Associate of Investment Services
Thomas “Val” Despard assists Transwestern’s Investment Services Group with the disposition of office, industrial and multifamily properties located throughout the Southeast.
Val works alongside Managing Directors Jon Kleinberg, Kevin Markwordt and Mike McGaughy to market both stabilized and value-add assets on behalf of their institutional, financial and corporate clients. In this role, he is involved in all aspects of the sales process, including all marketing initiatives, market and comparable sales research, financial analysis and investor relationships.
Val offers his clients more than a decade of real estate experience and is well-recognized for his strong financial background. Previously a senior financial analyst with Transwestern, Val was responsible for providing comprehensive financial modeling and due diligence analysis for individual assets as well as various portfolios located across the country.
Prior to joining Transwestern, Val was a land and acquisitions manager with Sharp Residential. Before that, he was a research analyst with Insignia/ESG and a real estate analyst with David Cronheim Mortgage.
Val is a licensed salesperson in the State of Georgia.
Val received his master’s in business administration from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University in 2004 and obtained a bachelor’s in civil engineering from Bucknell University in 1997.