Get to know Cliff
Cliff is a Certified Property Manager® (CPM) and a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM). Cliff joined the company in 1986 and has extensive experience representing owners of commercial, investment and residential properties. He has managed warehouse, office, and retail properties, as well as mobile home parks, condominium associations, and residential properties of all sizes. Cliff’s client base includes financial institutions, government agencies, private investors and nonprofit organizations. In addition to property management, he has served as an advisor, developed budgets, made value improvements to buildings, and trained on- and off-site staff. Cliff’s strong knowledge of maintenance enables him to counsel on the best approach for major value-add projects. Among his many civic activities, Cliff serves on the executive committee for the Portland Chapter of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM), where, in 2000 and 2003 he was recognized as Certified Property Manager of the Year. In 2014 he was recognized by IREM as board member of the year, and in 2015 he earned an achievement award in brokerage from SVN International. Cliff holds an MBA from Willamette University and a BS in Political Science from Claremont McKenna College. He is a frequent contributor to industry newsletters and serves as adjunct professor at Portland State University, where he teaches real estate finance. Cliff is the author of 21 Fables, a book about real estate investing that helps investors navigate the rough shoals of real estate ownership.