Brenda Makarov, MAI is a Managing Director with the responsibility of overseeing all valuation operations in Michigan which includes existing offices in Southfield, Grand Rapids and Lansing. With over twenty-five years of real estate appraisal and consulting experience, her depth of knowledge includes specialization in market studies and appraisals for all forms of multi-family housing, including urban mixed-use developments. She is a certified general appraiser in the states of Michigan and Ohio.
Ms. Makarov’s experience encompasses a variety of commercial engagements for numerous purposes including ad valorem tax/general litigation. She is qualified as an expert witness in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court and The Michigan Tax Tribunal.
Prior to joining CBRE, Makarov was President at Terzo & Bologna, a Midwest-based real estate consulting and appraisal firm. She is actively involved with the Appraisal Institute participating in the Leadership Development & Advisory Council. She has also served as an investigator for the Professional Practice Department and also served as both a Director and Region III Representative for the Great Lakes Chapter of the Appraisal Institute.
- Member # 223342 of the Appraisal Institute holding the MAI designation
- State Certified General Appraiser
- State of Michigan (No. 1201003948)
- State of Ohio (No. 2009002378)
- University of Michigan, Bachelors of Arts Degree