Jamie Allen, ASA, CMI, joined Newmark Knight Frank Valuation & Advisory in 2018 as an executive vice president and the specialty practice leader of the Machinery and Equipment Valuations Group. Based in the Chicago office, Ms. Allen is responsible for oversight of the group, which focuses on meeting clients’ consulting and valuation needs as prescribed by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) as well as tax compliance and reporting, insurance requirements, loan collateral support, U.S. Customs documentation support, liquidation analysis, internal planning and fixed asset inventories and management. Ms. Allen leverages more than 18 years of dedicated valuation experience in all aspects of machinery and equipment valuation. Over the course of her career, she has successfully served a wide range of clients, including corporates, financial institutions, private equipment firms, capital investment firms and mid-tier accounting firms. Her experience includes a vast array of industries, such as consumer and industrial products, printing, pharmaceutical manufacturing, telecommunications, energy and natural resources, automotive, food and beverage processing, mining, retail and hospitality industries.
Ms. Allen’s professional background includes consulting and valuation work for financial and tax reporting, property tax, property insurance, collateral financing, liquidation and restructuring. In addition to valuations, she has experience with property tax consulting and property records organization and inventory. Her background also includes six years in London, England, where she focused on valuations for international financial reporting, collateral financing and restructuring. Ms. Allen’s financial reporting experience includes valuation work for FASB ASC Topics 805, 350, and 360 and IFRS 3.
Ms. Allen is highly experienced in managing and performing complex valuation assignments for domestic and international clients throughout the world and has valued assets throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and South Africa.
Prior to joining Newmark Knight Frank, Ms. Allen was employed by Duff and Phelps, where she served as a director in the Machinery and Equipment Valuations practice and co-managed the Chicago M&E group. Previously, Ms. Allen was an associate director with KPMG LLP, both in Chicago with its London Corporate Finance Team. She also held consulting roles with Deloitte Tax LLP and Accenture’s Property Tax Group.
- Secretary, International Machinery and Technical Specialties Committee, American Society of Appraisers (ASA)
Licenses and Designations
- Accredited Senior Appraiser in Machinery and Technical Specialties (MTS), American Society of Appraisers (ASA)
- Certified Member of the Institute (CMI), Institute for Professionals in Taxation
Ms. Allen earned a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology at Illinois State University and regularly completes the continuing education requirements of the American Society of Appraisers and Institute for Professionals in Taxation.