Kevin Kernen is a Managing Director in the real estate practice within the Valuation Advisory group. His concentration is in commercial real estate valuation and advisory services, where he has 19 years of national and international appraisal, review, and consulting experience.

Kevin’s experience encompasses a wide range of commercial real estate engagements covering numerous property types from core properties to special purpose properties, and a variety of matter types such as litigation, estate & gift tax reporting, financial reporting, and consulting. Kevin’s experience includes many public speaking engagements and he has been qualified as an expert witness and has testified in a variety of state and local jurisdictions.

Kevin is co-head of the firm’s real estate practice, with responsibilities including practice management, business development, senior level recruiting, and internal systems and group operations.

Select Publications

  • The National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries – Real Estate Performance Report September 2015

    Retail Index: Retail Performance Remains Strong

Select Presentations and Speeches

  • ICSC 2018 Michigan Continuing Education Program for Real Estate Professionals February 2018

    Valuation of Retail Real Estate: You Only Thought You Knew
  • Commercial Board of Realtors (CBOR) – Continuing Education Program October 2016

    Real Estate Valuation – Core to Complex Properties
  • Commercial Board of Realtors (CBOR) – Continuing Education Program, September 2016

    Real Estate Valuation – Core to Complex Properties
  • Michigan State Bar - Real Property Law Section Summer Conference July 2014

    Leased Fee - The Impact of Lease Terms on a Real Estate Valuation
  • ICLE Homeward Bound 2013-2014 Seminar May 2014

    Appraisals in Real Estate Transactions & Litigation
  • Michigan State Bar - Real Property Law Section Summer Conference July 2012

    Reviewing a Commercial Appraisal Report
  • Federal Bar Association Eastern District of Michigan Bankruptcy Section and the Consumer Bankruptcy Association October 2011

    Expert Witnesses and Expert Testimony
  • The Institute for Professionals in Taxation (IPT) Michigan One-Day Tax Seminar September 2011

    Property Tax Update
  • ICSC 2011 Michigan Continuing Education Program January 2011

    Current Underwriting and the Availability of Credit
  • Michigan Manufacturers Association Seminar January 2011

    Are You Being Taxed Fairly?
  • ICSC 2010 Michigan Continuing Education Program January 2010

    Understanding Current Underwriting and the Availability of Credit
  • MACPA 2010 Construction Industry Conference September 2010

    The Commercial Side of Real Estate
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