New York, NY (October 16, 2018) — Newmark Knight Frank (NKF) is pleased to announce that Kevin Lynch has joined its Valuation & Advisory (V&A) practice as executive vice president, based in the Charlotte, North Carolina office.
Lynch brings 20 years of valuation and consulting experience to his position and will serve as an asset to the Multifamily Specialty Practice within V&A, specializing in HUD-backed securities work. He has performed market feasibility studies for multifamily developments as well as appraisals and market analyses of existing and proposed multifamily developments under the Department of Housing & Urban Development's (HUD) Multifamily Accelerated Processing (MAP) Program. While Lynch will focus on Multifamily work, he is deeply experienced with many other property types, including healthcare, office, shopping centers and vacant land.
“Kevin has a unique skill set and has distinguished himself throughout his career,” said V&A Senior Managing Director, Market Leader – Southeast and Specialty Practice Leader – Multifamily, Raymond Higgins. “He is a wonderful addition to our team, as he brings a wealth of expertise and knowledge to our practice, which will enhance our dynamic platform.”
Lynch started in the appraisal business in June of 1998 as a fee appraiser. Most recently, he was an executive director in the V&A group of Cushman & Wakefield of North Carolina, where he spent his six years building out their HUD practice in the Southeast region of the United States.
“I am proud to join NKF and look forward to leveraging my experience with the V&A team,” said Lynch. “I am confident that this will galvanize our expansion and further develop our business platforms in the Southeast.”
Lynch is a certified general real estate appraiser in Virginia, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina. He holds a real estate broker's license in the state of North Carolina and is a candidate for MAI designation with the Appraisal Institute.