Jim Kozak is a Senior Appraiser with CBRE’s Valuation and Advisory Services group that serves the Midwest Region and is based in Chicago, IL. His experience in commercial real estate is focused throughout the Midwest and includes assets throughout Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and Michigan.
Mr. Kozak has more than 11 years of experience as an appraiser within the real estate valuation and advisory services sector. Prior to CBRE, Mr. Kozak spent 2.5 years as a Senior Appraiser at both Colliers International (CIVAS) and Butler Burgher Group (BBG). Prior to that he spent 6 years at CBRE.
Mr. Kozak is a multifamily specialist with experience in affordable housing (Senior and Section 8), CBD high-rise, mixed-use developments, and conventional multifamily properties. Experience with other property types include office, industrial and retail properties, parking garages, healthcare facilities and vacant land.
Clients served include Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac lenders, HUD lenders, accountants, national and regional banks, CMBS and private-equity lenders, law firms, life companies, mortgage brokers, investments firms, REITS, pension funds, private corporations, municipalities, and government agencies.
Professional Affiliations / Accreditations
- Appraisal Institute, Candidate for Designation
State Certified General Appraiser
Certified General Real Estate Appraiser – State of Illinois (No. 553.002043)
Certified General Real Estate Appraiser – State of Indiana (No. CG41200029)
Certified General Real Estate Appraiser – State of Michigan (No. 1201074769)
Certified General Real Estate Appraiser – State of Wisconsin (No. 1860-10)
- Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI
Bachelor of Science, Finance
- Walker Dunlop
- Hunt Mortgage
- Capital One
- New York Life
- Northmarq Capital
- Pinnacle Bank