Eric B. Finley MAI, SRA, joined Newmark Valuation & Advisory in 2017 and currently serves as a senior managing director and co-market leader for Texas and Louisiana. In this role, Eric is responsible for business development; aggressively recruiting top appraisal professionals; continuing to provide outstanding service to clients; third party appraisal review services; and overseeing a team of appraisers within the Texas and Louisiana offices of Newmark. Additionally, Eric is involved with the preparation and review of appraisal reports on a broad range of property types.
Eric is MAP (Multifamily Accelerated Processing) certified through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. He specializes in providing appraisals and market studies for HUD’s 221(d)(4) financing program for multifamily developers and 223f loan program for refinancing and acquiring multifamily properties. He also specializes in market studies for the federal government’s Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Properties program.
Eric joined Newmark from CBRE, where he worked for 17 years, most recently as a Managing Director in the Houston office.
- Former Board of Director, Appraisal Institute Houston Chapter
- Regional Representative for the Southwest Region
- SRA Demonstration Report Grader
Licenses and Designations
- MAI designation, Appraisal Institute
- SRA designation, Appraisal Institute
- Certified general real estate appraiser, states of Texas and Louisiana
Eric earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Education from Stephen F. Austin State University.