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Melanie Sieger, MAI, AI-GRS
Pacific Western Bank
Real Estate Services Unit
5404 Wisconsin Ave, Second Floor
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
(301) 272-6447
Fax: (301) 272-3579
Cell: (301) 825-3234
Continuing Education Program Completed
Standards & Ethics Education Completed
Not Available for Fee Assignment

Primary Market Area
Washington, DC Metropolitan Area

Secondary Market Area
Nationally through projects in various locations in the US.

Business Services
Absorption Studies Acquisition, Disposition Appraisal Appraisal Review [View Experience Details ] Asset Management Business Valuation and Consulting Consulting Development Valuation and Consultation Feasibility Studies Market Analysis Mortgage Lending Consulting Public / Private Partnership Consulting and Valuation Real Estate Investment Trust Consulting and Valuation Real Estate Tax Valuation and Consulting Registered Investment Advisory (SEC) Valuation and Consultation for Financial Reporting Fractional Interest Valuation 

Fractional Interest Valuation
I provided numerous valuations of fractional interests in real estate partnerships and companies.

Appraisal Review
I am VP, Review Appraiser for CapitalSource Bank (since August 2009).

Property Types
  Condo, Multi-Family Project (Townhouse, Condo, Etc) Multi-family (5+ units)
  Assisted Living / Skilled Care Facility / Nursing Home Automobile Dealership Bed and Breakfast / Inn Condominium (Office / Retail / Etc.) Convenience Store / Service station Day Care Dry Cleaner Hotel / Resort Motel Office Building (High Rise, over three stories) Office Building (Low Rise, three stories or less) Retail (Single Tenant or Free Standing) Self Storage Shopping Center (Local, Strip, Neighborhood, Community, Etc.)
   Ownership Forms
  Fee Simple Interest Leased Fee Interest Leasehold Interest Partial Interest

Formal Education
Master of Science in Real Estate (MS) - Johns Hopkins University; Master of Arts (M.A.) in Economics - Saarland University and Freie Universitaet Berlin, Germany
Spanish - Interpretational Ability
French - Interpretational Ability
German - Native Language
Italian - Interpretational Ability

International Experience
Tranlation of Comprehensive Exam of the Appraisal Institute into German. Review of Experience of German appraisers. My first master's degree is Economist (M.A.) from Saarland University in Germany.