REFM is the premier financial modeling solutions provider for Excel-based financial spreadsheet models, finance and financial modeling training, and financial modeling consulting for real estate transactions of all types. REFM is also the creator of Valuate®, the next-generation commercial real estate financial analysis and marketing platform.
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 Self-Study Video Tutorials and Live Group Training seminars. REFM also provides Private Consulting Services.
Based in Atlanta, GA, 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. Mr. Kirsch is also the co-author of Real Estate Finance and Investments: Risks and Opportunities, along with the founding chairman of The Wharton School’s Real Estate Department, Dr. Peter Linneman.
REFM has given on-campus real estate financial modeling training sessions to undergraduate, Masters and MBA students from top schools including The Wharton School, Harvard Business School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, London Business School, UCLA, USC, Georgetown University, Cornell University, University of Chicago and George Washington University, among many others.
REFM is a program-level participant in the CFA Institute Approved-Provider Program.
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