Rob is a director at Duff & Phelps in the Real Estate Advisory Group. His experience includes valuation of investment real estate; user-based, specialized real estate; and real estate-related enterprises. He has appraised property in many U.S. states and has overseen  international assignments on six continents, including a three-year term as the manager of real estate valuation and consulting activities in Europe.

Rob has substantial experience with valuations for international accounting as well as U.S. financial reporting purposes including those in accordance with FASB ASC Topics 350, 360, 805, and 820. Properties he has appraised include gaming facilities, lodging, ports, recreational, institutional, oil & gas, chemical, steel, data centers, agriculture, and general office and industrial facilities. Appraisal purposes have included property tax, financial reporting, financing, purchase or sale, insurance, fair rental, tax reporting, condemnation, and donation. Rob also performs advisory services including appraisal review, buy/sell advisory, market research, appraisal management, highest and best use studies, offer/option analysis, and leasehold internet analysis.

He also has provided expert opinion and testimony. One example of testimony in arbitration was “In the Matter to Establish the Option Purchase Price for the Newport RDF (refuse-derived fuel) Facility Between: Ramsey and Washington Counties (MN) and Resource Recovery Technologies, LLC.” E has performed real property appraisal services including market value, market rental studies, and expert witness testimony in determination of just compensation for right of way easements.

Rob joined Duff & Phelps (formerly American Appraisal) in 1991 and has held several positions, which include various roles in the business valuation and intangible assets in practice where he served for seven years. 

He received a B.A. in business administration – finance and investment banking/management administration  from the University of Wisconsin – Madison, and an MBA from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. He is an Accredited Senior Appraiser by the American Society of Appraisers and served as President of the Wisconsin Chapter of that organization in 2013-2014, and he is a member of the International Right of Way Association. He is a certified general real estate appraiser in Wisconsin, Georgia, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, North Carolina, Ohio, Utah, and Virginia. Rob is a Board Member at Large of the Lakeshore Lacrosse Club in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

 

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