About us

MEET OUR TEAM
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FRG is a commercial real estate appraisal, economic analysis and consulting firm. Our clients include lending institutions, government agencies and private investors.

The quality of our work, turnaround time along with our customer service has earned us a reputation as a highly recommended, responsive and dedicated business partner.

Our Mission: Provide our clients critical thinking to develop solutions for real estate problems.

Our Purpose: Help to build and sustain communities.

FRG Qualifications

 

MAI Designated Team Members

MAI-logoFRG’s MAI Appraisers have fulfilled rigorous education and experience requirements and must adhere to strict standards and a code of professional ethics.

Recognized as a mark of excellence in the field of real estate valuation and analysis courts of law, government agencies, financial institutions, and investors.

Appraisers who become designated members of the Appraisal Institute have completed required state license or certification requirements and have completed: an additional 180 hours of education, an additional 4,500 hours of specialized commercial appraisals, pass a comprehensive written exam, and complete and support a demonstration commercial appraisal report.

Licenses and Certifications

  • Certified General Appraisal License in the states of Ohio, Michigan and Pennsylvania
  • Appraisal Institute Development Programs Registry
    • Valuation of Components of a Business Enterprise
    • Litigation
  • United States Department of Transportation DBE
  • State of Ohio MBE/Edge Certified
  • City of Cleveland MBE, Regional Small Business and Local Producer Enterprise
  • Cuyahoga County Small Business Enterprise (SBE)
  • Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District MBE and SBE

Certified General Appraiser MAI Designated Appraiser
General Education
Bachelor’s Degree Yes Yes
MAI Designated Appraisal Education
Appraisal Course Hours 300 480
Specialized Education with Exam
Business Practices and Ethics No Yes
General Appraiser Report Writing & Case Studies No Yes
Advanced Income Capitalization No Yes
Advanced Market Analysis & Highest and Best Use No Yes
Advanced Concepts & Case Studies No Yes
Quantitative Analysis No Yes
Exams
Certified General Exam Yes Yes
AI Designated Member Exam No Yes
Appraisal Reports
Commercial RE Appraisal Hours 1,500 4,500
Demonstration Appraisal Report
Oral Defense of Report No Yes

FRG Team

FRG completes high quality commercial real estate appraisals, market studies, feasibility studies and capital needs assessments. The team gathers and analyzes facts, statistics, and other pertinent information to solve real estate problems.

  • Marries technology with FRG’s LEAN appraisal process to complete high quality appraisals
  • 2-Stage Quality Control Process which includes a final MAI Appraiser review of all appraisals
  • Market Research team utilizing the most up to date database of primary and secondary market information
  • Compliance with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) and the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act (FIRREA) regulations

 

Gregory Williams, MAI

Gregory Williams, MAI

Managing Director and Certified General Appraiser

John Rasmussen, MAI, SRA

John Rasmussen, MAI, SRA

Certified General Appraiser

Robert Bykowski, ACSW

Robert Bykowski, ACSW

Certified General Appraiser

John (Jack) Stanton

John (Jack) Stanton

Senior Real Estate Research Analyst

Christine Balasko

Christine Balasko

Real Estate Research Analyst

Jennifer Franks

Jennifer Franks

Research Assistant

Jessica Whale

Jessica Whale

Research Assistant

Anise Marshall

Anise Marshall

Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser

Rodnasia Crawford

Rodnasia Crawford

Office Assistant