Jeffery A. Gorden, CCIM has been active in Commercial Real Estate since 2004 and quickly established himself as an industry expert in site selection and investment properties. He is also an active community member as the 2010 Chairman of the Chandler Leadership Institute Steering Committee and Current Chairman of the Chandler Board of Adjustment. Professionally, he is a member of the Arizona Self Storage Association, National Association of Realtors, CCIM Institute, Chamber of Commerce, and Toastmasters International. Jeff earned his graduate and undergraduate degrees from Temple University and the University of South Florida respectively; and has been a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) since 2007 with an extensive track record of successful closings.
Brokers in the West Region
Doug Shea has been involved in the commercial real estate industry for over 39 years. He has over 20 million square feet in transactions with over $250 million in gross sales. At 14 he began as a laborer digging ditches, moving lumber, washing windows, driving water trucks helping grading. Doug holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Long Beach State University with an emphasis in Finance.
Doug Shea attributes his successes in commercial real estate with his ability to build trust through the years of hard work and relationships he has cultivated. He also enjoys working with tenants and landlords to find the perfect fit for both parties. His years of experience have helped numerous clients streamline their search process.
Doug created a market for the Peter’s Landing Retail and Office Park and oversaw the complete construction of the new Wilmington Retail Center from management to 100% leased.
Doug currently serves on the following boards: the Director’s Circle Long Beach State Athletics, the Chamber of Commerce of Long Beach and Young Entrepreneurs Worldwide. He served as the President of The Executive Association of Long Beach. His involvement also includes community organizations: Long Beach Rotary and Beach Athletic Committee. Doug’s hobbies are snow skiing, coaching baseball and football, and attending Long Beach State sports events. He is blessed to be the father of a son and daughter.
Peter is a former Long Beach State basketball player, has recently joined Centennial Advisers. Originally from Burlingame, California, Peter has played basketball for most of his life and came to Long Beach to play for The Beach. In the 2012-2013 season, he served as Team Captain and lead the team undefeated in home Big West contests. With a career-high 23 points, Peter was a great asset to Long Beach State’s athletic department.
Peter has been exposed to the commercial real estate industry his whole life, with his family heavily involved in the Bay Area. Peter graduated from Long Beach State in December 2013 with a degree in Business Finance. His work at Centennial Advisers Commercial affords him the opportunity to learn every aspect of the commercial real estate business to serve his clients.
Peter brings his work ethic and leadership from the court to Centennial Advisers. Besides having his real estate license, he has the desire to become a broker through his stellar and experienced team.
Joan Lucas, President and Broker of Joan Lucas Real Estate Services, has been active in the commercial real estate market in Colorado for over 35 years. She has specialized in Self Storage brokerage since 1994. In 1996 she formed Joan Lucas Real Estate Services, LLC to exclusively represent buyers, sellers and developers of self-storage properties in Colorado. As the Colorado Argus Affiliate, she services over 1,200 self storage owners in the state. She was the top producer for Argus in 2012 and 2016 and continues to represent both buyers and sellers in transactions involving the purchase and sale of existing self storage properties and new development sites. Joan has been responsible for the formation and closing of self storage transactions in Colorado and throughout the United States with an aggregate value in excess of $230 Million. She is Past President and a Co-founder of the Colorado Self Storage Association, and is an active member of the Board of Directors.
Joan has spent the last 20 years raising funds for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation and with her leadership helped the organization raise over $7 million in corporate sponsorships. She has received numerous awards for her outstanding work in the fight against breast cancer and in 2011 was named as Yoplait Yogurt’s National Volunteer of the Year.
Thomas Wolter has been practicing Real Estate for 29 years. Thomas is the managing Commercial Broker for RE/MAX Integrity in Issaquah, Washington, an Eastside suburb of Seattle. Thomas is a member of the Washington Self Storage Association, National Association of Realtors, Commercial Brokers Association, and the Self Storage Academy. Thomas currently services the approximate 1,215 Self Storage Owners in the State. Thomas has extensive experience in Self Storage Sales, Development, Construction, Management and Operations. Thomas has extensive knowledge of the marketplace and has a firm grasp on strategic and creative marketing strategies.
Scott King is the founder, principal broker, and owner of Merit Commercial Real Estate in Medford, Oregon. He has been a commercial broker since 2006. Scott takes pride in providing value-added service that is driven by long-term relationships. While specializing in self-storage brokerage, he is experienced in income property sales and analysis, market and feasibility studies, distressed property disposition and general commercial real estate brokerage and leasing. He counsels clients on site selection, design/build, financing options, operational, technological, and other issues related to self-storage. Scott holds a degree in business administration from Walla Walla University in Washington and is the proud father of 3 children. He serves on the St. Mary’s School Board of Trustees in Medford, Oregon. Scott represents Argus in Oregon.
Sandy McCleve started his business career working for a CPA firm before transitioning into commercial real estate where he gained years of experience in real estate acquisitions, dispositions, development, leasing, financing, and asset management. He is currently active in the commercial real estate market in Utah and joined the Argus Network in February 2019. Sandy is a member of the Utah Self Storage Association and excels at understanding the needs of his clients to help meet their short-term and long-term goals. When he is not working with clients, he enjoys spending time with his wife and children, snow skiing, golfing and skeet shooting.
James Rueter has over 20 years of experience in commercial real estate as a broker, owner and property manager for commercial, office and industrial properties. His self-storage background includes serving as the CFO and Operations Manager for Storage Pro, one of the largest independent self-storage operators on the West Coast with over 40 locations. James is a Chicago native and has a BS from Drake University and an MBA from USC. He represents Argus in Northern California.
Larry Hayes has been involved in client representation of commercial investment properties since 1974. He founded Hayes and Associates in the early 80’s. While licensed in Montana and Idaho he also facilitated transactions in multiple states for his investment clients, many of whom utilized tax deferred exchanges as a part of their tax planning. He is a past president of the Montana Association of Real Estate Exchangers. Triple net retail and industrial properties were a preferred investment but there was always the search for the best deals regardless of circumstances. This led to the discovery of the opportunities of self storage properties in the mid 90’s and became a part of investment strategy. In addition to the brokerage he also successfully syndicated investment partnerships.