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Newsletter: Investing in Expertise


Partner's mission is to be the best home for talented professionals in our field, because by hiring the best, we can deliver the best to our clients. The individuals below have recently come home to Partner. We're excited for the growth and expanded offerings that this impressive team will support. 


Bob Barone, RA, LEED AP Director, Institutional  Construction Services



Bob Barone, Director, Institutional Construction Services

Over his 40-year career in CRE, Barone has pioneered due diligence standards and construction risk management practices, including standards for PCAs and Mold/Moisture Surveys. A sought-after development and construction expert, Barone is known for consulting on complex, high-rise projects including:

  • CityCenter, Las Vegas, NV – 18 million SFG Casino Resort 
  • Wilshire Grand Center, Los Angeles, CA – 2.2 million SFG, 73 Stories
  • Time Warner Center, New York,NY – 2.8 million SFG, 55 Stories

Gary Cohn, Director, Institutional A&E Services



Gary Cohn, Director, Institutional A&E Services

Also a 40-year industry veteran, Cohn brings substantial expertise spanning the entire lifecycle of an asset. A trusted advisor to many of the nation’s largest CRE investors, Cohn is known for delivering in-depth consulting and white glove service on landmark projects such as:

  • LAX Control Tower, Los Angeles, CA – directed Property Condition Assessment in support of redevelopment
  • PetSmart Headquarters, Phoenix, AZ – provided Owner Representation during development
  • Technical College System of Georgia – led Facility Condition Assessments of 500+ buildings and 12 million SF

CRE's Most Wanted: How Many of These Experts Do You Recognize? 

The faces below represent decades of experience in CRE consulting for institutional clients. These sought-after architects, engineers, and assessors are among the 30+ experts that we've added to our institutional teams over the last few months. They will expand and enrich our offerings in engineering and environmental assessments, roof consulting, building technology consulting, litigation support, and more.