John Keba, CPM®, ARM®
Partner, VP of Asset & Property Management, VP of Finance, Principal Broker
Licensed in the State of Oregon
Asset Management, Property Management, Consulting Services, Property Repositioning
John Keba joined Compass Commercial in 2010 when his company Equity Growth Management merged with the company. John has more than 27 years of experience in the commercial property management industry. He has had full charge responsibility of a number of nationwide portfolios of commercial properties and has provided senior-level oversight of commercial real estate management services, including advisory services, property repositioning and asset management. John specializes in the opportunistic acquisition of under performing assets, providing value added asset management expertise and successful disposition. He has experience with a broad spectrum of property types including mixed-use properties, office, retail, industrial, residential and single family home development.
Background & Experience
As the sole owner of Equity Growth Management for 13 years, John oversaw a portfolio of retail, office, industrial, R&D and custom home/land development holdings in Arizona, California and Oregon. Equity Growth Management provided full-service property management services to select third party clients. John also served as a senior partner with Equastone Real Estate Investment Advisors (formerly Equus Realty Advisors, Inc.) from 2001 to January 2004. As executive vice president and senior asset manager, John oversaw the company’s nationwide portfolio of commercial properties providing oversight of commercial real estate services, including advisory services, property repositioning and asset management. John held an equity interest in many of the partnership assets of the firm. John has also served as a State Court Appointed Receiver in Arizona, California and Kansas and was responsible for more than $250 million of commercial, multifamily and residential subdivision real estate holdings. In addition, his duties included conducting feasibility studies, strategic planning, marketing, unit sales and lease-up, as well as portfolio dispositions for a variety of financial institutions.
John has achieved the Certified Property Manager (CPM®) and Accredited Residential Manager (ARM®) designations from the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM).
- Master of Business Administration, Bachelor of Science in Business, Finance, University of San Diego
- U.S. Air Force/Air Force Reserve, Retired
Accomplishments & Accolades
- Joined Compass Commercial 2010
- Certified Property Manager® (CPM®) from Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM®)
- Accredited Management Organization® (AMO®)
- Accredited Residential Manager (ARM®)
- National Association of REALTORS® (NAR)
- International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)