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Capital Markets Group

For over a decade, Nova’s Capital Markets Group (CMG) has grown and maintained its position as a nationwide leader in environmental and engineering due diligence services.  From Nova’s national platform, CMG has provided timely, pragmatic and cost effective solutions for clients throughout North America and Mexico.

CMG continues to exceed client expectations, working with Banks, Agency Lenders, Life Insurance companies, CMBS Lenders, REITs, Pension Funds and Developers.  We have built an expert and experienced staff of National Account Managers that average over 20 years of experience in the industry.  They have expertise in evaluating each specific project and interpreting the most recent industry standards.

Cary AsperCary Asper | SVP, Capital Markets Group Manager

Mr. Asper manages Nova’s National Client Program. He provides senior technical review of deliverables to ensure all aspects of the scope are met. His work involves extensive client contact, including state and nationwide project management; program implementation; QA/ QC; and liaison with federal, state and local regulatory agencies. Mr. Asper focuses on innovative problem solving with clients in order to assist transactions to a successful close.


ray hutchinson smallRay Hutchison | VP, New York, NY

Mr. Hutchison has over 17 years of experience in the engineering and environmental science fields. He has been involved in the details of thousands of real estate transactions and understands the specific needs and scopes of work required for the different parties involved in the transaction.


Greg Murphy imageGreg Murphy | VP, San Francisco, CA

Mr. Murphy offers 20 years experience in the real estate assessment field. He has managed more than 10,000 due diligence projects during his career, including phase I/II environmental assessments, property condition assessments, and seismic studies.


Hitesh Patel smallHitesh Patel | National Account Manager, New York, NY

Mr. Patel has over 22 years of consulting experience in the environmental industry throughout the United States for a wide range of clients including CMBS lenders, insurance companies, national and regional banks, REITs, agency lenders and equity firms.