FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Six Senior Appraisers with JLL Return to
Integra Realty Resources Dallas, TX Office
DALLAS/FORT WORTH, TX — (August 6, 2018) — Integra Realty Resources (IRR), one of North America’s largest independent commercial real estate valuation, research and consulting firms, today announced six JLL employees have returned to the IRR-Dallas office.
“Talent continues to be the biggest challenge facing our industry today,” said Anthony M. Graziano, MAI, CRE, Chairman of IRR. “We’ve been strategically rebuilding Integra’s footprint to its original size, prior to the wave of local office acquisitions—and are pleased to share we’re almost there. And while we’ve been aggressive in our pursuit to align with the right, long-term partners, we continue to exhibit patience and diligence, which has served us well over the years. Quality professionals with a shared vision are our lifeblood, which is why we could not be more thrilled to welcome back Dennis, Mike, Randy, Lauri, Ryan and Andy."
Jimmy H. Jackson, MAI, Senior Managing Director of IRR-Dallas, added, “The addition of these industry leaders not only solidifies our market leading position in the Dallas-Fort Worth region, but also allows us to meet growing demand for our expert services.”
Dennis C. Pertle, MAI, a 35-year industry veteran and leading authority on the multifamily sector, rejoined as Senior Managing Director of Multifamily Valuation. Pertle has extensive experience in appraisals on various properties including, but not limited to, low income housing tax credit projects, conventional apartment complexes, student-oriented housing and other multifamily uses. Previously, Pertle operated his own multifamily residential real estate consulting/valuation firm that was established in 1994. Pertle graduated from Southern Methodist University with a bachelor’s in Business Administration.
Mike Mauren, an accomplished appraiser with more 30 years of experience in commercial real estate valuation and acquisitions, rejoined as Senior Director of Data Center/High-Rise Office Valuation. His experience spans a wide range of properties throughout the United States, including medical office buildings, retail, multifamily, industrial, land, office centers, hotels, auto dealerships, data centers, and mixed-use developments. Mauren has been involved in all aspects of real estate acquisitions, valued at more than $2 billion, for institutional pension fund investors. In addition, Mauren has worked for international consulting firms on a variety of real estate engagements including audits and valuation services. Mauren holds a master’s degree in Land Economics and Real Estate from Texas A&M University and a bachelor’s in Business Administration, Finance. He is Candidate for Designation, Appraisal Institute.
Randy Pettit, a seasoned retail industry expert with more than 30 years of industry experience, rejoined as Senior Director-Retail & Special Property Valuation of IRR-Dallas. Pettit brings experience working as a fee appraiser, bank review appraiser, and as a commercial underwriting analyst. Pettit has completed appraisal assignments across more than 25 U.S. states comprising virtually all major categories of commercial real estate. In addition to appraising property for financing purposes, he brings experience appraising property for eminent domain, estate tax settlements, partial interests (tenancy in common, partnerships, LLC’s), property tax litigation, title insurance claim settlements, and other unique consulting purposes. Pettit holds his master’s in Land Economics and Real Estate and bachelor’s in Agricultural Economics from Texas A&M University.
Lauri Conway Johnson, a seasoned 20-year real estate appraiser and marketing pro, rejoined as Senior Vice President of Business Development and Marketing for the Dallas, Fort Worth, Austin, Oklahoma City and Tulsa markets. In this capacity, Johnson is responsible for developing and nurturing partnerships with IRR’s clients. Johnson brings appraisal experience across all property types. Previously, Johnson served as Managing Director of Landauer/Grubb & Ellis, providing valuation and consulting services primarily for Institutional REIT portfolios nationally, as well as Asset Manager and Transactions Director of Acquisition/Development for Behringer Harvard’s Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT).
Ryan Baker, bringing a decade of industry experience, rejoined as Director of Hospitality Services. Baker has been actively engaged in real estate valuation and consulting across all types of real property including shopping centers, office buildings, apartment complexes, industrial facilities, raw and developed land, residential subdivisions, mixed-use projects, net lease retail, and ground leases with specialization in lodging/hospitality. Baker holds his master’s in Real Estate Analysis from the University of North Texas and bachelor’s in Economics from Texas A&M University.
Andy Drais, an emerging real estate leader, rejoined as Director of Multifamily Feasibility/Valuation. Drais has been actively engaged in real estate valuation and consulting for nearly five years. He specializes in market research and analysis for proposed multifamily and commercial projects, but also brings appraisal experience across a wide variety of asset classes including multifamily, retail, industrial, office, Low Income Housing Tax Credit projects, shopping centers, raw and developed land, motels, hotels, mobile home parks, mixed-use developments, and convenience stores. Drais earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Texas.
“I’m excited to rejoin the Integra team and look forward to continuing the momentum they have been creating in the marketplace,” said Pertle. “IRR’s collaborative, creative network and technology and research resources are truly second to none. The platform allows me to serve my clients in the manner they have grown accustomed to all these years, while providing me with the opportunity to grow and expand professionally.”
This announcement aligns with Integra’s aggressive growth strategy. Over the past 18 months, IRR has added more than a dozen offices nationwide, launched IRR-Hotels, a hotels specialty practice group, and expanded its IRR Healthcare & Senior Housing team.
For more information, please visit IRR-Dallas.
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.