Mr. Comstock is a Senior Director dual-based in the downtown Los Angeles office and Honolulu office. His broad-based experience includes valuing all major asset classes such as retail, industrial, office, and multifamily properties. His primary specialization in the Greater Los Angeles Region is with the Retail Practice Group and secondarily other property types. He has qualified as an expert witness in the Los Angeles Superior Court and clientele include REITs, attorneys, CPAs, international investors, and financial institutions. The geographic focus of his more recent work has been in the Central Coast and Southern California, particularly in the Greater Los Angeles five-county region.
Mr. Comstock is also responsible for appraisal work in the Hawaiian Islands. He has appraised a wide range of property types in the immediate past. Furthermore, he manages specialty assignments utilizing the vast array of appraisal experience throughout the Cushman & Wakefield Valuation & Advisory group.
As a Southern California native, and after his service in the US Navy, Mr. Comstock started in the mid-1990s with Coast Federal Bank in the commercial appraisal department. Now with Cushman & Wakefield, he is positioned to provide expertise in the valuation of existing and proposed commercial properties. Notably, he has been involved in several high-end retail property assignments, entertainment/studio property assignments, multiple assignments in the Hawaiian Islands, and complex properties in Guam. Other assignments include land development work in Mammoth Lakes, trust and estate work throughout Los Angeles, as well as mixed-use high-rise condominium properties in Honolulu, San Diego, and Downtown Los Angeles.
Before joining Cushman & Wakefield, Mr. Comstock was associated with Appraisal Pacific, Inc. Their client list served over 70 financial institutions including all the major banks. Prior, he was associated with Auto Dealership Appraisal Group serving lender clients, REITs, accounting and legal firms, national auto groups, as well as direct owner clients on a nationwide basis.
Memberships, Licenses, Professional Affiliations and Education
- Designated Member, Appraisal Institute, as of the current date, Michael Comstock, MAI has completed the requirements of the continuing education program of the Appraisal Institute
- Certified General Real Estate Appraiser in the following states:
- California – AG039066
- Hawaii – CGA 1238
- Pepperdine University, Bachelor of Science in Business Management, Cum Laude