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ERIC P. HAIMS, MAI, AI-GRS, MRICS

 

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND
Senior Vice President, Jerome Haims Realty, Inc.
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
Appraisal Institute with MAI designation awarded on April 19, 2002, and AI-GRS designation awarded on November 24, 2014
Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
Member of the National Association of Real Estate Appraisers with a CCRA designation awarded on September 29, 2008
Former Adjunct Lecturer on Real Estate Valuation and Appraisal at Baruch College CUNY
Member of the Real Estate Board of New York (Appraiser “A”)
EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND
University of Wisconsin – Madison, College of Letters and Science B.A., Political Science, May 1991
OTHER AFFILIATIONS
2017 Appraisal Institute National Board of Director
Vice Chair of Appraisal Institute’s Region IV (Years 2017 & 2018)
2016 Third Director for Appraisal Institute’s Region IV
2016 Governance Structure Project Team Member - AI
2015 National Government Relations Committee Member – AI
2015 National Nominating Committee Member – Appraisal Institute
Regional Education Liaison for Region IV (Years 2015 & 2016)

Chair of 2015 Metropolitan New York Chapter’s Nominating Committee
2014 President of the Metropolitan New York Chapter of the Appraisal Institute
Former First Vice President of the Metropolitan New York Chapter of the Appraisal Institute
Former Second Vice President of the Metropolitan New York Chapter of the Appraisal Institute
Former Secretary of the Metropolitan New York Chapter of the Appraisal Institute
Former Treasurer of the Metropolitan New York Chapter of the Appraisal Institute
Former Board of Director of the Metropolitan New York Chapter of the Appraisal Institute
Former Regional Representative for the Appraisal Institute’s Region IV
Former Education Co-Chair of the Metropolitan New York Chapter of the Appraisal Institute
Former Membership Development Chairperson of the Metropolitan New York Chapter of the Appraisal Institute
Former Joint Committee Chairperson of the Metropolitan New York Chapter of the Appraisal Institute
Former Member of the AI’s Annual Client Forum Project Team
Member of the Zoning Board of Appeals – Village of Bronxville
Alpha Delta Phi Fraternity - Wisconsin Chapter
Grace Church School Alumni Committee Member
USA Triathlon Member
Member of New York Road Runners

LICENSES
State of New York Certified General Real Estate Appraiser, Certificate Number 46000045128
State of New Jersey Certified General Real Estate Appraiser, Certificate Number 42RG00206100
State of Connecticut Certified General Real Estate Appraiser, Certificate Number RCG.0001098
EXPERIENCE

With 25 years of commercial real estate appraisal and consulting experience, I have appraised hundreds of commercial properties located in the Metropolitan New York area and across the country, including California, Connecticut, New Jersey, North Carolina, Texas, Louisiana, Virginia, Massachusetts and Georgia. My primary market area is the five boroughs of New York City. My secondary market area is the surrounding Counties of Westchester, Nassau, Suffolk, as well as Southern Connecticut, Eastern New Jersey and Pennsylvania. My focus is on Valuation, Litigation and Support, Expert Witness Testimony, Appraisal Review, Historic Preservation Easements, Discounted Cash Flow Analysis, Estate Tax and Planning, Gift Tax, Tax Appeal, Consulting, Land Valuation and the Valuation of TDRs.

I also specialize in the appraisal of commercial properties for both litigation and condemnation purposes pursuant to eminent domain, including assisting in the preparation of expert witness testimony for both direct and cross examination and the writing of rebuttal reports.

COUNCILS
Attended the Appraisal Institutes Leadership and Development and Advisory Council (LDAC) and lobbied on behalf of the Appraisal Institute on May 16-18, 2006, April 23-25, 2007, and May 5-7, 2010, in Washington, DC. 2011 LDAC Discussion Leader.
SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
Guest speaker on the Valuation of Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Spring Symposium in San Diego, CA
Guest speaker at the Defending the Façade Easement Donations from Audit to Trial Seminar on September 30, 2009
EXPERT WITNESS TESTIMONY
I have appeared as an expert witness on real estate valuation in Federal Tax Court, the Surrogates Court of Kings County, United States Bankruptcy Court-Southern District of New York, New York State Supreme Courts in Manhattan, White Plains, Jamaica, Queens and Syracuse, New York and Supreme Court of New Jersey, Hudson County.
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