graig griffin, sior
Graig has 30+ 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 $2.8 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 of the Utah Advisors team at Windermere Commercial in Salt Lake City, Utah, serving the entire state. He also owns Bright Sky Partners, an industrial development firm, and Protego Commercial Property Management.
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
2012-2022 Consultant - GLG Gerson Lehrman Group
2015-2022 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
2019-2022 Western Regional Vice President - TCN Worldwide
2019-2022 CEO & Founder, Bright Sky Partners (Development - Capital - Investments)
2019-2022 Partner, Protego Commercial Property Management
“A wise man makes more opportunities than he finds.” ~ Sir Francis Bacon