Our Team

Jessica Zahn Gibson

Owner | Designated Broker

Jessica Zahn Gibson has been in commercial real estate brokerage for almost 20 years with a strong background in both leasing and investment sales. She specializes in the acquisition and disposition of single and multi-tenant retail assets throughout the United States. Jessica got her start in commercial real estate in Phoenix, Arizona while attending Arizona State University. While working towards her degree she was working at Diversified Partners in Scottsdale, Arizona and started her career leasing retail shopping centers and selling assets for the Partners. In 2000, Jessica accepted a position with the Retail Investment division of Marcus & Millichap and spent 4 years working as an Associate Broker selling single tenant and multi-tenant investment properties.

In 2004, Jessica founded Commercial Investment Advisors. As the Owner and Designated Broker of Commercial Investment Advisors, Jessica leads an advanced team of hand-picked agents and continues to make strides as a driving force in investment real estate sales across the nation.

Justin Zahn

Vice President

Arizona Office

Justin Zahn has been in an investment retail broker for over 14 years with a proven track record specializing in the acquisition and disposition of single/multi-tenant retail assets throughout the United States. Mr. Zahn is an authority in the field of Net Leases/sale leaseback financing and represents some of the largest institutions/franchise operators in the US. With over $800M in investment property sold (150+ sale leasebacks), Mr. Zahn has an established reputation for maximizing value for clients, while cultivating long-term relationships built on integrity, trust and service.

Justin grew up in Nebraska and graduated from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln with a Bachelor of Business Administration, with an emphasis in Marketing. Justin and his wife Rachael reside in Scottsdale, AZ and enjoy spending time with friends and their two children Blake and Brea.

Justin Carlson

Senior Investment Advisor

Arizona Office

Justin Carlson made the move to commercial from residential real estate sales almost 5 years ago. In his time in the field he has transacted on almost $100M in assets throughout 17 states. Mr. Carlson specializes in the acquisition/disposition of single and multi-tenant retail assets and lease re-negotiation.

Justin is an Arizona native and graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics. Justin and his wife Ashley have one son and look forward to traveling as much as possible.

Douglas Bruton

Investment Advisor

Texas Office

Douglas joined Commercial Investment Advisors in December of 2015 and focuses strictly on Texas markets. As an Investment Advisor Douglas provides market knowledge to investors looking to buy, leverage, or liquidate assets to help investors achieve the highest value for their investments. Having lived in Lubbock, Austin, College Station, the Houston area, and Dallas, Douglas knows the Texas landscape from experience.

Before joining Commercial Investment Advisors Douglas worked for one of the premiere property management companies in the country learning the nuts and bolts of real estate. He established himself as a top leasing professional within his community where he was a Century Club award winner in his first year. A Texas A&M graduate, earning a Bachelor of Science in Economics, Douglas is also an Eagle Scout, and is known for his trustworthiness, loyalty, and hardworking attitude. He enjoys spending his time outdoors, reading, exercising, spending time with his family and playing golf.

Grace Gonzales

Vice President of Marketing

Arizona Office

Grace started with Commercial Investment Advisors in 2005 as the company’s Marketing Coordinator, preparing marketing proposals and creating offering memorandums for the firm’s agents, and has since established herself as a pillar to the Commercial Investment Advisors’ team. Throughout her 12 year tenure with the company, Grace has created over 300 marketing materials for single and multi-tenant retail assets, helping the company’s business grow exponentially and earning her current position as Vice President of Marketing. With years of expertise, Grace leads the Marketing Team ensuring the Commercial Investment Advisors’ brand is always well-represented.

Grace migrated to the U.S. in 1987 and has resided in Arizona since 1992. Grace likes to travel, is an avid foodie and a relentless shutterbug.

Pat Carranza

Transaction Coordinator

Texas Office

Pat joined Commercial Investment Advisors in October of 2016 as the Transaction Coordinator. With 18 years of experience in both the residential and commercial brokerage industries previously serving as a Brokerage Administrator, Leasing & Sales Agent, and Project & Property Manager, Pat is passionate and knowledgeable and can solve any problem thrown her way. Pat is a team player, highly organized and enjoys a fast-paced, ever-changing environment, making her an essential part of our team.

Outside of work, Pat enjoys the great outdoors, volunteering, going to musical festivals, DIY projects, continuing education and spending time with her family, friends, and pets.