Von Ancken & Associates


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Von Ancken & Associates
Real Estate Valuation and Consulting
55 Randall Avenue| Bridgeport|  Connecticut | 06606

(203) 366-1088

Our firm

We are a full service Commercial Appraisal and Consulting firm with in-depth experience on a broad range of commercial property types within Connecticut and Metro New York. Utilizing the collective expertise of three appraisers each with over 20 years of commercial valuation experience, including two with MAI designations, our firm has handled the commercial appraisal and consulting needs of private, public and institutional clients for over 22 years.

We take great pride in our long standing exemplary reputation throughout the greater Connecticut real estate and investment community. We are committed to providing thorough, ethical and timely valuation consulting services to the real estate community.


Our valuation analyses have included the following services:

  • market value appraisals
  • ground lease valuation
  • construction/development consulting
  • condominium sellout analysis
  • office conversions
  • loan workouts
  • portfolio valuation
  • retrospective value appraisals
  • fair market rental analysis
  • appraisal  review (desktop, field)
  • market studies
  • highest and best use studies
  • feasibility studies
  • expert testimony/litigation support
  • arbitration
  • insurable value appraisals
  • cash flow modeling
  • due diligence
  • market research
  • customized market reports


The majority of our assignments include properties located within Connecticut’s Fairfield, New Haven, and Hartford counties. We have appraised an extensive array of properties, including the following:

  • large and small multifamily
  • mixed-use properties and office complexes
  • schools
  • flex buildings
  • medical office buildings
  • tennis facilities
  • funeral homes
  • banquet facilities
  • motels/hotels
  • restaurants
  • gas stations
  • auto repair facilities
  • health clinics
  • vacant land
  • churches
  • daycare facilities
  • parking lots and garages
  • mobile home parks
  • marinas subdivisions for single family
  • PUD and senior housing developments

All appraised property is inspected and all appraisals are signed by Robert E. Von Ancken, MAI, CCIM.


Our clients include local and national lending institutions, property owners and developers, governmental organizations, and attorneys. Legal providers utilize our firm in support of tax appeals, litigation, estate planning, and condemnation proceedings. We have long-established relationships with and working knowledge of local governments, lending institutions, and local and national brokers.


As real estate experts, we understand the importance of keeping abreast of the ever-changing market conditions. Our appraisers’ active involvement in the real estate community is complemented by our use of the latest data subscriptions. We are uniquely qualified to ensure a comprehensive analysis through the combination of training and experience, knowledge derived from our own firm’s database garnered over 20+ years, continued active involvement in the real estate community as well as use of the latest technology driven database subscriptions.




Our associates

Robert E. Von Ancken, MAI, CCIM, Principal

Lee Grubman, MAI, Senior Appraiser

Contact us

Telephone:          203-366-1088

Fax:                      203-366-1788

Address:              55 Randall Avenue, Bridgeport CT 06606

Email:       Robert E. Von Ancken, rvonancken@aol.com

                   Lee Grubman, LeeGrubman@aol.com