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.
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.
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.