Hessam Nadji

Hessam Nadji

President, Chief Executive Officer

Hessam Nadji has served as President and Chief Executive Officer and as a director of the Company since March 2016. Mr. Nadji previously served as senior executive vice president and chief strategy officer. He joined the Company as vice president of research in 1996 and held various other senior management roles through the years, including chief marketing officer and head of the Company’s specialty brokerage divisions. He played a leading role in the Company’s initial public offering in 2013. Mr. Nadji received a B.S. in information management and computer science from City University in Seattle and has over 30 years of experience working in the real estate industry.

Steve DeGennaro

Steve DeGennaro

Executive Vice President / Chief Financial Officer

Steve DeGennaro is executive vice president and chief financial officer for Marcus & Millichap, overseeing the firm’s finance, accounting, treasury, payroll and public reporting functions and playing a key role in evolving and executing the company’s strategic plan.

Prior to joining the firm in 2020, Mr. DeGennaro served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of InTouch Technologies, a provider of virtual healthcare solutions, and as senior vice president and chief financial officer of a publicly traded firm specializing in mobile network computing before that. He began his career with KPMG, where he helped clients prepare and execute IPOs in addition to providing other accounting services. Mr. DeGennaro has extensive experience in finance, strategic planning, operations, leadership, and merger and acquisition transactions. His heavy technology background and growth-driven CFO experience bring a new perspective and skill set to our firm’s leadership team.

Mr. DeGennaro holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of San Diego.

Gregory A. LaBerge

Gregory A. LaBerge

Chief Administrative Officer, Senior Vice President

Gregory LaBerge is chief administrative officer and senior vice president of Marcus & Millichap.

Mr. LaBerge joined Marcus & Millichap in 2005 as an investment broker, was appointed as a regional manager in 2008 and became national director of our Hospitality Division in 2012. During his three-year tenure as national director, Mr. LaBerge successfully grew the division to more than 50 brokers, creating the industry’s largest hospitality sales team. His work establishing the infrastructure, tools and resources for the division’s brokers was instrumental in elevating Marcus & Millichap’s brand and industry presence.

Before joining Marcus & Millichap, Mr. LaBerge was a management consultant with Ernst & Young and Diamond Technology Partners (now part of PricewaterhouseCoopers), specializing in working with Fortune 500 firms. 

Mr. LaBerge received his Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Northwestern University and his M.B.A. from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University.

Martin E. Louie

Martin E. Louie

Senior Vice President / Corporate Initiatives

Marty Louie serves as Marcus & Millichap’s senior vice president leading the company’s  corporate and growth initiatives. He joined the firm as controller in 2003. Mr. Louie was promoted to the position of vice president of finance in 2007, and in 2008, he was elevated to first vice president of finance. He was promoted to managing director in 2011 and was most recently the company’s chief financial officer for 10 years. Mr. Louie has served as a senior financial executive with worldwide responsibilities for various Fortune 500 companies, including Sony Pictures Entertainment, The Walt Disney Co., Infineon Technologies and West Marine. In those roles, he has been responsible for accounting, strategic planning, financial planning and analysis, treasury, tax and investor relations. Prior to that, Mr. Louie, who is a CPA, was with the Big 4 accounting firm of KPMG.

Mr. Louie is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles, with a degree in economics. He received his MBA in finance from the University of Southern California.

Tyler Theobald

Tyler Theobald

First Vice President / General Counsel

Tyler Theobald is first vice president and general counsel for Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services.

Mr. Theobald started with the firm in 2014 as assistant general counsel, and was promoted to vice president in 2017 and deputy general counsel in 2018. Prior to joining Marcus & Millichap, Mr. Theobald was an accomplished attorney in San Diego with Paul, Plevin, Sullivan & Connaughton LLP, where he specialized in employment litigation, business litigation and transaction work. He served as chair of the Labor & Employment Section of the California Bar Association, and has been a finalist for the Los Angeles Business Journal’s In-House Counsel of the Year award.

Mr. Theobald earned his Juris Doctor from the University of San Diego School of Law. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from the University of California, Davis.

Mark Cortell

Mark Cortell

Deputy General Counsel / Assistant Secretary

Mark Cortell is deputy general counsel and assistant secretary of Marcus & Millichap (MMI). He is responsible for overseeing corporate governance, risk management and insurance, as well as the legal aspects of the firm’s SEC Reporting & Compliance and mergers & acquisitions activity. Appointed in 2019, Mr. Cortell brings significant public company experience, as well as extensive experience managing large private equity portfolio companies.

Mr. Cortell has served as a senior legal and finance executive with global responsibilities at Zodiac Pool Solutions, S.A. (a Carlyle Group portfolio company), Water Pik Technologies, Inc., Teledyne Technologies Incorporated, Move, Inc. and Kinko’s, Inc. Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Cortell worked as a Senior Accountant for KPMG and as a financial consultant.

Mr. Cortell received his Juris Doctorate Degree from Pepperdine School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business/Economics (Accounting) from the University of California, Santa Barbara. Mr. Cortell is a licensed attorney and member of the California Bar, and is also a Licensed Certified Public Accountant (inactive).

Richard Matricaria

Richard Matricaria

Executive Vice President of Brokerage Operations / Division Manager

Richard Matricaria is executive vice president of brokerage operations and division manager with Marcus & Millichap.

Mr. Matricaria first joined the Marcus & Millichap management team in September 2009 when he became sales manager of the Fort Lauderdale office. He was promoted to regional manager overseeing the Orlando and Jacksonville offices in January 2012 and added Tampa five months later. In 2014, Mr. Matricaria was elevated to the role of vice president, and in 2016, senior vice president. 

Prior to starting his path in management, Mr. Matricaria was a sales associate for eight years in Marcus & Millichap’s Fort Lauderdale office. He was instrumental in leading a team specializing in retail, single-tenant and shopping center investments, and facilitated the acquisition and disposition of approximately $500 million of investment properties throughout the Southeast.

Mr. Matricaria received a B.B.A. in marketing from the University of Alabama and an M.B.A. from St. Thomas University. He is actively involved in the International Council of Shopping Centers, the National Association for Industrial and Office Parks, the Urban Land Institute and the Best Buddies organization.

J.D. Parker

J.D. Parker

Executive Vice President of Brokerage Operations / Division Manager

J.D. Parker is an executive vice president of broker operations and division manager with Marcus & Millichap. 

Mr. Parker joined Marcus & Millichap in 2004 as an agent specializing in investment sales, and earned the firm’s Rookie of the Year Award and National Achievement Award in his first year. Prior to serving as executive vice president and division manager, Mr. Parker held the roles of sales manager and regional manager in the New York Tri-State region. During his time with Marcus & Millichap, Mr. Parker has overseen the opening of several offices and led the acquisition of several investment firms. In his role as division manager, he led the firm’s expansion into Canada, and he now oversees 40+ offices throughout the East Coast, Eastern Canada and Midwest regions.

Mr. Parker holds a bachelor’s degree in operations and information systems management from Pennsylvania State University.

Evan Denner

Evan Denner

Senior Vice President / Corporate Strategy

Evan Denner is senior vice president for corporate strategy with Marcus & Millichap.

Mr. Denner joined the firm in 2019. As the head of corporate strategy, he develops and executes strategies aligned with Marcus & Millichap’s long-term growth plan by improving the company’s business model, processes and platform, as well as through the acquisition of synergistic companies and groups.

Before he joined Marcus & Millichap, Mr. Denner spent several decades in real estate and financial services in executive leadership and entrepreneurial roles. He advised the partners at Ackman-Ziff Real Estate Group, founded one of the largest student housing companies in the United States, was a senior managing director and head of merchant banking at Cantor Fitzgerald, and held several positions on Wall Street.

Mr. Denner graduated from Hofstra University with a Bachelor of Business and received his Master of Science degree from Columbia University.

Adam P. Christofferson

Adam P. Christofferson

Senior Vice President / Division Manager, Southern California Division

Adam Christofferson is senior vice president and division manager with Marcus & Millichap’s Southern California division.

Mr. Christofferson began his career with Marcus & Millichap as a sales assistant in 1997 and was quickly promoted to sales agent and then sales manager focusing on the Southern California retail market. He also served as a regional manager and vice president, leading several offices to multiple record-breaking years and overseeing billions of dollars of commercial real estate transactions for Marcus & Millichap Capital Corporation (MMCC). In 2011, Mr. Christofferson was named director of special asset services for the Western U.S., and was honored by Real Estate Forum magazine as one of the “45 under 40” most influential commercial real estate brokers in the country. As senior vice president and division manager, Mr. Christofferson oversees offices in Southern California, Nevada, Utah and Idaho, and has led the opening of several offices in Southern California. 

Mr. Christofferson is a graduate of Brigham Young University.

Michael L. Glass

Michael L. Glass

Senior Vice President/Division Manager/ National Director, Manufactured Housing Divison

Michael L. Glass is senior vice president, division manager and national director of the Manufactured Housing Division of Marcus & Millichap.

Mr. Glass joined the firm in 2001 under its sales intern program and became an investment associate in 2004, closing 16 transactions in his first 24 months. He was promoted to regional manager in 2007, a role which expanded over the next decade until he was appointed district manager in 2016. During his time with the firm, Mr. Glass has been involved with and overseen thousands of transactions totaling several billion dollars.

Prior to working with Marcus & Millichap, Mr. Glass was a credit analyst with LaSalle Bank/ABM AMRO. He holds a degree in business administration from the University of Arizona with a concentration in finance.

Tim Speck

Tim Speck

Senior Vice President / Division Manager

Tim Speck serves as a senior vice president and division manager of the firm’s Texas offices. He is active in the firm’s agent training and development programs, facilitating several training classes every year and working closely with agents of all levels to help them successfully launch and advance their careers. And under his leadership, the Dallas office has grown into one of the firm’s top offices. 

Mr. Speck joined Marcus & Millichap in 1993 as a sales assistant in the Dallas office. With the formation of the firm’s research department in 1996, he relocated to the Phoenix office and became a divisional research manager. During his tenure, he was charged with establishing local research departments in selected Marcus & Millichap offices throughout the country. Mr. Speck was also instrumental in the formation of the firm’s central market research group. 

Prior to accepting the regional manager role in the Dallas, Mr. Speck earned the title of sales manager in the Phoenix office. He has also served as the manager in charge of the firm’s Major Account Services (MAS) group and led the firm’s development of some of the industry’s leading marketing, packaging and financial analysis models. 

Mr. Speck attended Texas A&M University, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in finance.

John Vorsheck

John Vorsheck

Senior Vice President / Division Manager, Western Division

John Vorsheck is senior vice president and division manager for Marcus & Millichap’s Western Division, which includes much of the west coast and Rocky Mountain states, as well as Alberta and British Columbia.

Mr. Vorsheck joined Marcus & Millichap in 2006 as sales manager of the Newport Beach office. He was promoted to regional manager of the Las Vegas office in 2007, and to regional manager of San Diego in 2011. Five years later, he was elevated to district manager, overseeing the San Diego, Denver, Las Vegas and Phoenix offices.

Prior to joining Marcus & Millichap, Mr. Vorsheck was a top multifamily specialist at a commercial real estate firm where he was named Investment Broker Rookie of the Year. In addition, he played a key role in the start-up and development of a full service commercial real estate firm.

Mr. Vorsheck is a graduate of the University of Arizona, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in communications with a minor in business administration.