Los Angeles, CA, – November 29, 2018 GRS Group is pleased to announce that Brian Mende has joined its transaction services team as Director of Business Development.

“It’s an exciting time to come on board at GRS Group,” said Mr. Mende. “They not only offer a unique solution to CRE customers, but they truly set themselves apart regarding corporate culture and their commitment to the engagement of their employees.”

Based in New Jersey, Mr. Mende is a seasoned veteran in the area of commercial real estate assessment and due diligence services.  With experience in all commercial property categories and myriad transaction types, Mr. Mende has served the CMBS market, institutional lenders, equity lenders, private equity, REITs, and property owners.  He has worked throughout the US, Mexico, and the US Virgin Islands, as well as providing oversight of projects in South and Central America. Mr. Mende’s career also includes 8 years as a Risk Officer for a major financial institution providing environmental and engineering due diligence consulting expertise for industrial, commercial and multi-family residential development real estate.

In his new role with GRS Group, Mr. Mende will be able to expand the scope of his sales efforts to include all transaction services the firm offers:

  • Phase I Environmental Site Assessments
  • Property Condition Assessment Services
  • Energy Assessments
  • Construction Advisory Services
  • ALTA Survey & Zoning Reports
  • Title Insurance

“Brian is another great addition to the GRS Group team,” said GRS Group president, Noreen Clindinning. “We’re thrilled to expand our presence in New Jersey and Brian brings a wealth of experience to our growing list of high-profile commercial clients.”

Mr. Mende attended Long Island University and is a Certified Professional Geologist.

About GRS Group
On the leading edge of innovation in commercial real estate transactions, GRS Group provides its client with unsurpassed expertise. In the areas of Transaction Services, Title Insurance, and Sustainability Solutions, we rely on our greatest assets and differentiators—our people and our systems. With offices across the United States, Europe, and affiliates around the globe, GRS Group provides local market knowledge with a global perspective for institutional real estate investors, occupiers and lenders worldwide. The GRS Group team has evaluated and advised on over $1 trillion in CRE transactions.