Managing Partners

Donald (“Skip”) Bean, Jr. – Chief Executive Officer, Managing Member

SkipAMr. Bean is the CEO of Global Recovery Group.  Since 1994 he has been a principal of the Washington D.C. law firm of Fensterheim and Bean, PC, which is a managing member of Global Recovery Group.

Mr. Bean has practiced law since 1982 in the areas of real estate and distressed real estate and financial assets.  He served as general counsel to a national trade association for asset management firms involved in the liquidation of assets for the FDIC and the Resolution Trust Corporation.  From 1990 to 1992, Mr. Bean was Director of Real Estate for the RTC Oversight Board, where he advised a board chaired by the Secretary of the Treasury and including the Chairman of the Federal Reserve System and Secretary of HUD, on policy relating to the disposition of real estate assets by the Resolution Trust Corporation.

Mr. Bean has a JD (1982), MBA (1982) and BA (Honors, 1979) from the University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois.

Christopher Kallivokas – Founding Member

ChrisAMr. Kallivokas is the founder and Chairman of RER Financial Group, LLC (“RER”), a managing member of Global Recovery Group.  He sits on Global Recovery Group’s Claim Strategy Credit Committee.

Mr. Kallivokas has supervised the valuation, management, servicing or disposition of over $75 billion of real estate assets.  He has personally initiated and managed the valuation, monitoring, and liquidation of 24 major real estate portfolios ranging from $50 million to more than $1 billion each, in book value.  In addition, he serves as chairman of RER Equities, Inc., a real estate acquisition and investment firm. Previously, Mr. Kallivokas was the executive vice president and chief operating officer of the J.E. Robert Companies, one of the nation’s largest real estate consulting and investment firms.

Mr. Kallivokas has a B.S. B.A. (finance and real estate) from the University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida


Barry Fromm – Founding Member

BarryFromm2Mr. Fromm is the founder and CEO of Value Recovery Group, Inc. (“VRG”), a managing member of Global Recovery Group.  He sits on Global Recovery Group’s Claim Strategy Credit Committee.

Mr. Fromm has 15 years of contracting and partnering experience in recovering in delinquent debt and other distressed assets for federal agencies, including the FDIC, RTC, Export-Import Bank.  VRG also has a contract with the State of Ohio under which VRG collects on a $1 billion portfolio of debt owed to the State.  Mr. Fromm has been a banker, a financial institutions consultant for Deloitte & Touche, and Senior Manager for PriceWaterhouseCoopers.

Mr. Fromm has a B.S. (Business Administration) from Butler University, Indianapolis, Indiana (1972) and a JD from Blake McDowell School of Law, University of Akron, Akron, Ohio (1980).