With experience as a broker and appraiser, Shawn brings a remarkably holistic understanding of commercial real estate — making him a highly-sought expert among industry leaders.
He revels in the opportunity to put that knowledge to good use for his clients. As someone who prides himself on being a lifelong learner and deep thinker, Shawn especially enjoys developing outside-the-box business solutions.
Shawn has extensive experience overseeing comprehensive appraisals of various property types, including industrial, medical offices, multi-family, retail, office, vacant land and agricultural. He also brings a decade of experience as a commercial real estate broker for national firms, where he managed hundreds of real estate transactions.
Shawn is a Certified General Real Estate Appraiser in Ohio and Kentucky and Licensed Real Estate Broker in Ohio.
Garry is a Managing Partner at Si Vales Valeo Real Estate (SVVRE), where he brings exceptional knowledge of multi-family, retail, and office properties — along with experience in landlord representation, property management, marketing and sales.
This well rounded background, coupled with his ethical convictions, enable him to deliver seasoned, trustworthy advice to his clients.
As a licensed real estate agent, Garry is skilled at guiding clients through all phases of real estate. He primarily focuses on consulting during the hold period of ownership to align with clients’ best interests before representation of the asset disposition.
He also enjoys providing valuations, underwriting, purchase negotiations, and sale agreements. As someone who gives great attention to detail, Garry also excels in due diligence, and reviewing leases, titles, surveys and zoning reports.
Garry also has established relationships with a vast network of attorneys, 1031 tax specialists, appraisers, title companies, lenders, property managers and other industry professionals who can help achieve his clients’ goals.
In 2023, J.D. joined Si Vales Valeo Real Estate as a Director of multifamily brokerage services after a long tenure with a national brokerage firm. During his time there, he amassed an impressive record of completing multifamily transactions while forging a reputation for being a persistent representative of his clients’ interests. SVVRE benefits greatly from Mr. Schmerge’s impeccable reputation amongst industry participants and peers in addition to his ability to match a property with the perfect buyer.
Prior to starting his multifamily real estate brokerage career, J.D. acted as a liaison between IT employees and companies of all industries and sizes. It was during this time that he honed his ability to bring together parties with symbiotic needs and skills.
J.D. is a Northern Kentucky native, where he currently resides with his wife and two daughters. He is a proud graduate of Covington Catholic and the University of Dayton where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Finance. This educational foundation becomes evident to his clients and peers through his detailed financial analyses and understanding of key performance metrics.
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