For Immediate Release
August 5, 2021
Baltimore, MD – Valbridge Property Advisors, the largest independent commercial property valuation and advisory services firm in the United States, announces the addition of two new partners to the Baltimore Washington Metro office.
Valbridge Property Advisors | Baltimore Washington Metro, whose client base includes lenders, special servicers, law firms, accounting firms, developers, property owners, and government agencies, led by Senior Managing Director David H. Brooks, CRE, MAI, welcomes the following new partners to its leadership team:
Valbridge Property Advisors | Baltimore Washington Metro is pleased to announce new additions to their senior leadership team:
Ed Steere was born and raised in the northern Virginia suburbs of Washington, DC. Steere received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Geography at Syracuse University and a Master of Science in Real Estate at Johns Hopkins University. Steere started his appraisal career in public sector roles in the Fairfax County Department of Public Works, planning in the Philadelphia suburbs for Chester County, PA and eventually the Baltimore suburbs for Harford County, MD. After working in the public sector, Steere moved on to private sector work operating in a solo practice for an architecture/engineering firm before landing at Valbridge Property Advisors. Steer has more than 30 years of experience in the commercial appraisal industry and his extensive tenure in the fields of planning and market analysis have gained him certifications and membership on several boards and associations. Steere specializes in all types of market analysis, planning, highest and best use, and impact on value and product placement. As a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners, and the Lambda Alpha International land economics society, Steere’s commitment to excellence in planning and advisory services has earned the respect and trust of clients throughout the Baltimore Washington Metro area and beyond.
Michael Haller, MAI is Senior Managing Director and leads all work in the Washington DC Metropolitan area. Having grown up in the Maryland suburbs of DC, Haller witnessed firsthand its evolution from not just the nation’s capital but to a thriving private sector area most recently expanded by the addition of Amazon HQ2 in Arlington, Virginia. With more than 14 years of experience in valuation and consulting, Haller has worked on some of the most complex and substantial properties in the area including the redevelopment of the former Walter Reed Medical Center complex in Northwest DC and potential relocation sites for the FBI headquarters. Haller’s experience spans all property types and includes litigation support across multiple states and the District of Columbia. Haller is licensed in DC, Maryland, Virginia, and Delaware; and is also a board member of the Appraisal Institute DC Chapter.
“Having the specialty practice knowledge and experience Ed and Michael bring to the table is a tremendous asset to both our company and our clients,” said David Brooks, Valbridge Property Advisors | Baltimore Washington Metro Senior Managing Director, CRE, MAI.