Joseph Suh is a Managing Director in the Real Estate Solutions industry practice and specializes in providing valuation, valuation review and advisory services across a broad range of property types located in the United States and internationally. He has over 20 years of broad-based real estate advisory experience with leading U.S. real estate investors.
Mr. Suh also has experience in acquisition due diligence for investment grade real estate assets, including the presentation of key quantitative and qualitative data points to institutional clients.
Mr. Suh represented the unsecured creditors committee in the Lehman bankruptcy and was integral in the successful settlement of financial assets that were pledged as part of the repurchase agreement to settle deficiency claims against the bankrupt estate. He has successfully developed a proprietary method for valuing large portfolios of real estate assets used for acquisition underwriting, bankruptcy related filings and initial public offerings. His other responsibilities include preparation of purchase price allocations (ASC 805) for stand-alone trophy properties and large portfolios, and the oversight of third party appraisal reviews for financial reporting purposes.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Suh was a Manager in PricewaterhouseCoopers’ (“PwC”) Real Estate Advisory Group, where his chief responsibilities entailed assessing, implementing, and managing the valuation processes for $25 billion in real estate assets in various funds for several institutional clients. Based on an analysis of key valuation metrics, Mr. Suh was instrumental in providing individual property and overall fund level strategic advice and in the underwriting of an equity transaction of a regional mall portfolio. Additional experience at PwC includes property and portfolio level appraisals for investment grade core property types located throughout the United States.
Mr. Suh holds a B.S. in Accounting from Drexel University and an M.S. in Real Estate Investment and Asset Management from New York University. Mr. Suh is in the process of completing coursework towards becoming a Licensed Appraiser.