Apprise Expands West Coast Multi-Family Assessment Team with New Employees in Seattle and Phoenix



BETHESDA, Md., November 17, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Apprise by Walker & Dunlop announced today that it has extended its reach in the West Coast Region with the addition of Managing Director Aaron DeCollibus, MAY, Senior Director Nikolas Rieser, MAI and Deputy Director Jared Nelson. Mr. DeCollibus and Mr. Nelson are based in Seattle, Washington, and Mr. Rieser is based in Phoenix, Arizona. Together the team will support you Jacinto Munoz, Apprises West Coast Lead and Head of National Strategy and Compliance, on expanding commercial property appraisal capabilities.

“With Aaron, Nikolas and Jared on our team, Apprise continues to provide regional support to our customer base by strengthening our local experts,” commented Mr. Munoz. “Their proven expertise and in-depth valuation knowledge fit perfectly with our company’s mission to support our transformative technology with the best reviewers in the industry.”

Mr. DeCollibus added, “We are excited to combine the future of commercial property valuation with a forward-thinking, technology-driven startup like Apprise, and to help the company expand rapidly. I am keen to bring my unique skills to bear in my new role as Managing Director of the Pacific Northwest region. “

Mr. DeCollibus is a Designated Member of the Appraisal Institute (MAI) and Designated Commercial Review Appraiser (AI-GRS) and previously worked for the real estate appraisal companies Atlus Group and CJM Investment Property Advisors. Mr. Nelson gained significant valuation experience with CJM Investment Property Advisors prior to joining Apprise and holds a Certified General Appraiser license in Washington. Mr. Rieser joins from Valbridge Property Advisors. to Apprise Phoenix and is recognized as a Designated Member of the Appraisal Institute (MAI).

Leveraging artificial intelligence, cutting-edge trending and advanced analytics, Apprise combines this technology platform with its leading appraisers to deliver consistently trustworthy valuation and asset appraisal reports to its clients. The company’s proprietary technology is powered by machine learning that takes into account nuanced market-level information such as age, size, built structure, spending, location, demographics, facilities and walk score to ensure consistent and optimized ratings. With instant access to 20 years of licensed data on more than 2.5 million real estate records from proprietary databases and industry-standard resources, Apprise’s appraisers can deliver real estate and market-level insights in hours, increasing client confidence in decision-making and exceptional risk mitigation to ensure .

Apprise was introduced by Walker & Dunlop and GeoPhy and focuses exclusively on the US market. The company’s national team now has a shared track record in evaluating $ 150 billion Commercial real estate worth more than 900,000 units per year. Serving a client base that includes GSE lenders, owners / operators, banks and institutional lenders, the Apprise team specializes in FIRREA and USPAP compliant valuations and multi-family property advisory assignments.

About Walker & Dunlop
Walker & Dunlop (NYSE: WD) is the multi-family industry’s largest financier in The United States and the fourth largest lender to all commercial real estate, including industrial, office, retail, and hospitality sectors. Walker & Dunlop enables real estate owners and operators to bring their visions of communities – where Americans live, work, shop and play – to life. The power of our people, the leading brand, and industry leading technology make us more insightful and valuable to our customers, delivering an unmatched experience every step of the way. With over 1,000 employees in all major US markets, Walker & Dunlop is consistently recognized as one of wealth‘s Great Places to Work® and is committed to making the commercial real estate industry more integrative and diverse, while at the same time bringing about significant social, ecological and economic changes in our communities.

About GeoPhy
GeoPhy, with US headquarters in New York City, helps lenders and investors understand property value and underlying factors. The company sources, links and cleanses traditional and unconventional data, then applies advanced algorithms to offer a unique perspective on the value of commercial real estate. GeoPhy’s unique approach provides the industry’s most accurate and objective property valuations and tools, enabling users to develop a deeper understanding of the factors that affect property value.

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