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  • Mark W. Santarsiero
    CEO and President
  • Ralph J. Consola
    Principal
  • Patrick Craig, MAI, MRICS
    Principal and National Practice Leader
    Real Estate
  • John F. Spude, ASA
    Principal
    Financial Valuation and Consulting
  • Mark W. Santarsiero
    CEO and President of Board of Directors

    Mr. Santarsiero serves as president and chief executive officer of Marshall & Stevens, an independent valuation services firm based in Los Angeles, California. Founded in 1932, Marshall & Stevens is a recognized leader in valuation services and is one of the oldest and most respected independent multi-disciplinary valuation firms in the U.S. Prior to his appointment as president and CEO, Mr. Santarsiero served as the corporate controller of a holding company that owned Marshall & Stevens. He also held other prominent roles within two major CPA firms where he worked with many closely-held companies in the area of audit, tax and management advisory services. Mr. Santarsiero earned an M.B.A. from the University of Southern California and a B.S. in accounting from the University of Scranton. He is a certified public accountant in Pennsylvania and California and is an active member in the AICPA, New Jersey and California CPA societies.

    Ralph J. Consola
    Principal

    Mr. Consola serves as an executive managing director and principal of Marshall & Stevens. In his capacity as executive managing director, he oversees the West coast operations, business development, client management and engagement management for the firm. Prior to his appointment as an executive managing director and principal, Mr. Consola served as a member of the University Relations Division at Loyola Marymount University. He specializes in fairness and solvency opinions, valuation and transaction advisory services to public and private corporations, shareholders, management, directors and trusted advisors relative to planning, negotiating and reporting of mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, corporate tax restructurings, financings/recapitalizations, shareholder dispute, insurance placement, and estate tax reporting. Mr. Consola earned an M.B.A. in finance and a B.S. in mathematics from Loyola Marymount University.

    Patrick Craig, MAI, MRICS
    Principal and National Practice Leader, Real Estate

    Download Contact (vCard) Mr. Craig serves as a managing director of Marshall & Stevens. In his capacity as managing director, he oversees the national Real Estate Valuation services. Mr. Craig also serves as chair of the firm’s Business Innovation Committee. Mr. Craig has over 30 years of experience with real estate business involving valuation of single assets or portfolios, serving clients in the financial services, banking, REIT, insurance, legal, accounting, audit, corporate, development, pension and asset management sectors. Prior to joining Marshall & Stevens, he led the northeast valuation practice for Colliers International. He also spent two decades with Cushman & Wakefield serving as co-leader of the Portfolio Valuation Group, chairman of the firm’s Business Innovation Committee, and member of the Global Business Initiatives Council. Mr. Craig earned his B.A. in economics from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He holds an MAI designation from the Appraisal Institute and an MRICS designation from the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors. Mr. Craig is a member of the Real Estate Board of New York, NCREIF, and the International Council of Shopping Centers. He is currently licensed as a Certified General Real Estate Appraiser in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Georgia, Florida, Michigan, Virginia, and Illinois.

    John F. Spude, ASA
    Financial Valuation and Consulting

    JOHN F. SPUDE, ASA – EXECUTIVE MANAGING DIRECTOR AND PRINCIPAL Mr. Spude serves as an Executive Managing Director and Principal of Marshall & Stevens. In his capacity as Executive Managing Director, he oversees the Eastern Region operations for the firm, including the Chicago Office, and also runs the National Financial Valuation Practice. Active in the valuation profession since 1983, Mr. Spude has managed and performed thousands of valuation studies including the valuation of numerous closely-held companies and partnerships, the valuation and lifting of intellectual properties and intangible assets, the quantification of economic obsolescence in tangible asset valuations, and the analysis and valuation of reporting units, debt and equity securities, and tangible and intangible assets for financial reporting across multiple industries. Additionally, Mr. Spude has been an instructor of the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP). Mr. Spude has provided expert witness testimony in valuations and economic damage assessments in the states of Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Minnesota, Tennessee, and Texas. Mr. Spude earned an M.B.A. in accounting from DePaul University, and a B.A. in Mathematics and Business Administration from St. Norbert College. He is an Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) of the American Society of Appraisers and a member of the Business Valuation Association.
  • Matthew R. West, ASA
    Principal
    Structured Finance, Healthcare and Financial Valuation
  • Matthew R. West, ASA
    Principal, Structured Finance, Healthcare and Financial Valuation

    Matthew R. West, ASA, is Principal in Structured Finance, Healthcare and Financial Valuation for Marshall & Stevens Incorporated.  Mr. West specializes in the valuation of healthcare systems, business enterprises, and intangible assets including complex financial instruments and derivatives. Mr. West’s valuation analyses have been used for compliance and consulting purposes including: buy/sell consideration, purchase price allocation (FASB ASC 805), capital stock/stock option valuations (IRC 409A, FASB ASC 718), goodwill impairment (FASB ASC 350), estate and gift tax reporting, ESOP formation and reporting, and financial reporting of complex financial instruments including auction-rate securities (FASB ASC 820).  Mr. West has provided expert witness testimony in valuation and economic damage assessments on separate occasions in the states of Colorado and Oklahoma. Mr. West holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Finance from the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas.   In addition, Mr. West earned a Master’s in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting and Taxation from St.  Louis University.  Mr.  West has also attended numerous educational seminars in valuation theory and practice during the course of his professional career.  Mr. West is an accredited senior member of the American Society of Appraisers (ASA), in the business valuation discipline and in intangible asset valuation.  He has also received a Certification of Completion, American Society of Appraisers— Advanced Multidisciplinary Healthcare Valuation Education Program.
  • Mark W. Santarsiero
    CEO and President
  • Mark W. Santarsiero
    CEO and President of Board of Directors

    Mr. Santarsiero serves as president and chief executive officer of Marshall & Stevens, an independent valuation services firm based in Los Angeles, California. Founded in 1932, Marshall & Stevens is a recognized leader in valuation services and is one of the oldest and most respected independent multi-disciplinary valuation firms in the U.S.

    Prior to his appointment as president and CEO, Mr. Santarsiero served as the corporate controller of a holding company that owned Marshall & Stevens. He also held other prominent roles within two major CPA firms where he worked with many closely-held companies in the area of audit, tax and management advisory services.

    Mr. Santarsiero earned an M.B.A. from the University of Southern California and a B.S. in accounting from the University of Scranton. He is a certified public accountant in Pennsylvania and California and is an active member in the AICPA, New Jersey and California CPA societies.

  • Ralph J. Consola
    Principal
  • Ralph J. Consola
    Principal

    Mr. Consola serves as an executive managing director and principal of Marshall & Stevens. In his capacity as executive managing director, he oversees the West coast operations, business development, client management and engagement management for the firm.

    Prior to his appointment as an executive managing director and principal, Mr. Consola served as a member of the University Relations Division at Loyola Marymount University. He specializes in fairness and solvency opinions, valuation and transaction advisory services to public and private corporations, shareholders, management, directors and trusted advisors relative to planning, negotiating and reporting of mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, corporate tax restructurings, financings/recapitalizations, shareholder dispute, insurance placement, and estate tax reporting.

    Mr. Consola earned an M.B.A. in finance and a B.S. in mathematics from Loyola Marymount University.

  • Patrick Craig, MAI, MRICS
    Principal and National Practice Leader
    Real Estate
  • Patrick Craig, MAI, MRICS
    Principal and National Practice Leader, Real Estate

    Download Contact (vCard)

    Mr. Craig serves as a managing director of Marshall & Stevens. In his capacity as managing director, he oversees the national Real Estate Valuation services. Mr. Craig also serves as chair of the firm’s Business Innovation Committee.

    Mr. Craig has over 30 years of experience with real estate business involving valuation of single assets or portfolios, serving clients in the financial services, banking, REIT, insurance, legal, accounting, audit, corporate, development, pension and asset management sectors. Prior to joining Marshall & Stevens, he led the northeast valuation practice for Colliers International. He also spent two decades with Cushman & Wakefield serving as co-leader of the Portfolio Valuation Group, chairman of the firm’s Business Innovation Committee, and member of the Global Business Initiatives Council.

    Mr. Craig earned his B.A. in economics from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He holds an MAI designation from the Appraisal Institute and an MRICS designation from the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors. Mr. Craig is a member of the Real Estate Board of New York, NCREIF, and the International Council of Shopping Centers. He is currently licensed as a Certified General Real Estate Appraiser in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Georgia, Florida, Michigan, Virginia, and Illinois.

  • John F. Spude, ASA
    Principal
    Financial Valuation and Consulting
  • John F. Spude, ASA
    Financial Valuation and Consulting

    JOHN F. SPUDE, ASA – EXECUTIVE MANAGING DIRECTOR AND PRINCIPAL

    Mr. Spude serves as an Executive Managing Director and Principal of Marshall & Stevens. In his capacity as Executive Managing Director, he oversees the Eastern Region operations for the firm, including the Chicago Office, and also runs the National Financial Valuation Practice.

    Active in the valuation profession since 1983, Mr. Spude has managed and performed thousands of valuation studies including the valuation of numerous closely-held companies and partnerships, the valuation and lifting of intellectual properties and intangible assets, the quantification of economic obsolescence in tangible asset valuations, and the analysis and valuation of reporting units, debt and equity securities, and tangible and intangible assets for financial reporting across multiple industries.

    Additionally, Mr. Spude has been an instructor of the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP). Mr. Spude has provided expert witness testimony in valuations and economic damage assessments in the states of Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Minnesota, Tennessee, and Texas.

    Mr. Spude earned an M.B.A. in accounting from DePaul University, and a B.A. in Mathematics and Business Administration from St. Norbert College. He is an Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) of the American Society of Appraisers and a member of the Business Valuation Association.

  • Matthew R. West, ASA
    Principal
    Structured Finance, Healthcare and Financial Valuation
  • Matthew R. West, ASA
    Principal, Structured Finance, Healthcare and Financial Valuation

    Matthew R. West, ASA, is Principal in Structured Finance, Healthcare and Financial Valuation for Marshall & Stevens Incorporated.  Mr. West specializes in the valuation of healthcare systems, business enterprises, and intangible assets including complex financial instruments and derivatives.

    Mr. West’s valuation analyses have been used for compliance and consulting purposes including: buy/sell consideration, purchase price allocation (FASB ASC 805), capital stock/stock option valuations (IRC 409A, FASB ASC 718), goodwill impairment (FASB ASC 350), estate and gift tax reporting, ESOP formation and reporting, and financial reporting of complex financial instruments including auction-rate securities (FASB ASC 820).  Mr. West has provided expert witness testimony in valuation and economic damage assessments on separate occasions in the states of Colorado and Oklahoma.

    Mr. West holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Finance from the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas.   In addition, Mr. West earned a Master’s in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting and Taxation from St.  Louis University.  Mr.  West has also attended numerous educational seminars in valuation theory and practice during the course of his professional career.  Mr. West is an accredited senior member of the American Society of Appraisers (ASA), in the business valuation discipline and in intangible asset valuation.  He has also received a Certification of Completion, American Society of Appraisers— Advanced Multidisciplinary Healthcare Valuation Education Program.

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