Franz Ross

CBA, CVA, MRICS, NYS General Appraiser

Franz Ross spent twenty years as a commercial banker, in the roles of credit analyst, relationship manager, and underwriter, involving a range of transactions from small business to structuring credit for public companies.  In 2002 Franz entered the appraisal profession, and has earned two designations in business valuation while becoming a Certified General Real Estate Appraiser in the State of New York.  Franz has specialized in the appraisal of property types involving significant non-real estate components.  Franz has had published a number of articles involving both real estate appraisal and business valuation, and is referenced in the renowned text Valuing a Business, by Shannon Pratt. Franz and Adam Alessi authored the Appraisal Journal article, Using TEEM‐Work to Extend Your Reach on the Real Estate / Business Value Continuum”, which won the 2011 Armstrong/Kahn Award as The Appraisal Journal’s outstanding article of 2011.  In October 2014, Franz was a member of a roundtable panel convened by The Appraisal Practices Board (of the Appraisal Foundation) to discuss best practices in separating tangible and intangible assets.

To contact Franz, call 716.440.1966 or email at fross@ces-wm.com.

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