SVS co-founder and Secretary/Treasurer Joanne Smith has been an active member of the Long Island appraisal community since 1983, widely recognized for her local market expertise and her commercial real estate appraisal skills.

Ms. Smith graduated from St. John's University College of Business Administration, and her experience encompasses properties that range from hotels to warehouses in more than fifteen states. Her primary area of expertise is the Nassau and Suffolk county real estate market, and she is particularly skilled at conducting comprehensive, thorough market studies.

To maintain the breadth and depth of her expertise, Ms. Smith regularly attends real estate related seminars and courses. She is an active member of the Long Island Chapter of the Appraisal Institute, and has served as chairperson of that organization's committees on publications and courses.

Ms. Smith grew up in Little Neck, Queens and Roslyn Heights; she currently resides with her husband, Matthew, and their three children in Dix Hills. She is a voracious reader, and she also enjoys cooking, skiing and swimming. She is involved with a variety of community organizations, including St. Matthew's Church and Vanderbilt Elementary School's PTA, where she spends many hours volunteering and serving on various committees.


Appraisal Institute – MAI Designated Member of the Long Island Chapter