Meet our team

At Apex, we invest in helping people and our community. Reach out and let us show you what we can do!

Nathan Sasaki
Executive Director
Nathan Sasaki
Executive Director

As the founder of Apex, Nathan has built a well-deserved reputation throughout Portland; hard working, judicious, and deeply ethical. Nathan’s values influence and epitomize the core principles of Apex, and he continues to impress his clients and benefit the city as a whole.

Matt Cole
Managing Director
Matt Cole
Managing Director

Matt uses his extensive real estate knowledge to track trends, optimally anticipate fluctuations and penetrate target markets. This allows him to create profitable action plans for his clients to successfully navigate complex market fluctuations and warrant fiscal stability.

Rennie Dunn
Director
Rennie Dunn
Director

The longevity of Rennie’s client relationships can be attributed to his analytical skills, customer service mindset, and consistent, reliable guidance. He incorporates client feedback into a comprehensive understanding of the market built on years of experience to achieve ideal results.

Lindsay Murphy
Director
Lindsay Murphy
Director

Lindsay has built an outstanding reputation over years of exceptional customer service. By staying responsive to both wide-ranging client needs and an ever-evolving market, she stays ahead of the curve to exceed expectations.

Mark Friel
Director
Mark Friel
Director

Nearly 20 years of success as a sales and leasing specialist in Portland has given Mark the comprehensive understanding of the Portland market necessary to achieve optimal results. Bringing both professionalism and a spark of enthusiasm to every deal, Mark is in his element when advocating on behalf of his clients.

Irfan Tahir
Director
Irfan Tahir
Director

Irfan brings a wide range of skill sets and almost 20 years of experience to assist his clients with their real estate needs. He specializes in acquisition and disposition, and has a robust understanding of zoning laws and requirements.

Sujata Patel
Transaction Director
Sujata Patel
Transaction Director

Sujata’s goal is for each of her client’s transactions to be as seamless as possible. To this end, she needs to stay two steps ahead of any issues or deadlines. By predicting any pitfalls in advance, she can avoid them, or reserve time to solve them.

Tom Shimota
Director
Tom Shimota
Director

Tom has developed long-term relationships with many of the region’s most prestigious companies through creative problem solving and attention to detail. He is a consummate negotiator – committed to going to bat for his clients to achieve the best possible terms.

Miles von Bergen
Director
Miles von Bergen
Director

Miles has over a decade of experience in the commercial real estate business and his industry knowledge is priceless to the success of our team.

Jeff Sholian
Director
Jeff Sholian
Director

Deep industry experience, in-depth market knowledge, and an extensive client network give Jeff the advantage over competition. His long-lasting client relationships are a testament to his ability to meet and surpass expectations.

Ali Davis
Broker
Ali Davis
Broker

Ali’s priority is maintaining an open line of communication with her clients, so they feel supported at every stage of the real estate transaction and beyond. Responsiveness and efficiency are core assets that Ali brings to her client relationships and transactions.

Brendan Smith
Associate Director
Brendan Smith
Associate Director

Brendan prioritizes his clients and their overall business success. Focusing on leasing, acquisition, and disposition in the city core, his goal is to provide in-depth, strategic consulting to generate economically viable solutions to meet his clients’ real estate needs.

Max Schlesinger
Broker
Max Schlesinger
Broker

 

 

Jillian Bohrer
Human Resources Manager
Jillian Bohrer
Human Resources Manager

Since joining the Apex team in August of 2016, Jillian has skillfully implemented a number of organizational changes to modernize our office. Instrumental in creating a fun and productive workplace environment, her talents facilitate efficient day-to-day operations and happy client relationships.

Bruce Garlinghouse
Broker
Bruce Garlinghouse
Broker

Bruce has been tapped to track the office leasing market in the Portland area.

Emy Lewis
Marketing Director
Emy Lewis
Marketing Director

Joining Apex in 2009, Emy has been instrumental in nearly every facet of the company. Emy’s positivity and humor influence the climate of Apex, as well as her artistry, organization, and commitment. Emy plays a crucial role in Apex’s growth and distinguished reputation.

Daniel Mandel
Research Manager
Daniel Mandel
Research Manager

Danny is an Oregon broker and graduate of Portland State’s Masters in Real Estate Development program. He is responsible for compiling market information related to investment and owner/user sales, leasing and development opportunities. He analyzes the data to uncover trends and patterns and draws insightful conclusions regarding the commercial real estate industry.

Bryan Robinson
Financial Analyst
Bryan Robinson
Financial Analyst

 

 

Neal Schapper
Executive Accountant
Neal Schapper
Executive Accountant
Karina Makheddinov
Staff Accountant
Karina Makheddinov
Staff Accountant

Graduating from Portland State with a degree in Accounting and Finance, Karina is well-versed in the nuances of commercial real estate finance. Karina brings a breadth of accounting experience to the table, as well as an approachable nature.

Kate Holmquist
Client Services Coordinator
Kate Holmquist
Client Services Coordinator

Serving as a key link between brokers and clients, Kate's amiability provides an invaluable service to Apex.

Tanner Pierce
Tanner Pierce
Junior Accountant
Tanner Pierce
Junior Accountant
Nick Welch
Salesforce Administrator
Nick Welch
Salesforce Administrator

Nick oversees the implementation and administration of our Salesforce.

Grace Misclevitz
Executive Assistant
Grace Misclevitz
Executive Assistant
Murin Watt
Brokerage Services
Murin Watt
Brokerage Services

With over a decade of real estate experience, Murin is able to effectively maintain excellent client relationships. As co-founder of Apex, Murin has been integral in the company’s growth and continued success.

Cagney McClung
Residential Broker
Cagney McClung
Residential Broker

Cagney’s approach to real estate is holistic and community-based. Specializing in single family homes and condominiums throughout the Portland Metro area, she recognizes that good business is about more than just profits – it’s about people.

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