Mr. Michael VanBuskirk, CRE

Senior Vice President, Principal, Newmark Grubb Zimmer
Kansas City, MO

Work Phone: (816) 474-2000

Practice Focus: Investment services, acquisition, disposition, sale/leaseback transactions, corporate real estate services, office, industrial and retail development.

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

Mr. David Kirk, CRE

Principal, Kirk & Company
Boston, MA

Work Phone: (617) 261-7100

Practice Focus: Counseling, appraisal for investment, lending, development, litigation; affordable housing, air rights, fractional and partial interests, portfolios.

Chapter Affiliation: New England

Mrs. Jill Hatton, CRE

Chair and Committee Member, Mass PRIM Real Estate & Timber Committee
Boston, MA

Work Phone: (617) 388-0221

Practice Focus: Institutional real estate investment and portfolio analysis.

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. Richard Hanson, CRE

Principal, Avison Young
Chicago, IL

Work Phone: (312) 273-4505

Practice Focus: Advises owners, developers, mezzanine lenders and commercial banks in strategies to plan, entitle, recapitalize, reposition or dispose of real estate assets.

Chapter Affiliation: Midwest

Mr. John VanSanten, CRE

Managing Director, Stout
Chicago, IL

Work Phone: (312) 752-3384

Practice Focus: Valuation and litigation support related to all types of commercial properties, with a particular specialty in healthcare properties & senior housing.

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

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