Les Linder is the Senior Managing Director of CBRE Valuation & Advisory Services for the Midwest Region comprised of 13 states, including North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio and Kentucky. He has over 30 years of real estate valuation and consulting experience throughout the Midwest United States. Mr. Linder is a Designated Member (MAI) of the Appraisal Institute, a Member of The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS) and a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM). Valuation & Advisory Services provides appraisals and consulting services to a broad based national and local clientele including investors, property owners, commercial and investment banks, insurance companies and REITs. Mr. Linder has expertise in the appraisal of multi-family, retail, industrial, office, hotel and special purpose properties.
Mr. Linder also represents CBRE Valuation & Advisory Services as the National Practice Leader for Manufactured Housing. He is a past President of the Great Lakes Chapter of the Appraisal Institute and has testified as an expert witness in US Bankruptcy Court.
Prior to joining CBRE, Inc. in 2004, Mr. Linder was a Senior Review Appraiser and Vice President at Bank One Corporation, Detroit, Michigan, for over seven years. During this time, he was responsible for a wide range of real estate valuation functions including procuring and reviewing real estate appraisals of complex properties throughout the United States, risk assessment of existing portfolio assets, and participation in the development and evaluation of appraisal policies and procedures.
Mr. Linder has successfully worked with many of our most important clients including State Farm Insurance, Torchlight Investors, Fifth Third Bank and BMO Harris Bank.
Professional Affiliations / Accreditations
- Designated Member (MAI), Appraisal Institute
- Member (MRICS), The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors
- Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM)
- State Certified General Appraiser
- Illinois (553.001947)
- Indiana (CG40801085)
- Michigan (1201003343)
- Wisconsin (1852-10)
- Bachelors of Science Degree, Business-Real Estate Administration, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN