Sara E. Payne, MAI, joined Newmark Knight Frank Valuation & Advisory in 2017 as a senior vice president in the Houston office. Ms. Payne brings to her position 13 years of real estate appraisal and consulting experience throughout the United States. Most recently, Ms. Payne was a vice president in the Houston office of Jones Lang LaSalle’s Valuation & Advisory Group.
Ms. Payne’s commercial appraisal assignments have included multifamily, office, industrial and retail properties. She has also appraised numerous other special-purpose properties, including schools, hotels, and recreational facilities.
An MAI designated member of the Appraisal Institute, Ms. Payne is a certified real estate appraiser in the state of Texas. She is active in the Houston Chapter of the Appraisal Institute and is currently serving on its board of directors.
Ms. Payne earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in marketing from the University of Texas at Austin.