Andersen adds real estate and economic consultancy, Rosen Consulting Group, to its global platform
SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Andersen announces the addition of leading real estate and economics advisory firm, Rosen Consulting Group (RCG), to its global platform. RCG provides strategic advice, investment analysis, market assessments, forecasting and advisory services to international, national and regional banks, sovereign wealth funds, pension funds, family offices, private equity funds- investment and debt, insurance companies, REITs, developers and home builders. The professionals at Andersen and RCG have worked together to deliver best-in-class customer solutions for over 30 years. As part of this more formal arrangement, clients worldwide will benefit from integrated expertise in tax, legal and real estate advice, delivered seamlessly. RCG will continue to operate as Rosen Consulting Group as a subsidiary of Andersen in the United States
RCG was founded in 1990 by chairman, Ken Rosen, who is also chairman of the Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics, and professor emeritus at the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley. He is a trustee of the Urban Land Institute and is the author of over 100 articles and four books on real estate and real estate financing.
Mark Vorsatz, Andersen Global Chairman and Andersen CEO, said, “The addition of Rosen Consulting Group provides us with a premier economics and real estate advisory group. I have worked with Ken and the RCG team on numerous client opportunities and they provide extraordinary insights that are essential in guiding our clients’ investment decisions. As we continue to grow our global platform, we also see opportunities to extend this integrated approach to strategic markets outside of the United States.
The RCG team also includes partners Arthur Margon, Randall Sakamoto and David Bank. Margon, who oversees RCG’s presence in New York, has over four decades of experience in real estate consulting and market analysis, including 5 years with Arthur Andersen developing securitization models, restructuring loan portfolios banks, managing due diligence projects and serving as an independent trustee. as part of a major reorganization of the pension fund. Sakamoto, President of RCG, has over 20 years of experience in real estate research, data analysis, consulting and strategic consulting. David Bank joined RCG from an economist with the US Department of Housing and Urban Development, where he conducted economic and market analysis and wrote housing market reports for the Office of Policy Development and Research ( PD&R).
“We are incredibly optimistic about the future of RCG and Andersen under this agreement which not only allows us to continue to provide strategic advice to help clients guide their investment decisions, but also to expand the scope of support we provide to customers through a complementary global service platform,” said Ken Rosen.
Andersen is the founding member of Andersen Global, an international association of legally distinct and independent member firms comprised of tax and legal professionals from around the world. Founded in 2013 by US member firm Andersen Tax LLC, Andersen Global today has more than 12,000 professionals worldwide, more than 1,800 partners and a presence in more than 360 locations through its member firms and collaborators.