The P.B. Bell Companies Hires James P. Tainter as Vice President of Asset Management

tainterPhoenix—P.B. Bell announced the appointment of James P. Tainter as vice president of asset management for P.B. Bell Asset Management Inc. He will oversee and grow the company’s commercial portfolio holdings and operations.

Tainter possesses over 30 years of progressive experience in real estate ownership, asset management, brokerage, development, construction/project management, sourcing third party business, marketing and leasing, asset acquisitions/dispositions, and property management on a diverse base of commercial, industrial, retail and multi-family product types. He previously worked at Harsch Investment Properties, as senior vice president—regional manager in charge of Las Vegas, where he oversaw all market operations for 8 million square feet of industrial and retail space. Prior to Harsch, Tainter served as principal in charge of asset management at Balke Brown Associates, a St. Louis-based owner, developer, manager and broker.

Leveraging Tainter’s vast industry experience, he is charged with growing market share and expansion of commercial projects in the region. His expertise enables the company to significantly broaden its portfolio of services to the industry.

Tainter attended the University of Missouri—St. Louis, where he majored in business administration and minored in psychology. He received his certified property manager (CPM) designation from the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) in 1987. Having previously held principal broker licenses in Missouri and Illinois, Tainter also served on the Building Owners and Manager’s Association’s (BOMA) National Educational Advisory Council as well as the Lied Institute for Real Estate Studies Advisory Committee at the University of Nevada—Las Vegas.