Valuation & Advisory Team Expands in Cleveland

Cotten brings wealth of local appraisal experience and expertise

CLEVELAND, January 29, 2020 – Cushman & Wakefield announced that Lisa Cotten has joined the firm’s Valuation & Advisory practice in Cleveland and will be focused on expanding the team’s capabilities within the region.

“Hiring a professional of Lisa’s caliber is a great win for our team and our clients.” said Bruce Daubner, Senior Managing Director and Ohio Region Lead for the firm’s Valuation & Advisory group. “I’m excited to have her on board and diversify our appraisal services throughout Ohio and the Midwest.”

Cotten is a 20-year veteran of the commercial real estate industry. Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield, Ms. Cotten served as the Chief Appraiser for Talmer Bank & Trust (nka Chemical Bank) and most recently served as Director of Construction Monitoring, Commercial Valuation & Environmental Services at Chemical Bank.

During her career, she has focused on commercial appraisal policies/procedures for financial institutions and over the years has testified before the State of Ohio Board of Tax Appeals, various Ohio county board of revision panels and the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Cleveland.

“The move to Cushman & Wakefield was an easy decision to make,” Cotten said. “Their reputation for excellent service and commitment to clients allows me to continue to expand the relationships I’ve developed over the years under a broader platform."

Cotten is active in the CRE industry with membership in both CREW Cleveland and ULI Cleveland. She is also involved with Ohio Chapter of the Appraisal Institute, serving as the Director since 2018 and was a member of the Leadership Development and Advisory Council in 2019. In addition, she’s a candidate for both the MAI and the AI-GRS designations from the Appraisal Institute.

Cushman & Wakefield’s global Valuation & Advisory Group consists of approximately 1,970 professionals who provide sophisticated advice on real estate equity and debt decisions to clients on a worldwide scale. The group’s capabilities span valuation and advisory services relating to acquisition, disposition, financing, litigation, and financial reporting.


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