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Real Estate Appraisal

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John A. Dalkowski III, CRE, MAI is the Managing Director of National Real Estate Research, LLC, a national real estate consulting firm with offices in New York, NY, Miami, FL and Charlotte, NC. The major focus of the firm is litigation and arbitration support and expert witness services, distressed property solutions, and valuation advisory services, particularly on specialized, complex transactions such as major office buildings, hotels, and high-value, trophy real estate assets. During his 48+ year career, Mr. Dalkowski has completed numerous valuations of major Manhattan hotels and office buildings, more than 100 distressed asset valuations for the FDIC, and has provided complex asset litigation support and live testimony on more than a dozen occasions.

Mr. Dalkowski has over 48+ years’ experience in real estate development, valuation and counseling - in 26 states, to date, and has appraised in excess of $10 Billion in assets. Significant areas of expertise are in the determination of real estate diminution of value damages due to environmental stigma or other external forces; partial interests’ appraisals; allocation of tangible and intangible [business] value for tax appeals and litigation cases, Air rights / TDR’s; development, market and feasibility studies; EB-5 Feasibility studies and investment analysis. He has also testified on real estate broker responsibilities and standards of care, and also on real estate appraiser malpractice and USPAP violations. He is experienced in and has appraised ski resort operations and related amenities, including waterparks, outdoor entertainment venues, adventure centers and other leisure real estate products. He has appraised large urban hotels, resort hotels, timeshares / fractional interest properties, correctional facilities, and affordable multifamily and LIHTC / HUD Section 8 housing. He has also completed numerous market and alternative use studies and economic base analysis.

Education & Licenses


* M.S., NEW YORK UNIVERSITY - THE REAL ESTATE INSTITUTE, NY, 1993
Multiple Concentrations - Real Estate Development and Investment and Real Estate Valuation and Analysis
* B.Sc., FRANKLIN PIERCE COLLEGE - Rindge, NH
Major in Management / Minor: Marketing

Member / Professional Designations
* American Society of Real Estate Counselors - CRE (Counselor of Real Estate) Designation - Member # 2701
* Appraisal Institute - MAI - Member Appraisal Institute #10964
* Former Fellow - Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, London, UK - Member #1234225
* New York State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser # 46000016951
* Florida State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser # RZ2501
* Florida Real Estate Broker No. BK-3010860
* Former South Carolina State Certified Real Estate Appraiser #CG6572
* Former Georgia State Certified Real Estate Appraiser #CG340641
* Colorado Certified General Real Estate Appraiser #CG200002087
* Former Massachusetts State Certified Real Estate Appraiser #103763
* Former New Jersey State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser # 42 RG001490
* Former New York State Real Estate Broker No. 0833610-35-567403