FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Integra Realty Resources Continues Expansion, Opens Two New Offices
in St. Louis, MO and Atlanta, GA
IRR Opens 14 New Offices in Less than 18 Months
DENVER, CO — (July 31, 2018) — Integra Realty Resources (IRR), one of North America’s largest independent commercial real estate valuation, research and consulting firms, today announced the opening of two new offices: IRR-Atlanta and IRR-St. Louis, which aligns with the company’s aggressive growth strategy. In less than 18 months, IRR has opened 14 new offices from coast to coast.
- IRR-Atlanta opens under the leadership of Matthew Albigese, MAI, a seasoned industry veteran who has been appraising commercial real estate properties and tracking property trends throughout Georgia for more than 15 years. John Zaworski, who has worked in the real estate industry for more than a decade, also joins IRR-Atlanta team as analyst. Located at 5256 Peachtree Road, IRR-Atlanta expands IRR’s market coverage throughout Georgia and Alabama and aligns with IRR’s aggressive growth strategy.
- IRR-St. Louis expands IRR’s on the ground, local market coverage throughout Missouri. Located at 16759 Main Street, the new office opens under the leadership of Bradley J. Schopp, MAI, a nearly 20-year industry veteran who will serve as Executive Director. Joining Schopp is Timothy M. Schoemehl, MAI, a seasoned industry veteran who will oversee the general commercial operations as Senior Managing Director. Tim brings more than two decades of commercial real estate industry experience working in the Greater St. Louis area. In addition, Victor D. Cremeens, MAI and Alisha Gammon, MAI, will serve as Managing Directors.
“This continues to be a transformational time for Integra Realty Resources as we fight back to maintain our market leading position,” said Anthony M. Graziano, MAI, CRE, Chairman of IRR. “We continue to make upgrades to our state-of-the-art technology platform to ensure we are providing clients with the most accurate market data and fresh insights at the speed of business. We are also working diligently to reestablish a local market presence in key markets. We are thrilled to reopen a general commercial office in Atlanta and St. Louis and to do so with such a highly regarded team of professionals.”
Albigese began his appraisal career with McColgan & Company, an Atlanta-based company specializing in market analyses and appraisals of real property. Over the years, he has built a prestigious client roster and gained valuable experience valuing a wide range of commercial real estate properties including land, industrial, retail, general and medical offices, subsidized and market rent multifamily properties, mixed-use developments, hotels, institutional properties, and various special purpose properties. Albigese holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Management from The University of Georgia.
“Beyond IRR’s culture, I look forward to leveraging the company’s industry leading technology to provide new, and better services to our regional client base, as well as grow our book of business throughout Georgia and Alabama,” said Matthew Albigese, MAI, Senior Managing Director of IRR-Atlanta. “Just as we’ve seen in other markets, we’re confident that once new clients have the opportunity to experience the IRR service advantage, they will be clients for life.”
Over the past 15 years, Schoemehl has built a prestigious client roster and gained valuable experience appraising a diverse range of commercial real estate throughout the Greater St. Louis area, including but not limited to office and medical office, industrial, retail, multi-family, special-use and proposed developments. He also brings experience with appraisals involving various tax credit programs, such as low-income housing and federal historic tax credits. Schoemehl joins IRR from St. Louis-based Lauer Appraisal Company. Prior to entering the appraisal industry, he worked as a Real Estate Specialist for the St. Louis Development Corporation—the economic development arm for the City of St. Louis. The MAI designated professional holds a bachelor’s degree from Trinity University in San Antonio, TX and is licensed for real estate appraisal in Missouri and Illinois.
“Over the past 25+ years, IRR has set the industry standard for delivering first-class valuation consulting and reporting,” said Bradley J. Schopp, MAI, Executive Director of IRR-St. Louis. “With IRR’s proprietary tools and collaborative culture combined with having someone as skilled and quality focused as Tim on board, we will continue this tradition of service excellence that IRR clients count on here in St. Louis.”
About Integra Realty Resources (IRR)
Integra Realty Resources (IRR) is the largest independent commercial real estate valuation services firm in North America, covering more than 60 markets with nearly 600 employees throughout the United States, and the Caribbean. The firm specializes in real estate appraisals, feasibility studies, market studies, expert testimony, and related property consulting services. Many of the nation’s largest and most prestigious financial institutions, developers, corporations, law firms, and government agencies are among IRR’s clients. In 2017, IRR completed more than 23,000 assignments across 60 metro markets totaling more than $257 billion in asset value. For more information, visit www.IRR.com.