Jonathan Miller is the preeminent researcher in the sale and rent of all classes of New York City residential property. Miller Samuel is the leading appraiser of residential property in New York City. Join us as Jonathan will provide a keen insight to market conditions and future prospects.
Jonathan Miller is President and CEO of Miller Samuel Inc., a real estate appraisal and consulting firm he co-founded in 1986. 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.
Mr. Miller is the author of a series of market reports for Douglas Elliman Real Estate, considered the “report of record," covering the New York City metropolitan area, South Florida, Los Angeles and Aspen, 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 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. He also developed pending home sale indices for the Washington, D.C. metro and Baltimore, Maryland metro areas on behalf of MRIS, one of the largest MLS systems in the U.S. He serves on the New York City Mayor’s Economic Advisory Panel representing the residential real estate sector and the New York State Budget Division Economic Advisory Board, and has participated in studies on valuation issues with academic institutions including New York University, Princeton University, Columbia University, and the Urban Land Institute.
Mr. Miller is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Architecture, Planning and Preservation in the Master of Science in Real Estate Development (MSRED) Program at Columbia University, teaching Market Analysis, and is also a New York State Real Estate Instructor as well as a New York State Real Estate Appraiser Instructor.
He is a well-regarded real estate commentator, covering U.S. 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. Since 2015, he is the author of Housing Notes, a free weekly newsletter that provides unique real estate insights; provides market data to The Real Deal’s Market Data Book since 2007; to Crain’s New York Business Market Facts since 2005; to the Downtown Alliance since 2012. His firm powers three Manhattan Luxury Sales Price Indices and three Manhattan Luxury Rental Price Indices for Bloomberg Markets.
Some distinctions awarded Mr. Miller include:
• Named “Best Online Real Estate Expert” by Money Magazine.
• Declared the “Most Trusted Man in NYC real estate” by The Observer.
• Named one of “The Best Finance People on Twitter” by Business Insider.
• Selected as one of the 100 Most Powerful People in Real Estate 3 times by The New York Observer.
• Recognized for “Keeping the Industry Honest” by The New York Post.
• 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.