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Principal, Designated Broker
Bryan, along with Don Mortensen, co-owns LRA Real Estate Group. The two also co-own LightRailConnect.com and the Light Rail Chamber of Commerce. Bryan holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting and an MBA from BYU. His prior career has been in Silicon Valley working as a senior financial controller for Fortune 500 companies and high-tech startups. He has been licensed in Arizona since 2003, and in that time, has provided commercial and residential brokerage, research, and consulting services on properties for investors. Bryan personally owns both large and small real estate properties. He currently serves as the treasurer of the Mesa City Industrial Development Authority.
- Management Acumen 92%
- Buying and Selling Savvy 95%
Principal, Associate Broker
Don is LRA Real Estate Group’s co-owner, along with Bryan Watkins. He earned a bachelor’s degree in business management from ASU, and went on to earn a Master of Real Estate Development from the same institution. Don is an Arizona native, and is highly familiar with the local real estate market. He has been licensed for 13 years. In that time, he has amassed brokerage and consulting experience in retail, office, Multi-Family and industrial real estate.
- Location Expertise 98%
- Negotiation Skills 97%
Vice President – Sales and Leasing
Bryan has been a licensed real estate agent since 2013. He specializes in the sales and leasing of commercial real estate. He studied Finnish literature at BYU and graduated in December 2016 from ASU with a degree in accounting. In 2016, Bryan also received his Real Estate Broker license from ASREB. A member of the National Association of Realtors, SAAR, and ICSC he is committed to constantly bettering himself and staying involved in industry organizations. Bryan has lived throughout the Phoenix metro area his whole life, and has come to know the city well, adding to his knowledge of the area’s real estate market. He uses aggressive marketing methods to get his clients the best deals.
- Sales and Leasing Prowess 94%
- Aggressive Marketing 97%
Gary has 11 years of experience in commercial real estate, and completed the Commercial Real Estate Institute’s Certified Commercial Sales, Leasing, and Land specialist program Gary’s expertise lies in sales, leasing, and commercial property management. Gary has a background in electrical engineering, including high-tech engineering in the defense industry. He attended DeVry Institute and Cal Poly Pomona.
- Variety of Experience 97%
- Administrative Excellence 99%
Bob has been licensed in real estate for 42 years. He has been active in the Phoenix market for 25 years, working with both commercial and residential real estate. A native of the East Valley, he has dealt with industrial, retail, office, land, investment, and residential properties. His professional credentials include CCIM designation and membership in Million Dollar Round Table. Bob holds a bachelor’s degree in general business from ASU.
- Longevity of Experience 98%
- Area Familiarity 99%
Sales & Leasing Agent
Garret has been licensed in Real Estate since 2015 and has been with LRA Real Estate Group since obtaining his license. As a 6th generation Arizonan, he understands the Phoenix market well. He has performed deals in industrial, land, retail, office and investment opportunities. Garret is currently attending Arizona State University and will graduate with honors with a Bachelors in Economics and a Minor in Real Estate in May 2019. Garret has also completed Core Net Global’s Corporate Real Estate Professional Certification Classes. He is a member of Urban Land Institute (ULI), International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), Core Net Global Corporate Real Estate Association, and National Association of Realtors (NAR). Garret will begin his Masters of Real Estate Development at Arizona State University in August 2019.
- Longevity of Experience 94%
- Area Familiarity 99%
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