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David B. Koller, ASA



Contact Information:
225 West Wacker Drive
Suite 3000
Chicago, IL 60606
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1 (773) 332-1393

Appraiser Profile:




David B. Koller, ASA is the Practice Leader of the Machinery & Equipment group at Cushman & Wakefield. Mr. Koller specializes in the valuation of machinery & equipment for the allocation of purchase price, insurance reporting, pre-acquisition valuation, fresh start accounting, property tax analysis, financing/lease and collateral evaluation.


Mr. Koller has been active in the appraisal profession since 1998, valuing the fixed assets of entertainment companies, pharmaceutical manufacturing plants, pharmaceutical testing facilities, banks, telecommunications companies, hospitals, restaurants, medical and health care facilities, chemical plants, agricultural facilities, food production factories, television stations, foundries, steel service facilities, concrete plants, injection mold facilities, auto part manufacturers, gas and oil extraction equipment, and movie theaters. His practice includes the valuation of municipal, industrial, commercial, and agricultural buildings and structures for insurance purposes. He has extensive experience with broadcast, communications, automotive, metalworking, plastic extrusion, and steel manufacturing machinery.

Mr. Koller began his career focusing in appraisal, end of lease transactions, and asset management for equipment leasing and financing institutions. He has expertise in the appraisal & recovery/resale of equipment in high technology industries including broadcast, data networking, and communications infrastructure.

Mr. Koller’s appraisal work has involved projects throughout the United States, as well as in Canada, Brazil, Germany, France, Italy, Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Columbia, United Kingdom, and Poland.


Mr. Koller has led Cushman & Wakefield’s Machinery & Equipment group since 2016. Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield, he was the National Practice Leader of Capital Asset Valuation at Marshall & Stevens. Mr. Koller began his valuation career as a manager at Micor Media Group, a high technology valuation firm, focused in the valuation of broadcast, entertainment & media production, and communications.


Mr. Koller holds a B.A. degree in Communications and English from the University of Wisconsin - Madison. In addition, he has attended numerous educational seminars in valuation theory and practice, including receiving a Certification of Completion, American Society of Appraisers—Advanced Multidisciplinary Healthcare Valuation Education Program.


Mr. Koller is an accredited senior appraiser of The American Society of Appraisers with a designation in Machinery & Technical Specialties - Machinery & Equipment. He is currently serving as President in the Chicago chapter.