The Golf Consulting Group, LLC
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John E. Evans, MAI


Over the last 20 years, I’ve completed several hundred consulting, underwriting and valuation assignments for variety of projects, involving properties located in over 30 states, Canada, and Europe.  This varied experience and my network of professional contacts is unique and provides a framework for a variety of real estate and business risk, financial and consulting endeavors.  


Professional Background

February, 2009 - Present - The Golf Consulting Group, LLC - Principal

November, 2003 – February, 2009 -  GE Capital (GE Real Estate

·    Deal Leader

·   Primary responsibilities included underwriting for new loans and note purchases involving a variety of property types:

· Golf, Hotel, Tax Exempt Bonds, Mobile Home Communities, Vineyards

· Over $1 billion in deals underwritten over 5+year period

· Portfolio performing with no delinquencies for any single underwritten asset, as of 2-09

May, 2001 – October, 2003 -  PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP (The Golf Group)

·     Senior Associate

·    Responsibilities include attracting new business to the firm, managing engagements and staff, speaking engagements, and industry commentary and analysis. 

·     Services offered include operational audits of existing golf courses and hotels, market analyses, development planning, lender due diligence, valuation, expert witness testimony, financial projections, portfolio (loan and asset-based) analysis, and general consulting for a variety of clients.

·     Completion of 30 – 40 individual engagements per year, involving properties across the country.

1999 – May, 2001 -  The Golf Consulting Group, LLC

·     Owner and President

·      A consulting firm specializing in golf consulting and valuation

·     Services included market analyses, financial projections, valuations, due-diligence, asset / development management, and operational audits.

1995 - 1999 -  Golf Realty Advisors, Inc.

  • Director of Appraisal Services, a national golf course consulting firm, based in Boston.

·    Engagements included a mix of appraisals, feasibility studies, and development consulting.

1995 – 1999 -  The Evans Group, Inc.

·        Owner and President

·      Non-golf appraisals of properties throughout Ohio and adjoining states

1990 – 1995 -  U S Realty Consultants, Inc.

·  Senior Consultant - Director

·  Appraisals of a variety of property types, including golf courses, hotels, office, retail, industrial, land development and subdivisions

1987 – 1990 - Laventhol & Horwath (appraisal division)

·   Consultant – Senior Consultant

· Appraisals and feasibility studies primarily of hotels, golf courses, industrial, retail, office, land development projects, involving projects across the country


Professional Designations

· Green Belt in Six Sigma - Certified in 2007

· SGA designation received from Society of Golf Appraisers in 2006 through 2016; retired from SGA in 2017

· MAI designation received from the Appraisal Institute in 1994 (#10391)

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The Golf Consulting Group, LLC
1021 Avondale Avenue
Columbus, OH  43212
PH - (614) 486-8992
FAX (614) 300-1109

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