Daily News: June 25, 2014

Williams Joins Great American Group as Managing Director

Great American Group announced the appointment of Daniel Williams as managing director of its Advisory and Valuation Services division. He has 20 years of experience in ABL, which he will use to benefit the company’s clients.

“I’ve known Dan for many years and am excited he decided to join GA. Each day Dan will be in market, supplementing our existing coverage of Ryan Mulcunry and Michael Petruski,” said Great American Group CEO of Advisory and Valuation Services, Lester Friedman. He continued, “We see immense growth potential in New York and Dan will be instrumental in leading a team of professionals to service the world’s largest financial market.”

With a career that has spanned two decades, Williams has a rich history working for financial institutions and will bring this expertise to his new role. His business acumen and understanding of the asset based lending process will be invaluable as he works with Great American Group’s clients. Williams will be strategically based in New York City, a center of multi-jurisdictional deals which remain a concentrated focus of the global practice.

Prior to joining Great American Group, Williams served as a SVP of RBS Citizens and previously worked for GE Capital and Bank of America. He is an active member of the Association for Corporate Growth, the Commercial Finance Association and the Turnaround Management Association.

“I am thrilled to join Great American Group and am looking forward to working with such an accomplished group of professionals to grow the practice in New York,” said Williams.

Great American Group’s Advisory and Valuation Services division is one of the largest appraisal practices in the U.S. The professionals in the group conduct thousands of appraisals each year representing hundreds of billions of dollars in assets annually.

Great American Group is a provider of asset disposition and auction solutions, advisory and valuation services, capital investment and real estate advisory services for an extensive array of companies.