Chad Gleason is Managing Director of Pentavirate, leading the firm's’ operations across the globe, including Sukuk (Islamic bonds) , high-cap funds for fractional investors, real estate technology, asset management and patented products for the built environment. Previously, Chad headed SVNRaven Commercial Real Estate, a CRE development and consultancy firm based in Bellevue, Washington, and a member of the SVN Shared Value Network. In this role, Chad oversaw the training and development of the corporate real estate, office and industrial investment teams at SVNRaven in the Seattle Metro area (Seattle, Bellevue, Everett and Tacoma Washington). He also led the creation of third-party real estate departments for sub-Fortune 500 companies with a focus on commercial real estate portfolio goals and optimizing value. Before this, Chad was responsible for regional and national-level tenant representation leasing programs and new construction/development at Retail Realty Services. Chad has commercial development experience in Washington, Oregon and California including site selection, construction management, build out and asset management. Among his most notable transactions was the successful disposition of a private $ 750M retail portfolio in 2007, involving the lease-up of distressed assets, navigating the Chapter 7 and 11 legal processes, and coordination with FDIC regulators. Chad holds the prestigious CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member) designation which is awarded to elite CRE professionals who complete 160 hours of coursework in advanced real estate finance and market analysis. He is the 2016 President of the Washington State Chapter of CCIM, encompassing the State of Washington, Northern Idaho, Alaska and Montana. Chad currently Chairs the Government Affairs Committee and Co-Chairs the Ward Center Subcommittee for the CCIM Institute and is a member of the Federal Policy Committee at the National Association of Realtors. Chad was named the 2018 Commercial Real Estate Broker of the Year by the Washington Association of Realtors. Most recently, he represented Washington State at MIPIM, the world’s leading real estate event, where he produced, in coordination with the Greater Seattle Partnership, two blue-chip panels which included representatives of WeWork, Microsoft, and Otis --the first ever all-USA panel in the 30-year history of the event.