Who we are

We’re leading the movement toward trust and transparency in modern commercial real estate.

We’re industry veterans & innovators on a mission to power the most successful brokers, buyers & sellers in CRE with the tools, information & data they need to run their businesses seamlessly.

About Us

Our Leadership

Co-Founder & CEO

Gordon Smith

Gordon is a seasoned real estate finance and private equity professional with extensive experience in asset management, brokerage, and operations.

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Prior to Co-Founding biproxi, Gordon built and led the CRE division at Ten-X. During his tenure, he oversaw product development, marketing, operations, and sales. Ten-X was sold to THL Partners in 2017 in one of the most significant prop-tech exits to date.

Prior to Ten-X, Gordon spent most of his career at Fortress Investment Group where he executed over $10 billion of transactions. Gordon started his real estate career at CBRE, which gives him a unique understanding of the commercial real estate brokerage community which drives his product thinking every day.

Gordon served on the board of companies with significant real estate operations such as CW Financial Services (Real Insight), Intrawest in the US, and Mapeley and Annington Homes in the United Kingdom.

 

Co-Founder 

Yan Khamish

In his 25 year real estate career, Yan has acquired, managed and sold over $12 billion in commercial real estate assets encompassing all property types nationwide.

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Most recently Yan was a Managing Director at Ten-X’s CRE division where he oversaw company wide national brokerage firm relationships, national CRE associations  relationships, middle market  strategy, institutional sales and major account formation and execution. Prior to Ten-X, Yan was with Fortress in New York, where he was responsible for FECI real estate holdings and transportation development projects.  Additionally at Fortress, Yan was part of the PE Division and assisted with various other commercial real estate acquisitions, dispositions, leasing, debt and development portfolio projects.  

Yan also served as an investment professional at Marcus & Millichap, FPA, Ernest & Young and Arthur Andersen. Yan graduated from the University of California, Davis  with a triple major degree in economics, political science and history. He is currently or has been a member of the CRE Roundtable, NMHC, ICSC, CCIM, SIOR and ULI.

Prior to Ten-X, Gordon spent most of his career at Fortress Investment Group where he executed over $10 billion of transactions. Gordon started his real estate career at CBRE, which gives him a unique understanding of the commercial real estate brokerage community which drives his product thinking every day.

Gordon served on the board of companies with significant real estate operations such as CW Financial Services (Real Insight), Intrawest in the US, and Mapeley and Annington Homes in the United Kingdom.

Head of Growth

Thatcher Milholland

In his 20 year real estate career, Thatcher has acquired and sold over $5 billion in commercial real estate assets encompassing all property types nationwide and developed technology solutions for commercial property owners and consumers.

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Most recently Thatcher was a Senior Vice President with Ten-X’s CRE division where he oversaw multiple states, institutional investors, and product types for the firm. Additionally,

Thatcher developed a website for self storage unit rentals, StorageSeeker.com, that is an online marketing solution for individual property owners to more efficiently reach storage renters nationwide.

Prior to Ten-X, Thatcher was with Unico Properties in Seattle, where he was responsible for equity capital raising, fund formations, and portfolio management. At Unico, Thatcher raised and oversaw the portfolio for the company’s first $265 million discretionary institutional investment fund as well as numerous other individual investment vehicles.

Thatcher also served as an investment professional at JP Morgan Investment Management, Divco West Properties, and Guggenheim Real Estate. Thatcher graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Economics, Philosophy, and Politics.

Prior to Ten-X, Gordon spent most of his career at Fortress Investment Group where he executed over $10 billion of transactions. Gordon started his real estate career at CBRE, which gives him a unique understanding of the commercial real estate brokerage community which drives his product thinking every day.

Gordon served on the board of companies with significant real estate operations such as CW Financial Services (Real Insight), Intrawest in the US, and Mapeley and Annington Homes in the United Kingdom.

Head of Product

John Nicholas

John has spent over 20 years in the real estate and finance industry developing and designing technology solutions.

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Prior to joining Biproxi, John served as the Chief Executive Officer of CRE marketplace and transaction platform Channel, LLC which was acquired by an affiliate of Auction.com in 2015. Channel was acquired by an affiliate of Auction.com in 2015.

During his tenure at Channel and Auction, John successfully implemented several groundbreaking search tools in the real estate, finance and vendor markets including XOEY and HomeSearch.com/XOME.com. These platforms transacted over $8 billion of online real estate sales annually.

Head of Sales

Tabitha Satterfield

With over 13 years of commercial real estate and technology experience, Tabitha joined biproxi to develop strategic partnerships with top brokerage firms, industry associations and technology partners throughout the United States. Years of experience in capital raising, advisory, market analysis, and underwriting has allowed Tabitha to approach the industry with a unique understanding and foundation for clients’ needs and how technology has an impact on the business. Prior to joining Biproxi, Tabitha has held senior positions with Ten-X, Ranieri Real Estate Partners, and Ridgehead Software. Tabitha is a Licensed Real Estate Professional, a CCIM Candidate and was recognized in the Top 40 under 40 by Globe Street in 2019.

Head of Marketing & Strategy

Ember Hansen

With almost a decade of marketing &  business development experience, Ember brings a fresh perspective on CRE to the biproxi leadership team. Ember cut her teeth in the SaaS space as the Head of Marketing and business development for learning management software Wisetail, which was acquired by Alchemy Systems in 2017 and again by Intertek (ITRK.L) in 2018.

Prior to biproxi, she served as the Director of Demand Generation for advertising intelligence software company LumenAd.

How we operate

The biproxi guarantee

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