The Apex Sales Team
Brian Glasser is Team Leader for The Apex Team-KC. He earned his undergraduate degree in Political Science and Criminal Justice at the University of Arizona. He is currently pursuing his MPA with a Nonprofit Management emphasis at the Henry W. Bloch School of Management. Brian’s professional background includes seven years as a Captain in the United States Army where he served as an Intelligence Officer. After transitioning from the Army, he served as an HR consultant for Hallmark Cards, Inc. Brian’s passions include traveling, sports, and helping others through service. Brian is currently and/or formerly a volunteer with several organizations across the Kansas City core: Team Rubicon, Lead to Read-KC, KC Pet Project, Christmas in October.
David grew up in Sierra Vista AZ. Graduated from Dakota State University, in Madison, South Dakota, with a bachelors in accounting. I started as offensive linemen for Dakota state and was a captain for 2 of the 4 years that I played. I enjoy a wide range of activities from playing video games, going to the gym and everything in between. I choose a career in real estate for the ability to help people achieve financial freedom.
The Apex Administrative Support Team
Ben received his undergraduate degree in Accounting from the University of Arizona in 2011. In May of 2014 he graduated from the University Of Arizona College Of Law, where he specialized in business formation/organization and tax law. He is a licensed real estate agent in the State of Arizona and has over 9 years of real estate investing experience. He has been involved in over 100 real estate transactions, with specialization in helping investors find great opportunities. As a founding partner of The Apex Team, Ben has taken the reins as team leader. He continues to develop his leadership skills to help team members identify and pursue their goals and dreams. When not working on business development, Ben still enjoys finding great properties for investors!
Chief Operating Officer
John is the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of The Apex Real Estate Network where his core focus is on the management and growth of the business. Prior to joining Apex, John worked as a product manager for Microsoft Corporation and as an advisor for Apex Real Estate Network. John has a BS in applied mathematics from the University of Arizona and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Jake Arnold is a real estate sales agent and property manager for The Apex Team. Jake ran track for the University of Arizona from 2002-2007 where he won two national titles in the Decathlon in 2006 and 2007. He then ran as a Professional Track Athlete until 2013 and was inducted into the University of Arizona Hall of Fame in 2012. Jake Graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Retailing and Consumer Sciences with General Business and Communication minors. He has experience in real estate investments and managing rental properties since 2008. The drive that powered him to athletic excellence allows him to effectively assist people in buying or selling properties in Tucson.
Stephen McNair-Larese is our Lead Buyer’s specialist. He is a University of Arizona graduate where he majored in Translation and Interpretation, and minored in Teaching and Business Administration. He has a lot of experience with property management and working with investors to help them rent their homes for a profit. As our Lead Buyer’s Specialist, Stephen has helped many people become qualified to be able to buy the house of their dreams. If you or someone you know are in the market and looking for a house to buy (either now or in the near future) contact us and Stephen will help you out. He speaks Spanish, enjoys water sports, and is very devoted to serving the community.
A native of Southern Arizona David received his education in the field of Computer Science. After his studies he began his career in the Media Industry and earned over 15 years of experience. During his career he excelled in marketing, new media, publishing, design and public relations. This versatility saw him work and be promoted in various disciplines achieving the highest promotion to Publisher. Professionally managed print communication, marketing, new media, technology, graphics and earned various recognitions for contributions to the industry. After 4 years in David transitioned into leadership positions including Design Manager, Advertising Manager, Production Manager, Editor and Publisher. David was also named corporate board and consul of design operations for 32 newspapers. After his career in publishing David was a marketing consultant in Software Development and International Business Sectors.
David was also an active in non-profit sector and a volunteer. He was named President of the Lions Club for 4 years, Board Member Rotary International, Board Member at WIA SCC, Board Member SCC One-Stop, Board Member-SCC Community Food Bank, Board Member-SCC Cultural Committee, Board Chair SCC Boy Scouts. Organized: Holiday Clothing Program, Junior Olympics, Operation See, Eye Glass Project, Clean Our Highways.
Graduated from the University of Arizona in 2014 with a degree in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. Rick went on to work as a defense contractor with STG company for the last few years in Sierra Vista, Arizona. He than came to work for the Apex Team in August of 2016 where he has masterfully taken to the position of transaction coordinator. His dedication to the team, and strong work ethic make him a great addition to the team, and the Apex family.