BBG Continues Growth, Adds Former CBRE Executive

Posted On October 13, 2015

Dagnall glassesLeading Due Diligence Executive Richard Dagnall joins Houston office to propel BBG Assessment Services

DALLAS, October 13, 2015 /PR NEWSWIRE/ – Building on its exponential growth in the national real estate market, Butler Burgher Group (BBG) today announced an expansion of its assessment services capabilities, with the appointment
of former CBRE executive Richard Dagnall as Senior Managing Director in the Houston office.

Prior to joining BBG, Dagnall served as Senior Managing Director of Assessment & Consulting Services with CBRE, Inc., where he was instrumental in growing the firm’s due diligence practice into one of the industry’s leading providers of assessment services.

“It’s incredibly exciting to add Richard to the BBG team,” said BBG CEO Diane Butler. “His sterling national reputation will raise our profile and take BBG Assessment Services to the next level.”

Besides CBRE, Dagnall has a wealth of experience establishing and growing due diligence capabilities at other firms including Land America Corp., Aaron & Wright and RERC Environmental, Inc.

With more than 25 years of experience in the due diligence industry, he has been involved in the environmental and property condition assessment thousands of commercial properties throughout the country. His experience covers industrial, commercial, multifamily residential and undeveloped properties for investment banks, national and regional banks, agency lenders, insurance companies, developers and law firms.

“This is a great opportunity to work with Richard again,” said John Wright, Director of BBG Assessment Services in Houston. “Our history working together dates back to the early Aaron & Wright days. His expertise creates synergy that will benefit our new and existing clients.”

“The timing couldn’t be better for Richard to join BBG,” Butler said. “Our growth is driving additional need for assessment services, and his skill set is a perfect match with our clients’ requirements.”

BBG is a leading national valuation, advisory and assessment firm headquartered in Dallas with offices from New York to California. Nationally ranked as one of the Top 4 commercial real estate firms in the U.S., and led by former CREW Network President, Diane Butler, BBG has experts in all facets of commercial real estate. From multifamily and student housing to large portfolio projects, BBG achieves big results.

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