Mr. Robert Pliska, CRE

President, Sperry Commercial Global Affiliates – Property Investment Counselors
Birmingham, MI

Work Phone: (248) 433-1400

Practice Focus: Sale, leasing, financing, managing, consulting and auctioning of office, retail, industrial, multi-family, hotel, and other investment properties.

Mr. David Brooks, CRE

Senior Managing Director, Valbridge Property Advisors | Baltimore Washington Metro
Marriottsville, MD

Work Phone: (443) 333-5525

Practice Focus: Valuation and counseling for hospitality/hotel, commercial and multi-family properties, plus partial interest discounting and estate valuations.

Chapter Affiliation: Capital Region

Mr. John Hentschel, CRE

President, Hentschel Real Estate Services LLC
Abingdon, MD

Work Phone: (410) 515-0040

Practice Focus: Advice and services for governments and those dealing with them; valuation, strategy and testimony for litigation, financing, tax and decision-making.

Chapter Affiliation: Capital Region

Ms. Deborah Haskell, CRE

Managing Partner, Winthrop Real Estate Advisors
Columbia, SC

Work Phone: (617) 366-7588

Practice Focus: Litigation and expert testimony, forensic real estate damage valuation, portfolio review and strategic planning, arbitration and mediation.

Chapter Affiliation: New England

Mr. Patrick Dignan, CRE

Executive Vice President, Northeast Bank
Boston, MA

Work Phone: (617) 585-3204

Practice Focus: Portfolio acquisition, management, and disposition of performing, sub-performing, and non-performing commercial real estate mortgages.

Chapter Affiliation: New England

Dr. Jack Friedman, Ph.D., CRE

CEO, Jack P. Friedman
River Forest, IL

Work Phone: (708) 657-4264

Practice Focus: Expert witness, litigation support, appraisal, appraisal review, economics, investment, finance, taxation, damages.

Chapter Affiliation: Midwest

Mr. Kent Steele, CRE

President, National Realty Counselors, Inc.
Pleasant Prairie, WI

Work Phone: (630) 430-3865

Practice Focus: Appraisal, consulting and counseling.

Chapter Affiliation: Midwest

Mrs. Anne Sheehan, CRE

Chief Executive Officer, Real Property Tax Advisors
Atlanta, GA

Work Phone: (404) 808-6906

Practice Focus: Manage the risk of property taxes for personal property and corporate owned real estate in all 50 states. Expertise in economic obsolescence appeals.

Chapter Affiliation: Georgia

Mr. Harvey Gilbert, CRE

Managing Partner and Broker-in-Charge, Cushman & Wakefield/Gilbert & Ezelle
SAVANNAH, GA

Work Phone: (912) 236-8992

Practice Focus: Commercial brokerage, investment counseling, acquisition/disposition of land, industrial, investment and office properties, land and PUD development.

Chapter Affiliation: Carolinas

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