Professional Services 

Our professional services meet a wide variety of important regulatory, financial and legal needs, including:  

Asset Based Lending

Our clients include HUD, BIA, SBA, lenders, portfolio management firms, Special Servicers, developers, mortgage bankers, and insurance companies. Through innumerable, single asset and multi-property, multi-state engagements, we have extensive bank and institutional lender experience including virtually all property types. Property types include raw land and/or agricultural acreage, proposed subdivisions and MPC’s, RV/MH parks, residential income (traditional and low-income apartments) and senior living (IL, AL, SN), medical office buildings, hospitals/campuses, garden and high-rise office towers, office and industrial condos, distribution and manufacturing facilities, C-Stores with gas, fast food and sit-down restaurants/chains, car washes, retail strip and neighborhood centers, regional malls, motels, hotels and resorts, time shares and residential condo projects, marinas/boat slips and related mixed-use commercial, self-storage, and special use/special purpose properties such as university campuses.

Litigation and Support

We are seasoned in real property dispute analysis, valuation and consultation, and have substantial expert witness experience in deposition and trial (Superior and Federal Bankruptcy Courts). Mr. Paulus has testified as an expert at the DOJ in Washington D.C., the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, U.S. Tax Court, and provided direct testimony in IRS and civil mediation and DOI arbitration. He assists legal counsel, their clients and other experts interpret pertinent CRE issues pre- and post-Discovery regarding disputed valuations, leases, and civil damages. He has assisted in evaluating expert witnesses and the issues on both sides of litigation through research and analysis by providing hard evidence, and then truth-testing the assertions through forensic analysis. We provide creative solutions to local, regional and national law firms on geographically diverse matters.

Financial Reporting

We provide specialized knowledge and skills applying an independent assessment to a vast range of consulting engagements including market vs. contract lease analysis, analysis of real property rights, market trends and valuation. We understand basic audit standards i.e. purchase price allocation (ASC 805/842) engagements, real property lease and asset valuation following mergers/acquisitions, etc. as a subcontractor with regional/global accounting and business valuation firms. We can and have provided services globally. We understand the importance of, and have significant experience teaming and coordinating with business valuation and tangible personal property experts, and also with marketability and minority interest discounting experts for estates.

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About Us 

The RP Valuation Group specializes in commercial real estate valuation and real property consulting services. We have decades of experience providing appraisals and real property analytical expertise for small businesses to large public companies in the U.S. and internationally. 

We are Members of the Appraisal Institute (MAI), designated based on peer examination and professional experience. 

We are affiliated with Ross Property Advisors and Lance Ross, SIOR. Ross Property Advisors is a corporate real estate solutions firm specializing in tenant/buyer representation that is known for its innovative real estate solutions. To learn more, please visit