Rich Andrus, MBA, CCIM, SIOR, 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.
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Steve Berghoff, CCIM, SIOR, is an experienced commercial real estate broker who specializes in the leasing, sale and acquisition of medical office properties across the Metropolitan Phoenix area. Steve helps landlords and tenants achieve their commercial real estate goals and is highly regarded in the industry.
Steve previously attended Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. He has been a commercial real estate office broker for over 16 years and has earned the top industry designations: CCIM & SIOR. Steve’s interests include playing golf, watching Nebraska football and Creighton basketball, dining out, reading, and spending time with his wife and young daughter. He is also a graduate of the FBI Phoenix Citizens Academy and the Scottsdale Police Department Citizens Academy.
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Tom Ellixson, CCIM, specializes in the leasing, sale and acquisition of industrial and flex properties in the Metropolitan Phoenix area. He has a strong knowledge of the industrial market and always puts his clients first to ensure they reach their ideal outcome. Since joining Menlo Group in 2017, Tom has closed nearly 100 deals worth over $35 million in total considerations.
Previously, Tom was one of the top producers for W.B. Mason, one of the largest privately held office supply companies in the U.S. He 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.
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Adam Fritz, MBA, specializes in the tenant/buyer and landlord/seller representation of veterinary and medical properties across the Valley. He has the ability to build lasting relationships with clients, as well as an understanding of the space and layouts needed to build a successful practice.
Adam’s knowledge of the veterinary industry stems from his time at Patterson Companies, where he spent seven years as a veterinary equipment specialist. During his tenure as an equipment specialist, his primary role was managing new build projects. He was involved with hundreds of clinic build out projects across six states, and his projects were featured in several national magazine publications. Adam’s understanding of workflow designs, experience with construction projects, and overall knowledge and contacts help his clients find an ideal space to lease or purchase. Prior to working as an equipment specialist, he served for three years as a dental territory manager for Patterson Companies. His other work experience includes various sales and managerial positions.
Adam is a member of the Arizona Veterinary Medical Association. In his free time, he enjoys attending car shows, working on cars and racing them. He has three chihuahuas named Squidward, Molly and Teddy. He is also an Air Force Veteran.
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Adam Fritz, MBA
VICE PRESIDENT, MBA, CCIM, DENTAL
Mark Haslip, MBA, CCIM, specializes in the sales and leasing of office and investment properties with an emphasis in medical and dental tenant/buyer representation. He has helped many of the Valley’s dentists and doctors start up, relocate and expand their practices. Mark’s ability to establish relationships, clarify issues and provide novel solutions will bring positive results to your real estate needs. To better serve his clients, Mark earned the Certified Commercial Investment Member designation in 2019.
Mark graduated Cum Laude from the University of Utah, majoring in Psychology and minoring in both Chemistry and Biology. He earned a Master’s in Business Administration from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. Prior to joining Menlo Group, Mark managed a multi-million dollar territory for Henry Schein Dental, a Fortune 500 dental supply and equipment company. He was a consistent top producer at Henry Schein, earning numerous accolades such as Traditional Sales Equipment Champion, Business Solutions Champion and Rookie of the Year.
In his spare time, you can find Mark spending time with his wife and their six children. He enjoys all things sports, but his favorites are golf and fly fishing.
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Mark Haslip, MBA | CCIM
DESIGNATED BROKER, CCIM, SIOR, OFFICE, MEDICAL OFFICE, CHILD CARE
Grafton Milne, CCIM, SIOR, is Co-Founder and Designated Broker of Menlo Group Commercial Real Estate. He helps oversee the company’s sales, recruiting, training and expansion efforts. Throughout his career, Grafton has closed hundreds of sale and lease transactions of office, medical office, investment and special use properties.
Grafton is also among the Valley’s top advisors for child care properties, including charter schools, private schools and preschools. He has exclusive relationships with the Arizona Early Childhood Education Association and Candelen (formerly known as the Association for Supportive Child Care). He acts as a sponsor for the organizations’ events and a business advisor for their members.
Grafton is one of only a few professionals in Arizona to earn both the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) and the Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS (SIOR) designations, signifying that he is among the top of his field. He earned a degree in Marketing and a minor in Business from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. Grafton is an active member of his church congregation and community. He is married with four beautiful children, and in his free time, he enjoys traveling, competing in Ironman Triathlons and working on his upcoming book.
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Stuart Milne, CCIM, SIOR, specializes in representing landlords, sellers and investors 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) and Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) designations, signifying that he is an expert in his field. He has closed hundreds of deals totaling more than $100 million in total considerations and more than 1 million sq. ft. throughout his career.
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 is also passionate about staying active and has completed multiple triathlons and marathons. He enjoys being outdoors and participating in numerous sports. Stuart is active in his church and community and is always looking for an opportunity to serve others around him.
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Stuart Milne, CCIM | SIOR
Executive 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 on 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.
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Tanner Milne, MBA | CCIM | SIOR
Office | Medical/Dental Office | Industrial
DIRECTOR, OFFICE, INVESTMENT
Nyal Sewell serves as Director at Menlo Group Commercial Real Estate. In his role, he assists a variety of businesses and property owners to reach their commercial real estate goals. Prior to joining Menlo Group, Nyal was an Associate at Goldman Sachs in their Global Markets Division. His Finance degree from Brigham Young University prepared him for a successful career at Goldman Sachs and continues to serve his commercial real estate clients.
Outside the office, Nyal enjoys being outdoors, running, surfing and cooking good food. He also has taken apart and semi-rebuilt a number of different cars. Nyal is married with two young children, and the family enjoys spending time at the beach.
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Jason Triano, CCIM, specializes in the representation of buyers and tenants looking for dental, medical, veterinary and professional office space. Since joining Menlo Group in 2018, Jason has negotiated purchase and lease assignments valued at over $30 million in total considerations. He has helped many startups to sign their first lease and established practitioners to expand or relocate their practices. Jason has also successfully worked through several sale/leaseback investment assignments for property owners who have chosen to capitalize on the strong resale market and remain in their space as a tenant. Prior to working at Menlo Group, Jason served for seven years as Vice President at Bank of America in a Business Development role, providing lending solutions to physicians, dentists and veterinarians across the Southwest for their real estate and practice needs.
Jason is a 2001 graduate of the Arizona Institute of Business, where he earned a degree in Business Management. He is a member of the Arizona Veterinary Medical Association and has earned the Certified Commercial Investment Member designation from the CCIM Institute. A CCIM is a recognized expert in the disciplines of commercial and investment real estate. Jason 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. He is also married to a Phoenix native and has two daughters.
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