Meet the Republic Commercial Real Estate Team

After ten years with a major real estate brokerage firm, Nick Barela founded a boutique commercial real estate company focused on who we like to work with best; local owners, sellers, entrepreneurs, individuals, and companies.  

Republic Commercial Real Estate is focused on the local market and works diligently on behalf of individuals and organizations vested in the community.

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Commercial real estate needs are a challenge. There is nothing more rewarding than defining the objective, creating the plan, and then working the plan to completion. John 3:3
Nick Barela, President, Principal
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I have navigated complex transactions involving multiple factors like tenant negotiations, construction budgets, and long term financing. My experience helps me personalize the needs of my clients.
Douglas Messer, Vice President
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It has been said, "If you do what you love, you'll never work a day in your life." Commercial real estate does not feel like work to me.
Ed Mathis, Associate
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Trust and relationship are key factors in successful commercial real estate. I look forward to building both.
Andrew Perkins, Associate
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Running a successful marketing firm for over 35 years helped me understand the importance of real estate to the long term success of a business. Being on both sides of the desk allows me to share business insights and sound real estate advice.
Don Mueller, Vice President
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A good experience in commercial real estate is in the fine print. My passion is to dot all the I's and cross all the T's when navigating improvement and construction assignments.
Micah Max, Director of Property Management Services
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It has been said, "a contract is only as good as the person who signs it". I believe this to be true so I'll prepare a contract to protect you from the "worst case scenario".
Ben Schneider, General Counsel
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My goal is to tell a story or convey a message using visuals, whether it's through a photograph or a design. Words can be restricting, but the power of an image can leap off the screen.
Ben Slabach, Marketing Director
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