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About

After 33 years in the commercial real estate business, Jack B. Richlen founded Commercial Brokerage Specialists (“CBS”) in 1997. The premise for founding the company was a perceived need in the market place for a higher degree of personal service for clients seeking integrity and follow through with their real estate needs. The geographical focus of the company was to serve Western Washington along the I-5 corridor from Canada to Oregon, with a special emphasis on the Greater Seattle market place.

The company came to the market place with a rich and varied background of real estate experience in investment, sales, leasing and real estate development. This expertise spanned all different areas within the commercial real estate industry.

In 2000 Harry Rubin brought his wealth of knowledge and background to the company from the real estate trust department of a major bank. In 2005 Kevin Slattery brought his enthusiasm and experience in property management to the company. The addition of these two individuals continued a pattern of client services and has enabled the company to better serve all of its clients. The company has a policy of all principals participating in all transactions in order to ensure the highest level of service to the needs of all clients. This successful formula will continue as long as the company exists.

 

Jack B. Richlen

Jack brings more than 50 years of sales development experience in commercial real estate to the Seattle Commercial Real Estate team. His experience includes: Property Management, Leasing, Sales, Raising Equity for Partnerships ($28,000,000 +), Site Acquisition, Approval, Development, Financing, Partnership Management and Administration.

Jennifer An

Jennifer graduated from the University of Washington with her Bachelors of Arts in Asian Studies and Masters of Business Administration from the Michael G. Foster School of Business. She has 10+ years of knowledge in commercial banking and wealth management where she primarily worked with ultra high net worth individuals. As a 2017 Foster MBA graduate, she’s excited to start a new career path in commercial real estate, and work closely with Jack and Harry. In her spare time, she passionately pursues her social entrepreneurial project, Camsa.la that she created in July 2014, as a way to share positivity with her community. We’re excited to have Jennifer onboard!

Harry Rubin

From 1972 to 1987, Harry held the position of Senior Trust Officer working with closely held businesses, appraising and selling properties. In 1987 the focus of responsibilities moved toward real estate management as Manager of Trust Real Estate, Washington overseeing $110 million in assets.

Geza Berger

Geza Berger has specialized in multifamily sales for over 40 years in the Greater Seattle Area. He has also been involved in other investment property sales. In addition, he was the managing partner of six-apartment complexes as well as individual owner of several smaller multifamily properties for over 20 years in the Seattle area.

Tricia Wilbur

Tricia has over 20 years experience in real estate law and asset managmement and is about to graduate from Loyola University’s Chicago School of Law with her Masters of Jurisprudence, Business and Corporate Governance Law.