Ross Friedman Joins Partner to Expand New York and Tri-State Markets
Ross Friedman, MAI, AI-GRS, will serve as Managing Director
New York, NY - June 27, 2023 – Partner Valuation Advisors, a national commercial real estate valuation advisory firm, added Ross Friedman, Managing Director, to its rapidly growing leadership team. Friedman will lead the New York Tri-State practice for Core 3 asset types: industrial, office, and retail.
Since launching in September 2022, Partner Valuation Advisors has issued over 1,120 valuations with an aggregate commercial real estate value exceeding $33 billion across 45 states. The Chicago-based, technology-forward firm has grown to more than 80 employees in 26 markets nationally, making it the fastest growing commercial real estate valuation advisory company in the U.S. Partner Valuation Advisors serves investors, lenders, investment funds, and real estate occupiers.
Partner Valuation Advisors’ Senior Managing Director Eric Enloe, MAI, CRE, FRICS, said, “Ross will be a tremendous asset to Partner Valuation’s continued national growth, and will be counted on to grow our presence in the New York and Tri-State markets. Ross has established himself as one of the top valuation professionals in the market. He has valued many of the most complex office, retail, and industrial assets and is trusted by some of the largest institutional investors in the U.S.”
In his prior roles, Friedman’s valuation and consulting assignments have included investment-grade properties in local, national, and international markets for commercial lending, financial reporting, portfolio valuation, tax purposes, litigation, and due diligence. Throughout his career, he has significant experience working on large-scale projects including Class A office towers on Madison and Park Avenue in New York, million-square-foot industrial properties in the Tri-State region, and hundreds of lease valuations for dental offices, fast food restaurants, and retail stores across the Northeast.
Prior to joining Partner Valuation Advisors, Friedman served as Executive Vice President and Tri-State Leader at JLL Valuation Advisory from 2021-2023, where he was responsible for establishing and developing the Tri-State region in Core 4 assets (Office, Industrial, Retail & Multifamily). Friedman also served as Director of BBG, Inc. where he led the National Operations for the Financial Reporting practice from 2016- 2021. Earlier in his career, he worked in the New York region for RSM US LLP, an accounting firm, and Citigroup, a financial institution.
In recent months, 10 other CRE leaders have joined Partner Valuation Advisors including P. Ryan McDonald, MAI, FRICS, Managing Director in St. Louis; Owen “Chip” Ard, MAI, and Andrea Gillman, Managing Directors in Tulsa; Erik Hill, MAI, CCIM, MRICS, in Dallas; Brian Chandler, MAI, CRE, FRICS, in Raleigh, NC; Lana Lenovitz, MAI, MRICS, in Washington DC; Kenneth Jaggers, MAI, FRICS, in Kansas City, MO; Creighton R. Cross, MAI, AI-GRS, in Knoxville, TN; Justin Alexander, MAI, in Seattle, WA; and Talani Casariego, MAI, in Atlanta, GA. Additional senior-level hires are anticipated to join the firm over the next month.
Partner Valuation Advisors’ team members hold appraisal licenses in all 50 states and the firm has offices in Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Chicago, Cincinnati, Dallas, Denver, Des Moines, Indianapolis, Jacksonville, Los Angeles, Kansas City, Knoxville TN, Miami, New York City, Northern NJ, Phoenix, Raleigh, NC, Seattle, St. Louis, Tulsa, OK and Washington, D.C.
About Partner Valuation Advisors
Partner Valuation Advisors is a Chicago-based affiliate company of Partner Engineering and Science, Inc. The valuation enterprise was introduced in 2022 with the formation of a new team of leaders focused on performing commercial real estate valuations nationally for investors, lenders, and real estate occupiers. The team is led by Brandon Nunnink, CFA, and Eric Enloe, MAI, CRE, FRICS. Please visit us online at www.PartnerVal.com.
About Partner Engineering and Science, Inc.
Partner is the most trusted choice for third-party due diligence and consulting in the commercial real estate industry, providing full-service engineering, environmental and energy services throughout the Americas, Europe, and around the globe. With a multidisciplinary approach, Partner serves clients at all stages from initial due diligence and design to development and construction, as well as the ongoing maintenance and optimization of a real estate asset.
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