Compass Commercial Brokers is southern Maine’s premier commercial real estate brokerage firm and property development consultant. We represent a diverse portfolio of commercial properties ranging from office spaces, prime retail locations, and industrial and warehouse properties in the Greater Portland area and beyond. Our founder Steve Baumann has over 15 years of experience in the local commercial real estate market and has been featured in Mainebiz, The Portland Press Herald, and the New England Real Estate Journal for his work as a real estate professional and property developer. He was also a featured presenter at MEREDA’s annual conference. 

At Compass we strive to market commercial real estate with successful returns from re-imagining static properties with an ultimate goal of lowering vacancy levels and providing successful sale returns for our clients. Our team has more than 30 years of total experience in the Southern Maine real estate market and gives careful attention to each client’s unique situation in crafting solutions to their buying, selling, or leasing needs. We are eager to pass our knowledge and experience onto you. Whether you are a first-time business owner looking for a great deal or a large investor looking for guidance in managing your properties, let us help you!  

 

Steve Baumann

Steve Baumann

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Alan Peoples

Alan Peoples

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Jennifer Davies

Jennifer Davies

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Mark Sandler

Mark Sandler

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Steve Baumann

Steve Baumann

Steve launched Compass Commercial Brokers LLC in 2010 with his partners , building on 15 years of experience in the Greater Portland commercial real estate market. After a successful 10-year career with CBRE/The Boulos Company. He has been involved in more than $1 3 0 million in sale/lease transactions in his career. Steve is highly experienced in the sale and leasing of retail, office , warehouse and investment real estate, and is uniquely proficient in assisting clients in repositioning their holdings to compete with new inventory in a challenging market place.

As a managing partner of Compass, he is working with his partners, Alan Peoples and Kevin McQuinn to grow and develop Compass Commercial as a progressive brokerage company dedicated and committed to their clients real estate needs. Steve’s clients have benefited from his unique ability in marketing commercial real estate with successful returns from re-imaging static properties which as an end result equates to lower vacancy levels and successful sale returns for his clients. With Steve’s unique approach, he has become a tremendous asset to many commercial property owners in greater Portland and has carried this approach through to Compass Commercial.

Steve also manages, owns and develops commercial real estate with his family’s development company. Steve is active in many local organizations and was appointed to the Old Port Task Force in 2007.

Steve resides in Falmouth with his two children

Alan Peoples

Alan Peoples

Alan has over 26 years of real estate experience, spending 23 of them as the owner/broker of a mid-size residential/investment firm in Southern Maine. Alan has served in various capacities on numerous real estate boards in the State of Maine, including past President of the Multiple Listing Service, Maine Real Estate Resource Center, and the Greater Portland Board of Realtors (GPBR). He currently is chair of the Grievance Committee for the GPBR and a member of the Scarborough Board of Assessment Review.

As a partner of Compass, Alan brings his experience and expertise to this progressive and forward thinking Real Estate Company. Compass is committed to employing innovation along with collaboration to help benefit all their clients in this ever shifting real estate market. In this real estate market, if you’re not continually looking for different opportunities, you’re missing them.

Alan is a native of Portland and active in the community. He resides in Scarborough with his wife Elizabeth and their 3 children.

Jennifer Davies

Jennifer Davies

Jennifer’s appreciation of architecture, and experience in interior design and space planning served as a natural transition to joining the world of commercial real estate. Jennifer is an Associate Broker that specializes in house and office real estate.

Before joining Compass Commercial Brokers in 2013, Jennifer had a 20-year career in interior design, starting in her home town of New Canaan, CT. Her experience working with clients one on one has allowed her to fine tune her ability to help clients achieve the best fit for their needs as a business. She excels at assisting see past the structure itself, and instead envision what their next environment could look like.

Jennifer lives in Portland with her husband and four children. She lives an active and full lifestyle that inspires her approach in exceeding client expectations.

Mark Sandler

Mark Sandler

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Mark Sandler is a University of Tampa graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management. Prior to joining Cardente Real Estate, Mr. Sandler was the President of Sandler Brothers, a family owned food distribution company that was established in Maine in 1929. Mark sold his successful company to a new corporation and continued on in a management role for several years. Mark then decided to pursue his passion for commercial real estate. Mr. Sandler specializes in investment sales and the leasing and sale of office, retail, industrial, multifamily and land. Mark is a certified Broker Price Opinion Resource (BPOR), and is a member of the National Association of Realtors, Maine Association of Realtors, and the Maine Commercial Association of Realtors. Mark is a lifelong resident of the Portland area.

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