Stephen J. Weis is President of Logix Real Estate Solutions, Inc. Logix was formed in the spring of 2012 to provide comprehensive real property appraisal and valuation advisory services. As president, Steve focuses on the day to day operation of the company and supervising staff appraisers. In addition he specializes in appraising and consulting on commercial and high end residential properties for tax appeals and litigation purposes.
Before starting Logix, Steve was a Senior Vice President and head of Litigation / Valuation for The Gem Real Estate Group, Inc. Steve was with Gem for over 9 years. Prior to that, Steve was a commercial real estate appraiser and consultant with the Hazen Company in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Prior to becoming an appraiser he was a Vice President of commercial real etate lending with Wachovia Bank and was a commercial real estate lender/analyst with Star Bank and Huntington Bank.
Steve has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Dayton and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Cincinnati with concentrations in finance and real estate. He is currently a State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser in Ohio, Kentucky, and South Carolina and is a licensed real estate broker in South Carolina. Steve is an associate member of the Appraisal Institute, and is currently pursuing the MAI designation.
Steve has over 19 years of commercial real estate experience as an appraiser, investor, broker, property manager, and as a lender for large regional and national banks. His experience was compiled valuing, consulting on, and analyzing commercial real estate projects including: office buildings, industrial warehouse and manufacturing facilities, regional and neighborhood shopping centers, condominium developments, apartments, parking garages, restaurants, residential subdivisions, industrial parks, high-rise oceanfront condominium developments, hotels, golf courses, land development, self-storage facilities, and special use properties.
Steve specializes in consulting and valuation services used in litigation, tax appeals, estate planning, and condemnation/eminent domain proceedings. Services provided include expert witness testimony, strategic advice for value disputes, current and retrospective appraisals. Steve has qualified as an expert witness for Board of Revisions in many Ohio and Kentucky Counties as well as the Ohio Board of Tax Appeals and several local courts. In addition, Steve conducts minority & partial interest valuations and IRS compliant real estate gift appraisals.
Primary clients include law firms, accounting firms, developers, corporations, local governments, hospitals and economic development agencies as well as traditional mortgage banking clients such as banks, and life insurance companies.