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Timothy J.  Sharpe and Linda M. Gibbs have collectively been in the commercial real estate business for 68 years.  In 2002 CBRE created the Private Client Group platform to provide, tailored services to the needs of the private investor sector Sharpe Gibbs were selected to head up the platform for the State of Iowa. They have been widely recognized in the marketplace as the “go-to” advisors for investment properties. The well-seasoned couple is uniquely qualified and demonstrates their highly disciplined style and coordinated marketing efforts and consistent follow up. Since that time, Linda and Tim have specialized exclusively in the sale of all investment property types. Since 2002 they have been involved in over $1 billion of investment sales and debt and equity placement. They both have attained the elite status of dual designations--the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM)and the Society of Office and Industrial Realtors (SIOR). Tim and Linda have proven expertise in creating a smooth sales environment, which exceeds client’s expectations.  They consistently have been recipients of CBRE\Hubbell Commercial FM Hubbell Top Producers, F.M. Hubbell Memorial Production Annual Award every year since joining the company in the mid 80’s, Downtown Broker of the Year, Midwest Real Estate News “Forty over Forty” Honorees, Broker of the Year by the Iowa Commercial Real Estate Association, Co Star Power Brokers in Iowa and Top Affiliate Office Performers of CBRE Investment Properties. 
The Sharpe Gibbs Colby Investment Properties Team is experienced in the acquisition and disposition of all investment properties including retail, office and industrial with an emphasis and strong record on multi-family property transactions throughout the state.

Max Colby specializes in multi-family, retail and office investment sales and works extensively with private investors throughout the state of Iowa. Colby, combines his familiarity with the capital markets with his ability to underwrite, value, and ultimately negotiate to optimize his clients return on investments. Colby has been named a CoStar Power Broker Award winner, a consistent FM Hubbell Production Award winner as well as a leader for the most transactions with CBRE | Hubbell Commercial.  Colby is a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) candidate, an Iowa Commercial Real Estate Association (ICREA) member, as well as a Board Member of the ICSC NextGen Recon of Iowa.

Shana Patrick delivers high quality service, creative solutions, and strategic thinking to her clients and their individual & unique needs. Along with her team, their experienced ability to negotiate complicated transactions, manage a high-volume of projects, provide financial analysis solutions and their capacity to build successful relationships, makes her a key member of the Sharpe Gibbs Colby Investment Properties Team. Before transitioning to her current role, Shana was a leader in Multi-Family Property Management for over 12 years, widely recognized as a dynamic multi-family expert, winning a National Paragon Award from the National Apartment Association, in 2012. Patrick is a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) candidate.

The recent addition of Max Colby and Shana Patrick to the team has afforded them an extended reach into the market. Collectively, the team has 91 years’ experience in commercial real estate. The team is widely recognized as the leading investment property specialists in the state of Iowa. They work closely together to create a comprehensive an effective strategy for their marketing assignments. The value proposition is rapid access to thousands of potential buyers, yielding the highest possible price for owners, while at the same time working closely with buyers to help them realize their financial goals..

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