One of the original four principals at NAI Puget Sound Properties, Steve Balkman has been an active player in the company's success for well over two decades. As NAI PSP's longest-tenured employee, Steve has supported clients with a variety of needs, including office, high-tech, and industrial leasing, acquisitions, and dispositions. Consistently recognized as a top producer at the company, Steve's contributed to a total transactional value of over one billion dollars. More recently, he switched gears to help grow NAI PSP's management division, assisting investors and property owners in the industrial, office, and retail property sectors. He plays a key role in both seeking new business and supporting the division's operations while continuing to offer clients broader commercial real estate advisory services as needed.
Steve became a commercial real estate broker more than 40 years ago, having taken on his first job in the field when he was fresh out of college. He enjoys working with others and helping his clients succeed; he takes the time to fully understand his clients goals and develop effective and tailored solutions that allow them to achieve the maximum benefit from their transactions. He is an expert in navigating a variety of situations relevant to real estate, regularly taking part in complex negotiations, conducting lease versus sales analyses, evaluating optimal geographical locations for client businesses, and more. Steve finds deep satisfaction in taking the uncertainty out of the real estate decision-making process for his clients and has always believed in putting his clients first, knowing that solid, long-term relationships are an invaluable part of what he does.