About Lauer, Jersa & Associates

Lauer, Jersa & Associates was founded by Russell Lauer in 1996 as The Lauer Appraisal Company and was changed to Lauer, Jersa & Associates in 2019 when Michael Jersa joined as a partner.   Lauer, Jersa & Associates has in house research on over 10,000 commercial properties in the St. Louis area and appraising experience in a wide variety of commercial property types.  Our team is listed below.

Michael Jersa

Michael was a commercial broker since 2008 and began appraising in 2012.  Michael became a partner in 2019, is a certified general appraiser, in Missouri and Illinois, is a CCIM and is a candidate for designation in the Appraisal Institute



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Keith McFarland, ASA

Keith has worked in the commercial appraisal field since 1987. Prior to joining Lauer Appraisal, Mr. McFarland was Associate Director of St. Louis Operations for Cushman & Wakefield, operated his own appraisal practice, and served as Appraisal Director for Marshall and Stevens Valuation.



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