Mr. Reenstierna is the managing partner of CRE Asset Advisors, LLC, bringing over 25 years of commercial real estate experience to the leadership position. Prior to founding CRE Asset Advisors, Mr. Reenstierna served as Chief Real Estate Officer and Executive Vice President of Admirals Bank, a position responsible for overseeing all real estate valuations for loan origination and acquisition, REO properties, environmental due diligence and management of bank-owned and leased facilities. Before his tenure at the bank, Mr. Reenstierna served as Senior Vice President and Director of Real Estate at Capital Crossing Servicing Company. Prior to joining Capital Crossing, he worked in a consulting capacity for the company for over ten years and played an instrumental role in developing the collateral evaluation process within the firm's loan acquisition platform.
Mr. Reenstierna also served as President and Principal of TH Reenstierna for 11 years, a real estate consulting firm with roots in the Boston area. During his time at TH Reenstierna, the firm broadened its reach from the New England area to a national presence and developed a reputation as an appraisal industry leader. He is an esteemed member of the Counselors of Real Estate and is a Fellow of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors. Mr. Reenstierna holds a Certified General Appraiser License in the State of Massachusetts and is a Tufts University graduate with a BA in English and Economics.
Mr. Baker is a founding partner and principal in the company and brings more than 25 years of commercial real estate experience to the team. He is experienced in commercial real estate brokerage, appraisal and valuation, as well as sourcing debt and equity deals. Mr. Baker currently holds an active broker's license. Prior to the founding of CRE Asset Advisors, LLC, Mr. Baker developed and presided over Composite Real Estate Services, a consulting company focused on providing property valuation services and facilitating the sale and acquisition of both performing and non-performing debt. Before Composite, he was a broker with Cushman & Wakefield and Grubb & Ellis. Mr. Baker began his commercial real estate career in 1988 as an appraiser for Joseph Blake & Company and then RM Bradley. He is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire.
Ms. Houten-Kemp is a partner in CRE Asset Advisors, LLC who has been a licensed commercial appraiser since 2003. Ms. Houten-Kemp has extensive experience valuing a myriad of property types, including many complex and/or special use properties. Prior to joining CRE Asset Advisors, Ms. Houten-Kemp was a senior appraiser at Curtis-Rosenthal, Inc. and Continental Realty Advisors. Earlier in her career, she managed residential mortgage lending for both a bank and a mortgage company. Ms. Houten-Kemp has an MBA with a concentration in finance from Babson College.
Ms. Bard is a founding partner who began her real estate career over ten years ago in a commercial appraisal capacity. Prior to the formation of CRE Asset Advisors, LLC, Ms. Bard served as Vice President and Senior Real Estate Analyst at Admirals Bank, where she played an integral part in implementing and managing the real estate department's valuation function. During her time at Admirals, Ms. Bard guided a team of analysts and designed and managed the Bank's third-party commercial appraisal platform. She was also responsible for site selection analysis and lease negotiation for bank owned properties and retail branches. Ms. Bard holds a BA in Economics from ECSU and has an active Massachusetts appraisal license.