Areas of Expertise

  • Appraisals
  • Brokerage
  • Commercial Real Estate 
  • Foreclosures 
  • Financial Analysis
  • Investment Properties


  • Financial Services
  • Real Estate


  • Illinois State University


  • Designated Managing Broker


Al Lieberman, CPA brings a wealth of knowledge and leadership with over 37 years of real estate operations experience. Prior to joining B. Riley Real Estate, Lieberman was CEO of Lieberman & Associates, LLC a diversified real estate firm specializing in delivering real estate solutions.

Prior to forming Lieberman & Associates LLC, Lieberman was a founding principal of Hilco Real Estate and led the Capital Markets group at Balcor/American Express. As part of Hilco's executive management team since its incorporation, Lieberman led many transactions including the highly acclaimed office building deals in the World Com bankruptcy, manufacturing facilities such as Interstate Brands and Durango Paper. At Balcor, Lieberman spearheaded projects in property sales, asset management and refinancing with a valuation of $4 billion. Lieberman managed Balcor's numerous global real estate acquisitions and dispositions in Europe, Australia, South America, Mexico and Canada. In addition to the disposition of 13 million square feet of retail, office, industrial space and manufacturing facilities, 100,000 acres of land and 50,000 apartments, Lieberman financed over $2 billion in commercial loans.

Degrees: Illinois State University - Normal, Illinois

BS Accounting

BS Business Administration

B. Riley Real Estate Solutions advises companies, financial institutions, investors, family offices and individuals on projects in order to preserve and maximize real estate value. Real estate solutions span acquisitions and sales, 1031 exchanges, lease restructuring, construction dispute services, rent reductions, terminations and renewals, sale-leasebacks and auctions, and capital solutions to support acquisitions and dispositions. B. Riley Real Estate serves clients across the retail, office, education, industrial, manufacturing, distribution centers, restaurant, grocery store, multi-family housing and health services industries.