Our Commercial Team

Smart Agents, Successful Results

Bryan Watkins

Principal, Designated Broker
(480) 734-7878

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.

  • Management Acumen 92% 92%
  • Buying and Selling Savvy 95% 95%

Don Mortensen

Principal, Associate Broker
(602) 451-3684

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% 98%
  • Negotiation Skills 97% 97%

Bryan Mortensen

Vice President – Sales and Leasing
(602) 621-3770

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% 94%
  • Aggressive Marketing 97% 97%

Gary Tindle

Vice President
(480) 332-7970

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. He also has a commercial drone business to provide outstanding footage for properties and listings.

  • Variety of Experience 97% 97%
  • Administrative Excellence 99% 99%

Garret Clifford

Sales & Leasing Agent
(602) 582-5257

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% 94%
  • Area Familiarity 99% 99%

Joe Khibeir

Commercial Agent
(480) 332-7970

Joe is a licensed Commercial Agent in Arizona. He currently is also going to school in the Master’s in Real Estate Development (MRED) program at ASU.

  • Variety of Experience 97% 97%
  • Administrative Excellence 99% 99%

Sakeri Barba

Commercial Agent
(480) 694-2283

Sakeri was born and raised in Arizona. His background and knowledge come from the Growth and Development of Arizona Highways and Transportation. Sakeri has over 9 years of superior and effective marketing and sales experience.

Although licensed in 2016, Sakeri has worked with LRA in Commercial Real Estate, specializing in Retail, MultiFamily and Industrial. He is a member of the Southwest Valley Regional Association of Realtors®. Sakeri enjoys hiking and camping in the great Arizona outdoors.

  • Longevity of Experience 98% 98%
  • Area Familiarity 99% 99%

Katie Hansen

Licensed Agent
(480) 707-1918

Katie grew up in Lodi, California. She is a licensed real estate agent working in Residential and Commercial real estate. Katie owns investment real estate in Arizona and understands the issues that go with buying, managing and ownership. She and her husband bought, remodeled and sold a house in the California marketplace for a tidy profit. Katie and her husband are raising 3 busy children and live in Mesa.

Katie is a member of the National Association of Realtors.

  • Variety of Experience 97% 97%
  • Administrative Excellence 99% 99%

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Licensed Agent
(480) 999-9999

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  • Longevity of Experience 98% 98%
  • Area Familiarity 99% 99%

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