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Babak Sammak

Senior Vice President | Valuation Advisory Services
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T 858.369.3072 babak.sammak@kidder.com
12230 El Camino Real
4th Floor
San Diego, CA 92130
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About

Babak Sammak is a senior vice president with Kidder Mathews Valuation Advisory Services group based in San Diego, California. Babak is a state certified appraiser licensed in California, Arizona, and Nevada. With a strong background in commercial real estate valuation, Babak brings extensive expertise to his role. Prior to joining Kidder Mathews, Babak was a vice president and senior appraiser with CBRE (2019-2024) and senior appraiser at Colliers International (2009-2019). Babak was responsible for performing and reviewing appraisal assignments, market studies, and rent comparability studies (RCS) and managing professional staff. At CBRE, he co-led the Southern California Affordable Housing group. Prior to Colliers International, Babak was an appraiser and research analyst with CBRE in San Diego. Babak specializes in the valuation of market-rate and affordable multifamily properties including appraisals, market studies and rent comparability studies (RCS). Users include financial institutions, Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac, HUD, USDA RD, and California Tax Credit Allocation Committee (TCAC). Geographically, Babak has focused on Southern California and periodically in the greater Western United States.

Professional Affiliations

Candidate for MAI designation and member of the Appraisal Institute. As of the current date, Babak has completed the requirements of the continuing education program of the Appraisal Institute.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, UC San Diego

Professional Licenses

Certified General Real Estate Appraiser in California, License #AG042976
Certified General Real Estate Appraiser in Arizona, License #CGA-32321
Certified General Real Estate Appraiser in Nevada, License #A.0208346-CG

Professional Real Estate Appraisal Experience (Sampling)

Atmosphere: The valuation of a proposed 205-unit affordable multi-family property in San Diego

Windsor Gardens: The valuation of a 132-unit affordable multi-family property located in Escondido

Amberwood Apartments: The valuation of a 133-unit multi-family property in Fallbrook

Heatherwood: The valuation of a 155-unit multi-family property located in La Mesa

Bella Vista: The valuation of a 180-unit affordable multi-family property in San Diego

Glenbrook Terrace Apartments: The valuation of a 165-unit multi-family property

San Diego Square: The valuation of a 156—unit multi-family property restricted to low-income seniors

Park 12: The valuation of a 710-unit multi-family property located in San Diego adjacent to Petco Park

Belmont Station: The valuation of a 275-unit multi-family property in Los Angeles comprised of market-rate and affordable units

Westminster Towers: The valuation of a 285-unit multi-family property restricted to low-income seniors in Santa Monica

Sunset Ridge: The valuation of an 800-unit multi-family property restricted to low-income residents in Lancaster

Hawaiian Gardens: Rent Comparability Study (RCS) of a 264-unit property in Hawaiian Gardens

Plymouth West Apartments: A valuation of a 196-unit multi-family property restricted to low-income seniors in Long Beach

Kings Villages: A valuation of a 131-unit multi-family property in Pasadena restricted to low-income residents

Fountain Park at Playa Vista: The valuation of a 705—unit multi-family property in Playa Vista comprised of market-rate and affordable units

American Gold Star: The valuation of a 348-unit multi-family property located in Long Beach restricted to low-income seniors

Hollypark Knolls: The valuation of a 348-unit multi-family property in Inglewood

Park Paseo: The valuation of a 196-unit multi-family property restricted to low-income seniors in Glendale

Providence Gardens: The valuation of a 200-unit multi-family property restricted to low-income seniors in Long Beach

Chase Knolls: The valuation of a 401-unit multi-family property located in Sherman Oaks

Vello Valley: The valuation of a 172-unit build-to-rent SFR property in Lancaster

Cypress Place at Garden City: The valuation of a proposed 150-unit USDA affordable housing property in Oxnard

Select Client List

  • Adobe Communities
  • ABS Properties
  • America Plus Bank, N.A.
  • Arbor Mortgage
  • Bank of America
  • Banner Bank
  • Berkadia
  • BRIDGE Housing
  • Cathay Bank
  • CBRE Capital Markets
  • Century Housing Corporation
  • Citibank
  • Clearinghouse CDFI
  • Community Housing Works
  • Community Preservation Corporation (CPC)
  • Deutsche Bank
  • EAH Housing
  • East West Bank
  • Flagstar Bank
  • Greystar
  • Greystone
  • Hanmi Bank
  • Heitman Credit
  • Housing Development Partners Human Good
  • JLL
  • KeyBank
  • Lument Capital
  • Many Mansions
  • Mercy Housing
  • Pacific Premier Bank
  • People’s Self-Help Housing
  • PGIM, Inc.
  • PNC Bank & Capital
  • ReadyCap Commercial
  • Redwood Housing
  • Rockport Mortgage Corporation
  • Rose Community Capital
  • Trestle Builders
  • Wakeland Housing & Development
  • Wells Fargo Bank