William Picoli MAI, CRE, FRICS

Senior Vice President
Consulting & Advisory Valuation Advisory Services

  • New York
  • 530 Fifth Avenue
  • 4th Floor
  • New York, NY 10036 US

William Picoli joined Avison Young in 2014 as Senior Vice President in the Valuation and Advisory Group.  Mr. Picoli provides consulting and valuation services for a broad spectrum of property types and clients nationwide with focus on the New York Metropolitan area. A significant part of that work is dedicated to litigation support/expert witness services, as well as complex assignments involving market analysis, highest and best use, and land development analysis.

Mr. Picoli is experienced with office, mixed use, shopping center, apartment and industrial buildings, as well as co-op and condo conversions, vacant land and special use properties. He provides valuations for purposes of portfolio valuation reporting, joint ventures, acquisition/disposition, development, condemnation, portfolio valuation, financing, tax certiorari, bankruptcy proceedings, estate liquidation, and arbitration and court litigation. Mr. Picoli also consults on acquisitions/dispositions, financial feasibility, variance appeals, site development deals, bankruptcy, arbitration, IRS taxes and a variety of real estate interests and issues. His responsibilities include new business development, client relations and supervision of staff assignments.

Mr. Picoli has over 25 years of experience in the real estate business as an appraiser, consultant and expert witness. His consulting and valuation experience involves over 1,500 properties in 15 states.  That experience has given rise to his participation as a panelist in seminar discussions and serving on local real estate committees.


Professional Credentials

  • Qualified as an Expert Witness in the State of New York
  • Member: MAI Designated Member of the Appraisal Institute
  • Member: CRE Designated Member of the Counselors of Real Estate
  • Member: FRICS Designated Member of the Royal Institute Charter of Surveyors
  • Member: The Real Estate Board of New York

Education and Designations

  • B.A., Economics, Lake Forest College, Lake Forest, Illinois
  • New York General Appraiser License
  • New York State Licensed Salesperson