Leading San Francisco Bay Area Commercial Real Estate Services Firm Joins IRR; Represents IRR’s Third Acquisition this Year
SAN FRANCISCO, CA — (March 11, 2020) — Integra Realty Resources (IRR), one of North America’s largest independent commercial real estate valuation and consulting firms, today announced its expanding its IRR-San Francisco office through the acquisition of The Fillmore Group, one of the San Francisco Bay Area’s largest, most respected commercial real estate services firms.
Effective immediately all nine employees of The Fillmore Group will join the IRR-San Francisco office. Jeffrey W. Fillmore, MAI, a 35-year commercial real estate industry professional and president of The Fillmore Group, becomes IRR’s newest shareholder and will lead the newly merged office as Senior Managing Director.
“We have a lot of momentum, having acquired three new firms in less than two months,” says Anthony M. Graziano, MAI, CRE, CEO of IRR. “Our steady growth speaks to the value our unique entrepreneurial, collaborative culture and our proprietary technology platform. We continue to attract the industry’s top talent and are thrilled to welcome Jeff and his well-respected team from The Fillmore Group. Jeff, who has served the Silicon Valley for more than three decades, brings particular expertise in affordable housing and tax credit work that will be a tremendous asset to our team moving forward.”
Fillmore added, “We are thrilled to join Integra’s highly regarded team of professionals and look forward to building on their successes here in the San Francisco Bay Area. With the backing of Integra’s national platform and cutting-edge technology, we look forward to better serving our current clients and scaling our affordable housing practice group.”
Founded in 1998, The Fillmore Group has grown into one of the largest private commercial real estate appraisal firms in Northern California. The firm valued more than $4 billion in real estate assets last year alone. The firm routinely handles assignments throughout Northern California across all commercial real estate product types, with a specialty practice group that caters to affordable housing and tax credit work. Notable assignments include Coleman Highline, a 1.7+ million-square-foot, Class-A office project under construction in San Jose; Fremont Technology Business Center, a 1.7+ million-square-foot Class-A warehouse under construction in Fremont; and The CityLine Sunnyvale, a mixed-use lifestyle center that will include 830,000 square feet of retail and office space, plus 292 residential units.
Fillmore began his career in 1986 as a commercial real estate appraiser with David J. Morrison, Inc. In 1996, he was named a partner with Morrison-Fillmore and Associates, which in 1998 became The Fillmore Group. His experience includes a broad range of property types with extensive experience in special purpose properties such as hotels, restaurants, commercial laundry facilities, cold storage facilities and government aided senior and affordable housing projects. His clients include lending institutions, attorneys, REITS, developers, banks, governmental agencies, savings and loans and individuals. Active in industry associations, Fillmore is a MAI member of the Appraisal Institute and has served as Chair of the South Branch of the Northern California Chapter of the Appraisal Institute and Chair of the Associates’ Guidance – General Committee. He earned his bachelor’s in Business from Brigham Young University.
IRR-San Francisco offers appraisal and consulting services for a wide variety of clients including commercial banks, private equity lenders, municipalities, public / governmental entities, and private investors. The office will continue to offer expert testimony and extensive real estate consulting services consistent with IRR’s platform of core advisory services.
About Integra Realty Resources (IRR)
Integra Realty Resources (IRR) is the largest independent commercial real estate valuation services firm in North America, covering more than 60 markets with over 600 employees throughout the United States, and the Caribbean. The firm specializes in real estate appraisals, feasibility studies, market studies, expert testimony, and related property consulting services. Many of the nation’s largest and most prestigious financial institutions, developers, corporations, law firms, and government agencies are among IRR’s clients. In 2019, IRR completed more than 24,000 assignments across 60 metro markets totaling more than $102 billion in asset value.