Phil Culotta
Phil Culotta

Phil Culotta

Valuation Analyst—MSHCM, CVA
1100 Poydras Street, Suite 2900, New Orleans LA 70163

Value At Work


Phil Culotta joined HMS Valuation Partners in 2014 and has several years of experience in conducting analysis and market research to establish the fair market rate associated with all goods and services (space, furniture, and equipment, and other services) provided in timeshare lease valuation arrangements, and financial statement analysis and forecasting for business valuation engagements.  Phil’s primary focus has transitioned to real estate appraisal – particularly market rent studies in accordance with Stark Fair Market Value. Responsibilities include conducting site visits and physical property inspections, subject property data collection, market area analysis, evaluation of comparable properties, and drafting client report assignments. Corresponding with multiple parties, including hospital administrators, property managers, building owners, and service vendors, Phil’s experience and skill set has allowed him to compile and analyze the details of each unique arrangement to produce a vetted fair market value report for our clients.


Graduating from the Nicholls State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology and Chemistry, Phil went on to complete his graduate studies at the University of New Orleans, earning a Master’s of Science in Healthcare Management. Prior to joining HMS, Phil worked as an intern while completing his graduate studies to effectively learn the ropes of the business and become acclimated to the clients.  Phil is a Certified Valuation Analyst with the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts.

Professional Memberships / Certifications:

  • National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts


Recognizing that time matters when it comes to producing a fair market value, Phil takes pride in providing direction and clarity to clients, enabling them to be efficient when their assistance is required. Phil firmly believes there is no substitute for attention to detail, hard work and tireless energy to facilitate working against the clock and streamlining communications between all parties involved. He understands that success for his clients comes from being able to pay attention to the details while being mindful of the big picture and the result he’s trying to achieve on his client’s behalf.

Value Outside Work

My favorite things to do as a kid were. . .
To play basketball with my friends and follow my dad around.

As a big kid, I like to. . .
Play tennis, read science fiction books, and foster kittens with my wife. 

One of the things I hope to do. . .
Re-learn how to play the piano.

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