WHO WE ARE

Meet the Valbridge Team

Each Valbridge office is led by an appraiser who holds the MAI designation of the Appraisal Institute.

WHO WE ARE

Meet the Valbridge Team

Each Valbridge office is led by an appraiser who holds the MAI designation of the Appraisal Institute.

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Corporate Officers

Richard L. Armalavage, MAI, MRICS

CHIEF Executive OFFICER, President and Senior Managing Director
Rick Armalavage has been in valuation and advisory services since 1978. Rick’s specialties include highest-and-best-use analysis, subdivision and condominium analysis, feasibility studies, and support services as an expert witness. He is a state-certified general appraiser and licensed real estate broker in Florida and holds membership with the National Association of Realtors and the Urban Land Institute.

David H. Brooks, MAI, CRE

Executive Vice President and Senior Managing Director
David Brooks has been in valuation and advisory services since 1978. His specialties include commercial, multi-family and hospitality properties. David has served as an expert witness in U.S. Bankruptcy Court and in Maryland Tax Court. He is past president of the Maryland Chapter of the Appraisal Institute and served as President of CHAI, a non-profit housing agency. He is a licensed real estate broker and a former member of the real estate faculty at Johns Hopkins University. David is a state-certified general appraiser in Maryland, Delaware, Washington, D.C., Virginia, and Pennsylvania.

Karl P. Finkelstein, MAI, MRICS

Vice President OF MARKETING AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Karl Finkelstein has been in valuation and advisory services since 1998. His specialties include commercial, multi-family, and resort properties. He is past president of the South Carolina Chapter of the Appraisal Institute and currently serves on the Admissions and Designation Qualifications Committee for the Appraisal Institute. He is a licensed real estate broker and member of the Urban Land Institute. Karl is a state-certified general appraiser in South Carolina, Georgia, North Carolina, and the State of New York.

Karlene R. Perry

Vice President OF FINANCE & OPERATIONS AND SENIOR MANAGING DIRECTOR
Karlene Perry has been in valuation and advisory services since 1986. Since 2001, she has been a Senior Managing Director and a Principal of a Valbridge firm in the Pacific Northwest. Karlene’s experience in all aspects of business management and operations, including process and workflow management, is extensive. She also is CEO of Dynamic Business Advancement, LLC, a consulting services business focused on the appraisal sector.

Paul Gilliam, MAI

Vice President OF FINANCIAL MODELING
Paul Gilliam has been in the valuation and advisory services since 2007. Paul’s specialties include valuation of office, health care, institutional properties, and special-use properties. Consulting assignments include feasibility and market rent studies, business interruption loss analysis, studies relating to diminution in market value from a variety of sources, and equal and uniform analysis for real estate tax protests. Paul is a state-certified general appraiser in Texas.

Board of Directors

Gary Barker, 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 in 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 an MAI Candidate Advisor.

Lawrence J. Colorito, Jr., MAI

Chair, Board of Directors, and Senior Managing Director

Larry Colorito has been in valuation and advisory service since 1988. He specializes in all aspects of real estate valuation, including for lending and other transactions, expert witness support and testimony, appraisal review, and consulting. Larry is a Certified General Real Estate Appraiser in Virginia, North Carolina, DC, and Maryland. He has a B.S. in Finance from Penn State University and an M.S. in Real Estate and Construction Management from the University of Denver.

H. Laird Goldsborough, MAI, MRE

Member, Board of Directors, and Senior Managing Director

Laird Goldsborough has been in valuation and advisory services since 1990. His specialties include all aspects of real estate valuation, expert witness support, and testimony, appraisal review, and consulting. Laird is a state-certified general appraiser in Kansas and Missouri, a licensed real estate agent in Kansas, chairman of the board of Datappraise, and a board member of the Overland Park Chamber of Commerce. He has served as president of the Kansas City Chapter of the Appraisal Institute.

Norman C. Hulberg, MAI

Member, Board of Directors, and Senior Managing Director

Norm Hulberg has been in valuation and advisory services since 1976. Norm’s expertise includes loan transaction support, mergers, and acquisitions, estate planning, taxes, litigation, project design, and feasibility, leasing and insurance. He is a state-certified general appraiser in California and holds membership with the Rotary Club of San Jose, where he is a director and the San Jose Valley Chamber of Commerce.

Jeff Miller, MAI, AI-GRS, CCIM, ASA

Member, Board of Directors, and Senior Managing Director

Jeff Miller has been in valuation and advisory services since 1991. He has been a loan originator for life insurance and CMBS lenders, and regional reviewer for a life insurance company. Jeff’s specialties include complex income properties, litigation work and estate planning. Jeff is a state certified general appraiser in Georgia, and the four surrounding states, and is a licensed broker in Georgia. Miller is a board member, and past president, of the Atlanta Chapter of the Appraisal Institute and a USPAP instructor. Jeff is a graduate of The University of Alabama.

Lawrence (Larry) Mitchell, MAI

Member, Board of Directors, and Senior Managing Director

Larry Mitchell has been in valuation and advisory services for over 25 years. His specialties include all aspects of real estate valuation with a focus on expert witness support/testimony and fair value financial reporting. Larry is a state-certified general appraiser in Indiana, Kentucky, and Missouri and a licensed real estate agent in Indiana. He has served as president of the Hoosier State Chapter of the Appraisal Institute, Indiana Commercial Board of Realtors and the Metropolitan Indianapolis Board of Realtors. He holds a BA in Computer Integrated Manufacturing from Purdue University.

Karlene R. Perry

Member, Board of Directors, and Senior Managing Director

Karlene Perry has been in valuation and advisory services since 1986. Since 2001, she has been a Senior Managing Director and a Principal of a Valbridge firm in the Pacific Northwest. Karlene’s experience in all aspects of business management and operations, including process and workflow management, is extensive. She also is CEO of Dynamic Business Advancement, LLC, a consulting services business focused on the appraisal sector.

Scott Tew, MAI

Member, Board of Directors, and Senior Managing Director

Scott Tew has been in valuation and advisory services since 1991. His specialties include all aspects of real estate valuation, expert witness support, and testimony, cash flow modeling, and consulting. Scott is a state-certified general appraiser in Florida and multiple other states across the Southeastern US. Tew has served in a senior leadership capacity at a number of publicly and privately-owned valuation firms over the course of his career. He also has previously served as a board member for the East Florida Chapter of the Appraisal Institute.

Brett E. Weatherbie, MAI

Member, Board of Directors, and Senior Managing Director

Brett Weatherbie has been in the valuation and advisory service since 2003. Brett has been employed by Valbridge Property Advisors | San Antonio since 2004. He is a Partner and Shareholder and serves as Senior Managing Director in the firm. His specialties include all aspects of real estate valuation, consulting, appraisal review litigation support and expert witness testimony. Brett is a state-certified general real estate appraiser in Texas and a designated member of the Appraisal Institute. He is a past president of the South Texas Chapter of the Appraisal Institute and currently serves on the Appraisal Institute’s Leadership Development and Advisory Council Planning Committee. Brett is a graduate of Auburn University.

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