Research/Analysis

Team Professionals

Alissa Crafa,Director of Research & Portfolio Analysis

Ms. Crafa is responsible for performing portfolio valuations and financial analysis to assist management in the budgeting, forecasting, leasing and portfolio management process.  She is also responsible for market research analysis, advising on investment and market conditions for existing assets and acquisitions.

Prior to joining Intercontinental  in 2007, Ms. Crafa worked as an Acquisition Analyst and Asset Manager at The Broe Companies in Denver, was Vice President of Corporate Real Estate at JP Morgan Chase in Chicago and was an Equity Research REIT Analyst at Citigroup Smith Barney in New York.

Ms. Crafa earned her Bachelors in Mathematics with a concentration in Business from the University of Connecticut.

alissac@intercontinental.net

Lauren Falcone,Senior Portfolio Analyst

Lauren Falcone assists in creating and maintaining pro forma financial models related to Intercontinental’s existing portfolio of assets. She is responsible for performing financial analyses and valuations to help management in the budgeting, forecasting, leasing, and portfolio decision-making process.

Ms. Falcone joined Intercontinental in 2005 as an Assistant Asset Manager actively working on Intercontinental’s national portfolio of commercial office, retail, industrials, and residential properties. Her responsibilities included: reviewing monthly reports submitted by third party managers; writing and reviewing management reports; performing valuation analyses of leases and projects; reviewing and analyzing operating budgets; and administering leases. In addition, Ms. Falcone also assisted in the acquisition process for new out-of-state investments.

Ms. Falcone received her dual BS in finance and entrepreneurship from Syracuse University and her MBA from the F.W. Olin School of Management at Babson College.

laurenf@intercontinental.net

Shane Wurtz,Portfolio Analyst

Mr. Wurtz is responsible for communicating with the Asset Management and Accounting teams in order to maintain projection models of Intercontinental's national real estate assets and portfolios. Mr. Wurtz is also responsible for coordinating, reviewing, and analyzing quarterly third party appraisal reports as well as the necessary data for all acquisitions and dispositions. 

Prior to joining Intercontinental in 2015, Mr. Wurtz worked in the Commercial Distribution Finance department at GE Capital, where he was responsible for financial audits on GE financed dealerships. 

Mr. Wurtz graduated from Bryant University in 2014 with a degree in Business Administration. 

ShaneW@Intercontinental.net

Chris Boehm,Director, Development and Investment Analysis

Christopher Boehm leads Intercontinental’s financial analysis and due diligence activities. In this role, he performs valuations, feasibility studies, quantitative due diligence, and in-depth analysis of all types of real estate development and investment opportunities and financings. In this capacity he is responsible for the creation and enhancement of Intercontinental’s proprietary valuation and development models. He also works closely with the firm’s Institutional Services Group in its client relations activities, frequently communicating with both existing and prospective clients in providing updates regarding the firm and portfolio performance.  Mr. Boehm previously served as the firm’s Director of Research, in which capacity he performed market research and advised the firm’s investment and executive committees regarding research and strategy for individual assets and the firm’s managed portfolios.

Prior to joining Intercontinental, Mr. Boehm served as U.S. Director of Research Operations for CBRE, Inc. where he managed all aspects of CBRE’s U.S. Research Group, which included over 200 researchers serving CBRE’s transaction and advisory professionals located throughout the company’s U.S. offices.  He previously served as Vice President of Project Finance for Winn Companies in Boston, MA where he managed financial analysis, lender and joint venture relations, and coordination with public agencies, concentrating primarily on a 1.4 million square foot mixed-use air rights development. Mr. Boehm also served as Manager of Finance at Gilbane Properties in Providence, RI, as a Senior Associate in the Structured Finance Group at Spaulding & Slye Colliers in Boston, MA, and as Manager of Finance at The Taubman Company in Bloomfield Hills, MI. Mr. Boehm has participated in research, finance, accounting, valuation, acquisitions, dispositions, development, investor relations, and compliance activities in the real estate industry since 1995.

Mr. Boehm holds a BA in Philosophy from Northwestern University and an MBA in Real Estate and Entrepreneurship from Indiana University. Mr. Boehm is an active member of the Urban Land Institute, Real Estate Finance Association, NAIOP, and NCREIF.  Mr. Boehm is a former Director of the Shrewsbury Development Corporation, an economic and real estate development corporation based in Shrewsbury, MA, and has also actively volunteered and held leadership positions with the Worcester Jewish Community Center.

chrisb@intercontinental.net

Raluca Zelinschi,Senior Portfolio Analyst

Raluca Zelinschi assists in creating and maintaining pro forma financial models related to Intercontinental’s existing portfolio of assets. She is responsible for performing financial analyses and valuations to help management in the budgeting, forecasting, leasing, and portfolio decision-making process.

Prior to joining Intercontinental Real Estate Corporation in 2016, Ms. Zelinschi worked as a Senior Financial Analyst at STAG Industrial where she was responsible for underwriting investments throughout the country, performing due diligence, and closing on new acquisitions. She previously worked as an Assistant Vice President in Asset Management at AEW Capital Management, and as a Portfolio Analyst with John Hancock’s Real Estate Investment Group.

Ms. Zelinschi holds a BA in Economics and Political Science from Whittier College and a Master of Arts in International Economics and Finance from Brandeis University – International Business School.

ralucaz@intercontinental.net