Machinery - Equipment - Property
Appraisal Project Manager with over 19 years of experience appraising machinery, equipment, and property for public sector departments, healthcare organizations, and commercial business entities.
Extensive experience managing all aspects of research and analysis for valuation projects with a scope of responsibility that spans project planning, scheduling and execution, staff oversight and scheduling, and the ability to manage and deliver on customer expectations.
Long-standing and specific history of providing liquidation, replacement, and original values for a range of machinery, equipment, and tangible assets.
Outstanding organizational and communication skills, a keen attention to detail, the ability to manage projects with tight deadlines, and strong problem-solving and client-facing skills. Fluent in Cantonese.
Earned the reputation as a get-it-done individual with a history of accuracy, efficiency, and consistency in reporting and appraisal methodology and a reputation for land research, building, machinery, and equipment appraisal knowledge.
Strong technical skills that include experience with in-house developed machine equipment valuation software, Building Valuation System (BVS) and Microsoft Word/Excel. Quickly adapts to a variety of platforms and systems.
NOTABLE AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Liquidity, Fair Market, Infrastructure & Asset Valuation
Large-scale Appraisal Project Planning & Delivery
Land, Property, Equipment, Machinery & Building Appraisals
Appraisal, Data, & Research Analysis
Staff Training, Oversight & Performance Evaluation
Government Accounting Standards Board Statement 34
Client Relationship Management & Issue Resolution
Took on a senior appraisal project manager role upon the completion of the Duff & Phelps acquisition of American Appraisal Associates.
Project management leader of a team of five engaged in the appraisal of city and school buildings, land improvements, and equipment across public sector departments spanning the east coast and Canada.
Traveled to assist Duff & Phelps locations with appraisal projects across the U.S.
Facilitated project planning, scope, and objective definition phases, working with clients to document and understand requirements and develop a project plan that consistently exceeded customer expectations.
Prepared and delivered new hire field appraisal training for both east and west coast employees.
Exceeded appraisal plan schedule for the America's Center project, completing machinery and equipment inventory appraisal early despite a 50% reduction in project staff.
Completed a multi-week machinery and equipment assessment for 42 schools in the Hartford Public School district, bringing the project back on schedule and budget after inclement weather stalled the project for three days resulting in a loss of six man-days.
APPRAISAL PROJECT MANAGER, 01/2000 to 01/2015 American Appraisal Associates – Princeton, NJ
Valuation consultant and appraisal project manager of a team of up to five appraisers.
Led all aspects of appraisal projects from inception to planning and delivery.
Served in a client-facing capacity during requirements gathering and client reporting processes.
Created, scheduled, and oversaw field work and staff in the planning and execution of east coast school and city building, land improvement, machinery and equipment appraisal projects.
Appraised buildings, machinery, equipment, and land improvements and provided financial and accounting reports on client assets for land improvements, machinery and equipment that included current replacement cost, actual cash value or estimated original costs.
Led the team to a consistent track record of delivering projects 10%-20% ahead of schedule with results that included improved profit margins and client satisfaction.
Mapped appraisal locations, planned and scheduled travel for appraisers, and executed the on-time and budget district appraisal projects within the state of Pennsylvania.
Led a team of four in the planning and execution of a district-wide appraisal of 46 schools within the Yonkers Public School system completed in just four weeks.
Consistently delivered complete and accurate financial reports to clients, leading to sustained positive relationships with clients that delivered year-over-year repeat business from existing clients.
Bachelor of Arts: EconomicsRutgers University - New Brunswick, NJ
Accounting Option with Statistics Minor
American Society of Appraisers
Accredited Senior Appraiser Credential