Our Mantra

If you own an office building, and need it leased or sold, we are here to help you get it done. We lease and sell office buildings in a more strategic manner, in shorter time frames, and at the highest rates possible.

We understand Phoenix – it’s where we work, raise our families, and engage with the community. It’s our home and our business. Since 1984, we have negotiated successful transactions for premier office tenants in Metropolitan Phoenix and all over Arizona. We’re proud to be the leading office brokerage team in Arizona. Our mission is to add the highest possible value to our client’s real estate transaction.

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R. Craig Coppola
CCIM, CRE, SIOR
Founding Principal

Craig is the top producing office broker in Lee & Associates’ 40 year history (60+ offices and over 850 brokers). He has over three decades of leasing and sales experience, completing over 3,600 transactions, and has been awarded NAIOP Office Broker of the year six times. He is the author of five books and is an industry thought leader with a blog that touches over a million people annually. Craig holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from Nicholls State University and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Arizona State University.

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Additional Notable Information:

Andrew Cheney
CCIM, CRE, SIOR
Principal

Specializes in Office Brokerage. Since joining in 2003, he has completed over 1200 transactions totaling over $1 billion in total consideration. He was the 2018 NAIOP Arizona Chapter Chairman of the Board, and has been awarded NAIOP’s Emerging Broker of the Year as well as Developing Leader of the Year. Andrew holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from University of California at Irvine.

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Additional Notable Information:

Gregg Kafka
CCIM
Principal

Gregg Kafka has been part of The Coppola-Cheney Group since 2011. He has an extensive background in construction management and specializes in tenant representation services. Gregg holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management from Arizona State University.

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Eric Stoppa
Runner (Junior Broker)

Eric has been with the Lee & Associates Office Division working directly with The Coppola-Cheney Group since 2017. He is in the market daily working with clients, representing both tenants and landlords in the Phoenix office market. He also assists with research and market analysis, Broker Opinion of Values, and lease reviews. Eric holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Northern Arizona University and has his Arizona Real Estate License.

Chelsea Clifton
Director of Operations

Chelsea works directly for The Coppola-Cheney Group as their Director of Operations and Team Coordinator and has been a part of the team since 2011.  She is responsible for all backstage operations for the entire team, including project management, client presentation preparation, internal presentation prep, as well as any other team projects. Chelsea holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from University of Oregon and has her Arizona Real Estate License.

Stefanie Caimol
Marketing and Transaction Coordinator

Stefanie works directly for The Coppola-Cheney Group and is responsible for all transaction administration oversight, all client marketing materials, marketing email blasts, client postcard campaigns, and open house coordination. Stefanie holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations from Tulane University and has her Arizona Real Estate License.

Matt Hagan
Graduate Apprentice

Matt works directly for the entire Coppola-Cheney Group as part of their two-year Graduate Apprentice Program. He supports the Senior Brokers in all of the backstage operations of real estate transactions. This includes tour set-up, market research, Co-Star updates, data and internet research, BOV’s, financial analysis and listing maintenance. Matt holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation and Sports Management from The University of Iowa and has his Arizona Real Estate License.

Brock Hakalmazian
Graduate Apprentice

Brock recently joined The Coppola-Cheney Group as their second Graduate Apprentice in the two-year program. He supports the Senior Brokers in all of the backstage operations of real estate transactions. This includes tour set-up, market research, Co-Star updates, data and internet research, BOV’s, financial analysis and listing maintenance. Brock holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Tusculum College and has his Arizona Real Estate License.

Lauren Noe
Team Assistant
(Unlicensed)

Lauren is the newest member of The Coppola-Cheney Group and assists in all backstage activities to increase velocity and efficiency. She is responsible for day-to-day tasks such as booking transactions and inputting all client information into the C2 database to maintain future relationships, monthly team postcards to market to potential new clients, client mailings, team website updates and our referral and gift campaigns. Lauren holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication from Santa Clara University.

Mary Henk
Database Specialist
(Unlicensed)

Mary works directly for The Coppola-Cheney Group as their database specialist. Mary is responsible for ensuring client and market data is accurate, detailed and current. She manages all of the brokers’ calls, mailers and ensures we continue to build relationships with our clients by consistently staying in touch.

Peter Ovens-Brown
Graphic Designer
(Unlicensed)

Peter has been working with The Coppola-Cheney Group since 2014. He provides the team with high-level graphic design and marketing materials such as brochures, postcards, email blasts, presentations and infographics. Peter holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Design and Visual Communications from Griffith University.