Wendy Hwang joined Newmark Knight Frank Valuation & Advisory in 2017 and currently serves as a senior vice president in the company’s New York headquarters. A New York state certified appraiser, Ms. Hwang brings to her position more than 16 years of experience in both real estate valuation and asset and construction management. She has appraised more than 800 buildings valued in excess of $75 billion. These properties encompass a broad range of existing and proposed commercial and residential properties, residential condominium and cooperative developments, bulk sales, retail and mixed-use properties in all of New York’s five boroughs and New Jersey.
Between 2013 and 2016, Ms. Hwang managed a portfolio of more than 250 buildings, focusing on commercial leasing, property management and construction management at a generational NYC residential owner/operator. She typically managed at least 25 capital improvement projects at a time and was personally involved in filing for DOB approvals, MCI increases and tax abatements and exemptions for rent-regulated apartment buildings and properties located within historical districts.
Ms. Hwang began her appraisal career at Cushman & Wakefield, Inc. and Vanderbilt Appraisal Company, where she focused on New York and New Jersey commercial and residential properties. In 2016, she founded WH Solutions, LLC, a consulting company focused on construction administration and real estate valuation and advisory. WH Solutions is a MBE, WBE, WOSB, and DBE certified company and an affiliate of Newmark Knight Frank.
- Chairman, advisory board, and former president, Korean Real Estate Professional Association
- Certified general real estate appraiser, state of New York
- Member, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS)
- Candidate for designation, Appraisal Institute
Ms. Hwang earned a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science and a minor in literature from Stevens Institute of Technology.