News 2017

Valbridge Becomes Wealth Management Group's Preferred Provider

North America’s Largest Independent Commercial Valuation Firm Teams Up With FEI

NAPLES, Florida - April 18, 2017 - Valbridge Property Advisors (Valbridge), North America’s largest independent commercial valuation firm, is pleased to announce their selection as the preferred provider of appraisals and business valuation services for The Financial Engineering Institute’s (FEI) network of over 2,200 wealth management professionals.

"We are excited to add Valbridge to our Expert Sourcing Team," said FEI President and Managing Partner, Nick Gregory, ChFE, CEBA, ChFWA. "Accurate, compliant property appraisals and business valuations are a necessity when it comes to comprehensive wealth management. Valbridge’s national presence and expertise in this market make them a natural fit for our team."

Valbridge CEO Rick Armalavage, MAI added, "To achieve the wealth management goals of a family or business and remain fully compliant, you have to assemble a great team. We are honored to join one in FEI’s Expert Sourcing Team."

With this announcement, Valbridge joins an arsenal of best-of-breed expert sourcing firms to provide services to FEI’s network of wealth management firms, investment and insurance advisors, attorneys, and CPAs across the nation. The result is the fusion of advanced knowledge, experience, services, and products with sound engineering principles to create a synchronized hub for family and business wealth building.

Valbridge Property Advisors is the largest independent commercial valuation firm in North America, with 200 MAI-designated appraisers, total staff of over 675, and 68 locations. They offer comprehensive valuation services including all types of commercial property appraisals, market & feasibility studies, consulting/advisory services, litigation support, business valuations, and construction consulting. For more information about Valbridge Property Advisors, visit 

The Financial Engineering Institute (FEI), headquartered in Tampa, FL, serves over 2,200 wealth management firms, investment and insurance advisors, Attorneys, and CPAs across the nation. FEI helps these professionals harmonize the complex wealth of families and businesses through the organization’s WealthBlueprintingTM Process. FEI is also the governing body and grantor of the Chartered Financial Engineer (ChFE) professional designation. For more information about The Financial Engineering Institute, visit or call 888.884.3332