Bloom, Larry

Larry Bloom, MAI

Commercial Real Estate Appraiser

Larry Bloom is a commercial real estate appraiser with over 25 years of extensive experience in real estate in Arizona, Illinois and other states.

Larry Bloom received his Bachelor of Science in Economics from The Wharton School (University of Pennsylvania), his Real Estate Studies Certificate from the Real Estate Institute (New York University), and is a Member of the Appraisal Institute (MAI). 
He is a former principal of Pannell Kerr Forster (PKF), an international accounting and real estate consulting firm where he directed the real estate consulting division for the Phoenix and Los Angeles offices.
Larry's real estate appraisal experience includes:
  • narrative appraisals
  • investment analysis
  • highest and best use studies
  • appraisal review, feasibility analysis
  • cash flow projections
  • market studies.
Professional Highlights
  • Over 20 years of extensive real estate appraisal experience with investment and special use properties in Arizona and throughout the United States and parts of Canada
  • Experience includes narrative appraisals, investment analysis, highest and best use studies, appraisal review, feasibility analysis, cash flow projections, and market studies
  • Major real estate appraisal assignments include Lake Pleasant Regional Park, Arizona Biltmore Resort, Fairmont Scottsdale Princess Resort, Lucent Technologies Building (Chicago), Burbank Studios (Los Angeles), Doral Plaza (Chicago), University Shopping Center (Alabama), Pierre Moran Mall (Indiana), River Oaks Apartments (Michigan), and Grand Hyatt Resort (Hawaii)
  • Extensive appraisal review experience with clients including government agencies, financial institutions, accounting firms, and law firms
  • Extensive experience as an expert witness in federal and state courts in real estate valuation matters
  • Retained as a Review Appraiser for the Resolution Trust Corporation (RTC) in regard to many financially troubled commercial properties in Arizona
  • Retained by Maricopa County on a continuing basis as an appraiser and consultant for real estate and hotel properties in the Phoenix area in regard to litigation matters, working closely with County attorneys dealing with complex valuation and legal issues
Certifications and Designations
Arizona Certified General Real Estate Appraiser - Certificate No. 31202
Professional Affiliations
Appraisal Institute (AI)
EDUCATION
University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School, B.S., Economics
New York University, The Real Estate Institute, Real Estate Studies Certificate, 1978 (courses in Investment Analysis, Feasibility Analysis, Property Management, Building Construction, Advanced Real Estate Finance, and Real Estate Principles and Practices)
Range of Experience
REAL ESTATE VALUATION
  • Over 20 years of extensive experience with investment and special use properties in Arizona and throughout the United States and parts of Canada. Experience includes narrative appraisals, investment analysis, highest & best use studies, appraisal review, feasibility analysis, cash flow projections, and market studies.
  • Major assignments include Lake Pleasant Regional Park, Arizona Biltmore Resort, Fairmont Scottsdale Princess Resort, Lucent Technologies Building (Chicago), Burbank Studios (Los Angeles), Doral Plaza (Chicago), University Shopping Center (Alabama), Pierre Moran Mall (Indiana), River Oaks Apartments (Michigan), and Grand Hyatt Resort (Hawaii).
  • Extensive appraisal review experience with clients including government agencies, financial institutions, accounting firms, and law firms.
  • Extensive experience as an expert witness in federal and state courts in real estate valuation matters.
  • Retained by Maricopa County on a continuing basis as an appraiser and consultant for real estate and hotel properties in the Phoenix area in regard to litigation matters, working closely with County attorneys dealing with complex valuation and legal issues.
OTHER RELEVANT EXPERIENCE
  • Former Principal of Pannell Kerr Forster (PKF). Directed the real estate consulting division for the Phoenix and Los Angeles offices. Worked with real estate developers to determine the most feasible plans for their properties. Assignments included plans for apartment complexes, hotels, mixed-use development, and senior housing projects. 
  • Appointed to the Maricopa County Ad Hoc Property Tax Committee (1994), which was established to review and make recommendations for changes in the property tax system in Arizona.
Business History
Independent Real Estate Consultant/Appraiser (1991–Present)
Pannell Kerr Forster (PKF): Principal and Director of Real Estate Consulting (1988-1990)
Appraisal Resources, Inc.: President (1982-1987)
Appraisers & Planners, Inc.: Senior Appraiser (1979-1982)
International Appraisal Company, Inc.: Staff Appraiser (1976-1978)
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