Christopher Orlando, MAI, serves as a senior vice president and team leader with Newmark Knight Frank’s Valuation & Advisory for the Northeast Ohio region. In this role, Mr. Orlando is responsible for business development, continuing to provide outstanding service to clients, overseeing the region’s appraisal team, and preparing and reviewing appraisal reports for a diverse spectrum of property types.
Since beginning his career in valuation in 2005, Mr. Orlando has worked with clients on a wide variety of property types including office, retail, industrial, multi-family, special-use assets, medical facilities and complex mixed-use developments. He has also provided valuation analyses on federal and state historic tax credits, tax increment financing (TIF) arrangements and a variety of tax abatements.
Mr. Orlando joined Newmark Knight Frank in 2017 from CBRE, where he most recently served as vice president for the Northeast Ohio region. He was promoted to this position in 2016 after serving for three years as a senior appraiser, preceded by four years as a staff appraiser.
PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS AND AFFILIATIONS:
- Designated member, Appraisal Institute (MAI)
- Certified general real estate appraiser, state of Ohio
Mr. Orlando earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Cleveland State University. He has also completed the requirements of the Appraisal Institute’s continuing education program.