Steven J. Cho, MAI, CCIM, serves as a senior vice president in Newmark Valuation & Advisory’s office in Downtown Los Angeles office. Cho specializes in valuation and advisory, with a special focus on office properties. His expertise also includes highest and best use studies, ground lease valuation and consulting, arbitrations, litigation support, real estate tax appeals consulting, and investment sales support and leasing support.
Cho has successfully completed appraisal and consulting assignments for all major property types, including office, land, residential, retail, hotel, studio, data center and special-purpose. In particular, he has focused on major office properties and data centers throughout the United States. Cho has also been involved in significant arbitrations relating to resets of ground leases and major leased premises.
- Excellence Award, Cushman & Wakefield, 2012
- MAI designation, Appraisal Institute
- Member of the CCIM Institute
- Certified general real estate appraiser, state of California (License 3000128)
- Licensed real estate salesperson, state of California (DRE 120371)
Cho earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). More recently, he has completed the requirements of the Appraisal Institute’s continuing education program.