C&W Hires Veteran Real Estate Appraiser Sean Kelly
3 Oct, 2007, Phoenix, AZ
Cushman & Wakefield of Arizona, Inc. has hired veteran real estate appraiser, Sean Kelly, MAI, to serve in its valuation services group.
Kelly brings to the company more than 26 years of real estate appraisal expertise, having worked with a wide range of property types including land, commercial, industrial and apartment properties, as well as unique properties such as airport hangars, health clubs, auto dealerships, self-storage facilities and high-density, mixed-use land. Kelly specializes in income-producing properties. In addition, Kelly possesses substantial expert witness testimony experience dating back to 1986. He has performed real estate assignments in a multitude of states, including Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Jersey, Ohio, Texas and Utah.
“I’m pleased to have Sean join Cushman & Wakefield,” says Steven Gragg, MAI, SRA, managing director/regional partner of Cushman & Wakefield’s Valuation Services group. “He is one of the premier appraisers in the Arizona market and brings more than 20 years of real property valuation experience and a first-class clientele. Sean is joining us to take his practice to a new level by leveraging our technology platform and our international client base. With the addition of Sean, Cushman & Wakefield now has five MAI’s serving the Arizona market.”
Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield, Kelly served for 13 years as president of Kelly Commercial Consultants. Previous to that, he was manager and senior vice president of the Phoenix Appraisal and Consulting Services division of Grubb & Ellis Company.
Kelly has an MAI designation from the Appraisal Institute and has been an active leader both locally and nationally of that organization. He also is a Certified General real estate appraiser in the State of Arizona. Kelly holds his bachelors degree from the University of Arizona.
Cushman & Wakefield is one of the world’s largest commercial real estate services firms. Founded in 1917, the firm has 201 offices in 55 countries, and 12,000 talented professionals. Cushman & Wakefield delivers integrated solutions by actively advising, implementing and managing on behalf of landlords, tenants, lenders and investors through every stage of the real estate process. These solutions include representing clients in the buying, selling, financing, leasing and managing of assets. The firm also provides valuation advice, strategic planning and research, portfolio analysis, and site selection and space location assistance, among many other advisory services. To find out more about Cushman & Wakefield, please call 1-800-376-3133, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.cushmanwakefield.com.
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