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 Expert  728614

Expert in Real Estate Appraisal

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

New York (NY)
Education Work History Career Accomplishments Consulting Services Expert Witness

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Expert is a NYS Licensed Certified General Appraiser with 20+ years of appraisal experience and has been involved in the real estate business. Expert also is a NYS approved Department of Transportation Appraiser, a NYS approved Real Estate Instructor and Appraisal Instructor and has been appointed as a Small Claims Assessment Review Hearing Officer. In addition he is a AQB certified instructor in the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice. He has been an adjunct professor at the NYU University Real Estate Institute and the City University Baruch College-Zicklin School of Business. Expert has over 2,500 hours of teaching experiences both on the pre-licensing, continuing education and the college level. In addition he as authored both in-class and online courses. He is a past president of the New York Condemnation Conference and the current president of the Columbia Society of Real Estate Appraisers. He has testified and been admitted before various NY Supreme Courts and the Court of Claims as an expert witness. His prior experiences includes site location research, acquisitions, dispositions, lease negotiations, mortgage brokerage and property management. He has handled a variety of matters including feasibility studies, cost allocation, title claims, eminent domain, tax certiorari, diminution of value, charitable donations, equitable distribution, estate tax matters and the valuation of fractional/partial interests.

appraiser ethics


commercial real estate


commercial real estate appraisal


cost approach


economic appraisal


eminent domain


highest and best use


income capitalization approach


insurable value


investment value




land use


liquidation value


market value


real estate appraisal


residential housing


sales comparison approach





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Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New York, New York;  Yonkers, New York;  Bridgeport, Connecticut;  New Haven, Connecticut;  Hartford, Connecticut;  Newark, New Jersey;  Jersey City, New Jersey;  Paterson, New Jersey;  Springfield, Massachusetts;  and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1969   BBA   Marketing   University of Michigan  
1988   BPS   Hotel & Restaurant Management   New York Institute of Technology   Cum Laude

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1996 to


(Expert's Firm)


(Expert's Firm)




Expert is responsible for managing the operations of the firm and is the principal appraiser and real estate expert.

1991 to 1996


(Expert's Firm)


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Chief Appraiser


Expert was responsible for the hiring, training and supervision of all the firms appraisers as well as handling the more difficult assignments himself.

Career Accomplishments:

Designated Member of the Columbia Society of Real Estate Appraisers, Associate Member of the Appraisal Institute, Member Real Estate Board of NY


NYS Certified General Appraiser, NYS Approved Real Estate Instructior, NYS Approved Appraisal Instructor, AQB USPAP Instructor, HUD/FHA/VA approved appraiser, Court Appointed Part 36 Appraiser.

Professional Appointments

President Columbia Society of Real Estate Appraisers, President NY Condemnation Conference.

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
1991 to   NYC Law Department   Appraiser   Provided appraisal services on a contract basis for eminent domain matters.
2006 to   Port Authority of NY & NJ   Appraiser   Provided appraisal services on a contract basis for acquisitions and dispositions.
2008 to   Metropolitan Transportation Agency   Appraiser   Provided appraisal services on a contract basis for acquisitions and dispositions.

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Appraisal of diminution of value resulting from construction defects.
  • Appraisal for valuation of full and partial takings under eminent domain.
  • Highest and Best Use study for air rights over major public building.
  • Valuation of air rights of major roadways.
  • Estate tax valuation for multiple "unbuildable" parcels involved in zoning litigation.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
He has testified in NY, Queens, Kings, Nassau and Suffolk Supreme Courts as well as the Court of Claims in eminent domain, tax certiorari, equitable distribution and guardianship matters.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:

Expert participates in the required continuing eduction programs required of all appraisers and has taken a variety of courses to advance is professional knolwedge.


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