MEET THE TEAM
All our brokers value honesty, collaboration, efficiency and customer service. Dedicated to their business and their clients, brokers at Capstone are always at the top of their game. As a result, we take immense pride in everything we do at Capstone Commercial Real Estate, and will continue to be devoted to each and every one of our clients, through every step of the process.
JOHN DOWNING, CCIM
John Downing was a founding partner at Westlake Associates Commercial Real Estate and also The Foundation Group Commercial Real Estate. John has a vast knowledge of Commercial Investment Property Brokerage as well as over $650,000,000 in completed transactions. John is a graduate of the University of Washington’s Commercial Real Estate Certificate Program and has been awarded the designation of CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member) by the Realtors National Marketing Institute. This designation is earned upon completion of a graduate level curriculum and attainment of a level of qualifying experience. CCIM’s are recognized experts in commercial real estate brokerage, leasing, asset management, valuation, and investment analysis.
RYAN DOWNING, CCA, CPSP
Ryan Downing is a life long commercial real estate and sales professional. Having started his real estate career back in 2001 with the highly respected Seattle area firm of Westlake Associates. Ryan is very proud to have became the youngest partner in Westlake Associates history and still to this day remains very close with multiple brokers at Westlake Associates. Ryan has been part of numerous real estate development projects while working at Eastlake Property Group, including both ground up condominium development and condominium conversion projects. Additionally, Ryan has been involved in property subdivision and townhouse entitlement work. Currently, Ryan is involved in numerous real estate partnerships formed to invest in commercial real estate assets. Since he started in commercial real estate back in 2001, Ryan has been involved in over 100 real estate transactions totaling almost $225 Million in value. This experience covers land, retail, office, multifamily, mixed-use, and residential real estate. He also holds the Certified Professional Sales Person (CPSP) Designation from the National Association of Sales Professional (NASP) and the Certified Commercial Advisor (CCA) Designation from the National Association of Real Estate Advisors (NAREA).
Direct Line: 360/319-1649
Cory Walken started his real estate career in 2005 at Marcus & Millichap, specializing multi-family sales in Whatcom and Skagit Counties. Shortly after starting at Marcus & Millichap, Cory was recognized as the Top Listing Agent and Top Selling Agent in the same month. In order to better serve his clients, Cory joined Madison Partners. In 2013, Cory left Madison Partners to further his real estate career and grow his Brokerage and Management Business. This move lead to him joining Capstone Commercial Real Estate Advisors. Capstone currently manages multi-family real estate valued at over $175,000,000 and specializes in multi-family sales between 10-50 units. Cory is a graduate of Western Washington University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the School of Business & Economics. Cory has successfully completed post graduate courses through the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) Designation process.
Direct Line: 206/922-7907
Zak Downing is a property manager specializing in Seattle area multifamily real estate. Currently, Zak manages a portfolio totaling over 150 apartment units valued at over $20 million. Focusing on in-city real estate Zak enjoys managing properties in Ballard, Queen Anne, and West Seattle. Zak is a graduate of the University of Portland with a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Organizational Communications.
Direct Line: 206/818-0378
Ted started in commercial real estate over 20 years ago as broker with Cushman and Wakefield in Los Angeles. He honed his early negotiating and marketing skills representing developers in the leasing of high-rise office buildings. He further enhanced his deal making expertise by working with companies in corporate relocations.
After Cushman and Wakefield Ted became the Managing General Partner of a land investment and development company in Southern California where he negotiated over $150 million in acquisitions and dispositions. Additionally, he organized a development team that renovated historic office buildings in South Pasadena and Pasadena.
Ted joined Capstone to further his real estate career through his brokerage and management business, and by finding investment opportunities that he can syndicate for his clients. Capstone currently manages multi-family real estate valued at over $175,000,000 and specializes in multi-family sales between 10-50 units.
Ted is an active participant of the CCIM Institute (Certified Commercial Investment Member) and is working towards his CCIM designation.
Direct Line: 425/773-3323
Jeannette Maxfield is a property manager specializing North Seattle and Snohomish County multifamily real estate. Jeannette manages a portfolio totaling over 100 units valued over $12 million. Jeannette has been a Licensed Broker in Washington State since 2004.
Property Manager, Capstone Commercial Real Estate Advisors, Seattle, WA
Property Manager, The Foundation Group, Seattle, WA
Property Manager, Westlake Associates, Inc. Seattle, WA
Direct Line: 206/604-9011
Patrick Riley is a Senior Broker
with Capstone Commercial Real Estate Advisors. Patrick focuses on Multifamily investment property brokerage and management. As a Broker his primary goal is to provide genuine and knowledgeable service for those who need personalized experience when selling or buying their investment real estate. Prior to joining Capstone Commercial, Patrick Riley was a Broker at Paragon Real Estate Advisors in Seattle, WA.
Direct Line: 206/321-0415
Nori Coulon began her real estate career in 2001 as a property manager with Westlake Associates, Inc. located in Seattle, WA. Nori then moved to The Foundation Group in 2006 to continue her successful property management business. In 2013, Nori decided to bring her book of business to Capstone Commercial Real Estate Advisors. Nori is a multifamily and commercial property management specialist.
Main Line: 206/922-7875
Robert "Bob" Nakao has been in the commercial real estate industry for over 40 years. Bob was one of the original founders of Westlake Associates, Inc., a Senior Broker at the Foundation Group for almost 10 years, and now is a Senior Broker at Capstone Commercial Real Estate Advisors, LLC. Bob bring a wealth of experience and industry knowledge.
T. Hannel is one of our head bookkeepers and an important part of our team.
M. Jusko has been the "go to" bookkeeper for brokers at Capstone Commercial since the early years when they were still at Westlake Associates, Inc. She is a part of the Capstone Commercial family and without her we would not have the success that we have today. She is one of the hardest working people in the office and a pleasure to be around.