Brent W. Maier

Brent W. Maier

Managing Director

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Brent Maier is a managing director with Baker Tilly’s transaction advisory services team. Brent has been with the firm since 2019. He has more than 20 years of experience providing transaction advisory services for real estate entities, property portfolios and complex single-asset property developments to owners, users and investors. He has advised on numerous assignments of large portfolios for multinational and global engagements, having worked throughout North America, Europe, Australia and Asia.

  • ­Valuation and advisory services for a range of real property types, including hospitality and leisure, gaming, senior housing and office properties
  • ­Strategic assessment, advisory and valuation services for a $4.5 billion healthcare REIT related to a restructuring
  • ­Completed a valuation of a $3.5 billion REIT acquisition of an office portfolio for financial reporting purposes
  • ­Provided transaction advisory and valuation services on a portfolio of more than 400 neighborhood retail centers for underwriting a proposed leverage buyout with real estate worth more than $2 billion
  • ­Completed a valuation for a big-box specialty retailer with a total value of nearly $3 billion for financial reporting purposes
  • ­Valuation and advisory of an urban infill development in excess of 150 acres
  • ­Strategic advisory to a real estate investor who owned a portfolio of healthcare properties related to a lease restructuring
  • ­Strategic advisory to an owner operator of a portfolio of skilled nursing facilities considering a transaction for the real estate
  • Appraisal Institute, MAI
  • ­American Society of Appraisers, Accredited Senior Appraiser
  • ­Royal Institute of Charted Surveyors (MRICS), Member


Chicago, IL


DePauw University (Greencastle, Indiana)
Bachelor of Arts in mathematics, minor in economics

Licensed as an investment banker

­Licensed as a certified general real estate appraiser in several states