Real Estate Fiduciary Services, LLC
REFS is a real estate investment consulting firm that excels at defining the problem and then solving it, all while protecting and advocating for its client’s interests. REFS is particularly adept at devising practical solutions to take advantage of changing economic or market conditions.
Specifically, REFS’ founder and principal, John Baczewski, CPA, CRE provides independent fiduciary investment advisory and management services to institutional, family office and high-net-worth investors and managers. John also acts as a senior advisor, providing oversight to corporate boards, as well as strategic support to emerging managers and investment entities. In addition, REFS offers specialized research and analysis.,Read More
Clients engage with REFS to access its:
- Expertise—REFS is good at identifying the issue and potential solutions, and then negotiating and/or consulting with all parties to execute those solutions. This expertise flows from the more than 30 years of experience that John brings to the assignment, as well as a large network of seasoned industry professionals who can be called upon as needed to deliver specific project work at a fraction of the cost of assembling the same team in-house.
- Experience—REFS has tried-and-true experience across the full range of real estate investment structures, product types and markets, as well as through multiple real estate cycles.
- Proven Track Record—Since its founding nearly 20 years ago, REFS has successfully completed fiduciary, investment, management, and consulting assignments for institutional, corporate, and private real estate entities. Many of these clients continue to turn to REFS as a trusted advisor whenever they face a problem or hurdle where they need an additional resource.
- Extensive Business Resources—REFS has direct, trusted relationships with strategic real estate–related entities throughout the country—including appraisers, attorneys, engineering firms, general contractors, property management and leasing companies, and research/data providers—that it can engage and direct for its clients’ benefit as appropriate.