Rob Vodinelic, MAI, MRICS, joined Newmark Knight Frank Valuation & Advisory in 2017 and currently serves as a senior managing director and market leader for Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky. In this role, Mr. Vodinelic is responsible for business development; aggressively recruiting top appraisal professionals; continuing to provide outstanding service to clients; and overseeing a team of appraisers within the Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana offices of Newmark Knight Frank.
Mr. Vodinelic is also the national practice leader for the Valuation & Advisory group’s Industrial/Logistics specialty practice. He oversees a team of experts whose innovative, consulting-driven approach provides best-in-class valuation and consulting services for all properties belonging to the industrial/logistics asset class.
Additionally, Mr. Vodinelic is involved with the preparation and review of appraisal reports on a broad range of property types and provides expert witness testimony throughout the state of Ohio.
Since beginning his career in valuation in 1998, Mr. Vodinelic has worked with clients on a wide variety of property types and has provided valuation analyses on federal and state historic tax credits, tax increment financing (TIF) arrangements and a variety of tax abatements. Mr. Vodinelic also has significant experience in litigation assignments, including the preparation of appraisals and providing expert witness testimony for property tax appeals and federal bankruptcy proceedings.
Mr. Vodinelic joined NKF from Cushman & Wakefield, where he most recently served as a senior managing director and the regional director for Ohio. He was promoted to this position in 2017, following promotions to managing director in 2014, senior director in 2010 and director in 2005. In 2002, Mr. Vodinelic relocated to Ohio from C&W’s New York world headquarters. He had transitioned to valuation & advisory four years earlier, after three years as a senior accountant in the Corporate Finance group.
- Current Region V Regional Representative, Appraisal Institute
- President, Ohio Chapter of the Appraisal Institute, 2016
Licenses and Designations
- MAI designation, Appraisal Institute
- Member, Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS)
- Certified general real estate appraiser, states of Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan and Ohio
Mr. Vodinelic earned a Master of Science degree in real estate with a focus on valuation from New York University. He previously earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Hofstra University.