Babak Sammak – Commercial Valuation Analyst

    Mr. Sammak specializes in the appraisal and tax appeals of commercial and residential properties. He joined Protax, LLC in 2009 as a Commercial Valuation Analyst specializing in the tax appeals of multi-family residential properties throughout California. Babak is a State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser and a candidate for the MAI designation with the Appraisal Institute. Babak is also a licensed real estate sales agent with the California Department of Real Estate.

    His responsibilities include assessment appeal valuation reviews and Assessment Appeals Board appearances throughout the state. He also performs information exchanges and negotiates with the various county assessors to enroll taxable values of lien dates respective to the assessment appeal.

    Prior to his employment with Protax LLC, Babak was a commercial real estate appraiser for CB Richard Ellis and Colliers International. He was responsible for the valuations of retail/commercial, multi-family, industrial, office, mixed-use, land, and special purpose properties.

    Babak graduated with a B.A. degree in Political Science from UC San Diego and is a member of the California Association of Taxpayer Advocates (CATA).