Helene Jacobson, MAI, MRICS, joined Newmark Knight Frank Valuation & Advisory in 2017 as an executive managing director and U.S. valuation & advisory co-lead to help drive the development of the firm’s new valuation practice by leveraging technology along with best-in-class valuation practice.
In her role, Ms. Jacobson utilizes her broad industry knowledge to further expand NKF’s core real estate businesses and services as well as the firm’s emerging specialty practice groups. In addition, Ms. Jacobson is involved in all aspects of the firm’s day-to-day operations, including bidding, structuring and engaging appraisal assignments, and managing and co-leading NKF’s V&A Portfolio Valuation team.
Ms. Jacobson has extensive experience in the preparation and review of real estate appraisals, feasibility studies, rent analyses and market studies of commercial and residential properties. Clients have included financial institutions, developers, and individual and corporate property owners and attorneys.
Ms. Jacobson joined NKF after almost 25 years at CBRE. As senior managing director of the tristate region, her role included quality control, appraisal review, business development, portfolio coordination and marketing.
Ms. Jacobson holds the MAI designation from the Appraisal Institute, is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS) and has appraisal licenses in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.
Ms. Jacobson earned a Master of Science degree in real estate with a concentration in valuation and analysis from New York University and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in finance from George Washington University.