Los Angeles Appraisal Veterans Join Lee & Associates Valuation
LOS ANGLES—April 28, 2014--Lee & Associates Valuation and Consulting Services, the appraisal service line of the national commercial real estate firm Lee & Associates, is pleased to announce the expansion of its Los Angeles office in Southern California with the addition of Robert W. Bell, MAI, managing director, and Hugh Everhart, senior appraiser. Both are respected appraisal veterans with a combined 45 years of experience in the industry.
“We strive to provide our clients with the best possible service and with the addition of Bob and Hugh, clients can be confident they are receiving consistent, high quality appraisals,” said Daniel Boring MAI, chief executive officer of Lee & Associates Valuation. “Over his career, Bob Bell has held senior leadership positions with a number of national firms and is a well-regarded expert in the appraisal industry. Bob and Hugh worked together in the past and make an excellent team.”
In 2012, Lee & Associates, a national full-service commercial brokerage firm, launched Lee & Associates Valuation and Consulting Services. Based in Atlanta, Boring, along with Chief Financial Officer Victor Segrest, heads the national service line.
“We are very pleased with our success in recruiting Bob and Hugh to Lee & Associates Valuation,” said Segrest. “The market has been very receptive to our efforts and it is important we continue to expand our capabilities to assist our clients.”
During his career, Bob Bell has held leadership positions with Cushman & Wakefield, CB Richard Ellis, Colliers International Realty Advisors and Integra Realty Resources. Prior to Lee & Associates Valuation, Bell was the Western Region Manager for Hilco Real Estate Appraisal and before that, was the Senior Managing Director for the Western Region for Grubb and Ellis Landauer. He has been recognized as an expert witness before Federal Bankruptcy Courts, the California State Superior Court and numerous property tax and rent control boards. Bell has taught classes and seminars on real estate valuation at colleges and various real estate associations.
Everhart is a certified general appraiser with 10 years of experience. He has extensive experience in the valuation of complex special use properties including religious and educational facilities. Over his career, Everhart has appraised a variety of properties including office, industrial, retail, multi-family and land. Everhart previously worked at Hilco Real Estate Appraisal and before Hilco, Grubb and Ellis Landauer.
The national office of Lee & Associates Valuation and Consulting Services is located 3500 Lenox Road, Suite 200, Atlanta, GA 30326. Tel: 404-781-2103. The Los Angeles office is located at 13181 Crossroads Parkway North, Suite 300, City of Industry, CA 91746 Tel: 714.305.5876.
About Lee & Associates
Celebrating more than 35 years of leadership excellence in commercial real estate, Lee & Associates is the largest broker-owned firm in the country with 49 locations across the nation including California, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, South Carolina, Texas, and Wisconsin. With more than 750 brokers nationwide, Lee & Associates provides a wide range of specialized commercial real estate services on a local, regional and national level. Additional information is available at www.lee-associates.com.