Nicole Urquhart-Bradley is President for Valuation & Advisory Americas. She is responsible for the overall leadership of the Valuation & Advisory (V&A) group in the Americas, overseeing 600 appraisers in 71 offices and driving the business objectives and activities of the operations. Valuation & Advisory offers six core services, including Appraisal Management, Diligence Advisory, Dispute Analysis & Litigation Support, Financial Reporting, Portfolio Valuation and Property Tax Services, along with 18 asset-class practice groups. In 2015, the Americas team valued over 50,300 properties valued at over $945 billion USD.
Ms. Urquhart-Bradley began her commercial real estate career in 1988 when she was hired as an associate appraiser with Appraisal Partners, Inc. of Silver Spring, Maryland. In 1992 she was hired as a Senior Appraiser by Legg Mason Realty Group, Inc. of Baltimore, Maryland. In 1996 Ms. Urquhart-Bradley joined Joseph J. Blake & Associates, serving as an Assistant Vice president in the Washington, DC office and then as Vice President/Regional Manager in the Los Angeles office. In 2003 she joined Cushman & Wakefield of Washington, DC, Inc. serving as manager of the Washington DC office until mid-2004, when she was promoted to manager of the Mid Atlantic Region. In September 2009, her area of responsibility expanded to include the Northeast Region. In September 2010, her area of responsibility expanded to include the entire United States. In August 2016, her area of responsibility expanded to include the Americas.
Ms. Urquhart-Bradley has performed appraisal and consulting assignments on various types of income producing properties including office buildings, retail centers (regional malls, life style, community, neighborhood, outlet centers and single-tenant buildings), warehouse and distribution facilities, residential subdivisions, multi-family properties (apartments and condominiums buildings), large mixed use properties, ski resorts, commercial land, golf courses, and special purpose properties. These assignments were typically intended for mortgage lending, corporate advisory services, off-balance sheet financing, acquisition/disposition consulting, tax appeal, litigation or rent arbitration use.
Ms. Urquhart-Bradley received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from the University of Pittsburgh in 1988.
Ms. Urquhart-Bradley has successfully completed all courses and experience requirements to qualify for the MAI designation. She has also completed the requirements of the continuing education program of the Appraisal Institute.