Francisco is a director in the Real Estate Advisory Group. He provides technical and business development expertise for services related to real estate and machinery and equipment, including international risk management services, which address clients’ insurance appraisal needs. He also serves as both a real estate and industrial analyst and is in charge of the quality assurance program in Germany.

Francisco has extensive experience in the valuation of all types of real estate and personal property, as well as market research, and analysis and application of urban development plans. He has also participated in various business valuation projects. Additionally, he is experienced in developing, managing, and executing mass appraisals of large companies for corporate clients in many countries in eastern, central, and western Europe. He has valued property worth a total of several trillion dollars.

The purposes of these valuation services include mergers and acquisitions, purchase price allocations, divestitures, pre-transaction valuation analysis, valuation for leasing transactions, various accounting and tax purposes, litigation, and insurance.

Francisco has served corporate clients in a variety of industries throughout Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Denmark, England, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Indonesia, Italy, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Mexico, Morocco, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, the United Kingdom and the United States.

Francisco joined American Appraisal (now Duff & Phelps) in 1991 as an industrial and real estate appraiser in the Spanish office. He held various positions in the Spanish, Russian, and Hungarian offices before assisting with the start-up of the German office in 2001. He has been in his current position since 2005.


  • Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom, Master of Real Estate Science - Property Portfolio Management

  • Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain, Master of Real Estate Science - Valuation of Investment Projects, Valuation in the European Community

  • Polytechnic University of Madrid, Bachelor of Science - Construction Engineering

  • Norfolk State University, United States, Construction Code and Specifications

Professional Affiliations

  • Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, MRICS – Valuation


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