Helene Jacobson, MAI, MRICS, joined Newmark Valuation & Advisory in 2017 as Executive Managing Director – U.S. Practice Lead to help drive the development of the firm’s new valuation practice by leveraging technology along with best-in-class valuation practice. Since that time the valuation practice has grown to over 500 professionals.
In her role, Jacobson utilizes her broad industry knowledge to further expand Newmark’s core real estate businesses and services as well as the firm’s emerging and established specialty practice groups. In addition, Jacobson is involved in all aspects of the firm’s day-to-day operations, including financial operations, appraisal bidding, structuring and engaging appraisal assignment, reviewing appraisal reports and managing and co-leading Newmark’s Portfolio Valuation team.
Jacobson has extensive experience in the preparation and review of real estate appraisals, feasibility studies, rent analyses and market studies of complex commercial and residential properties. Clients have included financial institutions, developers, and individual and corporate property owners and attorneys.
Jacobson joined Newmark Valuation & Advisory after almost 25 years at CBRE. As Senior Managing Director of the Tri-state Region, her role included quality control, appraisal review, business development, portfolio coordination and marketing.
- Board member, New York Metro Chapter of the Appraisal Institute, Present
Licenses and Designations
- MAI designation, Appraisal Institute
- Member, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS)
- Certified general real estate appraiser in the states of New Jersey, New York, and Connecticut
Jacobson earned a Master of Science degree in real estate with a concentration in valuation and analysis from New York University and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from George Washington University.