Rich Andrus specializes in the sales and leasing of office and investment properties, with an emphasis in medical and dental tenant/buyer and landlord/seller representation. Rich’s innate ability to establish relationships with landlords and tenants alike allow him to make an immediate impact in any situation. Prior to joining Menlo Group CRE, Rich worked for Cardinal Health, a Fortune 500 medical supply corporation. While there, he held various roles ranging from Physician Office Sales Representative in the Phoenix Valley, National Account Manager, West Coast Surgical Supplies Region Manager, and West Coast Nursing Products and Services Region Manager. Within his roles at Cardinal Health, Rich managed multiple product business lines with a total sales territory valued in excess of $80 million annually in medical spend. Rich has personally participated in the negotiation of hundreds of contracts valued well over $100 million. Rich’s accolades at Cardinal Health include West Coast Sales Representative of the Year and the Region Manager of the Year. His previous sales and negotiation experience brings a fresh and creative approach to your negotiation table! Rich graduated from Utah State University with a dual Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Marketing and a dual minor in Economics and Spanish. Additionally, he graduated from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University with a Masters in Business Administration. When not in the office, Rich enjoys spending time with his wife of 14 years and their four very active children ages 8, 7, 5, and 3. He enjoys baseball, fishing, golfing, hiking, and swimming. He also enjoys the time he gets to spend working with the youth in his church group, and the Boy Scouts of America.
Rich Andrus, MBA | CCIM
Senior Vice President
VICE PRESIDENT, OFFICE, MEDICAL, DENTAL
Steve Berghoff is an experienced commercial real estate professional specializing in the leasing, sale and acquisition of commercial office properties in the metropolitan Phoenix area with an emphasis on the south Scottsdale and East-Valley submarkets. Steve started his real estate career in 2003 with Clayton Companies where he exclusively represented leasing and sales transactions for a privately held portfolio of real estate. Steve’s primary focus is on Landlord representation with the goal of maximizing property values by sustaining high occupancy levels, successfully negotiating lease deals/renewals and providing exceptional service. Steve has a reputation for being honest, hard-working and developing long lasting relationships with both landlords/tenants and buyers/sellers. Steve graduated from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. Steve’s interests include playing golf, Nebraska football, Creighton basketball, dining out, watching movies, and spending time with his wife of nine years – Jessica and their newborn baby girl – Gracen. Other interests/activities: FBI Phoenix Citizen’s Academy & Scottsdale Police Department Citizen’s Academy.
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. Tom graduated from Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia with a degree in Food Marketing. Prior to working for the Menlo Group CRE Tom worked for WB Mason, the largest national privately held office supply company, with an emphasis on the direct furniture and janitorial/maintenance supply categories. There, he was one of the top producers in one of the company’s largest markets. This experience of establishing and maintaining relationships while always putting the client first will ensure the ideal outcome for your real estate needs.Outside of work, Tom enjoys taking advantage of the great outdoor activities Phoenix has to offer, playing basketball, and rooting for all his hometown Philadelphia sports teams. Above all, Tom enjoys spending time with his wife Ashley.
Mark Haslip specializes in the sales and leasing of office and investment properties, with an emphasis in medical and dental tenant/buyer and landlord/seller representation. He graduated Cum Laude from the University of Utah, majoring in Psychology, and minoring in Chemistry and Biology. He then went on to graduate from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University with a Master’s in Business Administration. Prior to joining Menlo Group CRE, Mark worked for Henry Schein Dental, a Fortune 500 dental supply and equipment company. While there he was a consistent top producer each year. Within his roles at Henry Schein Dental, Mark managed a multi-million-dollar territory helping Dentists to achieve their short and long term business goals through his consultative suggestions that improved efficiencies and profitability. Mark’s accolades at Henry Schein include Rookie of the Year, Total Solutions Provider, National Top 5% Ranking, Traditional Sales Equipment Champion, Digital Technology Champion, Digital Impression Champion, Business Solutions Champion, Road to Paradise Winner, and several National Category Championships. His ability to establish relationships, clarify issues, and provide novel solutions will bring positive results to your real estate needs. In his spare time, Mark enjoys spending time with his wife and their six children. He enjoys all things sports, but his true love is fly fishing. He also spends time working with a church youth group serving as a Scout Master.
Mark Haslip, MBA
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, CCIM, OFFICE, MEDICAL OFFICE, CHILD CARE
Grafton Milne started his commercial real estate career in 2007 and has been with Menlo Group CRE since its inception in 2008. He specializes in the sales and leasing of office, medical office, investment and special use properties (such as Charter Schools, Private Schools, Montessori Schools, Day Cares, Pre-Schools, etc) in Metro-Phoenix and throughout the state of Arizona. He provides the full range of real estate services, including tenant/buyer representation, landlord/seller representation, consulting services, and investment services. He has become a well known and respected agent in the market due to his honest, hard-working approach to the business and his ability to establish relationships with landlords, tenants, and brokers. Grafton is a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) and graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in Marketing and a minor in Business. When not in the office, Grafton enjoys spending time with his wife of four years and their little boy. He is active in his church and other non-profit and service organizations including the Boy Scouts of America in his community. Grafton is an Ironman Triathlete and enjoys traveling with family and friends.
Stuart Milne Senior Vice President, a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) joined Menlo Group CRE in January 2009 and specializes in representing Tenants and Landlords with the acquisition and disposition of their office space in the Phoenix Metropolitan area. His broad base of knowledge spans tenant, property owner, buyer and seller advisory services for office and medical office space as well as Veterinary specialists which has earned him a great reputation among his clients.
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.
Additionally, Mr. Milne is a graduate from Northern Arizona University with a Bachelors Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies with an emphasis in business management. When he is not in the office, Stuart loves spending time with his wife and three children, Maisy, Jackson, and Camden. He enjoys outdoor activities as well as playing numerous sports. He is a native Arizonian and has enjoyed watching the area grow over the years. He is very active in his church and the community and is always looking for an opportunity to serve.
Stuart Milne, CCIM
Senior Vice President
Medical Office | Office
DESIGNATED BROKER, CCIM, MBA, OFFICE
Tanner Milne has been involved with commercial real estate development and brokerage since 2003. He has facilitated and negotiated projects and transactions with values in excess of $500 Million, and has carried projects from site acquisition to final close out. This experience provides clients value in understanding the critical path in buying, selling, and leasing commercial real estate. Tanner founded Menlo Group CRE in 2008 with the objective of delivering unparalleled value to clients through service, innovation, and solutions. As a leader in the east valley office, medical office, and office condo markets, Tanner has helped many of the valley’s top doctors and dentists 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 enjoys reading business books in his spare time, including some of his favorites: Good to great, Think and Grown Rich, and How to Stop Worrying and Start Living. Tanner is married with five beautiful children. He loves food, Brazil, and the beach.
Tanner Milne, MBA | CCIM | SIOR
President & Designated Broker
Office | Medical/Dental Office | Industrial
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, OFFICE
Geoffrey Waldrom serves as an Executive Vice President at Menlo Group. A highly respected, 32-year veteran of the commercial real estate industry, Mr. Waldrom has an extensive experience in office tenant and landlord representation.
Prior to joining Menlo group, Mr. Waldrom was with Newmark Knight Frank as Managing Director from 2011 to 2017. He was with Strategic Commercial Realty, a company he founded in 1994, as president from 1994 to 1999 and then principal from 2004 to 2011. From 1999 to 2004, he was principal with CRESA. Prior to starting his own firm, Mr. Waldrom was employed by Insignia/ESG from 1992 to 1994 as marketing director. From 1986 to 1992 he was a real estate specialist with DAUM Commercial Real Estate Services.
Throughout his career, Mr. Waldrom has been involved in negotiating lease and sale transactions valued at more than $1.0 Billion on behalf of clients such as CenturyLink, National City Mortgage, SAGE Counseling and Jardine, Baker, Hickman & Houston, PLLC.
Geoffrey Waldrom is passionate about helping local companies navigate the complexities of leasing and acquiring commercial real estate. He draws on his wide-ranging knowledge of the industry to help clients achieve their short and long-term goals and has a talent for helping parties come to a consensus during the negotiation process to help save time and money. His objective is to develop a results-driven, comprehensive real estate strategy tailored to each client by listening to their needs. On behalf of owners he represents, Mr. Waldrom’s critical eye helps him to position properties in such a way as to make them more appealing to potential tenants, buyers, and investors.
Top Producer, Newmark Knight Frank Phoenix, 2013
Board Member, Business Advisory Services
Member, Arizona Commercial Brokers Association (ACBA)
Former advisory board member, Pinnacle Bank
Former board member, The Foundation for Public Education
Mr. Waldrom attended Brigham Young University, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in business management with a composite minor in economics and accounting.
Anthony Staren is an Associate Advisor at Menlo Group CRE, specializing in the sales and leasing of office and investment properties, with an emphasis in medical and dental tenant/buyer and landlord/seller representation. Anthony joined Menlo after a recent move to Arizona from Chicago, where he worked as a Business & IT Advisory Consultant at Ernst & Young (EY). As a part of EY’s Business Strategy & Digital Advisory Performance Improvement practice, Anthony provided strategic planning and management advisory services for numerous Fortune 100 corporations and high-growth companies in multiple industries. Anthony leverages his broad business knowledge and experience as well as powerful data analytics tools to facilitate strategic, transformational and sustainable decision-making and growth for business clients.
Anthony graduated at the top of his class with a degree in Economics from the University of Illinois, and is pursuing a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) at the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. In his spare time, Anthony enjoys spending time with his wife and family, reading anything he can get his hands on, learning new software tools & technologies, and meeting new & interesting people.
Bryan Bunker is the Chief Operating Officer at Menlo Group CRE and brings strong business acumen and discipline from his 15+ years of experience in various leadership roles. His uncommon path from small business change agent to global manager at a multinational company gives him a variety of experience to draw on in establishing the ideal structure and processes for our company. He graduated Cum Laude from Arizona State University in 2000 earning two bachelor’s degrees concurrently in Accountancy and Computer Information Systems. After spending a year in public accounting, Bryan accepted a leadership role with a long-standing small business here in the Valley where he transformed its processes, operating structure and facilities. Bryan went on to pursue an MBA from the full-time program at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business. He earned the prestigious full-tuition Dean’s Fellowship and graduated with honors in 2011. He then spent nearly five years at Fortune 100 company DuPont, in global marketing, strategy and product management roles before joining The Menlo Group in 2015. Bryan is committed to making The Menlo Group offering the strongest in the industry through unique process, superior client service and a collaborative culture. Outside of work he enjoys visiting new places, major sporting events and movies. More than anything he enjoys time with his wife, Mindi, and their three children.
Chloe Burress joined Menlo Group CRE in 2017 and is an enthusiastic receptionist with a history of work in the real estate and medical industries. A published writer, she has a love of creative and editorial expression. She is an organized asset to the firm, taking great care in event planning, and customer service. Chloe is a strong administrative professional with excellent people skills. A graduate of Desert Vista High School in 2016, she is continuing her education at Mesa Community College for Business. When she’s not at church or at work, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, along with hiking, swimming, and painting.
Front Desk Receptionist/Executive Assistant
SENIOR TRANSACTION MANAGER
Lisa Ingram joined Menlo Group CRE in 2011 and works as the Transaction Manager for Tanner Milne and his Office Leasing and Sales Team. She manages each transaction from beginning to end to facilitate a smooth and successful closing for every client. Lisa graduated from Brigham Young University — Idaho with a Bachelor’s Degree in English Education and taught for a brief time before joining Menlo Group CRE. She is an Arizona Notary and holds an Arizona Real Estate license. Lisa enjoys traveling, reading, movies, music, and eating great food. When not at work, she can be found at the beach, watching basketball, and spending time with family and friends.
Diana Mooney joined Menlo Group CRE in 2017 and works as the transaction manager for Tanner Milne and his Office Leasing and Sales Team. She graduated from Arizona State University with a degree in Communications and a minor in Psychology. Diana also holds an Arizona Real Estate license. She has extensive experience in the customer service industry and believes in serving with a servants heart. While being a transaction manager she will be able to make sure every client is individually taken care of from beginning to end. When she is not found at the office she can be found cooking, playing volleyball and spending time with her husband and adorable puppy.
Amy Royal joined Menlo Group CRE in 2017 and works as the transaction manager for the Office Leasing and Sales Team. She graduated from Brigham Young University – Idaho with a degree in Psychology. She has a firm background in customer service and believes that every costumer’s voice should be heard. As a transaction manager, Amy works hard to see each transaction through from beginning to end. She enjoys traveling and trying new foods wherever she goes. When she is not found at the office she can be found spending time with family and friends.
OFFICE MANAGER, A/R, A/P
Wendy Webster joined Menlo Group CRE in 2016 and works as the Office Manager. She was born and raised in Arizona and studied Psychology at Troy University — Alabama. Prior to real estate, Wendy worked as a substance abuse counselor for young adults for ten years and has held various administrative & management positions. When not in the office she enjoys playing volleyball, hiking, and spending time with family and friends.