Samuel D. Sherwood, MAI is a First Vice President in Newmark Valuation & Advisory’s Washington, DC office. He and has provided valuation and consulting services since the early 2000s and has prepared appraisals for a wide variety of property types including multifamily, office, mixed-use, retail, and industrial properties. His extensive experience includes the valuation of development rights/air rights within large-scale mixed-use projects, multi-phase land developments, and adaptive re-use of historic properties. Other specialized expertise includes the valuation of life science/biotechnology research and manufacturing facilities, low income housing and historic tax credits, transferable development rights, subsurface and other partial takings, charter school facilities, and fractured condominiums. These appraisal and consulting services have been performed for a wide variety of client types including commercial and investment banks, law firms, life insurance companies, universities (public and private), and pension funds.
In addition to his private sector clients, Sam has worked extensively on behalf of various governmental and quasi-governmental agencies.
Sam has testified as an expert witness in District of Columbia Superior Court and Maryland Tax Court, and has extensive experience in various aspects of eminent domain appraisal, including partial takings, subsurface easements, and air rights. His other areas of specialized experience include low income housing and historic property tax credits, life science research and biotechnology properties, and charter schools.
Sam joined Newmark in 2017, when the firm acquired several affiliates of Integra Realty Resources (IRR). At the time of the acquisition, he had been working at IRR’s Washington, DC office for 10 years, most recently as Director. Prior to his work in the Washington market, he worked as an analyst for IRR’s New Jersey office, and as a software developer for IRR’s corporate office in New York.
Licenses and Designations
- MAI designation, Appraisal Institute
- Certified general real estate appraiser, District of Columbia, State of Maryland, and Commonwealth of Virginia
Sam earned a Bachelor of Arts in politics from Princeton University, where he also completed the certificate program in political economy.