattan and Brooklyn by New York City Borough Presidents and City Council members. He is president and founder of Manhattan-based International Art Advisors.