Leonard B. Bailes
License #: 00338330
Leonard “Len” Bailes started his real estate career more than 40 years ago. Len established Bailes & Associates, Inc. in 1981, as a boutique tenant representation firm. He has devoted his career to building a reputation as a knowledgeable, strong negotiator and has been instrumental in consummating over $500,000,000 in real estate transactions across the country.
Prior to founding Bailes & Associates, Len was a co-branch manager and top producer at Studley in Los Angeles for 10 years. Studley was the first commercial real estate services firm to pioneer the conflict-free business model of representing only tenants in their commercial real estate transactions.
Len has always led Bailes & Associates on its path as an independent tenant representative for commercial real estate and for 32 years has stayed true to his vision.
Senior Vice President
License #: 00967569
Monique Lacey is a Senior Vice President with Bailes & Associates, Inc. Monique has been with Bailes since 1992; she has worked in the real estate industry for thirty-five years. With a diverse background in commercial real estate Monique understands the business from both a leasing and management viewpoint. She has represented clients such as Alternative Resolution Centers, 1-800-Dentist, Drake Beam Morin, Inc., Oppenheimer & Co., Inc., California Commerce Bank, Worldlink, Allied Universal and a myriad of law and professional firms.
Before joining Bailes & Associates, Monique was a top producer with the Los Angeles office of Knight Frank Faulkner Baillieu (“KFFB”), an international real estate brokerage firm in downtown Los Angeles. Prior to KFFB she was with Los Angeles Realty Services, Inc. in Beverly Hills representing both landlords and tenants. Monique started her real estate career in the property management side of the business. She was with both Cabot, Cabot & Forbes at The International Jewelry Center in Downtown Los Angeles and 330 North Brand in Glendale and then moved to Maguire Thomas Partners at the three million square foot Wells Fargo Center in downtown Los Angeles.
Monique is currently a licensed real estate salesperson in the State of California. She lives in Marina del Rey with her husband and has two wonderful children who are both attending college. Monique enjoys the beach and the mountains and really appreciates quiet time. Monique has chaired several charitable fundraisers and has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for worthy causes.
Gary A. Pepp
Senior Vice President
License #: 00925108
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Gary A. Pepp joined Bailes & Associates, Inc. in November 2008 to work as a commercial real estate broker specializing in tenant representation for all types of commercial real estate with an emphasis on medical professions’ real estate needs.
Prior to joining Bailes, Gary was President of his own commercial and residential mortgage brokerage company for nearly 25 years. This was the result of his many years in real estate finance with Xerox Credit Union and as General Manager for such firms as Hughes Helicopter and VA Hospital Credit Unions.
Gary attended Kent State University in Ohio and then graduated from Long Beach State, in Long Beach, CA majoring in business and accounting. As a licensed real estate professional, Gary is committed to continuing education. Gary lettered for three years in football, wrestling and baseball. He is a Navy veteran serving three tours in Vietnam attached to fighter jet aircraft squadron aboard several aircraft carriers, and he was the recipient of a Navy Achievement Medal for meritorious achievement. Gary is married to a commercial real estate broker for 39 years and the parent of one daughter with three grandchildren. Gary embraces his time with his family. He likes travel, golf and DIY home improvement projects.
License #: 01439876
John Finestone has over 12 years of well-rounded brokerage experience in the leasing and investment of commercial, retail, and industrial properties. He assists in the sourcing and negotiating of results driven transactions that are based on the individual needs of each client.
John incorporates his prior financial background to provide a high level of analysis for acquisition and leasing requirements. His passion for real estate and dedication to his client base allow him to deliver the utmost personalized service to his clients that result in long-lasting professional relationships. John works with companies and corporations over a wide variety of industries which include – real estate investors, technology/media companies, financial institutions, entertainment firms, educational institutions, healthcare, and professional services companies
John received his Bachelor of Arts degree with a minor in Economics from the University of California Los Angeles. He is a member of Trusted Advisors. He is also a youth baseball & basketball coach, and is a volunteer for LA Animal Services.
Flintie Ray Williams
Associate Vice President
License #: 02025055
Flintie Ray Williams joined Bailes & Associates, Inc. in 2016 after a successful career in the Las Vegas hospitality business. He focuses on representing buyers of investment property. Flintie formerly held senior leadership positions with Wynn Resorts and the Mirage Resorts. A native of Los Angeles, Flintie attended the University of Nevada at Las Vegas. An outstanding leader he was captain of the UNLV basketball team and drafted by the Detroit Pistons.
Flintie is active with many civic and community groups. In his spare time he enjoys coaching and mentoring young students.
License #: 01961367
Nina Steiner helps professionals quickly find the right office space at the right time at the right price. Nina joined Bailes & Associates in 2015 from KW Commercial, the commercial arm of Keller Williams Residential Brokerage. Nina focuses on representing tenants in their need for leasing commercial office space. Nina has extensive knowledge in the coworking and executive office suite business model. Nina is a workspace specialist in flexible managed space.
As a former line producer and production manager in television production, she was tasked with quickly finding the right space for 1 to 500 cast, staff and crew. She also produced a popular venture capital conference, “Venture Net” working with startup companies. This annual conference is so successful that Shark Tank’s very own Mark Cuban was a keynote speaker.
Nina enjoys being of service and helping companies of all sizes with their real estate needs.
Nina has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Adelphi University in Garden City, New York and received a master’s degree from Hunter College in New York City. In her free time, she works out at the gym, swims and loves beach walks. Nina volunteers for Wounded Warrior Project and Music Mends Minds.
Executive Assistant & Office Manager
Nancy joined Bailes & Associates, Inc. in 1985 as part of the Los Angeles office team. Several key job tasks she performs include: accounts payables, accounts receivables and payroll for both the Los Angeles and Irvine offices.
Nancy has been in the commercial real estate industry for over 28 years, previously working for Studley where she met the then young and aspiring broker Len Bailes. Nancy has assisted Len with building Bailes from the ground up and is an integral member of the Bailes team. Her extensive experience along with her distinct attention to detail, exceptional multi-tasking capabilities and accounting abilities make her the backbone of the Bailes team. In her spare time Nancy enjoys traveling, watching sports, cooking, listening to music and going to the theater.
License #: 02047530
As part of Bailes & Associates team, Rebecca specializes solely in tenant representation. Rebecca grew up in a family where real estate was the only industry discussed on a regular basis and in true serendipitous fashion, she follows in her father’s footsteps, who worked for Bailes & Associates at its inception from 1981 to 1984.
License #: 02043125
Born in Argentina and raised in Washington DC, Sam moved to West Hollywood in 2014 and joined Bailes and Associates in 2018.
Prior to working in commercial real estate, Sam was head of American development at the athletic supplies subscription service JoggBox, where he led the company’s expansion from the UK and France.
Sam’s unique background and education have given him highly-developed communication skills, operational planning excellence, and solid networking and partnership abilities.
He has a degree in Latin American Studies with a minor in Business from University of Texas at Austin, where he also studied abroad in Buenos Aires and Tuscany, Italy. In his free time, he loves to travel, cook, and explore the city of Los Angeles. He volunteers with the Ace of Hearts Animal Rescue of Los Angeles. Sam is fluent in Spanish.
Patrick made the transition to brokerage with Bailes & Associates in 2018 where he focuses on office tenant representation. His broad range of experience in commercial real estate makes him an asset in almost any situation.
He moved to Los Angeles in 2016 where he worked for a Fortune 500 commercial real estate firm focused on office leasing as an analyst and continued to sharpen his broader knowledge of office brokerage while learning the intricacies of the Westside.
Coming from the University of Texas at Austin, Patrick graduated with a B.A. in Economics and a minor in Mathematics. Prior to commercial real estate, Patrick spent time as an analyst in both the medical and financial fields. In these roles he had operations and data management responsibilities. Here he sharpened his analytical and problem solving skills.
Patrick began his commercial real estate career in Austin, Texas initially in multifamily leasing in 2013. He quickly then utilized his analytical background and began to focus on office and industrial properties there, and began to learn, track, and report on that market.
In his spare time, Patrick enjoys trying new restaurants, spending time at the beach, and hiking.
Director of Research & Financial Analysis
Chris joined the Bailes team in late 2018. He joined the team after working as an accountant for a small preschool and land holding company. Chris leverages his passion for analytics and perseverance to support brokers with all their finance and research needs.
Chris obtained his Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance from the Eller College of Management at The University of Arizona. In his spare time he enjoys cliff diving, reading, solving puzzles, working out, and playing sports.
Associate Vice President
License #: 02080382
Lia is ambitious, goal-oriented, focused on personal development, and finds great fulfillment in helping others- which allows her to build meaningful relationships. Colleagues find Lia professional yet fierce in negotiation.
Lia began her commercial real estate career initially in Houston, Texas as a buyer’s rep. She earned a B.B.A. in Marketing with a minor in International Studies from the Bauer College of Business at University of Houston. Lia is currently a licensed real estate salesperson in both Texas and California.
Lia, her husband and their two young boys enjoy life in the heart of Irvine, CA. When not working with clients, she takes pleasure in fundraising for a worthy cause, international travel, yoga, and spending time with family. Lia is fluent in Vietnamese.