Sean P. Butts, MAI, joined Newmark Valuation & Advisory in 2019 and currently serves as a Senior Vice President. Sean brings to his position 30+ years of experience in the real estate industry, with a majority in valuation and advisory. A portion of the experience was spent in the asset management function of CSM corporation, where he experienced valuation, development, leasing, and property management from the owner’s side of the business.
He has performed valuations and market studies on a wide variety of properties, including office buildings, shopping centers, multifamily residences, hotels, golf courses, churches, industrial properties, and vacant land. His valuations have been used for financing, litigation support, eminent domain, condemnation, tax appeal and general valuation needs. His clients have included banks and financial institutions, law firms, along with many governmental organizations including state, municipalities, counties, and individuals.
Additionally, Sean has provided extensive expert witness testimony at Commissioners Hearings, District Court, and arbitration for eminent domain proceedings.
- Appraisal Institute, North Star Chapter
Licenses and Designations
- MAI designation, Appraisal Institute
Certified General Real Property Appraiser, state of Minnesota – No. 4003334
Certified General Real Property Appraiser, state of Iowa – No. CG03686
Sean earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business with an emphasis in real estate from St. Cloud University. He has also successfully completed numerous real estate and valuation courses and seminars sponsored by the Appraisal Institute.