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Meet Our Team

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The 2017 CCIM St. Louis Board

The St. Louis CCIM Board is comprised of veterans with years of experience in the commercial real estate industry.  Our Leadership assists with promoting the local chapter as well as the benefits of obtaining the CCIM Designation.  They meet on a monthly basis and are always brainstorming ideas to improve the experience and benefits for both members and sponsors of the Chapter.

If you have additional questions about the St. Louis CCIM Chapter board, feel free to contact any of our members.

Our Leadership Team

  • Tony Kennedy, CCIM

    Tony Kennedy, CCIM

    President

    Tony Kennedy is a Senior Vice President with Colliers International and specializes in office leasing, representing both landlords and tenants in the St. Louis market.

    With over 20 years of commercial real estate experience, Tony has participated in hundreds of transaction representing more than $500 million in sales and leasing volume.

    Tony has served on the CCIM Board since 2009 and is the incoming 2017 Chapter President.

  • Ben Cherry, CCIM

    Ben Cherry, CCIM

    Vice President

    Ben is the President of Manor Real Estate. At Manor, Ben oversees the Commercial Real Estate brokerage team and business development efforts.

    Ben has been a CCIM since 2011 and has been active on the St. Louis CCIM board since 2012.

  • Scott Seyfried, CCIM

    Scott Seyfried, CCIM

    Treasure/Secretary

    Scott is Vice President Investment Services at Pace Properties.

    He has specialized in primarily retail investment sales for the past 10 years and has completed in excess of $500 million in transactions throughout the US.

    Scott received his CCIM in 2004 and has been active as a board member since 2012.

  • Rebekah Bahn Kingston, CCIM

    Rebekah Bahn Kingston, CCIM

    Past President

    Rebekah (Becky) Bahn is a Vice President with Colliers International specializing in office brokerage throughout the St. Louis market. Prior to her employment with Colliers, Becky was a Vice President with Grubb & Ellis | Gundaker. In this role, she was recognized nationally as “Rookie of the Year.”

    In 2009, Becky obtained her Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation, currently serving on the St. Louis Chapter Board of Directors as President-Elect.

  • Vince Bajardi, CCIM

    Vince Bajardi, CCIM

    Director

    Vince joined Sansone Group in 2010 as the Executive Director of the Industrial Services Division. Vince oversees all leasing, investment, and tenant representation activities for industrial investors and users.

    Now with 18 years of commercial real estate experience, Vince has participated in more than $635 million in sales and leasing volume including transactions in the US, UK, and Canada. Mr. Bajardi earned the CCIM designation in 2006.

    Vince has served on the CCIM St. Louis Chapter Board of Directors since 2011 and as Chapter President in 2015.

  • David Busker, CPA, CCIM

    David Busker, CPA, CCIM

    Director

    David is Regional Vice President and Practice Leader of Commercial Real Estate for PlaceValue, an independent national consultancy that helps companies plan, procure and manage their office and industrial real estate transitions.

    Prior to PlaceValue, David was President & CEO of Koch Development, a private real estate investor and developer based in Saint Louis. David became a CCIM in 2008. He was honored to be CCIM of the Year in Saint Louis in 2010 and serves as Past President of the Saint Louis Metro Chapter.

  • Matt Hrubes

    Matt Hrubes

    Director

    As Vice President of Leasing & Development for Duke Realty, Matt is responsible for leading all St. Louis operations including leasing, development and marketing related to the company’s more than 4 million square foot portfolio.

    A commercial real estate veteran, Matt started his career in 1999 having worked in a previous role with Duke Realty as well as Cushman & Wakefield/DTZ and Colliers Turley Martin Tucker.

    After earning his CCIM designation in 2004, Matt has been an active member of the St. Louis CCIM Board since 2007.

  • Steve Jacquemin, CCIM

    Steve Jacquemin, CCIM

    Director

    Steve formed SJ Financial Group 26 Years ago with a background in Brokerage and Loans, been a CMBS Lender in the the late 90’s, received CCIM Designation in 2001 and SIOR Designation in 2007, have served on the CCIM Board since 2006 and Chapter President in 2012, presently Regional Vice President for the CCIM Institute.

  • Jim Loft

    Jim Loft

    Director

    Jim Loft is a Senior Vice President with Colliers International. Jim specializes in office leasing, representing both landlords and tenants in the St. Louis market.

    Since starting his commercial real estate career in 2000, Jim has been involved in hundreds of transactions representing both small business owners as well as major corporations. Jim has served on the St. Louis CCIM Board of Directors since 2013.

  • Grant Mechlin, CCIM

    Grant Mechlin, CCIM

    Director

    Grant Mechlin is the Managing Director of Sansone Group’s Retail Brokerage Services Division. Grant specializes in retail project leasing, tenant representation, development and investment sales.

    Since joining Sansone Group in 2007, Grant has successfully completed transactions in 23 states with a 2015 team sales and leasing volume in excess of $60 million on approximately 855,000 square feet of retail. Grant became a CCIM in 2014 and joined the St. Louis CCIM Board in 2016.

  • Dan Merlo

    Dan Merlo

    Director

    Dan Merlo is a co-founder of Intelica CRE. He specializes in leasing, sales, tenant representation and design build projects for industrial clients and office clients.

    With 20 years of commercial real estate experience, Dan has been involved in closing over 10 million square feet of industrial, office & retail space and has sold over two thousand acres of land.

    Dan has been a CCIM member since 1998, a board member since 2001 and served as the Board President in 2006.

  • Tom Ray

    Tom Ray

    Director

    Tom Ray is a first vice president with CBRE, specializing in office brokerage in the St. Louis market. He was one of the top producers in CBRE’s St. Louis office in 2004 through 2007 and 2012 and 2013. Ray recently answered several of the most common questions that office tenants have for commercial brokers. .

  • Jim Rosen, CCIM

    Jim Rosen, CCIM

    Director

  • Tiffany Wiegers, CCIM

    Tiffany Wiegers, CCIM

    Director

    Tiffany started her career in the commercial real estate industry with Cushman & Wakefield in 2001. Tiffany works in the Global Occupier Services Division where she manages the leasing of client locations throughout the United States and Canada.

    Prior to her current role, Tiffany worked in land brokerage where she specialized in land acquisition and disposition of retail, office, and industrial land in Missouri and Illinois.

    She also practiced Tenant and Landlord Representation in the procurement of retail space. Tiffany earned her CCIM designation in 2010 and has served on the CCIM St. Louis Chapter Board of Directors since 2011.

  • Margo Colestock

    Margo Colestock

    CCIM St. Louis Chapter Staff Liaison & Admistration

Gold Sponsors

  • Colliers International

  • Enterprise Bank And Trust

  • Greensfelder

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Silver Sponsors

  • Brinkmann Constructors

  • Carmody Macdonald

  • CI Select

  • Cushmanand Wakefield

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