Home is Where Your Business Is E65
During this episode, Austin hosts Richard Bird, Co-Founder of TYG Commercial Real Estate. Richard shares his past experience in the real estate industry and explains how his family vision helped create the company he has today and the contribution it made to his success.
Tune in to hear the challenges faced with starting a new business, partnerships, and balancing family. Austin and Richard reflected on a past conversation they had expressing the importance of being financial prepared to start a new business. Have 3-4 years worth of income prior to starting the business that you are able to live off while setting up the new business. Money is an obvious driver, but family importance is a huge attribute as well.
TYG Commercial Real Estate specializes in representing sellers and buyers in the sale and purchase of income producing commercial properties in the Western United States. We are licensed in Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Utah, and Wyoming.
They have also have debt and equity origination platform to assist clients in arranging financing for their commercial real estate investments.
The TYG team consists of 8 agents specializing in apartments, shopping centers, self storage facilities, industrial properties, office buildings, development land, and single-tenant net lease properties.
Richard Bird is the Cofounder and Executive Managing Partner of TYG Commercial Real Estate and serves as managing broker for the firm in Utah, Idaho, Colorado, Wyoming, and Montana.
Since the firm’s inception in 2017, Richard and his team have brokered some of the largest investment transactions in the region, representing a wide variety of clients and product types including institutional and private client apartments, student housing, industrial, office, retail, and self-storage properties.
Prior to launching TYG, Richard led the Rocky Mountain Region for a publicly traded commercial real estate investment brokerage. During his tenure, he directed the firm’s activities across all product types in the Intermountain West, overseeing operations as the market leader in Denver, Las Vegas, Salt Lake City, and Boise. He also spent four years as the National Director of the National Self Storage Group and was ranked the #1 self storage brokerage company in the nation.
Over the last two decades in the industry, Richard has directly managed the production of over $10 Billion in commercial real estate investment property sales. He has hired and trained more than 200 investment specialists and managed in excess of 300 agents in his career.
Connect with Richard on LinkedIn.
About the Show
Tycoons of Small Biz spotlights the true backbone of the American economy, the true tycoons of business in America… the owners, founders and CEO’s of small businesses. Join hosts, Austin L Peterson, Landon Mance and the featured tycoons LIVE every Tuesday at 1 pm, right here on Business RadioX and your favorite podcast platform.
About Your Hosts
Austin Peterson is a Comprehensive Financial Planner and co-founder of Backbone Planning Partners in Scottsdale, AZ. Austin is a registered rep and investment advisor representative with Lincoln Financial Advisors. Prior to joining Lincoln Financial Advisors, Austin worked in a variety of roles in the financial services industry.
He began his career in financial services in the year 2000 as a personal financial advisor with Independent Capital Management in Santa Ana, CA. Austin then joined Pacific Life Insurance Company as an internal wholesaler for their variable annuity and mutual fund products. After Pacific Life, Austin formed his own financial planning company in Southern California that he built and ran for 6 years and eventually sold when he moved his family to Salt Lake City to pursue his MBA.
After he completed his MBA, Austin joined Crump Life Insurance where he filled a couple of different sales roles and eventually a management role throughout the five years he was with Crump. Most recently before joining Lincoln Financial Advisors in February 2015, Austin spent 2 years as a life insurance field wholesaler with Symetra Life Insurance Company. Austin is a Certified Financial Planner Professional and Chartered Life Underwriter. In 2021, Austin became a Certified Business Exit Consultant® (CBEC®) to help entrepreneurs plan to exit their businesses.
Austin and his wife of 23 years, Robin, have two children, AJ (21) and Ella (18) and they reside in Gilbert, Arizona. He is a graduate of California State University, Fullerton with a Bachelor of Arts in French and of Brigham Young University’s Marriott School of Management with a Master of Business Administration with an emphasis in sales and entrepreneurship.
Landon Mance is a Financial Planner and co-founder of Backbone Planning Partners out of Las Vegas, Nevada. He rebranded his practice in 2020 to focus on serving small business owners after operating as Mance Wealth Management since 2015 when Landon broke off from a major bank and started his own “shop.”
Landon comes from a family of successful entrepreneurs and has a passion and excitement for serving the business community. This passion is what brought about the growth of Backbone Planning Partners to help business owners and their families. At Backbone Planning, we believe small business owners’ personal and business goals are intertwined, so we work with our clients to design a financial plan to support all aspects of their lives.
In 2019, Landon obtained the Certified Exit Planning Advisor (CEPA) designation through the Exit Planning Institute. With this certification, Backbone Planning Partners assists business owners through an ownership transition while focusing on a positive outcome for their employees and meeting the business owner’s goals. Landon is also a member of the Business Intelligence Institute (BII) which is a collaborative group that shares tools, resources and personnel, and offers advanced level training and technical support to specifically serve business owners. In 2021, Landon became a Certified Business Exit Consultant® (CBEC®) to help entrepreneurs plan to exit their businesses by counseling owners about exit options, estimating the value of the business, preparing the business for exit and tax considerations.
Landon enjoys spending time with his beautiful wife, stepson, and new baby twins. He grew up in sunny San Diego and loves visiting his family, playing a round of golf with friends, and many other outdoor activities. Landon tries to make a difference in the lives of children in Las Vegas as a part of the leadership team for a local non-profit. He regularly visits the children that we work with to remind himself of why it’s so important to, “be the change that you wish to see in the world.”
Landon received his B.S. from California State University Long Beach in business marketing and gets the rest of his education through the school of hard knocks via his business owner clients.
Connect with Landon on LinkedIn.
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