About Us

Civic involvement include President of the Green Village Volunteer Fire Department and former member of the Chatham Township Committee.Joe has lived in the area since he was born, with strong family ties to Madison, NJ since the early 1900s. Him and his wife, Nila, are life-long residents of the Chatham/Madison area. Joe graduated from The University of South Carolina in 1973 with a Bachelors of Art Degree in History and a minor in Political Science.

Sodano Appraisal Services was formed by Joseph T. Sodano in 2014 after 37 years in the Real Estate Appraisal field.

Joe began his real estate appraisal career in 1977 with L.R. Sullivan Associates in Madison, NJ.  He moved in 1980 to Professional Appraisal Associates based in Summit, NJ, becoming a partner in 1983, with a final position as Executive Vice-President.  He is an active member of the Employee Relocation Council (ERC) with a SCRP (Senior Certified Relocation Professional) designation, a past president of the North Jersey Metro Chapter of the Appraisal Institute, and maintains the SRA (Senior Residential Appraiser) Designation from the Appraisal Institute. He is a past president of RAC (Relocation Appraisers and Consultants) and a member of the Northeast NJ Estate Planners Council.  For a full list of his qualifications, please click here.