Real Estate Reimagined

Meet the R1 Commercial brokers

Tim Lopez

Managing Director

Website: | Email:  | Phone: 760.271.8837

As the Managing Director of R1 Commercial, Tim Lopez possesses a comprehensive understanding of multiple disciplines of Commercial Real Estate, including but not limited to, multi-family, office, retail, industrial, R&D, land development, and site selection, mixed-use, sales, leasing, and investment. Tim’s background includes 32 years of commercial & residential construction as a general contractor and 27 years as a licensed real estate broker. Clients and Associates alike appreciate Tim‘s knowledge, no-nonsense delivery, and creative approach built through years of hands-on experience, research, and critical thinking.

Roger Martinez

Qualifying Broker

Email:  | Phone: 505.585.4144

PGA Professional Roger Martinez, joined R1 of NM in 2015 after retiring from a 30 year career as a Golf Course Developer/Operator. A multi-million dollar producer, Roger has maintained deep ties to the Albuquerque Metro Area having served in various capacities to several non-profit and charitable organizations. Roger’s team, Cornerstone Realty Group, has always subscribed to the mantra: “Service Before Self”. Call Roger for all of your Real Estate needs today!

Nicole Villareal

Associate Broker

Email:  | Phone: 505.400.4891

Nicole’s real estate career began in 2000 as a custom home builder. After winning several awards including PNM’s Pioneer Entrepreneur of the Year 2008 for a Woman in a Male-Dominated Field, she began her transition into commercial real estate focusing on tenant improvements and land development, and is most recently named one of Albuquerque’s Top 3 Commercial Brokers by the Albuquerque Journal Reader’s Choice Awards in 2020 and 2021. Born and raised in New Mexico, Nicole’s passion is to help other small business owners thrive and grow in our community.

Malena Bennett

Associate Broker

Email: | Phone: 858.382.5006 

As an Associate Broker with R1 Commercial, Malena represents commercial clients throughout San Diego and Southern California. She is intimately familiar with the industrial, office, and retail properties within the commercial market. In sales or leasing, she knows about lesser-known spots and up-and-coming locations for businesses that many haven’t considered before.

Bob Hakeem


Email:  | Phone: 505-250-8541

Bob Hakeem has been a business professional and entrepreneur in the Albuquerque area for over forty years. For the past 15 years he has been in commercial real estate leasing, investment and sales. He brings experience, both personal and client based, to the office, retail and industrial segments. Whether buying, selling or investing in commercial real estate, Bob believes in “Effort with Results”. Put Bob to work for you.

Dale 'Kent' Shaw


Email:  | Phone: 575.749.0999

Kent has been a real estate investor in New Mexico for over 20 years, he owns and manages commercial and residential rental properties. Call, text, or email any real estate questions or concerns. All information will be held in confidence. If Kent is not qualified to answer your question, he will direct you to the proper expert. Consultations are free, without obligation!

Nao Hosaka


Phone: 949.375.0622

After working for real estate investors for a few years, Nao flipped a house successfully but due to the housing price increase, she paused for investing. She acquired her real estate license to help her realtor husband in residential first but she realized she is more interested in commercial real estate. She wishes to bring the Japanese investors to the state as there is lack of great real estate investment opportunities there and looks forward to working for the community prosperity.

Chris Byrd


Joshua Christensen


Email:  | Phone: 505.250.1944

25+ Years of Real Estate experience. Construction, Mortgage Finance, Real Estate Investing, Residential Sales, Property Management, Apartment Sales, Apartment Syndication – Over $150 Million in closed transactions.

Buying, Selling, Or Just Looking At Commercial Properties. We’re Here to Help.