CBRE Strengthens Valuation & Advisory Services Team With New Baton Rouge Office


CBRE announces the opening of a Baton Rouge office to provide Valuation & Advisory Services (VAS), further strengthening the firm’s operations in its South Central region.

The office is being launched with the addition of four professionals who bring a wide range of valuation, appraisal and research experience to CBRE’s VAS team. The new members will report to Keith J. Richard, MAI, vice president, VAS, CBRE.

  • Laura Lampin joins CBRE as a senior appraiser. She was previously a right-of-way appraiser for the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, where she worked for more than 10 years.
  • Eddie Saa will serve as a valuation associate and appraiser trainee under the direction of Mr. Richard. He will primarily assist in preparing appraisal reports. He joins CBRE from Louisiana State University Agricultural & Mechanical College, where he worked as a Graduate Assistant. He is nearing completion of his masters degree in finance.
  • Jada Roper joins CBRE as a valuation associate, specializing in preparing appraisal reports and serving as an appraiser trainee working under the direction of Ryan Gay. She previously worked as a senior products market financial analyst for Humana.
  • Elizabeth Novit rejoins CBRE as a valuation associate with a primary focus on market research. Ms. Novit was previously a client services coordinator in CBRE’s Chicago office.

“I am excited for these professionals to join our growing VAS team in Louisiana and for the opportunity to bring the vast resources of CBRE to the Baton Rouge market,” said Mr. Richard. “Our clients appreciate the high quality service that we are able to provide due to our deep knowledge of the local market and our appraisal experience with many of the largest real estate transactions in Louisiana. CBRE’s presence in Baton Rouge, with Louisiana natives at the helm, will be very beneficial to creating exceptional outcomes for our clients.”

About CBRE Group, Inc.

CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (based on 2016 revenue). The company has more than 75,000 employees (excluding affiliates), and serves real estate investors and occupiers through approximately 450 offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide. CBRE offers a broad range of integrated services, including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services. Please visit our website at

About CBRE Valuation & Advisory Services

CBRE’s Valuation & Advisory Services provides appraisal, property condition, market studies, feasibilities, underwriting due-diligence, environmental, zoning and telecommunication consulting services to a broad base of local, regional and global clients. It has a professional staff of more than 1,700 appraisers, engineers, architects and environmental scientists in more than 300 major metro areas globally. CBRE was named the leading global valuation services provider in the 2016 Euromoney real estate awards for the fifth year in a row.

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