John L. Rucker, MAI, SRA, joined Newmark Valuation & Advisory in 2017 and serves as a senior vice president in the Phoenix office. Mr. Rucker appraises commercial properties with a focus on retail and office properties. In addition, Mr. Rucker is registered with the Appraisal Institute’s SBA Going Concern Registry as a qualified appraiser for going concern valuations and has completed numerous going concern appraisal assignments. Over the span of a 37-year career as an appraiser, Mr. Rucker has worked with a variety of financial institutions, private lenders, developers, private investors, attorneys, government agencies and corporate clients. Mr. Rucker is also a qualified witness in U.S. Federal Bankruptcy Court and has worked on numerous litigation assignments.
Prior to Newmark, Mr. Rucker worked as a commercial appraiser in Phoenix for three years with CBRE, 10 years with Viewpoint Group, LLC and 13 years with Dennis L. Lopez & Associates.
- MAI and SRA designations, Appraisal Institute
- Program Registry - SBA Going Concern and Valuation of Components of a Business Enterprise, Appraisal Institute Professional Development Program Registry
- Certified General Real Estate Appraiser, state of Arizona
Mr. Rucker earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from The University of Arizona, with minors in finance and real estate. He has also completed coursework from the Appraisal Institute.