Sale Lease Back & Credit Tenant Lease Services

The Landes Group works directly with tenants to precisely structure and restructure lease terms and conditions not only to increase the longevity and viability of a certain location, but to enhance the value of the company and help expand the brand.

The Landes Group also specializes in 1031/1033 tax-deferred exchanges. Having closed transactions in excess of $16 billion solely focused on single tenant leased assets, The Landes Group and its affiliates have developed solid, long-term relationships with Fortune 500 companies and are responsible for creating long term liaisons with corporations. Our tenants include CVS, Walgreens, 7/Eleven, NTB Firestone, L3 Communications, Cisco, Baylor Medical, Marriott International, Phillips Petroleum, BBVA Compass, among others.

Well-Qualified Team

Our team of professionals provide experience in commercial real estate, management and financial services. Our primary focus is single-tenant, net lease transactions including extensive experience with large corporate tenants.

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Brett Landes

President & CEO

Brett is the President, Founder and CEO of The Landes Group, whose primary business is the acquisition of single-tenant real estate. Since 2006, Brett has been involved in the acquisition of more than 900 single-tenant properties totaling more than $6 billion.

Brett joined The Staubach Company in 1992. Three years later, he founded Staubach Capital Partners, specializing in single tenant sale leaseback acquisitions. Brett has acquired over $14 billion in single tenant assets since 1995. Mr. Staubach has been a partner with Brett in numerous real estate ventures, including SCP Capital, formed eleven years ago.

Brett is also a partner in Vintage Interests, a real estate acquisition firm focused on warehouse properties throughout the Southwest. Additionally, Brett is the founder of The Landes Group, owner of numerous assets around the U.S. The Landes Group, in conjunction with SCP Capital, has purchased and owned property in 40 states.

Brett was chairman and founder of Landes Foods, headquartered in Dallas, Texas. Landes Foods supplied over 40 types of tortillas and chips to companies such as Brinker Intl., CKE Restaurants, Owens, Sara Lee and Tyson Foods. The company was founded in 2004 and was sold in 2016.

Brett received his Bachelors of Business Administration degree from Bryan College in 1982. While at Bryan, he was designated a member of the First Team, All-American in Basketball. Brett is very active in community service, serving as a current and former fundraiser and sponsor for various charities including Cattle Barons, St. Paul Medical and Little Heroes.

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Justin Grissen

Executive Vice President & Chief Investment Officer

As the Chief Investment Officer of The Landes Group, Justin brings over 20 years of experience specializing in single-tenant acquisitions, dispositions, debt and equity placement, asset management and leasing. Justin has been involved in over $1B in transactions focused on single tenant net leased acquisitions. Previously, Justin was managing director Landes Fairmount and the asset manager for Vintage Interests and was responsible for directing acquisitions and the leasing and management of over 2 million square feet of commercial properties. Prior to joining Vintage Interests in 2006, Justin was with Holliday, Fenoglio, Fowler, L.P., where he was responsible for placing over $325 million within the capital marketplace through debt and equity placement, structured finance and investment sales.

Justin currently serves on the board of Walle Corporation, a leading label supplier to the consumer packaged goods industry and The Clayton Dabney Kids with Cancer Foundation providing families assistance with children in terminal cancer situations. Justin is also a member of the Salesmanship Club of Dallas, focused on supporting the Momentous Institute, which builds and repairs social emotional health for kids and families through our chief fundraiser, the AT&T Byron Nelson, a PGA Tour event. Justin received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Texas at Austin with a major in Economics and a minor in Business Foundations

Sheryl Miller

Sheryl Miller

CFO

Sheryl Miller is a Texas CPA who has specialized knowledge in Real Estate accounting. She has been employed by some of the largest Real Estate firms in the nation, including Trammell Crow Company for 18 years and Lincoln Property Company for 5 years. Her experience is with residential and commercial properties and includes apartment complexes, office buildings, retail centers and warehouse facilities. She has an extensive background in reporting to third party owners as well as accounting for company-owned properties. She is a member of the local and state chapters of the Society of Certified Public Accountants.
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Austin Landes

Vice President and Director of Sales

Austin has been with The Landes Group since 2014. He is involved in acquisitions, dispositions, financing and marketing operations. Austin provides expertise in finance as well as commercial real estate credit and has been involved in over $550 million in single-tenant transactions since joining The Landes Group. Prior to The Landes Group, Austin was a Sales and Services Officer at BB&T Corporation, where he was involved in over $200 million in commercial credit. Austin also gained insight into commercial banking by attending BB&T’s Leadership Development Program in North Carolina. Prior to BB&T, Austin worked for a real estate investment firm acquiring and managing industrial and single-tenant retail assets. Austin is involved in various charitable organizations such as Urban Specialists, Prime 5 and Stand Together. Austin received his Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Oklahoma, graduating with honors.
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Caleb Landes

Vice President Investment Sales

Caleb joined The Landes Group in March of 2016, as a Senior Investment Advisor, supporting the acquisition, disposition, and market research of single-tenant assets. Since joining the company, he has been involved in over $300 million in single-tenant transactions. Prior to joining The Landes Group, Caleb worked as an intern with a real estate investment firm, where he gained insight and experience in acquiring single-tenant assets. Caleb received his Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from Baylor University.
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Ali Chambers

West Coast Vice President

Ali joined The Landes Group in 2020 as Vice President of the West Coast office. She manages the brokerage arm of the Landes Group, focusing on the sale of single tenant net lease properties all over the U.S.. Since her start in commercial real estate, she has been involved in over $300 million in single-tenant transactions. Prior to joining The Landes Group, she owned her own brokerage firm out of Dallas. Ali received her Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from The University of Texas at Dallas.
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Stephanie McGowan

West Coast Analyst

Stephanie joined the Landes Group in 2020 and serves as an analyst for the west coast office. Prior to joining The Landes Group, and relocating to Los Angeles, she was a VP of sales for a national title company covering the greater NJ and NY metropolitan area. In addition, she acted as a closing agent for a handful of law offices, assisting them with loan closings. With over 20 years experience in real estate, her knowledge of title insurance, mortgages and real estate in general is unparalleled.
Kristina Wesley

Kristina Wesley

Controller

Kristina comes to us from many years in the Public Accounting and Tax Preparation arena. She is an experienced business development leader with emphasis in Construction, Real Estate, and Multi-family. Kristina brings over twenty years of working with management operations, challenging business structures, and the diverse needs of the variety therein. She is excited to contribute her organizational and critical thinking skills to the Landes Group’s overall continued success.
Chandler Landes

Chandler Landes

Closing Coordinator

Chandler joined The Landes Group in March of 2018 as Director of Marketing and Public Relations. Prior to joining the team, Chandler owned and ran a successful event planning company in Dallas. Chandler is involved in various charitable and non-profit organizations such as Genesis Women's Shelter, Buckner Children's Home, The Wilkinson Center and Family Legacy Missions. Chandler received her Bachelor of Science, focused on Mass Communication/Media Studies, from the University of Oklahoma.
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Sam Fawal

Property Manager

Sam joined the Landes Group as Property Manager in 2005 and is responsible for the management of numerous commercial and residential real estate properties, coordination of all tenant improvement and corporate commercial projects. Sam is also responsible for the corporate asset management function, including all fine art and collectibles. Prior to joining the Landes Group, Sam worked in the transportation business and concierge industry.
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Stephanie Wantuck

Administrative Assistant

Stephanie joined the team in July 2016 as an Administrative and Accounting Assistant. Prior to joining The Landes Group, Stephanie worked several years in various positions at a major U.S. grocery store chain as well as customer service areas of a large U.S. public retail company. While in college, Stephanie interned for a regional bank as well as The Landes Group.

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