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Valbridge Office Spotlight: Cleveland
May 26, 2021

Valbridge Property Advisors | Cleveland serves Northeast Ohio and is led by Gary Barker, MAI. Our staff can handle a spectrum of property types. The Cleveland office appraises all types of land including large acreage, small sites, leased land, and underlying existing downtown buildings. This office favors non-profit clients who have direct needs but are considered out of the ordinary real estate.

Recent notable assignments completed by our firm include:


  • Appraised 12 Downtown Cleveland parking lots
  • 200 acres of raw land for a non-profit client
  • Five convenience fuel stores for an acquisition mortgage
  • Dozens of apartment buildings throughout the Cleveland market

Meet the team:

Gary Baker, MAI, Senior Managing Director

Gary Barker, MAI has been a commercial real estate appraiser since 1993. His firm was one of the early partners helping to build Valbridge and he has been involved at some capacity from the beginning. He was born in Akron and is a proud graduate of The Ohio State University. Based in Cleveland, Gary is certified in Ohio and focuses on appraisals for tax valuation. Specialty practice areas of focus include improved industrial and undeveloped land. He has served as Education Chairman of Northern Ohio Chapter of the Appraisal Institute and is currently a MAI Candidate Advisor.

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