Steve Ross

Steve has over 16 years of experience in real estate analysis, consulting and appraisal. After earning his Bachelor of Science degree in Real Estate and Finance from the University of Denver and his Masters of Business Administration from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, where he emphasized Economics and International Business, Steve began his real estate career as a commercial real estate consultant in 1989 with The Meyers Group in Southern California.

After moving to Grubb & Ellis in 1991, he held several positions in the Research Services Division including Regional Research Director for the Pacific Northwest Region and National Research Coordinator. In 1996, Steve joined Marcus & Millichap, as National Manager of the Research Services Division. Prior to joining JRES Intelica CRE in 2003, Steve started his own independent real estate consulting practice in 2001 where he provided real estate market analysis, consulting services, and market overviews, evaluations, and projections of office, industrial, retail, multi-family and hospitality markets on MSA, regional and national levels to corporate and institutional clients. Projects completed for pension fund advisors, REITs and major commercial real estate clients include asset/market analyses, acquisition studies, development analyses and rehabilitation/repositioning studies of apartment communities.

As an appraiser and market analyst with JRES, Steve has completed appraisals or market studies for office buildings, retail and single-tenant triple net lease properties, auto sales and service centers, industrial buildings, mixed-use developments, residential condominiums, public housing, and residential and commercial land. Steve is a Registered Appraiser in Colorado and is approved by the Colorado Housing and Finance Authority as a Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Market Analyst.

I have hired Bill James on several occasions to evaluate our markets. As an operator and developer of multi-family rental housing, I rely on Bill’s dependable results to determine the most competitive rents and to ensure success on the most complex transactions. I appreciate Bill’s high level of professionalism. His reports are timely and accurate, and he is an all around pleasure to work with.

- Hud Karshmer

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