Executive Managing Director
License # RZ2379
Jerry’s primary role is US National Client Director, serving as the primary liaison and coordinator for large, multi-market clients with the Colliers Valuation Team, developing and maintaining relationships with our clients, while partnering with them to ensure professional, timely service utilizing well vetted and proper valuation analyses. He coordinates with a team of over 350 valuation professionals in the US and works across the global landscape of 1,000+ valuation professionals. With extensive skills in various commercial, multifamily, and hospitality assets, Jerry serves as an advisor and counselor to both clients and professionals in solving complex valuation challenges.
Mr. Gisclair holds a master's degree in Real Estate (MARE) and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Florida. His undergraduate study included both economics coursework along with significant emphasis in science and mathematics. He also holds the MAI designation by the Appraisal Institute, which represents a cumulative understanding of real estate valuation necessary for real property analysis. He is permanently licensed in numerous states (Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, Arizona, California, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Pennsylvania), while also active in the Caribbean, obtaining temporary licensing where applicable. Jerry also serves on the Advisory Board of the University of Florida's Bergstrom Center for Real Estate Studies, having served on the Executive Council, the Trends Conference Committee, and heading up the Trends Conference Sponsorship Committee. In addition, Jerry is a member of MBA, CRE Finance Council, ICSC, ULI, RICS, and varaious other professional organizations.
Master's Degree in Real Estate from University of Florida
Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from University of Florida
JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs, CCRE, UBS, Wells Fargo, Prudential (PGIM), CW Capital, LNR, Rialto, Starwood, Deutsche Bank, KKR, Benefit Street, TPG, Blackstone, CitiGroup, Brookfield, CalPERS, JLL (HFF), Berkadia, Capital One, Barclays, CIBC, Credit Suisse, Eaton Vance, American Landmark/Electra, Walker & Dunlop Newmark Knight Frank, Grandbridge, AEW, Varia-Stoneweg, Fortress, Greystone, Nuveen, Hunt Mortgage, John Hancock, KeyBank, Meridian Capital, Merit Hill, PNC/Midland, Morgan Stanley, RERC, RGA, Sabal, Societe Generale, Square Mile Capital, TA Realty, Torchlight, Ares Management, BBVA
Executive Managing Director
P.J. Cusmano, MAI, MRICS, is currently the Managing Director of the Central Florida offices of Colliers International Valuation & Advisory Services located in Tampa, FL. Mr. Cusmano has been actively engaged in real estate valuation and counseling since 1996. He has prepared appraisal reports for a wide variety of clients. His experience includes analysis and appraisal of all types of real estate, including residential, retail, office, agricultural, industrial, and special purpose properties, among others.
Mr. Cusmano has extensive specialized expertise in multifamily properties, specifically conventional apartment communities, affordable housing communities, condominium and townhouse projects, and student housing. Aside from conventional financing, he has experience with various specialized financing programs utilized for these projects including FNMA DUS, Freddie Mac, Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC), SAIL loans, HUD/MAP, FHA and USDA Section 538 programs.
Mr. Cusmano is a state-certfied appraiser in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, South Carolina, and Illinois. He formerly served on Integra Realty Resources' Corporate Development and Marketing committees. He formerly served on the Advisory Board for the FSU Real Estate Program’s committee for FSU’s annual Real Estate Trends and Networking Conference. He also serves on the Board of Directors and is a volunteer coach for Bayshore Little League.
Leamon currently holds the position of Managing Director for the Atlanta office of Colliers International Valuation and Advisory Services Group. He joined the Valuation & Advisory Services group in November of 2014. His primary focus is on the valuation of multifamily, office, industrial and retail properties in Georgia and the southeast. He has been in the valuation advisory industry since 2005, and previously worked for Integra Realty Resources and Duff & Phelps.
Leamon is a designated member of the Appraisal Institute (MAI), and is a certified general real property appraiser in Georgia and South Carolina. He received his M.B.A. from the University of Georgia's Terry College of Business in 2009, and earned bachelor's degrees in real estate and finance from the same institution in 2004.
Executive Managing Director
Los Angeles - Downtown
Casey Merrill is the Executive Managing Director of the Southwest Region for Colliers International Valuation & Advisory Services. This Region includes Southern California, Hawaii, Arizona, Nevada and New Mexico. Casey has successfully served as an appraisal leader and manager for more than 25 years. Casey has performed valuations and consulting services on a wide variety of property types and property rights across the United States. Casey has specialized expertise in mortgage lending, condemnation (right-of-way), easements, going concerns, life estates, land leases, minority and fractional interests, valuation of Tribal and Allotted Land on Indian Reservations, estate and probate appraisal.
Casey has served as an expert witness in Superior Court, Federal Bankruptcy Court, and at Assessment Appeals Board Hearings.
Executive Managing Director | National Practices
Sacramento - Valuation
Jeffrey R. Shouse, MAI is currently serving as the Executive Managing Director for the Sacramento, San Francisco, Fresno, Salt Lake City and Denver offices. He oversees the largest team at Colliers International Valuation & Advisory Services.
Jeff joined Colliers International Valuation & Advisory Services in January 1998. His primary focus is on the valuation of self-storage facilities, mobile home parks, and multifamily developments. Over the last several years, Jeff has appraised these property types in all 50 states. He serves as the Company’s National Self-storage Specialty Group Practice Leader. He oversees a team of 20 appraisers nationwide that are also specializing in self-storage. He has been invited to speak at several events for the Self Storage Association and California Self Storage Association throughout the years. His clients include lenders, developers, owners, attorneys, insurance companies, and redevelopment groups.
Executive Managing Director
Richmond - Valuation
My career started with USDA in 1976. I started appraising farms & houses in 1977 along with my other lender duties. At age 25, I was made a manager of an office with 8-10 people under me. During that time, I developed management skills along with learning real estate finance & valuation. In 1985, I went to night school working on my MBA. During this period of time, I left USDA & became the Multifamily/Nursing Home Appraiser for HUD in the Richmond Field Office. I finished my MBA in 1988 & left the Federal Government. Since then, I have developed LIHTC Apartments, owned managed, and sold them. In 1990, I started a real estate appraisal company with my wife. It became the largest independently owned real estate appraisal company in Virginia. Subsequently, I broke the company into two firms; Residential & Commercial. I sold the Commercial company to Colliers International in October, 2014. At that time, we were doing about $2.0 million a year in gross revenue.
Executive Managing Director | National Operations
I am currently the Executive Managing Director for National Operations and oversee the Valuation Group in the Northeast. We have a dynamic team of experienced appraisers and staff focused on the valuation of a wide range of properties in the country. As An Executive Managing Director, I am actively engaged in serving and expanding my clients, recruiting new professionals and training the team.
Executive Managing Director l National Pract
Columbus - Valuation
Bruce Nell serves as the Executive Managing Director of Colliers International’s Columbus, Ohio office which provides valuation and advisory services throughout the Ohio Valley Region. He has extensive experience in commercial real estate, having completed assignments in all 50 states, Washington D.C. and Canada. Projects have ranged from CBD trophy high‐rise office buildings, Manhattan residential buildings, regional shopping malls, industrial facilities and numerous multifamily residential developments. He has facilitated client valuation needs in Puerto Rico, Mexico, Costa Rica, Portugal and New Zealand. He also serves as the National Practice Leader of the company’s Manufactured Housing Community (MHC) Valuation Group. Bruce has been nationally recognized for work with manufactured home communities and RV resorts. He has been a frequent speaker on MHC valuation for the Manufactured Housing Institute, as well as several state and regional associations.
Executive Managing Director l NW Region
Seattle - Valuation
As Executive Managing Director for Colliers Valuation & Advisory Services, Reid Erickson oversees the Seattle office, which covers Washington, Alaska and north Idaho. Our offer is local market knowledge, regional perspective and a national platform. The Seattle office has 15 appraisers, including 8 MAI’s. Reid joined Colliers (formerly Palmer Groth & Pietka) in 1990, and specializes in eastern Washington markets, across a broad spectrum of properties. Reid has served on various real estate panels, and has presented to a range of groups about USPAP, market value, risk management, and valuation methods.
EMD Right of Way&Eminent Dom Val Prct Grp Ldr
Mr. Bogdon has been engaged in real estate valuation and consultation since 1983. These valuations and consulting assignments have pertained to a wide variety of purposes; i.e., sale, loan, arbitration, litigation, tax, dissolution, leased fee and leasehold interest, easements, and current value portfolio appraisals and reviews. Valuations have been performed on various property types including, but not limited to; industrial sites, buildings and parks; commercial land and buildings, shopping centers, regional malls, restaurants, low- and high-rise office buildings; hotels, motels, multifamily uses, residential subdivisions; commercial and industrial acreage, self-storage, marinas, schools, churches and special purpose properties. Valuation clients served include developers and investors, fund advisors, attorneys, lenders, public agencies, institutional advisors. Mr. Bogdon has also provided expert witness testimony before Superior Courts of Dallas County as well as Federal Bankruptcy Court.
Chris Johnson is the Managing Director for Valuation & Advisory Services in the Charlotte, North Carolina office. He has more than ten years of appraisal and consulting experience throughout North and South Carolina. The group specializes in the valuation of commercial properties with an emphasis on financial analysis of income-producing assets, including apartments, retail centers, malls, and outlet centers, hotel and extended stay lodging, multi-tenant office and industrial properties, net leased assets and various sellout oriented assets such as subdivisions and/or condominiums. Mr. Johnson has extensive experience in the preparation and review of real estate appraisals, feasibility studies, rent analyzes and market studies of commercial, industrial, and residential properties. Clients include developers, financial institutions, individual and corporate property owners and attorneys. In addition, Valuation, consultation, and review assignments have included virtually all traditional types of commercial property throughout North and South Carolina including Virginia and Georgia.