Rich Andrus, MBA, CCIM, specializes in the sales and leasing of office and investment properties. He primarily focuses on medical and dental tenant/buyer and landlord/seller representation. He is passionate about educating his clients and ensuring their real estate decisions benefit their business strategies. Since joining Menlo Group, Rich has successfully negotiated nearly 500 commercial real estate transactions worth nearly $300 million in considerations.
Rich’s negotiation abilities stem from his time at Cardinal Health, a Fortune 500 medical supply company, where he managed multiple product business lines. At Cardinal Health, Rich negotiated hundreds of contracts valued at more than $100 million, earning him West Coast Sales Representative of the Year and Region Manager of the Year.
Rich graduated from Utah State University with dual Bachelor’s Degrees in Finance and Marketing and dual minors in Economics and Spanish. He then attended the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, earning his Master’s in Business Administration. When not in the office, Rich enjoys spending time with his wife and their four active children. He is also passionate about music, baseball and his church.
Steve Berghoff, CCIM, SIOR, is an experienced commercial real estate professional who specializes in the leasing, sale and acquisition of medical and professional office properties. He works with property owners and landlords across the Metropolitan Phoenix area with an emphasis on the East Valley and South Scottsdale markets. Steve strives to maximize property values by sustaining high occupancy levels, successfully negotiating lease deals/renewals and developing long lasting relationships with both landlords/tenants and buyers/sellers.
Steve started his real estate career in 2003 at Clayton Companies, where he represented leasing and sales transactions for a privately held real estate portfolio. He previously attended Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. Steve’s interests including playing golf, watching Nebraska football and Creighton basketball, dining out, watching movies, and spending time with his wife and young daughter. He also has ties to the FBI Phoenix Citizens Academy and the Scottsdale Police Department Citizens Academy.
Steve Berghoff, CCIM | SIOR
Senior Vice President
Medical Office | Office
LEASING, SALES, ACQUISITION OF INDUSTRIAL & FLEX PROPERTIES
Tom Ellixson specializes in the leasing, sale and acquisition of industrial and flex properties in the Metropolitan Phoenix area. He has a strong knowledge of the market and always puts his clients first to ensure the ideal outcome for their real estate needs.
Prior to joining Menlo Group, Tom worked for W.B. Mason, one of the largest privately held office supply companies in the U.S. He was one of the company’s top producers in the direct furniture and janitorial/maintenance supply categories. His experience establishing and maintaining relationships prepared him for his career in commercial real estate.
Tom is also a graduate of Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, where he earned a degree in Food Marketing. He enjoys playing basketball, rooting for his hometown Philadelphia sports teams, and taking advantage of the outdoor activities Phoenix has to offer. Above all, Tom enjoys spending time with his wife and their young sons.
DESIGNATED BROKER, CCIM, SIOR, OFFICE, MEDICAL OFFICE, CHILD CARE
Grafton Milne, CCIM, SIOR,helped found Menlo Group Commercial Real Estate in 2008 and became the company’s designated broker in 2018. He specializes in the sales and leasing of office, medical office, investment and special use properties. Grafton is among the Valley’s top commercial real estate advisors for childcare properties, including charter schools, private schools and preschools. He is well-known and respected across the Valley because of his honest, hard-working negotiation approach and ability to establish relationships with landlords, tenants and other brokers.
Grafton has earned his Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) and Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) designations, signifying that he is the top of his field. He is also a graduate of Brigham Young University, earning a degree in Marketing and a minor in Business. Outside the office, Grafton enjoys spending time with his wife and four children. He is an active member of his church and community, including the Boy Scouts of America. Grafton is also an Ironman Triathlete and enjoys traveling with family and friends.
Stuart Milne, CCIM, specializes in representing landlords and sellers in the disposition of professional and medical office spaces across the Valley. He joined Menlo Group in January 2009 and has earned a great reputation among his clients. A native Arizonan, Stuart has enjoyed watching the area grow and has a broad knowledge of the market to help his clients reach their real estate objectives.
Stuart has acquired the internationally recognized Certified Commercial Investment Membership (CCIM) designation. A CCIM is a recognized expert in the commercial and investment real estate industry. The CCIM designation is earned after successfully completing a designation process that ensures CCIMs are proficient not only in theory, but also in practice. The elite group of CCIMs includes brokers, leasing professionals, investment counselors, asset managers, appraisers, corporate real estate executives, property managers, developers, institutional investors, commercial lenders, attorneys, banks, and other allied professionals.
Stuart is a graduate of Northern Arizona University, where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies with an emphasis in Business Management. When he’s not in the office, Stuart loves spending time with his wife and four children. He also enjoys outdoor activities and numerous sports. Stuart is active in his church and community and is always looking for an opportunity to serve.
Stuart Milne, CCIM
Senior Vice President
Medical Office | Office
PRESIDENT, CCIM, MBA, OFFICE
Tanner Milne, MBA, CCIM, SIOR, has been involved with commercial real estate development and brokerage since 2003. He has facilitated and negotiated transactions with values in excess of $500 million, carrying projects from site acquisition to final close out. This experience provides clients value in understanding the critical path of buying, selling and leasing commercial real estate. Tanner founded Menlo Group in 2008 with the objective of delivering unparalleled value to clients through service, innovation and solutions. As a leader in the East Valley dental, medical and professional office condo markets, Tanner has helped many of the Valley’s top doctors, dentists and entrepreneurs locate space while negotiating favorable deals in their behalf.
After earning a bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University, Tanner went on to receive a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Arizona State University. He has also earned the Certified Commercial Investment Member and Society of Industrial and Office Realtors designations. Tanner enjoys reading business books in his spare time. Some of his favorites are Good to Great, Think and Grow Rich and How to Stop Worrying and Start Living. Tanner is married with five beautiful children. He loves good food, Brazil and the beach.
Tanner Milne, MBA | CCIM | SIOR
Office | Medical/Dental Office | Industrial
VICE PRESIDENT, MEDICAL/DENTAL/VET OFFICE, OFFICE
Jason Triano specializes in the representation of buyers and tenants for healthcare and professionaloffice space. Before joining Menlo Group in 2018, Jason worked as a Business Development Officer at Bank of America, where he participated in over 150transactions assisting physicians, dentists and veterinarians increase cash-flow, start, expand or relocate their practices/clinics. In this position, he provided lending solutions across the Southwest. He was also tasked to partner and educate his colleagues in over 175 banking centers on Practice Solutions lending capabilities. Jason’s five years in this position,ten years as a residential loan officer and the hundreds of relationships he has developed prepared him for a successfulcareer in commercial real estate. He is a member of the Arizona Veterinary Medical Association and is currently pursuing his Certified Commercial Investment Member designation from the CCIM Institute.
Jason is a 2001 graduate of the Arizona Institute of Business, where he earned a degree in Business Management. He is actively involved with his community as a volunteer for Feed My Starving Children and a Henry’s Member of ICAN, where he works on a team to organize and raise capital to help local at-risk youth. In his free time, Jason enjoys hiking, golfing and playing pick-up basketball. He is also married to a Phoenix native, and the couple has two daughters.