Mr. Collins entered the real estate appraisal and consulting industry in 1986.
Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield in 2005, Mr. Collins was employed by a firm specializing in the appraisal of skilled nursing and other healthcare facilities nationwide. From 1986 to 2002, Mr. Collins was employed by CBIZ Valuation Counselors, where he managed the healthcare appraisal practice in the Princeton, New Jersey office. As Vice President, he was responsible for training and supervising the appraisal group, ensuring quality control, business development, and developing software for the valuation of senior housing and care properties. Mr. Collins coordinated the resources and staff of multiple firm offices for the successful execution of large (40 to 80 property portfolio) engagements involving senior living facilities located throughout the country.
His experience has focused on the seniors housing and healthcare industries, and properties appraised include nursing homes, assisted living and independent living facilities, continuing care retirement communities (CCRC’s), acute care hospitals, medical office buildings, rehabilitation and behavioral health facilities located throughout the United States.
He has valued both tangible and intangible assets including business enterprise, capital stock and real estate assets. Interest appraised range from fee simple, fair market value scenarios to leasehold interests and the minority interest of closely-held corporate stock. Mr. Collins has provided valuation and consultation services for the purpose of acquisition/divestitures, recapitalization, public and private placements, and employee stock option plans. Services have been provided to management of both profit and non-profit organizations as well as to the lending sources, investors and legal counsel of numerous healthcare providers.