Scott Smith is the Managing Director of PKF Consulting USA, and he is located in the Atlanta, Georgia office. Mr. Smith has over 20 years of hospitality industry experience in both appraising and consulting capacities, as well as proficiencies in other real estate types.
Mr. Smith has managed and conducted appraisal and consulting assignments, involving both the public and private sectors, throughout the U.S and Caribbean. He has worked for the industry’s leading lenders, developers, chains and management companies and has dealt with many aspects of the lodging industry, including valuation analyses, market and financial analyses and investment structuring for hotels, resorts, mixed-use residential and lodging developments, conference and convention centers and other hospitality industry projects, workouts, repositioning and strategic planning, loan review and disposition strategy and litigation services.
Mr. Smith is a Member of the Appraisal Institute (“MAI”) and is one of PKF Consulting USA’s chief appraisers in the Southeast. Furthermore, Mr. Smith is the principal author of the Hospitality Investment Survey, which is an annual publication produced by PKF Consulting USA in conjunction with The Hospitality Research Group that reports on important real estate investment trends. He also authors the Caribbean Trends in the Hotel Industry which is an annual publication produced by PKF Consulting USA. He is also called upon frequently by local and national news agencies to report on hospitality industry matters.
Professional Affiliations | Accreditations
n GeorgiaCertified General Appraiser - CG005124
n Florida Certified General Appraiser -. RZ002132
n North Carolina General CertifiedAppraiser – A5985
n South Carolina General CertifiedAppraiser No - 5747
n Alabama Certified General PropertyAppraiser No - G00720
n Texas Certified General Appraiser No – TX-1338357
n Louisiana Certified General Appraiser – APR.2959-CGA
n Indiana Certified General Appraiser - CG41001259
n B.S., Business Administration, Universityof Tennessee