Introduction of New Members (Fall 2021)

Membership invitations were extended to 20 real estate advisory professionals at the meeting of the Invitation Committee who met virtually in the Fall of 2021. While we are excited by the number of new and reinstated members the organization has invited, we particularly celebrate the breadth of experience, new skill sets, and diversity in its many forms represented within our newest class of invitees.


Anthony L. Alderman, Jr., CRE
President & CEO
North By Northwest Consulting, Inc.
Hickory, NC
Chapter: Carolinas Chapter
Recommender: Christina Holmes Thoreson, CRE
Practice Focus: Right of way valuation with an emphasis on larger (200+ parcel) projects, specialize in convenience store valuation
Scott Arden, CRE
Managing Director
Sentinel Real Estate Corp
New York, NY
Chapter: New York Metropolitan Chapter
Recommender: Jonathan A. Schein, CRE
Practice Focus: Capital formation, investor outreach, business development
Zelleka Biermann, CRE
Housing Development Manager
City of Charlotte
Charlotte, NC
Chapter: Carolinas Chapter
Recommender: Cindy S. Chandler, CRE
Practice Focus: Development and financing of affordable housing; knowledge of Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC), affordable, rental, and multi-family real estate.
Edward Chazen, CRE
Senior Lecturer
Boston College
Chestnut Hill, MA
Chapter: New England Chapter
Recommender: Valerie F. Pontiff, CRE
Practice Focus: Real Estate Development, Real Estate Finance, Real Estate Investment Analysis, Urban Development
David B. Clayton, CRE
Clayton and Company, Inc.
Denver, CO
Chapter: Colorado Chapter
Recommender: Larry Stark, CRE
Practice Focus: 45 years of experience as a real estate appraiser and advisor, frequently serves as an expert witness at trial.
Jacob Crist, CRE
Terminal Operations & Real Estate – Deputy Director
Port of New Orleans
New Orleans, LA
Chapter: Houston/Gulf Coast Chapter
Practice Focus: Port authority development and its primary sectors of international shipping, railroads, industrial, infrastructure, and logistics.
Herb Grabell, CRE
Senior Vice President
Kidder Mathews
Irvine, CA
Chapter: Southern California Chapter
Recommender: Robert M. Taylor, CRE
Practice Focus: Rail and Port related real estate assets in Western US with a primary focus on CA and NV. Rail industrial land representing both owners and users.
Corey Gustafson, CRE
Managing Director
Apprise by Walker & Dunlop
Boston, MA
Chapter: New England Chapter
Recommender: Randell L. Harwood, CRE
Practice Focus: Head up teams of real estate valuation professionals in the Midatlantic, Northeast and New England regions of the United States.
Ladson Haddow, CRE
Managing Partner
Haddow & Company
Atlanta, GA
Chapter: Georgia Chapter
Recommender: John W. Cherry, Jr., CRE
Practice Focus: Highest and Best Use Analysis, Development Feasibility Studies, Disposition and Acquisition Counseling
Catherine House, CRE
National Healthcare Chair
San Jose, CA
Chapter: Northern California Chapter
Recommender: Gregory B. Ibbetson, CRE
Practice Focus: Healthcare real estate including medical & dental office buildings and seniors housing (ALF’s, SNF’s, MC, etc.) throughout the U.S.
Beverly Keith, CRE
Red Shoe Economics
Wake Forest, NC
Chapter: Carolinas Chapter
Practice Focus: Consulting in the areas of economics, valuation, forecasting and commercial brokerage. Experience includes 20+ years in Retail Commercial Real Estate.
Tamia Kramer, CRE
AVP – Real Estate
Ardent Health Services
Nashville, TN
Recommender: Ronald A. W. Young, CRE
Practice Focus: Healthcare real estate, leasing – Landlord and Tenant representation, regulatory compliance, lease administration, and corporate real estate
Kirsten McGregor, CRE
Principal & Founder
Sagax Associates, LLC
Wilmington, DE
Chapter: Delaware Valley Chapter
Recommender: Anthony F. DellaPelle, Esq., CRE
Practice Focus: Provides economic recovery and development consulting services to governments, nonprofit organizations, public-private partnerships, and businesses.
Patrick Nessenthaler, CRE
Vice President of Finance & Head of Real Estate Capital Markets
The Keystone Group
Indianapolis, IN
Chapter: Cincinnati/Kentucky Chapter
Recommender: Karen G. Davidson, CRE
Practice Focus: Commercial real estate capital advisory, valuation, market studies, and feasibility studies.
Matyas Prochazka, CRE
Director, Head of Property and Asset Management
Colliers International
Prague, Czech Republic
Chapter: European Chapter
Recommender: Kevin Turpin, CRE
Practice Focus: Active in real estate since 2004 with particular focus on Property and Asset Management.
Stephen Romine, CRE
Williams Mullen
Virginia Beach, VA
Chapter: Capital Region Chapter
Practice Focus: Business attorney licensed in Virginia, North Carolina and New York with a concentration in Commercial Real Estate transactions incuding financing, land use and zoning.
Johan Rosenberg, CRE
Eden Prairie, MN
Chapter: Minnesota Chapter
Practice Focus: Capital Market Transactions and Strategic Advice, Valuation of Loans and Derivatives
Randall Sakamoto, CRE
Rosen Consulting Group
Berkeley, CA
Chapter: Northern California Chapter
Recommender: Michael McGowan, CRE
Practice Focus: Strategic advisory services and market research. 
Mark Tompkins, CRE
Strae Advisory Services
Lakewood, CO
Chapter: Colorado Chapter
Recommender: Marilee A. Utter, CRE
Practice Focus:
Project financial analysis, financing transactions, and litigation support.
Robert Wilkinson, CRE
Managing Director, Korea
Seoul, South Korea
Practice Focus: Office and industrial properties, corporate real estate strategy and consulting, with a focus on the Asia Pacific Region.