Caitlin A. Bevis, MAI
Caitlin Bevis, Managing Partner at Breakpoint Advisors, discovered a need in the commercial real estate sector for impartial valuations delivered with a client-first mentality.
A Designated Member of the Appraisal Institute and licensed in multiple states, Caitlin is well-versed in the appraisal of all primary property types across the US. Over the past several years, Caitlin has focused on the valuation of CBD and suburban office, industrial, retail, and multifamily assets. Proficient in the newest ARGUS software, ARGUS Enterprise, Caitlin has trained colleagues and students at the Steers Center for Global Real Estate at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business. She is also an active member of CREW Boston.
With a Master's Degree in the Humanities from the University of Chicago and over 17 years in the commercial real estate field, Caitlin's unique blend of the arts and finance results in accurate, effectively communicated appraisals.
When not serving her clients, Caitlin enjoys Friday night dance parties with her family, perfecting the weekend getaway, and trying to keep up with her amazing running group.
Joel Bevis, Partner at Breakpoint Advisors, focuses chiefly on the valuation of multifamily and mixed-use assets in both urban and suburban settings.
As a former Director in the Boston office of Capright, Joel has spent the last several years serving primarily institutional clients and working across all property types. He began his appraisal career with Integra Realty Resources in Chicago with an emphasis on valuations for financial institutions for lending purposes. Proficient in ARGUS Enterprise and having completed some 750 appraisals over 25 states, he is an experienced and pragmatic commercial real estate professional. With a Master’s Degree in Urban Planning, Joel has a keen interest in the relationship between people and place within the built environment.
In his personal life, Joel is typically found in the company of his wife, Caitlin, and son, Sidney, the latter of whom is the driving force for his conversion to a Boston Red Sox and Celtics fan.
Andrew Meschewski, MAI
Andrew Meschewski, Partner at Breakpoint Advisors, leads the Los Angeles office and focuses on all major asset classes located in the Western United States.
Prior to Breakpoint Advisors, Andrew was a Director at Capright’s San Diego and Chicago offices and has spent the last several years serving primarily institutional clients for purposes that include financial reporting for pension fund requirements, asset management, and acquisition due diligence. During his employ with Capright, Andrew trained colleagues on the appraisal process and completed assignments in over 20 states. His interest in commercial real estate was fostered at the University of Wisconsin–Madison where he received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree with majors in Real Estate and Urban Land Economics as well as Risk Management and Insurance. With his proficiency in ARGUS Enterprise and knowledge of an ever-changing commercial real estate environment, Andrew ensures that each valuation and consulting assignment exemplifies his desire for delivering thorough, cohesive analyses that meet client expectations and deadlines.
In his free time, Andrew enjoys travelling and meticulously curating his ever-growing compact disc collection, which he hopes will one day be as hip as vinyl.
Crane Cantrell, MAI
Crane Cantrell, Managing Director at Breakpoint Advisors, is based in Jacksonville, Florida and focuses on all asset classes throughout the Southeastern United States.
Crane was a Senior Manager at Altus Group before joining Breakpoint Advisors and has spent the last several years serving institutional clients across the entire spectrum of the appraisal, appraisal review, and appraisal management process. After graduating from Auburn University with a major in Finance, Crane’s appraisal career commenced at a regional appraisal firm in Atlanta, Georgia (McColgan & Company) where he received a strong education base in valuation. During his tenure at Altus of just under a decade, Crane’s responsibilities ranged from everything from training colleagues in the fine points of appraisal/ARGUS software, to consulting institutional clients, to the appraisal management process of ODCE and other institutional portfolio totaling more than $20 billion in assets under management. Crane’s institutional valuation knowledge of the four major food groups is not to be overshadowed by his extensive experience in the hospitality/resort and student-housing sectors.
When he’s not awaiting the latest Argus subversion release or finding new property types to appraise, Crane enjoys traveling with his wife and two sons on his quest to play 18 golf holes in all 50 United States.
Alejandra Curry, Senior Director at Breakpoint Advisors, is based in Chicago and focuses on all major asset classes in the Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, and Northeast.
Ali is licensed as a Certified General Real Estate Appraiser in multiples states and is proficient in ARGUS Enterprise. She has been in the valuation industry for over a decade appraising a variety of diverse and complex assets ranging from ground up, mixed-use urban developments to CBD trophy office towers. Ali received her degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where she majored in Speech Communications. Prior to starting her career in valuation, Ali was in property management where she assisted with the daily operation of commercial office buildings. It was there that she developed a passion for real estate.
Ali lives in Chicago with her husband and three children. She enjoys planning the perfect party and one day hopes to perfect her golf game to keep up with her golf-loving family.
Ronald K. Kennedy
Ronald K. Kennedy is a Senior Director in the Los Angeles office of Breakpoint Advisors. He focuses on all major asset classes located in the Western and Southwestern United States.
Prior to joining Breakpoint Advisors, Ron was a Senior Director at Capright’s San Diego and Chicago offices and has spent the last several years serving primarily institutional clients for purposes that include financial reporting for pension fund requirements, asset management, and acquisition due diligence. During his tenure with Capright, Ron completed more than 1,000 appraisal assignments throughout the United States and Mexico. With more than 25 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry, including 18 years as an appraiser, Ron has not only worked extensively in the major asset classes of industrial, office, retail, and multi-family, he has also completed appraisals of such diverse properties as vacant land, life sciences facilities, medical buildings, self-storage facilities, and restaurants.
In his free time, Ron enjoys spending time with his wife, Bianca, working with polo horses, and investing in blockchain/cryptocurrency technologies.
Terry Vanga, Director at Breakpoint Advisors, is based in Austin and has her Certified General License in multiple states.
Terry received her bachelor’s degree in mathematics from the University of New Hampshire and has experience appraising a variety of property types including single- and multi-tenant industrial facilities, flex space, multifamily properties, mixed-use properties, single- and multi-tenant suburban office, medical office, neighborhood retail, single-tenant retail, land use developments, and special-use buildings. Prior to becoming an appraiser, she worked on the investment team responsible for researching mortgage-backed securities at Loomis Sayles in Boston as well as in the actuarial valuation division at Sun Life Financial. Terry is currently pursuing the MAI designation.
In her spare time, she enjoys hiking in the woods and traveling around the world.
Sharan Martin is a Director at Breakpoint Advisors. She has been involved in real estate leasing, management, and valuation since 1980.
Currently licensed as a Certified General Appraiser in two states, Sharan was most recently a staff appraiser with Carr, Sigsbee & Associates, where she focused on commercial real estate valuation, including office, retail, and warehouse properties, business and industrial parks, residential subdivisions, and mixed-use developments. Her practice also included eminent domain appraisal. Her leasing and property management experience almost exclusively involved retail centers.
Sharan holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Anthropology from the University of Edinburgh in Scotland; has successfully completed all courses for the Certified Property Management designation awarded by the Institute of Real Estate Management; and stays current in the appraisal field through continuing educational requirements necessary to retain Certified General designations.
In addition to her commercial real estate interests, Sharan has embarked on a formal art docent training program and has been appointed to the Historic Preservation Commission of her small city. Her wide range of experience supports producers and staff at Breakpoint Advisors.
Susannah Cintron, Senior Associate at Breakpoint Advisors, is a trainee appraiser supporting Breakpoint senior staff with appraisal projects within the US.
Susannah began her appraisal career with Capright where she assisted with research, data analysis and narrative report writing for various property types across the United States. Prior to embarking on her career change, Susannah spent over ten years as a nonprofit and fundraising professional in the Boston area. Most recently, Susannah was a Senior Development Researcher with Combined Jewish Philanthropies where she partnered with development staff on prospect management strategies for major donors to support the annual fundraising goal. Susannah is a graduate of Indiana University where she majored in Telecommunications.
Susannah lives in Boston with her husband and two children. She is the proud parent of a Boston Public Schools student and is actively involved as a parent volunteer, both at the neighborhood and city-wide level.
Drew Bevis, Associate at Breakpoint Advisors, is a trainee appraiser supporting Breakpoint senior staff with appraisal projects within the US.
Drew began his career in commercial real estate after spending five years in the international education field, developing curriculum and managing projects for Bridge International Academies. Upon completing a Masters of Fine Arts in Creative Writing, he entered commercial real estate hoping to apply both his writing and analytical skills in support of appraisal projects.
Drew lives in Boston with his fiancé. When not working, you can find him on the golf course, community organizing, or writing.
Christine H. Pulle
Christine H. Pulle, Director of Operations at Breakpoint Advisors, ensures that Breakpoint client needs are met with efficient and seamless service from engagement to delivery.
Christine began her career in Information Technology Consulting and Project Management with IBM, leading cross-functional and multi-national teams to deliver complex IT solutions to a variety of Fortune 100, 500, and public sector clients. After more than a decade, Christine then put her technical and organizational skills to use at a more localized level, as a project and program manager for political candidates and within the non-profit sector. Christine holds a BA in Marketing from Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas.
In her spare time, Christine enjoys spending time in the outdoors with her husband and three children sharing a lifelong love of nature and exploring new places.