Western States
Ventura Place Shopping Center

UNDER CONTRACT - Bed Bath and Beyond Anchored and Trader Joe's co-anchored shopping center


Two Property Portfolio - Santa Fe, NM

Plaza del Sol Shopping Center

Gardenswartz Shopping Center


Interstate 25 Power Center Outparcel

Three tenant retail building for sale - Mattress Firm, Brides by Demetrios, and Office Depot

40,000 SF


8.08 CAP

Top Sales & Leasing Firm in 2013

Also recognized individually:

Top Sales Broker

Alfredo Barrenechea

Top Retail Leasing Broker 

Mike Barker

Matt Reeves

Michael Reneau

Western States Retail is a boutique investment real estate firm specializing in acquisition, stabilization, and disposition of investment quality commercial real estate for private and institutional investors. We look forward to helping with your requirement.
About Us

Western States Retail & Investment, based in Albuquerque, NM and serving the entire Western United States, is a client-focused boutique brokerage firm specializing in the acquisition and disposition of investment quality commercial real estate as well as strategic retail leasing directed to asset stabilization.

We possess the market knowledge necessary to assist our clients in finding the real estate assets that best meet their goals. Our team has exceptional experience in identifying off market assets so our clients have the ability to buy comfortably without the additional pricing pressures of competing buyers. We are confident that no other firm offers the level of market intelligence and experience of our team.

Our firm leverages the latest technology to facilitate a real time presence in the market and acheive national exposure. Co-Star, LoopNet, REI Wise, CARNM, and REA are just a few of the market leading names with which we partner.

Western States Retail & Investment, as a company, was awarded the Co-Star Power Broker Award for both Retail Leasing and Investment Sales in 2013.


Michael Reneau

Following a distinguished 18 year career in executive sales and management with Fortune 100 companies in San Francisco, Dallas and Albuquerque, Michael spent the last four years in commercial brokerage. He has been a top-performing broker in the areas of Investment and Retail leasing, earning the CoStar Power Broker award for 2012 and 2013.

Having lived and worked in the western states of Texas, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, Idaho and California, Michael has a keen understanding of the commercial real estate dynamics associated with the West. He serves as President for the firm.


Matt Reeves

Matt started his career in real estate in the San Francisco Bay Area managing residential and commercial units throughout the South Bay and Peninsula. After successfully assisting in acquisition, renovation, and lease up of nearly 1,000 units, Matt relocated to the Albuquerque area to pursue a career in commercial real estate. From 2010 – 2011, Matt worked as an inside sales and leasing agent for Peterson Properties and their portfolio of more than one million square feet of retail, office and multifamily property concentrated in the Albuquerque metro area but extending throughout the state and into Nevada, Texas and Arizona. 

As a broker, Matt has been recognized as a CoStar Power Broker for Retail Leasing in 2012 and 2013.

With a strong background in both investment acquisition, location intelligence in the Southwest, and a proven track record in lease-up/asset stabilization, Matt is a strong fit for the culture and goals of the firm. He serves as Qualifying Broker in the state of New Mexico.


Mike Barker

Mike joined Western States Retail & Investment as a founding member in January 2014. Previously he served as a Senior Advisor at NAI Maestas & Ward where he was an integral part of the retail team with a primary focus on leasing and sales. While at NAI, Mike worked with many local and National brands helping them procure strategic space designed to facilitate future growth and success. He brought value-add to his clients by utilizing his in depth market knowledge to help his clients achieve their goals. This work earned him the CoStar Power Broker award in Retail Leasing for 2013.

Since beginning his career in 2009 as a leasing agent and director of marketing at Coe and Peterson, LLC, Mike has executed more than 300 commercial lease and sale transactions.

From 2003 to 2008, Mike was a principal at Prestige Mortgage Group Inc. in Albuquerque. He was responsible for development of a business plan and infrastructure for the company’s start-up, employee and contractor management, and day to day operations.

A team player with excellent people skills, Mike seeks to build strong relationships and deliver quality service in every transaction. He graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management and Communications from Concordia University in Indiana.


Properties For Sale
Properties For Lease
Featured Properties
  • Realty Income

    Realty Income is a 44-year old, publicly traded real estate company dedicated to paying monthly dividends to its shareholders. The revenue to pay these dividends is generated from over 3,800 commercial properties in 49 states and Puerto Rico that we own under long-term leases, primarily with large commercial enterprises that operate multiple locations. Our shares are listed under the ticker symbol "O" on the New York Stock Exchange. 

  • Passco Investments

    PASSCO Companies, LLC owns and manages over $1.8 billion and 19 million square feet of land and class A & B commercial investment property in 20 states.

  • Tabani Group

    Tabani Group is a leading opportunistic, hands-on, real estate investment firm.  We acquire underutilized properties to bring them to their full potential by leveraging relationships and internal capabilities.  Our performance and transactional expertise is built upon our reputation for creativity, judgment, timeliness, and integrity.  Our company owns more than 5 million sq. ft. of properties in multiple markets throughout the United States.

  • SportClips

    Sport Clips is headquartered in Georgetown, Texas and was established in 1993 by founder and CEO Gordon Logan. The sports-themed haircutting franchise, which specializes in haircuts for men and boys, is ranked by Entrepreneur Magazine as one of the top 20 "Fastest-Growing Franchises," and in the top 10 percent of the "Franchise 500."

  • Subway

    As Subway's partner in New Mexico, Western States identifies and facilitates new store expansion and strategic relocation to better serve dense metro, rural and freeway traffic stops throughout the state. Subway has over 39,000 locations surpassing McDonald's as the world's largest fast food chain.

  • Dominos Pizza

    Domino’s Pizza is the 2nd largest pizza chain in the United States and the largest worldwide chain with more than 10,000 corporate and franchised stores.  Western States Retail & Investment is a strategic partner that works with corporate and local franchisees to scout new sites and territories for expansion and relocation. 

  • Meineke Car Care Centers

    Meineke Care Care Centers currently operates over 900 locations throughout the United States.  Western States Retail & Investment is a strategic partner that works with Meineke on site selection and territory expansion.  

  • Pizza 9

    Western States Retail & Investment facilitates all new site and territory acquisitions for Pizza 9 directly through their corporate office.  As an exclusive partner for Pizza 9, Western States has helped the brand expand and become the fastest growing pizza chain in New Mexico.  Further expansion into Texas and Colorado is expected soon.

  • Kelly Liquors

    Kelly Liquors is the largest independent liquor store chain in New Mexico.   Western States Retail & Investment is a partner with Kelly’s in their new site acquisitions and real estate dispositions.   Kelly Liquors currently has 18 locations in New Mexico.  

Contact Us
7770 Jefferson NE, Suite 430
        Albuquerque, NM 87109