Mr. Kirby is the Regional Leader and Managing Director of Cushman & Wakefield of Arizona, Inc., Valuation & Advisory group.
He joined Cushman & Wakefield of Arizona, Inc. in May 2015, and has been actively engaged in commercial and residential real estate since 2004. Prior to joining Cushman and Wakefield Mr. Kirby had significant tenure as a Senior Appraiser at CBRE, Inc. Mr. Kirby oversees the Valuation & Advisory operations for Arizona, New Mexico, and southern Nevada.
Appraisal and consulting assignments have included all major property types throughout the southwest region (Arizona, Nevada and New Mexico) including residential (single and multifamily), office, retail and industrial buildings. Mr. Kirby’s experience has included some of the largest high- profile real estate assets found in both the Phoenix and Albuquerque MSAs.
Mr. Kirby has vast experience with land and development related assignments including existing stand-alone residential subdivisions, large scale master-planned developments (traditional and age- restricted), custom lot subdivisions and condominium and apartment projects. Additional vacant land appraisals have included residential, multifamily, commercial, retail pad, and industrial sites, mixed use developments, remote speculative land holdings and ranches and farms. John Kirby, MAI is a court qualified expert witness in both Federal Bankruptcy and Arizona Superior Courts with an emphasis in land and development related cases.
Awards & Associations
Designated Member, Appraisal Institute. As of the current date, John Kirby, MAI has completed the requirements of the continuing education program of the Appraisal Institute.
Certified General Real Estate Appraiser in the following states:
- New Mexico
Bachelor of Arts, Cal State Fullerton
State required appraisal certification courses
All required continuing education courses every two years
Completion of advanced level Appraisal Institute courses required for designation