Brad Barone



Brad joined Franklin Nova Group in 2013, focusing on real estate consulting and valuation services. His appraisal experience includes assignments for fair value, financing, consulting, tax appeals and other litigation. Brad also serves as a specialist for audit teams, reviewing third-party fair value estimates.

With twenty years of experience in real estate, Brad serves an array of clients in the following industries: manufacturing; automotive; steel and aluminum; and retail.

Outside of the office, Brad is on the go with his wife, son and daughter at sporting events, traveling, skiing … or just walking the dog.

significant transactions
Wendy's - Provide ongoing financial reporting support to one of the leading quick service restaurant chains in the US with over 5,400 locations. Our services include ongoing financial reporting testing and quarterly analysis of lease portfolio. (Services – Valuation and Lease Consulting Services – Food & Beverage Industry)
Vera Bradley - Assisted a leading designer, manufacturer, and retailer of women’s handbags and luggage in meeting the financial reporting requirements related to its first significant acquisition of a branded product portfolio (Pura Vida) valued at nearly $100 million. In addition to providing acquisition assistance, we have consulted with the Company regarding the impacts of COVID-19 on their assets including the retailers national lease portfolio. (Services – Valuation and Lease Consulting Services – Apparel, Accessories and Luxury Goods Industry)
industries served

Consumer Goods, Manufacturing, Technology, Environmental, Life Sciences & Healthcare, Education, Energy, Real Estate.


BA, Economics
Washington & Jefferson College, Washington, PA


Certified General Real Estate Appraiser – Michigan, Pennsylvania and West Virginia

Licensed Real Estate Salesperson - Pennsylvania

professional affiliations

MAI Designated Member of the Appraisal Institute

Appraisal Institute Courses:
Appraisal Principles; Appraisal Procedures; USPAP; Real Estate Finance, Statistics, and Valuation Modeling; Sales Comparison Valuation of Small, Mixed-Use Properties; Apartment Appraisal; Basic Income Capitalization; General Appraiser Market Analysis & Highest and Best Use; Advanced Income Capitalization; Advanced Applications; General Appraiser Report Writing and Case Studies; Business Practices and Ethics; Fundamentals of Separating Real, Personal Property, and Intangible Business Assets; Argus Seminar