Robert Wells, ASA

Robert Wells, ASA

Senior Vice President

Current responsibilities:

Robert Wells duties include managing JLL Valuation Advisory in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and overseeing the appraisal process for assignments covering a diverse group of property types, uses, and users. Assignments include all property types, including industrial, office, retail, development land, multifamily, and special use properties such as data centers, movie theaters, golf courses, regional shopping malls, marinas, and others. Mr. Wells has appraised properties in the majority of U.S. states and on six continents. He has also served as expert witness defending his appraisals.

Clients served include large public and private corporations, law firms, private property owners, financial institutions, pension funds, and other users.

Assignments are completed for a variety of uses, including financial accounting, financing, ad valorem tax, litigation support, asset valuation, insurance, estate tax planning, and purchase/sale negotiation.


Previously, Robert was a Director at Duff & Phelps, LLC, holding managerial responsibilities in the Milwaukee offices. In 2015 Duff & Phelps acquired American Appraisal Associates where Mr. Wells began his professional career and rose to the level of Director after a variety of positions and being promoted to levels of increasing scope and responsibility from his start as a Research Analyst.

Notable postings included interim manager of the Princeton, New Jersey real estate group, and Central European Real Estate Valuation Manager, based in Budapest, and responsible for offices in Hungary, Poland, and the Czech Republic, and projects throughout Europe and elsewhere.

Mr. Wells has managed relationships with hundreds of clients ranging from sole proprietorships to Fortune 500 companies in delivering complex real property projects on a wide range of businesses.


  • Master of Business Administration, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
  • Bachelor of Business Administration-Financial Investment Banking and Management Administration, University of Wisconsin, Madison


  • Accredited Senior Appraiser designation (ASA)
  • Practicing Affiliate in the Appraisal Institute
  • Member of the International Right-of-Way Association

Certified General Real Estate Appraiser in the following States:

  • Colorado
  • Georgia
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Michigan 
  • Minnesota
  • North Carolina
  • Wisconsin