Providing comprehensive commercial real estate services to the private capital market in San Diego
ABOUT

Commercial Equity Growth Advisors (“CEG”) is an entrepreneurial commercial real estate company based in San Diego, California. CEG is a full-service brokerage and management company offering advisory services in the acquisition, disposition, leasing and asset management of privately held retail, industrial and office properties. CEG focuses specifically on private capital investors, occupiers, family offices, and entrepreneurial private equity funds, many of which are value-add investors.

CEG’s experience is unique in that it has a deep understanding of retail, industrial and office asset types, and has in-depth transactional experience throughout the various submarkets in San Diego County. CEG is committed to helping its clients and investors create, and grow, wealth through their commercial real estate assets.

As the commercial real estate service industry continues to become more consolidated and institutionalized, the needs of the private capital investor have become increasingly overlooked. CEG provides a professional platform to cater to this underserved, but substantial, market segment. CEG’s services are tailored for each individual client’s needs, implementing an entrepreneurial approach for today’s value-add investor and operator.

Brokerage

Brokerage services in investment sales and leasing. CEG can assist with acquisition and disposition services for both investment properties and owner/user transactions, as well as landlord and tenant leasing assignments.

Property Management

Full service property management services. CEG adds value by integrating management and brokerage services, creating streamlined communication and operating efficiencies for property owners.

Investment Syndication

CEG offers investment syndication opportunities. By partnering with clients and investors, CEG acts as a Sponsor/Operator of value-add retail, industrial and office properties.

Helping clients grow their wealth through entrepreneurial value-add commercial real estate investing.

MEET THE TEAM
PAT GEARY

Chief Executive Officer

Pat leads the brokerage services for the company, oversees asset management services and focuses on sourcing and operating investment syndication opportunities.

Prior to founding CEG Advisors, Pat was a top producing commercial real estate broker at a regional San Diego commercial real estate company, where he focused on investment sales and leasing of retail, industrial and office properties within the private capital market. Since 2006, Pat has closed over $200 million in total transaction consideration, consisting of over 1.5 million square feet and nearly 100 escrows. Pat’s brokerage experience has focused on advising family trusts, high net worth individuals and private equity funds to develop and implement comprehensive plans for their commercial real estate. He has handled complex multi-property exchanges, targeted investment requirements, dispositions of both multi-tenant and single-tenant investment properties, owner/user sales, sale-leasebacks, ground leased investments, bank-owned foreclosures and distressed situations in both equity and debt. As Pat is an active investor and a principal in commercial real estate investments, he can offer a unique perspective to his clients, drawing from first-hand experience in the marketplace.

Pat grew up in Sacramento and has lived in San Diego since 2002, getting his Bachelor of Science in Finance with an Emphasis in Real Estate from San Diego State University. As co-founder of The Real Estate Society of SDSU, Pat continues his involvement as President of the SDSU Real Estate Alumni Group. Additionally, Pat is an active member of the San Diego Chapter of NAIOP, and serves as a Board Member of The College Area Business District.

DAN GEARY

Director of Operations & Marketing

Dan is well-versed in both the operational and marketing platforms of commercial real estate, with a diverse skill set that reflects the dynamic nature of the business today. He handles the company’s marketing efforts, oversees IT systems management and coordinates the elements of all transactions through the pipeline.

Dan is a Sacramento native and has called San Diego home since 2006. He graduated from San Diego State University, with a Bachelor of Science in International Business. Proficient in Spanish, he spent a semester abroad at the University of Guadalajara and continues to travel to Mexico on a regular basis.

LIZ WINJUM

Senior Property Manager

Liz is the lead property manager at CEG Advisors. Her work in commercial property management spans 13 years. Liz’s multi-faceted experience includes working with both institutional and private capital companies. Over her career, she has managed multiple commercial properties consisting of retail, industrial, office and medical uses.

Liz has also managed a team of property managers as well as a maintenance team of seven. She is experienced in preparing and reviewing property budgets, CAM reconciliations, negotiating and signing contracts for properties, procuring bids and managing vendor contracts and tenant improvements. Liz’s high quality of work ensures that Landlord and Tenant relationships are well maintained.

Liz is a graduate of Troy State University, with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice. Liz grew up in Alaska and has also lived in Alabama and Los Angeles and she enjoys traveling in her spare time.

“The overwhelming majority of people are comfortable with consensus, but successful investors tend to have a contrarian bent.” – Seth Klarman

CONTACT

3675 Ruffin Road, Suite 135

San Diego, CA 92123

Email: info@cegadvisors.com

Phone: (858) 737-9840