Lance Duke (CPA, CA) is a founding Principal of CRE Advisory Services Inc. Lance is highly respected in the Real Estate industry and specializes in complex Lease Audits. Lance has generated material Lease Audit savings for clients over his career, while always preserving the landlord and Tenant relationship.
Lance is a recurring speaker at the Real Leasing Conference where he demonstrates his knowledge, experience and passion for helping Tenants. Lance has also provided seminars to major commercial brokerage and legal firms, and has co-authored the Lease Audit chapter for the 5th edition of Harvey Haber's "The Commercial Lease, A Practical Guide."
After qualifying at Ernst & Young, Lance worked for a variety of commercial landlords. Having worked for both landlords and Tenants, Lance is able to understand and respect both perspectives - a fundamental difference for optimal Lease Audit results. Lance's work experiences, accounting designation, financial acumen, strong negotiating skills and respectful personality all combine to maximize results for his clients.
Rick Goldberger is a founding Principal of CRE Advisory Services Inc., and provided Lease Audit and Consulting Services throughout the lifecycle of the lease. His primary focus is on cost savings for his clients.
Rick was a pioneer in establishing the lease audit field which was previously an undiscovered area of significant cost saving opportunities for Tenants.
Rick has over 39 years of commercial real estate experience, both as a landlord-owner and as a consultant to Commercial Tenants. He has reviewed and analyzed thousands of leases and advised clients on all matters concerning commercial leases, including innovative approaches for achieving client and stakeholder cost savings.
Rick is a recognized industry expert and is regularly called upon by the realty and legal communities to provide seminars and consultative advice on commercial and industrial lease matters. His ability to analyze and draft leases, concentrating on the hidden financial impact of the wording of leases, enables his clients to negotiate advantageous lease clauses.
Rick specializes in large and highly complex Lease Audits, particularly new buildings for large corporate head offices.