Owner and Designated Broker
As Founder and President, Melynn K. Wakeman says her company name speaks volumes about who she is. “When I say that I will serve you with integrity, I mean it.”
In leading Wakeman Integrity LLC, Melynn has realized success in the industry based on her vast and diverse healthcare business background, as well as her impeccable reputation. She is a well-respected commercial real estate sales professional, consultant, business developer and operations.
Melynn is the Designated Broker for Wakeman Integrity, which specializes in healthcare commercial real estate.
Prior to founding Wakeman Integrity, Melynn played a key role at Centum Health Properties as Vice President of Operations/Designated Broker. She established a sister company in Arizona by developing a local office and identifying fiscally sound medical office portfolios for acquisition.
She prepared pro-forma/letters of intent and purchase contracts. Melynn was also responsible for collecting and examining third-party due diligence reports, tenant interviews and market study reports. She provided oversight and assisted in the successful closing of each deal.
Once properties were acquired, Melynn established business plans, market studies, marketing materials, operational budgets, capitals budgets, vendor contracts and tenant welcome materials. As Designated Broker, she worked closely with the brokerage community by cold-calling medical professionals, government agencies and physician recruiters.
Melynn was also an integral part of the Cushman & Wakefield Arizona Healthcare Practice Group, working with business professionals and their companies locally and nationally to determine their real estate needs. She negotiated a purchase acquisition with a national healthcare client to develop a state-of-the-art medical center and successful negotiated more than $23 million in sales within the first year.
While working in healthcare at Mayo Clinic, Melynn created the first nicotine dependency center for both inpatient and outpatient. She was nominated to be a board member of the Arizona Tobacco Education Program, which campaigned to wipe out tobacco use in all public places. The program she created at Mayo Clinic is used in hospitals throughout the country.
A native of Great Falls, Montana, Melynn earned a Bachelor of Science degree in applied management from Grand Canyon University in Phoenix. Melynn is actively involved with Valley industry groups CCIM, CoreNet Arizona, AZCREW, WeMar and WESTMARC.
Away from the office Melynn enjoys hiking, camping, kayaking, fishing, skiing and boating. She has been married to husband, Norm, for 20 years.
Something people don’t know about her: “I was the first girl to play football on my junior high team and scored the first touchdown of the season.”
Best business advice she’s been given: “Don’t look at the entire magnitude of a problem. Rather, dissect it by focusing on one small task at a time until the problem is solved.”
Best business advice to share: “If you have a dream, get up and go do it instead of sitting and just thinking about it. Just do it.”
Commercial and Residential Sales Specialist
Kristin has forged a strong reputation of successfully building business relationships. She has drawn that extensive experience from working for hospitals, treatment centers, senior care and living and start-up healthcare offices.
This has also allowed her to gain an understanding of the healthcare daily operation inside and out. She leverages that knowledge to be an efficient healthcare “business property matchmaker,” finding a perfect match property for a provider group or by listing properties and matching buyer/users by understanding their business needs and vision.
In her role of Commercial and Residential Sales Specialist for Wakeman Integrity, Kristin assists with the purchase/sale/lease of special use residential and commercial properties. A native of San Francisco, Kristin has been a licensed Arizona Realtor since 2013.
Away from the office, Kristin enjoys community engagement. She volunteers as a pet therapy handler and facilitates community outreach for addiction recovery resources. Kristin supports first responder agencies and participates in employee assistance wellness programs. She also enjoys any outdoor activity.
Best business advice she’s been given: “If you can dream it, you can do it.” (Walt Disney)
Best business advice to share: “Leverage your relationships. Anything is possible when you put out to your network what connection or information you may need. Everyone knows someone and that someone could be who you may be looking for. No matter how high in the stars the ask may be, put it out there and you will be pleasantly surprised.”
Suzanne got her first taste of the real estate industry working for her family-owned residential construction company, Trinity Construction, Inc. And the rest, as they say, is history. Working for her father, she developed exceptional administrative, accounting and organization skills. It has paid off handsomely in her role as Sales Associate at Wakeman Integrity.
Suzanne earned her Arizona real estate license in 1985. She worked for a group of attorneys who were forming a real estate development company. Her role changed over the years, allowing her to hone her skills in all phases of commercial property acquisition, bank financing, off-site improvements, sale of the properties and forming LLCs.
A native of Phoenix, Suzanne still works for one of the attorneys, C. Michael Pierce. For more than 30 years she has continued to handle all aspects of his personal and commercial investment properties.
Suzanne previously worked the DevMan Company and Benchmark Commercial Real Estate.
Although her name is Suzanne, she is well known as “Soozie.” Away from the office, Soozie enjoys traveling with her golden retriever Max.
Best business advice she’s been given: “Never give up.”
Best business advice to share (from her father) “Measure twice, cut once.”
Marion Chaney has been in the real estate business for over 20 years. She worked for De Rito Partners in retail real estate for 9 years, and previously had been a residential real estate agent in Colorado Springs, Colorado before moving to Scottsdale. Previously she was with GPE Commercial Advisors in 2008 and Avison Young in 2016, cultivating considerable experience in the office and medical office market in the Greater Phoenix Area.
Currently with Wakeman Integrity, LLC, she is using her marketing and administrative skills to expedite transactions and grow new business.
Marion is a valuable resource to brokers and clients, using her in-depth knowledge to research new clients, listings and marketing. The combination of her commitment and skills make her one of the most qualified researchers and assistants in the field.
Marion was born and raise on the East Coast in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Maryland and moved to Arizona in 1995. She enjoys volunteering at her church and is an active supporter of other Christian organizations.
Branden K. Mondragon
Commercial Sales Associate
Branden Mondragon foresaw his future in commercial real estate when he was 22. He started his own business buying real estate.
He now serves Wakeman Integrity as a commercial sales associate. His primary duties are buying, holding, selling and leasing commercial real estate. He represents both buyers and sellers in commercial real estate transactions.
Branden began his real estate career in 2016 working for a construction company while finishing his bachelor’s degree in finance. A native of Pueblo, Colorado, he began investing in, buying and selling residential real estate in the robust southern Colorado market.
He earned his bachelor’s degree in economics/finance from Colorado State University-Pueblo. He also played for the school’s baseball team, an experience that taught him the importance of teamwork, competitiveness and exemplary work ethic.
Away from the office Branden enjoys working out, playing golf, snowboarding and hiking.
The best business advice to share: “Invest as much as you can. You don’t make money when you sell; you make money when you buy.”
Suzanne “Soozie” Wolff began her real estate career working for her father in family owned, Trinity Construction, Inc., a residential construction company. She developed exceptional administrative, accounting and organizational skills that she has relied upon throughout her career. In 1985 she received her Arizona real estate license and began working for a group of attorneys’ who were forming a real estate development company. Soozie’s position changed over the years when the office went from four support personnel down to just her, allowing her to hone skills in all phases of commercial property acquisition, forming LLC’s, bank financing, off-site improvements and sale of the properties. Soozie has worked for C. Michael Pierce, one of those attorneys, for over 30 years and continues to handle all aspects of his personal and commercial investment properties. This includes accounting and correspondence for eleven limited liability companies of which he is general partner.
As Operations Administrator of The DevMan Company and head of the property management division of Benchmark Commercial Real Estate Soozie continued to apply her knowledge of commercial real estate.
Soozie began working with Julie Johnson on a part-time basis in 2013 and handles both her personal and business correspondence on a daily basis. Soozie, an Arizona native, enjoys spending time with her family, her Golden Retriever “Max” and traveling. Soozie attended Arizona State University.