ORION Welcomes Experienced Multifamily Team

Article originally posted on Commercial Executive Magazine on February 4, 2020

Scottsdale, Arizona – ORION Investment Real Estate begins 2020 with the expansion of its Multifamily Division.  Joining ORION are veteran brokers Linda Fritz-Salazar, Jon Coffen, Arvle Knight and Angie Ritchie.  “We’re excited to continue our growth with the addition of top-notch individuals who are committed to providing superior service to their clients while maintaining a high standard of ethics.  Linda, Jon, Arvle and Angie bring a wealth of brokerage experience and a desire to continue to grow their business,” said Sean Stutzman, Principal and Designated Broker at ORION.

Linda Fritz-Salazar has specialized in Multifamily Brokerage since 1992.  Her expertise covers all phases of the apartment industry, having owned and managed several of her own properties. Linda realizes this is a “people business” and that relationships make successful transactions. She is involved in a transaction from beginning to end, covering the economic analysis, marketing, due diligence, and financing. She is comfortable working with Sellers, Buyers and Lenders.

Jon Coffen has been focused on helping clients in the Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale MSA since 2002. His previous experience in acquiring and operating a national portfolio of Multifamily Housing allows Jonathan to underwrite a property and foresee any operating concerns from a principal’s perspective.

Arvle Knight, CCIM has lived and worked in the Northwest Valley of metro Phoenix since 2002. Since 2004, he has represented buyers, sellers, and tenants of office, industrial, retail properties. He joined Kasten Long Commercial Group in 2012 to focus on representing sellers of multi-family housing in North Central Phoenix and the Northwest Valley.

Angie Ritchie joined ORION Investment Real Estate as part of the Fritz-Salazar/Coffen team, specializing in apartment investment sales. A native of Arizona, she knows the Phoenix Metro Area well. Her career prior to real estate has been diverse, working in finance in the hotel and casino industry in Las Vegas and in operations for a commercial contractor during the Las Vegas construction boom.

ORION looks to continue its growth in 2020.  ORION’s Founding Partner, Ari Spiro, notes, “The Phoenix commercial real estate market is red hot.  Linda, Jon, Arvle and Angie are respected in their field.  We are excited to add their professionalism, experience and integrity to the ORION team.”

About ORION Investment Real Estate

ORION Investment Real Estate (“ORION”) is a leading full-service brokerage firm based in the Western United States. With several years of continued growth and success, and more than a billion dollars in recent transactions, the ORION team provides best-in-class service to the commercial real estate community. Boasting an extensive knowledge of the market and properties, ORION uses a tailored marketing and structured approach to each client to unlock the potential of every deal. ORION is headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona.  For more information on ORION, please visit our website at www.orionprop.com