Chris Mealy, MAI, MRICS, ASA joined Newmark Knight Frank’s Valuation & Advisory as a senior vice president in 2018. Over the last 13 years, Mr. Mealy has performed valuation assignments for a variety of property types, but he has focused primarily on retail properties, including regional malls, lifestyle centers, neighborhood centers, power centers, strip centers and net leased properties throughout Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. He also has considerable experience in the valuation of gas stations and car washes as going concerns.
Prior to NKF, Mr. Mealy worked for five years as a senior director in Cushman and Wakefield’s Seattle office, where he was a member of the national retail practice group and the quality control committee. This followed seven years at CBRE’s Seattle office, where he became a senior appraiser and retail specialist for the Pacific Northwest.
Mr. Mealy’s experience extends over numerous property types:
- Retail (regional malls, lifestyle centers, power centers, community centers, neighborhood centers, convenience/strip centers, net leased properties and various other retail assignments)
- Special purpose (convenience stores/gas stations, car washes, including tunnel and self-serve, religious facilities, schools and day cares)
- Office (MOB/professional, mixed use and single tenant)
- Industrial (warehouse/manufacturing, self-storage and business parks)
- Apartment (garden, mid-rise, mixed use and student housing)
- Sports and entertainment (health clubs and YMCA/YWCA facilities)
- MAI designation, Appraisal Institute. Mr. Mealy has also served on the Appraisal Institute Seattle Chapter’s education committee and has hosted the retail panel for the chapter’s Fall Real Estate Conference.
- Member, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS)
- Member, International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
- Accredited Senior Appraiser, American Society of Appraisers (ASA)
- Certified general real estate appraiser, states of Oregon and Washington
Mr. Mealy earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration with an emphasis in finance from the University of Washington. More recently, he has completed the requirements of the Appraisal Institute’s continuing education program.