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Asset & Property Management Leadership Transition

John Keba, CPM®, ARM®, Partner, Principal Broker has retired after serving nine years as the vice president of Compass Commercial Asset & Property Management.

Keba joined the company in 2010 when his company Equity Growth Management merged with Compass Commercial. In 2015, Keba obtained the prestigious IREM AMO® accreditation setting higher company standards to best serve clients, vendors and tenants.

His list of accomplishments includes increasing the square footage of managed properties by 153% and adding facilities technicians to the team to better serve client maintenance needs. In addition, he implemented a portfolio insurance policy in 2018 to improve property coverage for clients.

“John’s contributions and leadership were pivotal to the growth of Compass Commercial and the property management department over the last nine years,” said Jay Lyons, SIOR, CCIM and President of Compass Commercial Real Estate Services. “We wish him the best with the next chapter of his life.”

Jackie Niebling, CCIM, CPM®, CRRP, Principal Broker will supersede Keba to oversee the division as VP of Asset & Property Management. She recently moved from Kirkland, Washington back to Central Oregon to transition into the department. “I am so excited to be back in beautiful Central Oregon, I look forward to working with our talented staff, a growing real estate portfolio and bringing value to our clients,” said Niebling.

Niebling has more than 30 years of experience in commercial real estate management along with over 20 years of private investment portfolio management. She has extensive project management experience with projects ranging from $1 million to $300 million. Most recently, she oversaw assets in 10 states and four Canadian Provinces, combining mixed use, office, industrial, aircraft hangar, land and development sites.

“Jackie hit the ground running and has been a valuable addition to the department from day one. We’re excited for her to lead the property management department into the future and build on the foundation already in place.” said Lyons.