Emily J. Risser, MAI, is senior vice president for the Philadelphia office of Newmark Knight Frank’s Valuation & Advisory practice, which covers the eastern half of Pennsylvania and the southern half of New Jersey.
Ms. Risser specializes in appraisals, portfolio valuations and market feasibility studies. She also provides clients with acquisition/disposition counseling and litigation support in connection with real estate transactions.
Prior to Newmark Knight Frank, Ms. Risser worked for Integra Realty Resources Philadelphia where she was actively engaged in real estate valuation and consulting since 2000. Ms. Risser has prepared valuations and market studies on proposed, partially completed, renovated and existing structures. These include office buildings, shopping centers, power centers, regional malls, hotels, warehouses, distribution centers, multifamily residences, manufactured housing parks, parking garages, vacant land and mixed-use properties.
Ms. Risser’s clients have included life insurance companies and pension fund advisors; banks, mortgage lenders and other financial institutions; real estate developers and investors; law firms; businesses; and government agencies. She has assisted them with, or performed on their behalf, valuations for tax appeals, condemnation purposes, financing, equity participation and due diligence support.
- MAI designation, Appraisal Institute (MAI)
- Certified general real estate appraiser, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the states of Delaware, New Jersey and New York
Ms. Risser earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Bucknell University. Additionally, she has successfully completed numerous real estate and valuation courses and seminars sponsored by the Appraisal Institute, accredited universities and others.