CA Appraiser License #AG002022
Kenneth E. Matlin, MAI, ASA, SRA, serves as a senior vice president in the San Jose office of Newmark Frank’s Valuation & Advisory. Mr. Matlin joined NKF in 2017, after founding his own appraisal firm, Kenneth E. Matlin & Associates, and operating as a manager and appraiser at Cushman & Wakefield for 33 years.
As an appraiser, Mr. Matlin has successfully completed assignments involving a range of property types, including vacant land, office buildings, industrial properties and residential housing. These assignments have been used for mortgage lending, corporate advisory, off-balance sheet financing, disposition, acquisition, assessment districts, tax appeals, litigation and rent arbitration.
Prior to returning to appraising in 1999, Mr. Matlin spent 14 years growing and managing Cushman & Wakefield’s valuation & advisory offices in San Francisco, San Jose and Walnut Creek. In this role, he was responsible for interfacing with clients, directing personnel, maintaining quality control and providing litigation support.
As a senior director of valuation & advisory in the San Jose office, Mr. Matlin was responsible for completing appraisals for clients ranging from private investors to local and international banks and pension fund advisors. Mr. Matlin was also responsible for client relationships and managing the appraisal of portfolios of properties.
Licenses and Designations
- Accredited Senior Appraiser, American Society of Appraisers
- MAI designation, Appraisal Institute
- AI-GRS designation, Appraisal Institute (General Appraisal Review)
- SRA designation, Appraisal Institute
- Certified general real estate appraiser, state of California
In addition, Mr. Matlin has qualified as an expert before the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in San Jose, San Francisco Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Santa Rosa; and before the Superior Court of California in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties.
Mr. Matlin earned a Bachelor of Science degree in real estate from San Diego State University. He has also met the requirements for the continuing education programs of the Appraisal Institute and American Society of Appraisers.