Management

DONNA BARBEE

Regional Manager- Nevada


Donna Barbee is a veteran real estate management professional with over 30 years of experience with well-respected companies including Griswold Real Estate Management and H&L Realty and Management. She is currently directly responsible for the marketing and operations of GREM's Las Vegas regional office, acquisition of fee management, management consulting and sales referrals. She manages fourteen common interest communities and two apartment communities for over 1,700 units and a staff seven. At H&L Realty and Management, she and a staff of seventeen managed a portfolio of 1,130 residential units and 215,800 square feet of commercial space. Responsibilities also included all basic monetary functions up to and including capital expenditures and budget projections for all properties. She also performed negotiations between commercial property tenants and property owners for existing and new leases.


HIGHLIGHTS

  • Certified Property Manager (CPM)
  • Accredited Residential Manager (ARM)
  • Took four common interest communities from near bankruptcy to stabilization
  • Opened a 312 unit apartment community in five phases (all pre-leased)
  • Opened a 52 unit community 92% pre-rented on opening day.
  • CPM Professional Achievement Award (one of only two in Nevada)
  • Certificate of Appreciation from Congressman Bilbary for community service
  • OTR Medallion of Service from the NAR Chapter 99's Manager of the Year (1988)
  • Southern Nevada Women (1989, 1990)



WADE WALKER

Regional Manager- California


Mr. Walker is a veteran real estate management professional with experience with well-respected companies including Griswold Real Estate Management. Mr. Walker is currently responsible for management of over five-hundred residential units, nine on-site managers, medical and office buildings, a commercial retail building, a strip center and a 473-unit self-storage facility. Prior to his work at GREM, he was employed by Wilson Mile High Properties and American Assets where he was responsible for commercial retail and office properties, with emphasis on turnaround of distressed properties and evaluation of prospective tenants. He has experience in construction management, building renovation and residential real estate sales. He is skilled in tenant relations, on-site personnel management and vendor supervision.


HIGHLIGHTS

  • BA in English from Texas Tech
  • JD from the University of Texas
  • Certified Property Manager (CPM)
  • Licensed Real Estate Broker
  • Speaks fluent Spanish



JAMES SATTLER

Regional Manager- Pacific Northwest


Mr. Sattler is an experienced real estate manager and developer based in the Pacific Northwest. He is the President of Steel Creek Builders, a Montana-based real estate development and building company focused on light commercial and residential projects. Prior to founding Steel Creek, he was a Project Manager for Malmquist Construction responsible for all construction operations of a private fly fishing and golf resort in Deer Lodge, MT. During his tenure in California, Mr. Sattler was VP - Forward Planning/Project Management for Capital Pacific Homes responsible for the oversight of all project management staff and the identification of new projects and development opportunities. As Assistant VP of Toll Brothers, Mr. Sattler was responsible for the day-to-day operations of two partnerships with Shell Oil Co. which developed the Vista Del Verde, a 2,100 unit golf course master planned community in Orange County. He was also responsible for managing four homebuilding communities including sales, marketing, construction, customer service, purchasing and finance. He began his professional career as a Financial Analyst at Inco Homes, California Pacific Homes and Brighton Homes/Arnel Development.


HIGHLIGHTS

  • MBA in Business Forecasting and Econometrics from Chapman University
  • BS in Management Science from the University of California, San Diego
  • Light Construction & Development Management Certificate University of California, Irvine
  • Licensed General Contractors
  • NAHB Certified Green Building Professional



SALVATORE PROVENZA

Managing Director


Mr. Provenza has extensive real estate investment, development and management experience. As Managing Director of CWP Advisors he provides advisory services to lenders, special servicers, owners, investors and developers. Prior to CWP Advisors, Mr. Provenza was part of the senior management team of a national full-service real estate development company. During his tenure, he worked on both coasts and was responsible for critical operational aspects including land acquisitions, due diligence, approval processing, management, and project-specific financing. He has hands-on experience managing a wide-range of developments. In addition, Mr. Provenza was involved in corporate mergers and acquisitions for both private and public companies valued at over $4 billion. Prior to his development career, he worked for two architecture and town planning firms focused on retail, hospitality, office and mixed-use projects.


HIGHLIGHTS

  • USC Department of Athletics Board of Counselors
  • MBA from the University of Southern California
  • BA in Architecture from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • Licensed General Contractor
  • Licensed Real Estate Broker
  • Chairman for Building Block Foundation Fund
  • Chapman University: Real Estate, Law and Environmental Studies Board of Advisers
  • Active member of the California Receivers Forum



CURT CRANDALL

Managing Director


Mr. Crandall has extensive real estate investment, development and management experience. He is a principal of CWP Advisors and provides advisory services to lenders, special servicers, owners, investors and developers. Prior to CWP Advisors, Mr. Crandall was a Director at Western National Group, a large apartment owner/operator and led acquisition efforts for Standard Pacific Homes (NYSE: SPF), a national homebuilder and land development company. Mr. Crandall began his career at Fluor (NYSE: FLR) where he managed a special projects team throughout the United States and Asia.


HIGHLIGHTS

  • MBA in finance and entrepreneurship from the University of Southern California
  • BS in Engineering from Arizona State University
  • Licensed Real Estate Agent
  • Active member of the California Receivers Forum



PAUL KNEISEL

Regional Manager- California


Mr. Kneisel is a real estate management professional with experience with well-respected companies including Griswold Real Estate Management. Mr. Kneisel handles the day-to-day responsibilities for GREM's highest net worth clientele. Specific responsibilities include budgeting, marketing, leasing, capital improvements, CAM reconciliations and preparation of monthly property reports and the corresponding financial analysis. In addition, Mr. Kneisel streamlined the accounting department by hiring and training a professional accounting team to deliver timely and accurate financial reporting cost-effectively. He also spearheaded conversion of the former software program to latest release of Yardi Voyager and continues to implement the latest software technology improvements.


HIGHLIGHTS

  • MBA from San Diego State University with highest honors.
  • Accredited Residential Manager (ARM)
  • Certified Property Manager (CPM)
  • MSBA



BRANDON CLEMENTS

Broker Associate


Mr. Clements has been actively involved in real estate investment and development since entering the industry in 2005. Most recently, Mr. Clements was the Chief Operating Officer of G Companies, a real estate advisory firm and managed acquisitions for Toll Brothers (NYSE: TOL). Prior to entering the real estate industry, Mr. Clements served over 13 years in the United States Navy and had a distinguished career as a naval Officer. His experience, dedication and leadership have undoubtedly augmented his real estate endeavors.


HIGHLIGHTS

  • BS degree from San Diego State University
  • Masters Degree in Finance from San Diego State University
  • Licensed Real Estate Broker