Specialties: Investment, Retail
Scope of Service Experience
Stephen Pohl is a Managing Broker with NAI Black, one of Spokane’s largest property management and commercial real estate companies. Stephen is a retail sales & leasing specialist with over 37 years of experience in all aspects of commercial retail (community/regional mall), mid-rise office, land development and land sales. As a retail specialist, he has leased over 2.5 Mil SF of Retail/Office and sold over 600 acres, with total revenues exceeding $320 million dollars.
Background & Experience
▪ SPOKANE REALTY ADVISORS LLC ( Broker Associate with Black Commercial, Inc. Spokane, WA)
Managing Broker, Black Commercial, Inc. an NAI Black company (February 2011- Present)
Engaged in retail leasing with shopping center clients, national tenant representation, and land sales covering Central Washington, Northern Idaho, and Western Montana.
▪ CENTENNIAL PROPERTIES MANAGEMENT COMPANY Spokane, WA
General Manager, River Park Square, (June 2007-January 2011)
Management of a 373,000 urban retail center, covering two city blocks in downtown Spokane. Eastern Washington’s most prestigious center anchored by Nordstrom, AMC 20 IMAX, and supported by high profile national retailers.
▪ STARBOARD REALTY ADVISORS L.L.C. Houston, TX
Principal, established (July, 2003- Present)
Commercial real estate development services and asset management. Texas brokerage including retail and office leasing; residential, hospital, institutional, and land sales; property acquisition/liquidation, and local government coordination.
Vice President, Leasing, for Triyar Companies, (April 2005- June 2007)
Starboard Realty Advisors LLC was responsible for lease coordination of five million square feet for four (4) regional malls in the Greater Houston market.
▪ COVENTRY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION New York City, NY
Vice President, (January 1985 - November 2003)
Responsible for development, acquisition disposition, and asset management of a half billion dollar portfolio for one of Houston’s largest commercial multi-use developers including: Baybrook- 1,600 acres; Springwoods - land management of 3,600 acres.
▪ EXXON CORPORATION (now ExxonMobil) Las Colinas, TX
Real Estate Coordinator: (November 1982 – January 1985)
Friendswood Development Company (subsidiary), is the developer of Houston’s master planned communities: Kingwood, Clear Lake City, Greenspoint, and Copperfield. Responsible for leasing five (5) Houston area retail centers (400,000 SF),
Market Research Analyst: (July 1980 - October 1982)
Major responsibilities included market feasibility; studies for new acquisitions; financial
forecasting; residential developed lot absorption scheduling and survey research.
Planning Analyst: (June 1978 - June 1980)
Technical services provided to residential and commercial projects.
He attended Xavier University and graduated with a BA. He earned his MS from the School of Civil Engineering at Purdue University.
Professional Associations & Designations
- Washington State Real Estate Broker’ s License, #9697
- Idaho Real Estate Associate Broker #AB42233
- Texas Real Estate Broker’s License, #305873
-Spokane Trader's Club
-Washington State Commercial Association of Realtors
-Commercial Brokers Association
-NAI Global, Retail Council, Board Member
-International Council of Shopping Centers, Member: #1814, since 1982
-Spokane Convention and Visitors Bureau, Board of Directors (2011- 2016)
-Washington State Boundary Review Board for Spokane County, Member (2011- 12)
-Spokane County Planning Commission, Chairman (2013 - to present)