Our Team

Richard J. DiGeronimo
President and Founder

Richard J. DiGeronimo, MAI, SRPA, AI-GRS, CRA is President and Founder of R.D. Geronimo Ltd. (1985), a multifaceted organization providing professional real estate advisory services on a regional basis.  These services include real estate appraising, consulting, marketing and planning, which is augmented by a trained staff and a network of consultants and resources. Our corporate office is located in Mineola, New York, which is augmented by our Manhattan office located at 185 Madison Avenue, New York, New York.  (RDNYC Corp).

Ari Dirielyan
Senior Vice President
Certified General Appraiser

Mr. Dirielyan graduated from Pennsylvania State University in 1999, where he received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting. Upon graduation Ari was employed with DoubleClick Inc., the worlds largest Internet advertising firm, as a staff accountant. Within his time of employment with DoubleClick Inc., Mr. Dirielyan was promoted to Accounts Receivable Manager of the company’s technology group.

Paul Thorschmidt
Senior Vice President
Certified General Appraiser

Mr. Thorschmidt graduated from State University of New York at Oneonta in 1994. He received a Bachelor of Science in Business Economics with a dual minor in Accounting and Finance. Paul began his career at MSC Industrial Supply company, a leading direct marketer and distributor of industrial tools and supplies, as a Sales/Purchasing Analyst. Paul was quickly recognized for his analytical ability and team spirit and was promoted to Inventory Manager to oversee a staff of five and over $40 million in inventory.

Stuart Greenfield

Vice President
Certified General Appraiser

Stuart Greenfield started his real estate appraisal career in 2004. He has experience performing appraisals and consulting services on a variety of property types including shopping centers, office buildings, existing and proposed residential condominiums and rental apartment buildings, mixed-use properties, industrial properties, vacant land, air rights and has been extensively involved in the analysis of large portfolios of properties located in the New York metropolitan area and throughout the country. Assignments have been completed for an extensive array of owner/developers, REITS, pension funds, insurance companies and commercial and investment banks throughout the nation.

Lia Chen

Research Analyst and Special Project Coordinator

Ms. Chen is a Master of Business Administration graduate with dual concentration in Business Analytics and
Marketing from Hofstra University's Frank G. Zarb School of Business in 2016. Lia began her professional
career at R.D. Geronimo Ltd. as a research analyst, providing research and technology support to the executive
and appraisal team.

David Berger
Senior Valuation Consultant

David Berger’s real estate career began in 1993 appraising real property with a variety of real estate appraisal and consulting firms including Rogers & Taylor Appraisers, Inc., and Berger & Associates Appraisers, LLC.  Mr. Berger worked for five years as a senior real estate analyst with CB Richard Ellis, one of the largest appraisal firms in the nation. Mr. Berger is a partner at Berger & Associates Appraisers, LLC and currently performs consulting services for R.D. Geronimo Ltd.

Cathy A. McAndrew
Senior Valuation Consultant

Cathy McAndrew’s real estate career began in 1996 appraising real property for Michael J. Weinberg and Associates, a New York City based appraisal firm. Her appraisal assignments included retail, office, loft, multifamily, mixed-use, single family, vacant land, industrial and proposed construction of residential condominiums and rental buildings throughout New York City. Property rights appraised included Fee Simple, Leased Fee, Leasehold and partial interests for the purpose of mortgage financing and estate tax planning. Prior to her real estate career, she worked as an Assistant Actuary for Innovative Retirement Concepts, Inc., a pension consulting firm.

Tatiana Calle
Licensed Appraiser Assistant

Tatiana Calle graduated from Monmouth University in 2003, where she received a Bachelor’s of Science in
Business Administration with concentrations in Marketing and Economics; Tatiana also received her Master’s in
Business Administration with a concentration in Project Management and is a licensed real estate agent.

Regev Hindi
Certified General Appraiser

 Mr. Hindi graduated from Brooklyn College in 1997, where he received a Bachelor of Science in Computer and
Information Science. He began his appraisal career as a residential appraiser, however, after three months he
transitioned to commercial appraising.

Kevin Kennedy
Research Analyst

Mr. Kennedy graduated from State University of New York College at Old Westbury in 2015, where he received a Bachelor’s of Arts in Business Administration. Kevin began his career at R.D. Geronimo Ltd. as a research analyst, providing support to the executive and appraisal team.