Wendy Hwang, MRICS joined Newmark Valuation & Advisory in 2017 and currently serves as an Executive Vice President in the company’s New York headquarters. A New York state certified appraiser, Wendy brings to her position over 18 years of experience in real estate valuation as well as asset and construction management. She has appraised more than 800 buildings valued in excess of $75 billion. These properties encompass a broad range of existing and proposed commercial and residential properties, residential condominium and cooperative developments, bulk sales, retail and mixed-use properties in all of New York’s five boroughs as well as New Jersey.
Between 2013 and 2016, Wendy managed a portfolio of more than 250 buildings, focusing on commercial leasing, property management and construction management at a generational NYC residential owner/operator. She typically managed at least 25 capital improvement projects at a time and was personally involved in filing for DOB approvals, MCI increases, tax abatements and exemptions for rent-regulated apartment buildings as well as properties located within historical districts.
Wendy started her career as an appraiser focusing on New York and New Jersey commercial and residential properties at Cushman & Wakefield, Inc. and Vanderbilt Appraisal Company. In 2016, she founded WH Solutions, LLC, a consulting company focusing on construction administration and real estate valuation and advisory. The WH Solutions is a MBE, WBE, WOSB, and DBE certified company, and it’s an affiliate of Newmark.
- Chairman, advisory board, and former president, Korean Real Estate Professional Association
Licenses and Designations
- Candidate for designation, Appraisal Institute
- Certified general real estate appraiser, state of New York
- Member of RICS (MRICS)
Wendy earned a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science and a minor in literature from Stevens Institute of Technology.