Broker Wins: Giving Thanks in 2022 

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As the year winds towards its conclusion, the Crexi team wants to focus on the positive and celebrate our community. There’s much to be thankful for, and we are proud to count ourselves among the community of commercial real estate professionals.

Here are some of our favorite commercial real estate wins from 2022. We hope these stories inspire you as much as they do us.

Chris Hollenbeck

Cushman Wakefield

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“We’ve been extremely appreciative of everything Crexi has done for our team in 2022. We not only use it as one of our most successful marketing/listing tools, but it also helps us organize due diligence items. We have nothing but compliments from our buyers on how easy the interface is to use. We are always pleasantly surprised about the number of leads that turn into LOIs that come directly from Crexi. And we love turning those LOIs into completed transactions!”

Chris Hollenbeck has an extensive history in the sale of retail properties through his past and current career experience. In brokerage, Chris has been a part of over 500 transactions totaling more than $400 million in total consideration and nearly 6,000,000 SF of retail sold. He has completed over 50 new development, redevelopment or PAD deals with a total consideration of more than $60,000,000 and is heavily involved in the sale of single-tenant investment properties across the country. Chris specializes in Capital Markets and manages his team’s national Investment Services Portfolio.

Cynthia Shelton, CCIM, & Amy Foote

LandQwest Commercial Orlando

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“I wanted to let you know how much activity we received from the Crexi platform on an industrial investment property we had at 1001 College St. in Madison, IL. The property was listed at $10,000,000, and we had immediate phone calls coming from both coasts and everywhere in between. 

Within one month, we had over 50 inquiries from qualified buyers with 15 signed confidentiality agreements and six list price offers. The property closed in less than six months from the original listing date, and we’re very satisfied with the exposure through the Crexi platform!”

Cynthia Shelton is a former CCIM President (2002-2003), Florida’s “Queen of Retail,” Senior Managing Director of the Investments and Capital Markets division, the Qualifying Broker for LandQwest Commercial Orlando, and the recipient of NAR’s Distinguished Service award. Amy Foote is an Associate at LandQwest and Cynthia’s partner, specializing in acquiring and disposing retail shopping centers and single-tenant, net lease (STNL) assets across greater Central Florida. Together, Cynthia and Amy are long-time players in Florida’s retail commercial real estate scene,responsible for more than $300 million in transaction value. 

Danae Dekker

LPT Realty

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“I have only been a licensed agent for 7 months and I now have over $15 million worth of potential deals. All of this traction came from Crexi leads, persistent follow-up, and consistently proving my value to my leads. If you’re on the fence about signing a contract for a PRO membership, just do it. If you use all the tools provided to you and do the work, the results will follow.”

Danae Dekker is a Listing Broker/Agent, Landlord Broker/Agent with LPT Realty. Licensed in early 2022, Dekker transitioned from an agricultural background to a career in commercial real estate to take advantage of the sector’s many opportunities.

Max Schumacher

Rein & Grossoehme

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“We find more principals on Crexi than any other platform; it’s like Tinder for principals. I love that it’s public-facing and a monthly subscription. Certainly give [Crexi] a shot, as it’s great for smaller shops without as much of an internal network.” 

Max Schumacher serves as Vice President of Industrial Leasing and Sales at Rein & Grossoehme in Arizona and is also an active member of the Scottsdale Saguaros, a local philanthropic and social club. Mr. Schumacher specializes in the leasing and sale of single-tenant industrial properties in the Greater Phoenix area.

Soozi Jones Walker, CCIM, SIOR

Commercial Executives Real Estate Services

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“What a difference! It’s one thing to have a free system and get the service we were getting, but the activity went up dynamically as soon as we switched to PRO. For the price we pay for PRO, the services and the performance have been second to none. Just try it – I think you’ll be shocked by the performance you get out of it […] It’s the best buy we’ve ever made.”

Soozi Jones Walker is President and Corporate Broker of Commercial Executives Real Estate Services, former Commercial Division President of the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors, Dean of Faculty for GLVAR, recognized as a “Woman of Achievement in Land and Real Estate Development” by the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce and inducted into the Real Hall of Fame, and appointed to the Real Estate Commission by the Governor of Nevada.

Zach Pruitt

Cawley Commercial – Chicago

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“The exposure [Crexi] offers, you just don’t get that on other websites right now – the national reach is unmatched. It provides the most bang and benefit for your buck across the board compared to everything else…Crexi TODAY provides more exposure, maneuverability, and offerings as a complete platform.”

Zach Pruitt is Managing Broker and Principal at Cawley Commercial’s Chicago office, responsible for representing owners with property sales by positioning the asset for highest-and-best use and assisting the owners of under-performing holdings by creating a strategic leasing initiative and implementing an assertive approach to achieve increased occupancy. 

Mike Spremulli

William Pitt Sotherby’s International

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“On a day-to-day basis, [Crexi] helps us find properties for buyers, it helps us find comps, helps us locate properties we’d otherwise not know about; buyers have found US! The comps feature is a huge game changer – the boss called me yesterday and asked me to evaluate a potential deal. Crexi’s software was able to help me find and organize all the data in a neat package, and it was so easy to put an OM together. Crexi takes a lot of the admin work out of my hands.”


Mike Spremulli is a broker at William Pitt Sotheby’s International. The MBPC Team is a commercial & residential team: Bob Virgulak & Mike Spremulli specialize in commercial dealings while Heather Erickson and Ashley Badger focus on providing white-glove residential services to sellers and buyers alike.

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