Libby Kavoulakis is a Vice President in the Valuation & Advisory Services Florida/Caribbean Group. Ms. Kavoulakis anchors the Southwest Florida practice in Ft Myers/Naples, leading the expansion of valuation and advisory services within this market.
Ms. Kavoulakis has over 30 years of professional experience in all aspects of commercial real estate advisory services. She has performed valuation services including real estate appraisals, reviews, rent studies and market studies on all property types nationwide. In addition, she has performed feasibility, reuse and highest & best use studies and portfolio analysis and optimization services. Ms. Kavoulakis has extensive experience in real property assessments and appeals. She has testified as an expert witness in valuation disputes.
Ms. Kavoulakis has significant consulting experience, having worked with federal, state and local governments to address commercial real estate ownership, leasing, performance, portfolio optimization, operations and market opportunity capture. She has worked with professional organizations and private property owners to address portfolio related and programmatic opportunities, including property assessments, zoning and affordable housing requirements. She has testified before Congressional committees regarding government-owned commercial properties and has assisted in the development of real property related legislation on the Federal and local level.
Ms. Kavoulakis is an expert in real property reuse and value optimization for operating and distressed/surplus properties and portfolios. She has performed studies and developed outreach & marketing plans and transactional structures for all property types. Her services include single properties through entire military bases and hospital complexes.
Her experience covers all property types and she has worked worldwide. Her primary geographical location is Florida but during her career she has worked on appraisal and commercial real estate assignments throughout the world, including some of the first public/private partnerships in Europe and pre-site selection due diligence in Eastern Europe and South America.
She has developed and instructed appraisal, commercial leasing and site selection classes for state licensing agencies and local jurisdictions and is a speaker and panel member at professional conferences and seminars.
- Appraisal Institute – Designated Member (MAI)
- Appraisal Institute, Metro Washington DC Chapter, President, Vice President, Treasurer and Board of Directors.
- Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA
- Bachelor of Science, Business & Administration/Finance, 1985
- Appraisal Institute coursework and seminars
- All Appraisal Institute and state certification Continuing Professional Education complete
- Financial Institutions
- Law Firms
- State/Local Governments
- Federal Government