REFM is the premier financial modeling solutions provider for Excel-based financial spreadsheet models, financial modeling training, and financial modeling consulting for real estate transactions of all types.
REFM provides its customers with the advanced financial modeling knowledge, tools and skills they need to successfully model their transactions and present them with confidence internally and to potential partners, lenders and investors. REFM’s educational training is offered through digital Video Tutorials, Live Group Training seminars, and through the Urban Land Institute. REFM also provides Private Consulting Services.
Based in Arlington, VA, REFM was founded by Bruce Kirsch in 2009. Mr. Kirsch is a recognized expert in and top instructor of Microsoft Excel-based financial modeling for real estate transactions. Through REFM, Kirsch has trained both new and experienced real estate professionals in financial modeling from a wide variety of real estate businesses, organizations and institutions, including private equity, development, brokerage, trade groups and government.
In addition, REFM has given on-campus real estate financial modeling training sessions to Undergraduate, Masters and MBA students from top schools including The Wharton School, The University of Pennsylvania School of Design, Harvard Business School, Harvard Graduate School of Design, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT Sloan, UCLA, USC, Georgetown University, Cornell University, University of Chicago and George Washington University.
REFM is a member of the District of Columbia Building Industry Association and the Northern Virginia Building Industry Association, and a program-level participant in the CFA Institute Approved-Provider Program.
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