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Eric B. Finley MAI, SRA

Senior Managing Director, Co-Market Leader – TX, LA

Eric B. Finley, MAI, SRA, joined Newmark Knight Frank Valuation & Advisory in 2017 as a senior managing director in the company's Houston office and the co-market leader for Texas and Louisiana. Mr. Finley brings to his position 33 years of experience in the fee preparation and review of real estate appraisals, feasibility studies, rent analyses and market studies of commercial and residential properties. He has experience with a wide variety of property types, including office, retail, industrial, multifamily, restaurant, medical office and special purpose. He has completed assignments in more than 20 states across the U.S.

Additionally, Mr. Finley is MAP (Multifamily Accelerated Processing) certified through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. He specializes in providing appraisals and market studies for HUD's 221(d)(4) financing program for multifamily developers and 223f loan program for refinancing and acquiring multifamily properties. He also specializes in market studies for the federal government's Low Income Housing Tax Credit program.

Prior to NKF, Mr. Finley worked for nearly 17 years in the Houston office of CBRE's Valuation & Advisory Services Group. The last five years were as a managing director. Mr. Finley also worked in the banking sector, serving in several senior-level appraisal-related positions including appraisal manager for a Houston-based regional bank.

Professional Affiliations

  • MAI designation, Appraisal Institute
  • SRA designation, Appraisal Institute
  • Certified general real estate appraiser, states of Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana
Eric B. Finley MAI, SRA
Senior Managing Director, Co-Market Leader – TX, LA
1700 Post Oak Blvd
2 BLVD Place, Suite 250
Houston, TX 77056
United States
T  713.490.9954


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Areas of Specialization
  • Valuation & Advisory

Years of Experience
33 years