Gary Brown, MAI

Partner & Managing Director, Valuation Advisory Services


Valuation Advisory Services




NAI Partners Houston
1360 Post Oak Blvd, Suite 1900
Houston, TX 77056

Gary Brown, MAI, is Partner and Managing Director of NAI Partners’ Valuation Advisory Services line of business. In his role Gary oversees the company’s real estate appraisal and advisory services, including appraisal review, property tax consulting, feasibility and market studies, due diligence, capital market research and analysis, and other valuation consulting services.

Prior to NAI Partners, Gary worked at Altus Group, where his responsibilities included valuation management consulting and portfolio management which required benchmarking and performance attribution, property valuation of institutional grade assets, and other valuation services for all major property types across the nation.

Gary also spent time at Ocwen Financial Corporation as a Commercial Valuation Specialist providing valuation services on more than 6,000 commercial loans located throughout the country. Gary’s strong understanding of real estate valuation is rooted in his years spent as an Associate Appraiser at Gary Brown & Associates, where he produced commercial appraisal reports on office, retail, industrial, and multi-family properties, as well as vacant land and developments, and ground lease and going concern analysis.

Gary graduated from Baylor University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and a focus in Real Estate. He is a Designated Member of the Appraisal Institute (MAI), has a Certified General Real Estate Appraiser license in Texas and Missouri, and is a licensed Texas Real Estate Salesperson. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two dogs, reading about sports and economics, and traveling.

Experience consists of valuation and consulting engagements of individual and portfolio assignments of institutional and non-institutional grade commercial real estate. Experience includes property valuations of commercial real estate throughout the United States for pension funds, life insurance companies, various institutional real estate advisors, national, regional, and local banks, corporate businesses, and high net worth clients. Experience consists of valuation and consulting assignments across all major property types including:

  • High, Mid, and Low-Rise Office Buildings
  • Office Warehouses
  • Industrial Manufacturing and Distribution Facilities
  • Regional, Community, and Neighborhood Shopping Centers
  • High, Mid-Rise, and Garden Style Apartments
  • Full and Limited-Service Hotels
  • Self-Storage Facilities
  • Mixed-Use Properties
  • Special-Use Properties
  • Urban, Suburban, and Rural Vacant Land
  • Development and Redevelopment Projects

Provided significant management assistance for the quarterly appraisal management and review process of an institutional core fund comprised of $17B in commercial property. Assets include Office, Retail, Industrial, Multifamily, Self Storage, and Medical Office properties across the United States.

Managed the quarterly valuation process through developing appraisal reports for part of a life insurance company’s core global real estate fund. The engagement comprised of $700M with the majority being hospitality assets.

Valued the multifamily assets within a pension fund’s real estate portfolio consisting of properties across the United States and totaling $630M.

Briefly managed the quarterly appraisal management process for an industrial property fund comprised of 400+ assets located across the United States.

  • Galleria Towers – Office towers in Dallas, Texas
  • Greenway Plaza – Office towers in Houston, Texas
  • 181 W Madison – Office tower in Chicago, Illinois
  • 271 17th St – Office tower in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Liberty Center – Office tower in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Embassy Suites – Hotel in New York, New York
  • Lane Field – Mixed use development in San Diego, California

Designated Member of the Appraisal Institute (MAI)

State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser

  • Texas (TX 1380486 G)
  • Missouri (2019027199)

Texas Real Estate Sales Agent License (611100)

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