R. Ashton Rowles, MAI, MRICS is currently a Senior Director for Archstone Appraisal Group, LLC and head of the executive team. He helped form Archstone in November 2017 after previously working with Verde Valuation in 2017.
Prior to these independent firms, Ashton served as the Executive Managing Director of the Washington, D.C. office for Colliers International Valuation & Advisory Services, where he supervised a team of appraisers covering the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions. Ashton also assisted with International Appraisal work out of Washington D.C. supervising assignments throughout Latin America and the Caribbean for a variety of international entities. Prior to that, Ashton worked for Colliers International Valuation & Advisory Services from 2005 to 2011 as a Senior Valuation Specialist.
In 2008, Ashton assisted in opening the Colliers International Valuation & Advisory Services Denver office, successfully expanding the national coverage area. Ashton previously worked for Grubb and Ellis as the Team Leader of a new office, where he helped supervise nine appraisers. He also previously worked for the U.S. Department of State from 2011 to May 2013 as a Senior Real Estate Appraiser, assisting with valuation-related matters for acquisition and disposal for the U.S. Government’s International Real Estate holdings.
Ashton has appraisal experience in 38 states and approximately 20 countries. He has been involved in numerous fields within real estate valuation, including: single asset valuation, portfolio valuation, market analysis, feasibility studies, lease and cost analysis, highest and best use analysis, rent analysis, eminent domain, litigation support, insurance valuation, foreclosure and bankruptcy support, and tax mitigation.