Steven Nebb is a managing director at Duff & Phelps.



Managing Director

Steve Nebb joined Kroll in 2001. He is a managing director in the San Francisco office and a member of the Portfolio Valuation practice. Steve is the client relationship champion for the company’s Portfolio Valuation practice in Asia and Western North America, and is the firm’s product leader for the valuation of Venture Capital and early-stage investments. He provides advisory support to many limited partnerships and corporate pension plans regarding the subjects of fund management, financial reporting requirements and general valuation of investments.

Steve has more than 15 years of experience in performing valuations of private equity, illiquid debt, and complex derivatives for a variety of purposes including fairness opinions and transaction advisory, financial reporting, tax, litigation, and strategic planning.

Prior to joining Kroll, Steve performed valuation and financial advisory engagements for over eight years with the Valuation Services Practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PWC) and Standard & Poor’s Corporate Value Consulting Group. Steve’s experience (prior to joining PwC) included analyzing aerospace and defense contractors’ operational capabilities, financial performance, and satisfaction of contractual issues for the purpose of negotiating and monitoring of government contracts. In this capacity, he provided consultation to the Department of Defense, Department of State, and Federal Aviation Administration.

Steve received his B.S. from George Mason University. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder and member of the CFA Institute, Security Analysts of San Francisco, Licensing Executives Society and World Affairs Council Member.


Valuation of businesses, assets and alternative investments for financial reporting, tax and other purposes.

Alternative Asset Advisory

Heightened regulatory concerns and vigilance, together with increased investor scrutiny, have led to increased demand for independent expert advice.

Portfolio Valuation

Kroll specializes in assisting clients with the valuation of alternative investments, specifically securities and positions for which there are no "active market" quotations.

Financial Instruments and Technology

The Kroll Financial Instruments and Technology practice is a leading solutions provider for asset managers, hedge funds, fund administrators, banks, insurers, private equity firms, commodity trading and investment firms, and corporations.