About Our Company

Ed Smoker


Over 35 years of experience in all aspects of real estate appraisal, feasibility studies, acquisitions and development.

Bachelor of Science in Real Estate from Florida State University

President, E.J. Smoker and Associates, Inc.


Personally analyzed and appraised over $30 billion worth of real estate in 39 states. Successfully developed office, residential, retail, and industrial property types. Development, acquisition, rezoning, site plan and governmental approval process, construction management complete through Certificate of Occupancy. Developments have resulted in the City of Fort Lauderdale 1989 and 1991 Community Appearance Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Urban Environmental Design.

Takeover management/analysis and workouts of $3 billion in assets in conjunction with Management Consignment Program (MCP) issued by the FSLIC to Smoker Corporation.

Resolution Trust Corporation, awarded Asset Management Disposition (SAMDA) contract for resolution Phoenix/Tucson portfolio to Smoker Corporation.

Course instructor for Federal Home Loan Bank System, Office of Education, Real Estate Appraisal School Courses I and II (BSOE).

Adjunct Facility Member, Nova University Real Estate Construction Lending School and Center for Study of Administrative Banking and Financial Institutional Studies, 1986-1991.

Professional Affiliations:

  • Past Senior Member of the Appraisal Institute
  • Past Senior Member of Society of Real Estate Appraisers
  • Past Chairman of Building Committee, First Baptist of Ft. Lauderdale
  • Past Director of Sunrise Key Homeowners Association
  • Florida Certified General Real Estate Appraiser #RZ0001239
  • Licensed Real Estate Broker, State of Florida, BK#0227176
  • Board Member of Scotland Cay, Abaco, Bahamas
  • Director of Beverly Heights Neighborhood Association
  • Board Member of Ft. Lauderdale Executives Association

Executives Association of Fort Lauderdale