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graig griffin, sior

Graig has 35+ years of full-time experience in real estate with a large, highly diverse range of transactions. He grew up in Las Vegas, attended the University of Texas at Austin, and worked in urban planning which introduced him to development. He quickly migrated to a career in real estate which began back in Las Vegas. He gained experience in just about every area of real estate including; residential, land, retail, office, and industrial sales and leasing; development; investment sales; hotel/gaming properties; and independent fee-based consulting.

He has worked as a broker, developer, investor, and real estate office owner and manager, completing over $3 billion in personal transactions, including averaging over $100 million for 20 consecutive years. Graig has completed transactions in 14 states and works as a consultant for developers on design and investment advisors on their real estate portfolios.

Graig holds the SIOR designation, is a licensed CE instructor in Utah and Nevada, and is the Managing Partner and Principal Broker of Spark Realty in Salt Lake City, Utah, serving the entire state.  He also owns Bright Sky Partners, an investment firm, and Protego Commercial Property Management. 

Notable Clients

Nevada Power Company (NV Energy), Utah State & Institutional Trust Lands, Intermountain Health Care, The Resolution Trust Corporation, FDIC, Transamerica Realty Services, Walgreens, U.S. Chemical, Howard Hughes Properties, The Conservation Fund, Lennar Homes, KB Homes, First American Title Company, and several branches of the U.S. Government.  EXPANDED CLIENT LIST

Awards and Achievements

1995 NAI Chairman’s Award, Peer-Selected for Brokerage Excellence

1996 Las Vegas Business Press “Top 40 under 40” For CRE

2006-2009 Franchise Owner - Coldwell Banker Commercial

2010-2014 KW Commercial International Leadership Council Member

2012-2014 Partner, Heretic Antimarketing, Digital Marketing Firm

2012-2024 Consultant - GLG Gerson Lehrman Group

2015-2024 Partner, Pathfinder Teams, LLC, Training Company

2015-2018 Planning Commissioner - City of Cottonwood Heights

2019-2020 Chairman, City of Cottonwood Heights Planning Commission

2020 Chair, Urban Land Institute Membership Committee

2019-2023 Western Regional Vice President - TCN Worldwide

2019-2024 CEO & Founder, Bright Sky Partners (Development - Capital - Investments)

2019-2024 Partner, Protego Commercial Property Management

2024 President, SIOR Utah Chapter

 

“A wise man makes more opportunities than he finds.” ~ Sir Francis Bacon

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