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 more than 400 commercial real estate transactions worth more than $250 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.
Rich Andrus, MBA | CCIM
Executive Vice President
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.
Mark Haslip, 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 favorite is fly fishing. He also spends time working with his local church youth group.
Mark Haslip, MBA | CCIM
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 projects and 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 in 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 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. 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 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 have prepared him for a promisingcareer in commercial real estate.
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.
Medical Office | Office
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, Geoffrey has extensive experience in office tenant and landlord representation.
Before joining Menlo Group, Geoffrey was with Newmark Knight Frank as Managing Director from 2011 to 2017. In 1994, he founded his own brokerage firm, Strategic Commercial Realty, which he operated until he joined Grubb & Ellis (Newmark). Prior to 1994, he gained experience working for a couple of regional firms.
Throughout his career, Geoffrey has been involved in negotiating lease and sale transactions valued at more than $750 million on behalf of clients such as CenturyLink, National City Mortgage, SAGE Counseling, and Jardine, Baker, Hickman & Houston, PLLC.
Geoffrey 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. Geoffrey also 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, Geoffrey’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
Brigham Young University, Bachelor of Science in business management with a composite minor in economics and accounting