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CMBT Licenced Real Estate Appraiser, City Planner, Finance MBA

Kagithane, Istanbul, Turkey
December 05, 2018

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Gürsel Mah. Akmer Sok. Aca Suite No:26 B-14 Kağıthane/Istanbul


Mobile: +90-532-***-**-**


Date of birth




Education and training

Bahçeşehir University, 2010 – 2013

MBA - Capital Markets and Finance

Middle East Technical University, 2001 – 2006

Bs.,City and Regional Planning

Work experience


T.C. İstanbul Adli Yargı İlk Derece Mahkemesi Adalet Komisyonu Başkanlığı Istanbul, Dec 2011 – present

Job Title/Description

Judiciary Valuer (CMBT Licenced Appraiser)

Preparing all types of property reports of the subject properties to the court commission


Kahve Dünyası, Istanbul, Aug 2012 – July 2013

Job Title/Description

Expansion Manager

Searching for the best locations to establish the stores of the company across both in Turkey and abroad according to the corporate, architectural and technical standards by conducting site visits,

Providing market research reports that includes detailed competition analysis,

Evaluating districts and neighborhoods where properties are situated, considering locations that could influence future sales activity by estimating sales volume and costs,

Preparing future expansion plans through company’s growth vision strategies,

Preparing detailed feasibility reports by estimating property values, costs, revenues that meet appraisal standards

Negotiating with landowners and/or local agents to obtain best stores in preferred locations

Working parallel with architectural and operation departments to ensure timely development of stores

Managing contractual agreement processes in co-operation with the legal department by reviewing and interpreting law and regulations


CB Richard Ellis Group, Inc., Istanbul, Oct 2008 – Aug 2012

Job Title/Description

Senior Valuer, Retail&Hotels

Preparing valuation reports for commercial real estate or project development purposes by using several valuation tools such as; discounted cash flow (DCF) & residual method, income capitalization, comparable market evidence, Argus Developer/Investor and etc.,

Preparing valuation reports which meet Royal Institution of Chartered

Surveyors (RICS) standards,

Preparing feasibility reports for commercial or mix-use projects by collating data and visuals,

Examining income records and operating costs of income generating properties,

Conducting surveys in respect of the residential, retail, industrial and office markets throughout various cities in Turkey or abroad,

Making surveys on rental levels, catchment areas and comparable properties for residential, retail, industrial and office developments,

Preparing background information including social, demographical and economical aspects of cities and districts in Turkey and abroad,

Liaising with local authorities in respect of zoning, title deeds and construction permits as well as gathering information in relation to specific projects,


Yapı ve Kredi Bankası A.Ş., Istanbul, Sep 2007- Oct 2008,

Job Title/Description

Valuation Controller

Outsourcing valuation reports to be prepared for loan purposes by external valuers,

Coordinating and controlling property valuation reports to meet with SPK (Capital Markets Board of Turkey) appraisal standards,

Reviewing appraisals for compliance with law/policy and for reasonableness,

Scheduling and coordinating valuation reports by contacting branches and appraisers as well as the clients.


Zirve Gayrimenkul Değerleme A.Ş., Ankara, Dec 2006 - Oct 2007,

Job Title/Description

Valuation Specialist

Preparing property valuation reports which meet appraisal standards of SPK(Capital Markets Board of Turkey),

Inspecting the existing condition and income flow of properties,

Making site visits, taking measurements and photographs of the properties which are subject to valuation,

Obtaining detailed information for sale prices and achieved transactions of nearby properties in order to estimate property values by interviewing people familiar with properties and immediate surroundings, such as contractors, home owners and realtors,

Liaising with local authorities in respect of zoning, title deeds and construction permits as well as gathering information in relation to specific properties.

Organizational skills and competences

Excellent communication skills, ability to work in a multi-cultural environment

Outstanding ability to work independently as well as in a team

Detail-oriented, efficient and well-organized

Highly trustworthy, reliable, discreet and ethical

Ability to achieve immediate and long-term goals as well as meet operational deadlines


Real Estate Appraisers License (Capital Market Board of Turkey/SPK)


"1st International Valuation Day" held by Bank Austria (Vienna, May 2008)

"BPG (Best Practice Group) Valuation Meeting" held by CBRE (Warsaw March 2012


Argus Developer held by Argus Software (London, July 2011 & June 2012)

Argus Investor held by Argus Software (London, July 2011 & June 2012)


TDUB (Union of Valuation Experts)

DUD (Association of Valuation Professionals)

MRICS (Member of Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) Applicant

Chamber of City Planners


GMTR-Istanbul Residential Market: A vicious circle?

GMTR- Land Development for Solar Energy


English (Fluent both written and spoken)

Italian (Beginners level)


Available Upon Request

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