Senior Vice President / National Director, Specialty Divisions
Institutional Property Advisors National Director - Multifamily, Healthcare, Student Housing, Office and Industrial
Al Pontius is senior vice president and national director overseeing Marcus & Millichap’s 16 specialty divisions. Mr. Pontius is also the firm's Institutional Property Advisors national director. He began his career with the firm in 1985 as an agent in the Palo Alto office, where he consistently ranked among the Top 25 sales associates. In 1993, Mr. Pontius was appointed regional manager of the Palo Alto office and under his leadership and nine-year tenure it became one of the top-producing offices companywide. He was promoted to vice president in 1997 and to first vice president in 2000. In 2002, Mr. Pontius became a senior vice president and national director of Marcus & Millichap’s office and industrial and net leased property divisions, where he was instrumental in significantly extending the firm’s brand and market in those segments. He was elected to the senior management team in 2007 and in 2010 was charged with oversight of the firm’s major commercial divisions. In 2016, Mr. Pontius was promoted to national director with oversight of all specialty divisions. He is actively involved with NAIOP, where as a key senior executive, he is regularly called upon to discuss national, regional and local commercial real estate investment trends. Mr. Pontius holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from San Francisco State University. He is based in San Francisco.
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