Senior Management Team

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  • Mark W. Santarsiero
    CEO and President
    Marshall & Stevens, Inc.
  • Ralph J. Consola
    Executive Managing Director and Principal
    Business Development
  • Patrick T. Craig, MAI, MRICS
    Managing Director
    Real Estate
  • John F. Oates
    Executive Managing Director
    Structured Finance / Leasing
  • Mark W. Santarsiero
    CEO and President of Board of Directors

    Mr. Santarsiero serves as president and chief executive officer of Marshall & Stevens, an independent valuation services firm based in Los Angeles, California. Founded in 1932, Marshall & Stevens is a recognized leader in valuation services and is one of the oldest and most respected independent multi-disciplinary valuation firms in the U.S.

    Prior to his appointment as president and CEO, Mr. Santarsiero served as the corporate controller of a holding company that owned Marshall & Stevens. He also held other prominent roles within two major CPA firms where he worked with many closely-held companies in the area of audit, tax and management advisory services.

    Mr. Santarsiero earned an M.B.A. from the University of Southern California and a B.S. in accounting from the University of Scranton. He is a certified public accountant in Pennsylvania and California and is an active member in the AICPA, New Jersey and California CPA societies.

    Ralph J. Consola
    Executive Managing Director and Principal

    Mr. Consola serves as an executive managing director and principal of Marshall & Stevens. In his capacity as executive managing director, he oversees the West coast operations, business development, client management and engagement management for the firm.

    Prior to his appointment as an executive managing director and principal, Mr. Consola served as a member of the University Relations Division at Loyola Marymount University. He specializes in fairness and solvency opinions, valuation and transaction advisory services to public and private corporations, shareholders, management, directors and trusted advisors relative to planning, negotiating and reporting of mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, corporate tax restructurings, financings/recapitalizations, shareholder dispute, insurance placement, and estate tax reporting.

    Mr. Consola earned an M.B.A. in finance and a B.S. in mathematics from Loyola Marymount University.

    Patrick T. Craig, MAI, MRICS
    Managing Director of Real Estate

    Mr. Craig serves as a managing director of Marshall & Stevens. In his capacity as managing director, he oversees the national Real Estate Valuation services. Mr. Craig also serves as chair of the firm’s Business Innovation Committee.

    Mr. Craig has over 30 years of experience with real estate business involving valuation of single assets or portfolios, serving clients in the financial services, banking, REIT, insurance, legal, accounting, audit, corporate, development, pension and asset management sectors. Prior to joining Marshall & Stevens, he led the northeast valuation practice for Colliers International. He also spent two decades with Cushman & Wakefield serving as co-leader of the Portfolio Valuation Group, chairman of the firm’s Business Innovation Committee, and member of the Global Business Initiatives Council.

    Mr. Craig earned his B.A. in economics from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He holds an MAI designation from the Appraisal Institute and an MRICS designation from the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors. Mr. Craig is a member of the Real Estate Board of New York, NCREIF, and the International Council of Shopping Centers. He is currently licensed as a Certified General Real Estate Appraiser in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Georgia, Florida, Michigan, Virginia, and Illinois.

    John F. Oates
    Executive Managing Director

    Mr. Oates serves as an executive managing director and head of Structured Finance / Leasing Valuation services for Marshall & Stevens.

    Mr. Oates has over 30 years of experience in the valuation and leasing industries. He specializes in valuation and financial analysis of equipment and facilities for leasing and project financing. Prior to his appointment as managing director, Mr. Oates served as a director in the Structured Finance Group of Navigant Capital Advisors, LLC, managing director at Global Operations for Lease Valuation International, Inc., and a director at Deloitte & Touche LLP where he managed the Leasing Valuation practice.

    Mr. Oates earned his M.B.A. from the Keller Graduate School of Business Management and B.A. from Marquette University. He is a member of the American Society of Appraisers – Business Valuation, and a member of the International Lease Committee.

  • John F. Spude, ASA
    Executive Managing Director and Principal
    Financial
  • John F. Spude, ASA
    Executive Managing Director and Principal

    Mr. Spude serves as an executive managing director and principal of Marshall & Stevens. In his capacity as executive managing director, he oversees the Midwest operations for the firm.

    Active in the valuation profession since 1983, Mr. Spude has managed and performed thousands of valuation studies including the valuation of numerous closely-held companies and partnerships, the valuation and lifting of intellectual properties and intangible assets, the quantification of economic obsolescence in tangible asset valuations, and the analysis and valuation of reporting units, debt and equity securities, and tangible and intangible assets for financial reporting across multiple industries. Additionally, Mr. Spude has been an instructor of the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP).

    Mr. Spude has provided expert witness testimony in valuations and economic damage assessments in the states of Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Minnesota, Tennessee, and Texas.

    Mr. Spude earned an M.B.A. in accounting from DePaul University, and a B.A. in mathematics and business administration from St. Norbert College. He is an accredited senior appraiser (ASA) of the American Society of Appraisers and a member of the Business Valuation Association.
  • Mark W. Santarsiero
    CEO and President
    Marshall & Stevens, Inc.
  • Mark W. Santarsiero
    CEO and President of Board of Directors

    Mr. Santarsiero serves as president and chief executive officer of Marshall & Stevens, an independent valuation services firm based in Los Angeles, California. Founded in 1932, Marshall & Stevens is a recognized leader in valuation services and is one of the oldest and most respected independent multi-disciplinary valuation firms in the U.S.

    Prior to his appointment as president and CEO, Mr. Santarsiero served as the corporate controller of a holding company that owned Marshall & Stevens. He also held other prominent roles within two major CPA firms where he worked with many closely-held companies in the area of audit, tax and management advisory services.

    Mr. Santarsiero earned an M.B.A. from the University of Southern California and a B.S. in accounting from the University of Scranton. He is a certified public accountant in Pennsylvania and California and is an active member in the AICPA, New Jersey and California CPA societies.

  • Ralph J. Consola
    Executive Managing Director and Principal
    Business Development
  • Ralph J. Consola
    Executive Managing Director and Principal

    Mr. Consola serves as an executive managing director and principal of Marshall & Stevens. In his capacity as executive managing director, he oversees the West coast operations, business development, client management and engagement management for the firm.

    Prior to his appointment as an executive managing director and principal, Mr. Consola served as a member of the University Relations Division at Loyola Marymount University. He specializes in fairness and solvency opinions, valuation and transaction advisory services to public and private corporations, shareholders, management, directors and trusted advisors relative to planning, negotiating and reporting of mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, corporate tax restructurings, financings/recapitalizations, shareholder dispute, insurance placement, and estate tax reporting.

    Mr. Consola earned an M.B.A. in finance and a B.S. in mathematics from Loyola Marymount University.

  • Patrick T. Craig, MAI, MRICS
    Managing Director
    Real Estate
  • Patrick T. Craig, MAI, MRICS
    Managing Director of Real Estate

    Mr. Craig serves as a managing director of Marshall & Stevens. In his capacity as managing director, he oversees the national Real Estate Valuation services. Mr. Craig also serves as chair of the firm’s Business Innovation Committee.

    Mr. Craig has over 30 years of experience with real estate business involving valuation of single assets or portfolios, serving clients in the financial services, banking, REIT, insurance, legal, accounting, audit, corporate, development, pension and asset management sectors. Prior to joining Marshall & Stevens, he led the northeast valuation practice for Colliers International. He also spent two decades with Cushman & Wakefield serving as co-leader of the Portfolio Valuation Group, chairman of the firm’s Business Innovation Committee, and member of the Global Business Initiatives Council.

    Mr. Craig earned his B.A. in economics from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He holds an MAI designation from the Appraisal Institute and an MRICS designation from the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors. Mr. Craig is a member of the Real Estate Board of New York, NCREIF, and the International Council of Shopping Centers. He is currently licensed as a Certified General Real Estate Appraiser in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Georgia, Florida, Michigan, Virginia, and Illinois.

  • John F. Oates
    Executive Managing Director
    Structured Finance / Leasing
  • John F. Oates
    Executive Managing Director

    Mr. Oates serves as an executive managing director and head of Structured Finance / Leasing Valuation services for Marshall & Stevens.

    Mr. Oates has over 30 years of experience in the valuation and leasing industries. He specializes in valuation and financial analysis of equipment and facilities for leasing and project financing. Prior to his appointment as managing director, Mr. Oates served as a director in the Structured Finance Group of Navigant Capital Advisors, LLC, managing director at Global Operations for Lease Valuation International, Inc., and a director at Deloitte & Touche LLP where he managed the Leasing Valuation practice.

    Mr. Oates earned his M.B.A. from the Keller Graduate School of Business Management and B.A. from Marquette University. He is a member of the American Society of Appraisers – Business Valuation, and a member of the International Lease Committee.

  • John F. Spude, ASA
    Executive Managing Director and Principal
    Financial
  • John F. Spude, ASA
    Executive Managing Director and Principal

    Mr. Spude serves as an executive managing director and principal of Marshall & Stevens. In his capacity as executive managing director, he oversees the Midwest operations for the firm.

    Active in the valuation profession since 1983, Mr. Spude has managed and performed thousands of valuation studies including the valuation of numerous closely-held companies and partnerships, the valuation and lifting of intellectual properties and intangible assets, the quantification of economic obsolescence in tangible asset valuations, and the analysis and valuation of reporting units, debt and equity securities, and tangible and intangible assets for financial reporting across multiple industries. Additionally, Mr. Spude has been an instructor of the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP).

    Mr. Spude has provided expert witness testimony in valuations and economic damage assessments in the states of Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Minnesota, Tennessee, and Texas.

    Mr. Spude earned an M.B.A. in accounting from DePaul University, and a B.A. in mathematics and business administration from St. Norbert College. He is an accredited senior appraiser (ASA) of the American Society of Appraisers and a member of the Business Valuation Association.

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