Jonathan Miller is President and CEO of Miller Samuel Inc., a real estate appraisal and consulting firm he co-founded in 1986. He is a state-certified real estate appraiser in New York and Connecticut, performing court testimony as an expert witness in various local, state and federal courts. He holds the Counselors of Real Estate (CRE) and Certified Relocation Professional (CRP) designations. He is an Appraiser “A” Member of the Real Estate Board of New York and a board member of Relocation Appraisers and Consultants, Inc.
Miller Samuel provides appraisal services on roughly $5 billion worth of property per year in the New York City metropolitan area. He is also co-founder of Miller Cicero, LLC, a commercial real estate valuation firm that covers the same market area.
He is the author of a series of market reports considered the “report of record” covering the New York City metropolitan area, South Florida, Los Angeles and Aspen, CO that are relied on by the media, financial institutions and government agencies including the Federal Reserve, Internal Revenue Service, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the NYC Office of Management and Budget, the New York State Budget Division Economic Advisory Board and others. He co-authored a research paper for NYU School of Law and the NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public Service’s Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy titled The Condominium v. Cooperative Puzzle: An Empirical Analysis of Housing in New York City, published in 2007 by the Journal of Legal Studies at the University of Chicago.
Mr. Miller serves on the New York City Mayor’s Economic Advisory Panel representing the residential real estate sector and has participated in studies on valuation issues with academic institutions including New York University, Princeton University, Columbia University and Baruch College. He recently participated and co-authored a research paper as part of an Urban Land Institue Advisory Services Resilience Panel in Norfolk, VA. He is a well-regarded real estate commentator, covering US and regional housing issues in print and digital media including The New York Times, Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal, Reuters, AP, CNBC, CNN, ABC, The Real Deal, Crain’s New York Business and others.
Mr. Miller is a New York State Real Estate Instructor for both qualifying and continuing education courses as well as a New York State Real Estate Appraiser instructor for both qualifying certified general and continuing education courses. From 2009-2012 he interviewed a wide variety of housing and economic experts for his podcast, The Housing Helix with Jonathan Miller. Mr. Miller provided a monthly chart for his Economic Spotlight series for Crain’s New York from 2003-2009. He has been writing his Three Cents Worth column for various sites across the Curbed Network, the neighborhood and real estate site blog, since 2004.
Some distinctions awarded Mr. Miller include:
• Named “Best Online Real Estate Expert” by Money Magazine.
• Business Insider named him one of “The Best Finance People on Twitter.”
• Selected as one of the 100 Most Powerful People in Real Estate by The New York Observer.
• Named one of the 20 Biggest Power Players in NYC Real Estate by The New York Post.
• Recognized by Inman News as one of the top 25 most influential U.S. real estate bloggers and his blog, Matrix, was voted one of the top five U.S. real estate blogs.
Last Updated: September 1, 2015