BOSTON, MA Thomas Jensen, MAI, CRE, principal/ executive director at Boston Appraisal & Consulting, LLC, 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. The credential was awarded in December of 2020.
Currently principal and executive director of Boston Appraisal & Consulting, Jensen was the former senior managing director of Integra-Boston and formerly a review appraiser at Bank of New England. Jensen has actively engaged in real estate valuation and consulting since 1986. Recent experience is concentrated in life science research and GMP facilities, cold storage and food processing facilities and major urban and suburban mixed-use development sites. Valuations and consulting assignments have been performed on various properties including, but not limited to, retail centers and malls, apartment complexes, proposed single-family and residential condominium developments, industrial and office buildings. Clients served include accountants, law firms, financial institutions, public agencies, life companies, pension funds, developers and investors. Valuations have been performed for condemnation, estate planning, mortgage lending, asset valuation, due diligence support, and tax valuation purposes. Membership in The Counselors of Real Estate is selective and is extended by invitation only, attesting to the practitioner’s expertise and proven competence in his or her chosen area of real estate. Members receive the CRE credential in recognition of proven superior problem-solving ability. 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. Fewer than 1,100 real estate professionals currently hold the CRE credential.
The CRE, established in 1953 and headquartered in Chicago, is an international professional organization whose members provide objective, reliable advice and counsel on matters affecting all forms of real property in the U.S. and abroad. Members include ranking representatives of real estate consulting, financial, legal and accounting firms as well as leaders of Wall St., government and academia.