Spark Realty, LLC BBB Business Review
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meet our crew

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Graig Griffin, SIOR
Managing Partner
Principal Broker - Utah

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Spark Broker Graig Griffin is one of North America's most experienced real estate professionals.  With over 35 years working on his craft and over $3 billion in closed personal transactions across all product types, he offers unsurpassed knowledge and perspective... FULL BIO

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Ryan Whittaker
Partner
Commercial Real Estate

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Ryan brings over 2 decades of business and customer service experience to the team on top of his multiple years as a real estate agent.   He is a lifetime resident of Salt Lake County, and knows the area intimately.  Ryan is a fanatic about great service and constantly works on his craft and manages the firms consulting practice for developers and re-developers.

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Aaron Ernest
Operating Partner

(Non-Licensed)

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Aaron is the Operating Partner of Spark Realty, LLC.  With over 20 years' experience as a commercial banker and business manager, he is responsible for all company functions, financial operations, client relations, and agent interface.  Aaron also consults for Spark clients on financing.  He has deep Utah roots and is active in the real estate industry on behalf of Spark and its related companies.

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Commercial

Residential

Spark Staff

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Ray DeWitt
1031 Exchanges, Wealth
Management

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Ray has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, working to develop proactive and tax efficient approaches to finances. He helps clients determine their personal goals and better comprehend all of the opportunities available to them, then develops realistic strategies for obtaining them. 
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Doug Miller
Managing Partner
Energy Services Group
Wasatch Back CRE

 

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Michael Hernandez
Partner
General Contractor

Commercial Real Estate

 

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Ray DeWitt
1031 Exchanges, Wealth
Management

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Ray has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, working to develop proactive and tax efficient approaches to finances. He helps clients determine their personal goals and better comprehend all of the opportunities available to them, then develops realistic strategies for obtaining them. 
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Doug Miller
Managing Partner
Energy Services Group
Wasatch Back CRE

 

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Michael Hernandez
Partner
General Contractor

Commercial Real Estate

 

Michael works in all product types and is part of several teams on major projects.  He is currently working on his Masters Degree in Real Estate at the University of Utah MRED program and plans to continue on to his PhD.

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Cort has 30+ years of executive leadership experience.  In 2016 Cort applied those skills to commercial real estate focused primarily on industrial, land, and office.  Cort works relentlessly to secure the ideal result for investors and businesses seeking to buy, sell, and lease. Always with the utmost integrity, responsiveness, and respect for each client’s unique circumstances.  Cort takes time to fully understand each client’s needs and vision to ensure they are armed with accurate information and the very best options to make informed decisions.  

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Cort Pouch
Partner
Commercial Real Estate

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Darcy Thompson
Partner - Southern Utah
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Darcy has over 25 years in real estate, including sales and leasing, as well as title and escrow work.  Darcy heads up the Spark office in St. George Utah and specializes in multi-family and investments as well as residential and commercial real estate.

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Christie Daugherty, CCIM
Partner

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Christie Daugherty is originally from Las Vegas , Nevada and has over 13 years of CRE experience. Christie has specialized in multiple sectors of CRE and development. In 2005, Christie gained the CCIM designation and became a member of the Certified Commercial Investment Members organization,  and served on the Southern Nevada CCIM Chapter Board of Directors from 2006-2010. Christie has assisted in the establishment of commercial divisions in both the REMAX and Keller Williams franchises and now assists the Spark team with recruiting and operations.

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Steve Ward
Managing Partner

Valuation Services

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Steve is one of the most respected appraisers in the Intermountain West, with over $17 billion in valuation work.  Steve has provided services for most major lending institutions, brokers, and auctioneers within the real estate space.  He is also a residential developer, licensed pilot, and a blues guitarist.

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Jim Roe

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David Millard

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David has worked in property related industries for over 30 years as a contractor, and as an insurance agency owner,  working with  commercial  and residential property owners daily.  David works with his clients getting to know what their life goals are and how he can deliver the  results that align with  those goals.  

Integrity and transparency is how David operates in all areas of his life, you will understand this after meeting him for the first time.

David strives to exceed his clients expectations, by being easily reachable and responsive in a timely manner  because he knows that your time is valuable.  

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Troy Tucker
Mergers & Acquisitions
Business Consulting

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After a highly successful career in construction, Troy migrated into the world of business real estate.  With multiple designations and accreditations, his firm (Blue Sky Business Resources) is one of the most respected M&A and consulting firms in the Western U.S.  Troy advises the entire Spark team on these aspects and we partner with Blue Sky when there are non-real estate business assets involved in a sale or purcahse.

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Matt Hartman
Office | Medical

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Ali Black - Johnsen
Managing Partner
Residential

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Ali has been licensed since 1995 and grew up in a real estate family.  She is the Spark Managing Partner of residential services.  She is former professional athlete (triathlon and Ironman), and competed all over the world.  Ali brings that perspective of excellence, hard work, and attention to detail to her clients and the Spark team

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Andy Evans
Partner
Office/Investments

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Daniel is a seasoned entrepreneur and experienced real estate investor with over a decade of expertise in property management. He prides himself on his fluency in four languages and enjoys connecting with people from diverse backgrounds. With a primary focus on residential sales, Daniel is enthusiastic about delivering the finest experience to his valued clients. Expect a professional and exhilarating journey with him by your side.

Daniel Salazar
Investments - Residential

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