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.

Mark Coffey

Senior Vice President

License #: 01720688
(949) 809-2042
mcoffey@bailesre.com

Mark joined Bailes & Associates, Inc. in 2003 with a specific focus on tenant and buyer representation of corporate and entrepreneurial clients both in Southern California and throughout the U.S. Mark manages the firm’s Orange County office located in Irvine, CA. He has over 30 years of commercial and corporate real estate experience including senior leadership positions at Digital Equipment Corporation (now H-P) and within the property & casualty insurance industry (White Mountains Insurance Group-OneBeacon Insurance).

Over his career, Mark has negotiated leases and property purchase/sales exceeding $500M in value and 25M SF throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe and the Far East. Mark is a graduate of Franklin & Marshall College and a member of its Southern California regional alumni board. Mark and his wife have two grown children and reside in Newport Coast, CA

Monique Lacey

Senior Vice President

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

Monique Lacey joined Bailes & Associates, Inc. in 1992, and has worked in the real estate industry for thirty years. Monique understands commercial real estate 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, Universal Protection Services and a myriad of law and professional firms to name a few.

Prior to 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, and worked with Los Angeles Realty Services, Inc. representing both landlords and tenants. She also worked in property management, managing Class A commercial buildings.

Monique is currently a licensed real estate salesperson in the State of California. She lives in La Canada with her husband and two wonderful children, and enjoys both snow sking and water sking at Lake Arrowhead. 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
(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

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.

 

Neil Davda

Neil Davda

Vice President

License #: 00978456
ndavda@bailesre.com

Neil’s focus is in office and retail real estate transactions in Southern California. Neil is very client focused and detail oriented. These characteristics have enabled him to professionally manage and close complicated commercial real estate transactions.  Prior to joining Bailes & Associates, Neil created excellent commercial real estate solutions and value for numerous clients for over 10 years as a commercial real estate broker at Tenzer Commercial Brokerage Group, which is situated on the 3rd Street Promenade in Santa Monica.  Neil developed his passion for commercial real estate while working at Macerich’s corporate office, a major shopping center Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) based in Santa Monica.

 
Neil earned his MBA from USC with emphasis in Real Estate and Finance and has been a   California Real Estate Licensee from more than 20 years.  Neil has served as a Board Member of the Los Angeles Chapter, USC Marshall Business Alumni Association and mentored in USC’s Marshall School MBA Executive Mentor Program.   Neil grew up in the Eagle Rock / Glendale area and enjoyed experiencing the San Francisco Bay Area while attaining his bachelor’s degree at the UC Berkeley.
 

Neil loves residing in Irvine with his family and their dog Rocky.  Neil is an active member of the USC Marshall Alumni Orange County Chapter and Orange County Cal Alumni club.

 

Nolan Thompson

Associate Vice President

License #: 01894682
(949) 438-4110
Nthompson@bailesre.com

Nolan is a multi-family specialist in the commercial arena. As a Specialized Commercial Investor, he works with buyers and sellers for investment properties throughout the South Bay and Orange County areas. As a member of a family that’s been in the real estate industry for four generations, Nolan is well-versed in both the residential and commercial sides of the industry. 

Nolan began his college career at Western Michigan University, where he played NCAA Hockey. He transitioned to Iowa State University in his senior year, where he continued to play NCAA Hockey, and was awarded the honor of Defensive Player of the Year. Post-college, he transitioned to semi-pro hockey and eventually to the professional leagues, where he played for three years. During this time, Nolan also worked on and off as an acquisition specialist with the family business, making the decision to transition back to the business fully in 2004.

Nolan is a member of the National Multi Housing Group. He graduated from Iowa State University with a Bachelors Degree in Business Marketing and Management and also holds a real estate license in California. Please contact Nolan if you’d like more information on how commercial real estate investment can help you reach your financial goals.

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.

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. She joins us from KW Commercial with a focus on tenant representation for commercial office space leasing. Prior to that, Nina became 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, “VentureNet” working with startups. One year, Mark Cuban was the 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 her beach walks.  Nina volunteers for Wounded Warrior Project and Music Mends Minds.

Ted Petit

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Associate Vice President

License #: 01078404
(310) 445 4318
ted@bailesre.com

A recent addition to the Bailes & Associates brokerage team, Ted has more than 30 years of professional sales experience.  His knowledge, drive and attention to even the smallest detail allows Ted to provide a level of unparalleled client service that has resulted in long-lasting professional relationships.

Prior to joining Bailes & Associates, Ted was one of the top insurance brokers in the greater Los Angeles and Orange County markets, specializing in the Accident, Life & Health, and Property & Casualty insurance markets.  This background provides Ted with a unique perspective and valuable insight into the real estate market, as well as the long-term goals and needs of his clients.

Outside of his career, Ted has been extremely active in charitable organizations including as a member of the Board of Directors for JDRF, and has worked tirelessly with other charities such as the Cancer Society and Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.  Today, Ted continues to volunteer and chair events with the Venice Family Clinic and other local charities, and is a member of the El Segundo, Marina del Rey, and LAX Coastal Chambers of Commerce.

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.

Aaron Cha

Associate

License #: 02003577
(310) 445-4301
aaroncha@bailesre.com

Aaron Cha joined Bailes & Associates in 2015 as part of the Los Angeles office team. Equipped with a diverse background in finance, analytics, project management and sales, Aaron is primarily responsible for market and property research, due diligence support, strategic marketing, and financial and economic analyses to provide quality information and insights.

Aaron holds a Bachelor of Science in Management Science/Economics and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology as a Chancellor’s Scholar from UC San Diego.  He is a licensed salesperson, a member of the Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA) and a candidate in the CFA program. Previously, Aaron was an analyst and project lead at BrightScope, a financial research and analytics company in San Diego.  In his free time, he volunteers at Feeding America and Homeless Outreach programs, is actively involved in the Korean-American community, and enjoys competitive sports, investing, music, reading and traveling.

Jessica Fueconcillo

Jessica Fueconcillo

Associate

License #: 02029739
Jessica@bailesre.com

Jessica Fueconcillo joined team Bailes & Associates in early 2017. She holds over 12 years of personal/commercial lending, and a financial background. Drawing from years of lending and finance, Jessica has built a reputation for her professionalism and charismatic attitude. With an extensive background in finance, sales, and customer relations, Jessica maintains attention to detail, organization, and strong work ethics with each valued client. Jessica is motivated, knowledgeable and a diligent representative, this provides clients with the confidence in her ability to exceed expectations and deliver results. When not assisting clients, Jessica enjoys traveling, fitness, entertaining friends and spending time with family.

Rebecca King

Rebecca King

Associate

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.

Catherine Shishko

Catherine

Director of Research

Catherine@bailesre.com

Catherine joined Bailes & Associates, Inc. in 2017 after successful career in Venture Capital and investment banking.

Catherine was always interested in real estate and made her way to Bailes & Associates where she is the Director of Research. Committed to excellence and success, Catherine is able to cut through multiple obstacles to get her clients to the next steps in their business growth. Catherine values long-lasting professional relationships and ability to satisfy the most challenging client needs. Being trilingual, she enjoys working in multicultural environment. She is the member of CNSI UCLA and volunteer for Cancer Research Institute. Catherine received her MBA from IAE University in Lyon, France where she grew up and recently engaged in Juris Doctor Degree. In her free time, she enjoys outdoor activities, skiing, travel and going to playhouse theater.

Rob Rowan

Rob Rowan

Associate

License #: 01973607
rrowan@bailesre.com

Rob Rowan joined Bailes & Associates,Inc. in 2014 after being a successful business owner in Irvine for 13 years and in Los Angeles for five years before moving to Orange County. He brings his legendary customer service and communication skills with him.    Rob is an expert in the Irvine Business Center (IBC) Airport and surrounding office market around John Wayne Airport.   He is active in community affairs in Irvine include Irvine Presbyterian Church and the Irvine Boy Scouts. Rob has a son at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.   He is a huge Angels and Clippers fan and loves hiking, backpacking, snorkeling,  kayaking, and traveling the world. Rob is a graduate of Louisiana State University.