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Orange County, CA

Matthew VanEck, MAI

Senior Vice President | Valuation Advisory Services
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T 949.557.5047 matthew.vaneck@kidder.com
5 Park Plaza, Suite 1700
Irvine, CA 92614
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About

Matthew VanEck is a senior vice president with Kidder Mathews Valuation & Advisory Services, in the Irvine office. He has been active in real estate appraisal and consulting for over 15 years. Prior to joining Kidder Mathews, Mr. VanEck was a Valuation Services Director at Colliers International. Other experience includes working at American Appraisal where he headed the real estate and related assets practice for their Los Angeles office.

Mr. VanEck’s appraisal experience consist of valuing traditional operating properties (retail, office and industrial), as well as specialty properties including studios, marinas, aggregate mines, railroad right-of-ways, rail yards, utility easements, conservation easements and land developments. He has experience in performing valuations for tax reporting, financing, property tax appeals, eminent domain, litigation support and financial accounting purposes. Overall, Mr. VanEck has performed appraisal assignments in over 30 states and the District of Columbia.

Mr. VanEck is active with the Southern California Chapter of the Appraisal Institute. He currently sits as the chair for the Southern Branch, and was recently elected as a Representative to Region VII. Past leadership positions include Nominating Committee (2015), Co-Chair of the Candidate Guidance Committee (2013) and Alternate Regional Representative (2010). He is also a member of the International Right of Way Association Orange County Chapter 67 and in 2020 was elected to the Executive Board as Treasurer. From 2010 to 2016, Mr. VanEck was also a board member for the non-profit community organization, Orange County Head Start. Over that period of time, he was elected as the Board’s Chair, Vice Chair and Treasurer.

Professional Memberships, Accreditation & Licenses

DESIGNATED MEMBER of Appraisal Institute (MAI)

MEMBER International Right of Way Association

CERTIFIED Real Estate Appraiser for the State of California

Qualified As An Expert In The Following Venues

JAMS Orange and Century City, California

Education

B.S. University of Southern California

Speaking Engagements

INTERNATIONAL RIGHT OF WAY ASSOCIATION CHAPTER 67 2019 Summer Seminar, Santa Ana, CA. “Understanding the Appraisal Process,” July 2019.

INSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONALS IN TAXATION 2013 Property Tax Symposium, Indian Wells, CA. “Valuation and Assessment Issues With Leaseholds,” November 2013.

THE NORTH COUNTY ESTATE PLANNING COUNCIL, San Diego, CA. “A Review of Conservation Easement Court Cases,” January 2011.

LUCE, FORWARD, HAMILTON & SCRIPPS LLP, San Diego, CA. “A Review of Conservation Easement Court Cases,” July 2010.

Sample Specialized Appraisal Experience

VALUED Universal Studios complex comprising more than 350 acres along US Highway 101 in Studio City area of Los Angeles, California. The property included over 7 million square feet of improvements including offices, studios, the CityWalk retail complex, Universal Studios theme park, and parking garages with a capacity of more than 10,000 cars.

VALUED 30+ commercial and residential properties along Highway 395 in Adelanto, CA for eminent domain purposes in connection with a widening of the highway by Caltrans. Analyzed impacts from partial fee takings, temporary construction, utility and prescriptive easements and taking of access rights.

VALUED parcels in Century City for a taking for the MTA Purple Line extension. The properties included an improved commercial site and last remaining underdeveloped sites in Century City. The takings analyzed include permanent surface, tunnel and temporary construction easements.

VALUED a 2,500 mile railroad (Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern) which is located in Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Wyoming, Missouri, and Nebraska. The valuation was completed for a FIRPTA Analysis for a sale to a foreign company.

Publications

VALUATION ALERT “Lack of Perpetual Protection Perpetuates IRS Victories,” January 2012

VALUATION ALERT “Simmons Appeal. Taxpayer Position Sustained,” June 2011

VALUATION ALERT “A Mortgage Invalidates a Façade Easement . . . Again!” April 2011

VALUATION ALERT “A Valuation Victory for the IRS,” January, 2011

VALUATION ALERT “An Easy Easement Win for the IRS?” September, 2010

VALUATION ALERT “Can a Mortgage Invalidate a Façade Easement Deduction?” April 2010

CCIM MAGAZINE, “Cap Rate Calculations: How do investors determine ROI in an unsteady market?” September/October 2009

Select Client List

  • 99 Cents Only Stores
  • Ambrecht & McDermott, LLP
  • Care Trust REIT
  • City of Commerce
  • Dutch Bros. Coffee
  • Endeavor College Preparatory Charter
  • Hager Pacific Properties
  • HDR
  • Jeffer Mangels
  • KIPP Los Angeles College Preparatory
  • McCarthy Cook
  • ROW Advisors, LLC
  • Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Inc
  • TOMS
  • Woodruff, Spradlin & Smart