Leonard B. Bailes

Founder

License #: 00338330
(310) 445-4300
lbailes@bailesre.com

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.

Monique Lacey

Senior Vice President

License #: 00967569
(310) 445-4304
mlacey@bailesre.com

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
(916) 512-8591
(310) 445-4317
gpepp@bailesre.com

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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.

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John Finestone

Senior Vice President

License #: 01439876
(310) 445-4305
jfinestone@bailesre.com

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

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Associate Vice President

License #: 02025055
(702) 326-8768
flintie@bailesre.com

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.

Rebecca King

Rebecca King

Associate Vice President

License #: 02047530
rking@bailesre.com

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.

 
Rebecca brings her lively personality and natural curiosity for the industry to the office daily. Prior to joining Bailes & Associates, Rebecca worked as an advisor for Cresa Chicago, pursuing the downtown market.
 
She graduated from Ohio University where she received her degree in Human and Consumer Sciences and a minor in Marketing and Sales. Rebecca loves to network, volunteer, and for fun she enjoys an adventure road trip.

Nina Steiner

Associate

License #: 01961367
(310) 487-2982
nsteiner@bailesre.com

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.

Samuel Spencer

Associate

License #: 02043125
sspencer@bailesre.com

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.

John Biedenham

Associate

License #: 02065470
John@bailesre.com

Having accrued over 25 years of experience in his chosen fields of sales and technical sales, Mr. Biedenharn found success working as the director of sales and business development for HD-Ware since 2004. Additionally, having a history in commercial real estate investments, he recently joined the commercial real estate firm Bailes & Associates Inc. in Los Angeles.

Throughout the course of his affiliation with HD-Ware, he has been responsible for representing manufacturers of national and international video, IP streaming, and content creation companies, such as Camerize, DVEO, Sportsquare, Vector 3, PlayBox Technologies, and IMC Technologies of Switzerland.

Mr. Biedenharn began his career in the field as a western US regional sales manager for Truevision from 1993 to 1998 and Matrox from 1998 to 2004. Having been raised during the analog era of music and film, he became fascinated with digital technology early on in his life. He took his experience in graphics arts to a commercial level, whereupon he began to sell high end computer graphics and medical imaging systems to local hospitals and forensic animation systems for the legal field.

Mr. Biedenharn attributes his success to his father, who was a world-renowned professor of Physics, who performed research and networked extensively worldwide in the field of quantum physics, inspiring the younger Biedenharn to apply rigorous academic principles to the world of business.

Before embarking upon his professional journey, Mr. Biedenharn pursued his education at Southern Methodist University, where he graduated in 1980 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in broadcast film audio production. He subsequently completed graduate coursework in computer graphics and advertising design at the Art Center College of Design and the California Institute of Technology.

Adjacent to his career, Mr. Biedenharn is certified as a multi engine private pilot. He has parlayed his flying skills to admirable effect since 1997 in collaboration with the U.S. Civil Air Patrol, providing aerial communications platforms in the midst of disasters and humanitarian relief efforts. Concurrent with his business endeavors, and looking forward into the future, Mr. Biedenharn aspires to contribute towards philanthropic investments, such as animal preservation and forestry management.

Chris Nordel

Director of Research & Financial Analysis

cnordel@bailesre.com

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.

Nancy Tieffer

Executive Assistant & Office Manager

(310) 445-4313
nancy@bailesre.com

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.