Senior Director • United States
Keith J. Richard, MAI is a Senior Director within the Valuation & Advisory group of Cushman & Wakefield of Texas, Inc. Mr. Richard has been involved in commercial real estate appraisal since 2006, with experience providing real estate appraisals, consultations, rent analyses, and market studies.
His primary geographical location is the state of Louisiana, but has valuation experience across Texas, Arkansas and Mississippi. Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield in 2022, Mr. Richard was a Vice President with CBRE and was named a top producer (Top 10%) every year of his tenure from 2017 through 2021. Prior to joining CBRE, Mr. Richard was a commercial appraiser at Cook, Moore & Associates in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Mr. Richard’s experience has included all major property types (office, retail, industrial & multifamily) and a wide variety of specialized properties including raw land, commercial subdivisions, residential subdivisions, agricultural land, timber land, medical offices, specialized medical facilities (surgical, imaging, etc.), specialty hospitals, acute care hospitals, net-leased medical properties, heavy manufacturing facilities, cold storage facilities, food processing facilities, churches, schools, charter schools, automobile dealerships, restaurants, mobile home parks, hotels, parking garages, mixed-use, self-storage facilities, parking lots, sand/dirt pits/quarries, health clubs and day care/learning centers. Client types represented include local, regional and national banks and credit unions, CMBS issuers and special servicers, pension funds, private lenders and government agencies.
Mr. Richard is an approved appraiser on the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development panel and has successfully completed Right of Way appraisals for the State of Louisiana for projects such as the I-10 widening in Baton Rouge, LA 3241 in St. Tammany Parish, and LA 88 realignment in Iberia Parish. In addition, Mr. Richard has completed Right of Way appraisals for a FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant Programs, pipeline projects and railroad projects.
- Designated Member, Appraisal Institute. As of the current date, Keith J. Richard, MAI has completed the requirements of the continuing education program of the Appraisal Institute
- Certified General Real Estate Appraiser in the following states:
- Louisiana – G3684
- Texas – TX-1380736-G
- Mississippi – GA-1227 N.R.
Louisiana State University, Bachelors in Finance, Concentration in Real Estate