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December 03, 2014 14:09 ET

John W. VanSanten Awarded CRE Designation

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - December 03, 2014) - Stout Risius Ross (SRR), a global financial advisory firm specializing in Investment Banking, Valuation & Financial Opinions, and Dispute Advisory & Forensic Services announced today that John W. VanSanten has been awarded the CRE® (Counselor of Real Estate) credential by The Counselors of Real Estate®, an international group of high profile real estate practitioners who provide expert advisory services to clients on complex real property and land-related matters.

Membership in The Counselors of Real Estate is awarded by invitation only, and recognizes real estate professionals for their professional integrity and excellence in counseling services within the real estate industry. Of the over 150,000 practitioners in commercial real estate today, fewer than 1,100 have been awarded the CRE credential.

VanSanten is a Managing Director for the real estate practice within the Valuation & Financial Opinions Group. VanSanten has more than 22 years of extensive experience in real estate valuations of all types of commercial and special use properties, with a particular emphasis on healthcare properties. VanSanten is well known for his real estate industry thought leadership and is a sought-after speaker on valuation principals and procedures. He regularly provides expert witness testimony in federal, state, and local jurisdictions around the country.

"It is a great honor for John to receive this recognition and designation from the CRE organization," said Craige Stout, CEO & Managing Director at Stout Risius Ross. "To be recognized by peers as a leader speaks loudly to John's experience and contributions to the real estate industry."

Once invited to membership, Counselors must adhere to a strict Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Practice. Counselors are recognized in the marketplace as having consistently demonstrated the highest levels of knowledge, experience, integrity, and judgment.

The Counselors of Real Estate, established in 1953 and headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, is an international professional organization whose members provide objective, reliable advice and counsel on matters affecting all forms of real property in the United States and abroad. Members include ranking representatives of real estate consulting, financial, legal and accounting firms as well as leaders of Wall Street, government and academia.

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SRR is a global financial advisory firm specializing in Investment Banking, Valuation & Financial Opinions, and Dispute Advisory & Forensic Services. We serve a range of clients from Fortune 500 corporations to privately held companies in numerous industries around the world. Our clients and their advisors rely on our premier expertise, deep industry knowledge, and unparalleled responsiveness on complex financial matters. For more information, visit, follow us on Twitter @StoutRisiusRoss and/or connect with us on LinkedIn.

SRR is a trade name for Stout Risius Ross, Inc. and Stout Risius Ross Advisors, LLC, a FINRA registered broker-dealer and SIPC member firm.

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