HSSK is proud to welcome Eric Schwartz to the firm’s Houston office as a managing director, Real Estate. In his new role, Schwartz’s primary duty involves overseeing real property valuation for the firm’s Real Estate practice and serving as an expert witness.

Schwartz is an appraiser who brings nearly 40 years of experience to his position. His past work includes chief appraiser roles with financial institutions such as Amegy Bank and CapitalSource Bank, as well as engagements related to diversified real property valuation and regulatory compliance.

Schwartz obtained his bachelor’s degree in sociology from Texas State University, and later earned a master’s degree in education from the same institution. He also studied finance with the University of Houston’s C.T. Bauer College of Business.

He said he looks forward to beginning the next chapter of his career with HSSK.

“Companies turn to HSSK because of the firm’s solid reputation,” he said. “I’m glad to have the opportunity to not only further my skills, but to help the firm expand its offerings and serve as an even stronger client resource.”

HSSK President Marc Schwartz described Eric Schwartz as a strong addition to a thriving area of the firm.

“Besides being an experienced testifier, Eric has been performing and reviewing appraisals on commercial property, as well as managing the appraisal quality control process for literally hundreds of employed and contract appraisers over the past 38 years,” he said. “He is also a recognized leader in his profession, serving on the board of the Appraisal Institute. We at HSSK are proud to have Eric join our already established Real Estate Services group, bringing a wealth of experience and insights to this vibrant practice.”