Matt White is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Basin Street Properties. As the Chairman and Chief Executive, he is responsible for both developing and managing Basin Street’s strategic direction and the direction of its investments. Finding new projects and identifying original opportunities also fall within his purview. Under White’s leadership, Basin Street has grown to encompass major investments throughout Northern California and Northern Nevada which include a broad range of Class-A office, mixed use, industrial, retail, apartment and hotel properties.
White began at Basin Street Properties 20 years ago as a project manager, handling the leasing and construction in Sonoma, Marin and Napa Counties. He later became chief financial officer where, among other duties he established and managed the Basin Street Properties Investor Program, performing assessment and analysis for acquisitions and providing strategic real estate advice and support to investors. In 2005, White negotiated the sale of 36 buildings, totaling 1.4 million square feet, of Basin Street’s North Bay (CA) portfolio in the largest transaction in the North Bay Area’s history. In 2012, he negotiated the re-acquisition of much of that portfolio at a greatly discounted price.
Matt earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Boston University. Dedicated to his family and small mountain community, he currently sits on the Board of Trustees of Lake Tahoe School. Additionally, Matt enjoys supporting his two children’s sports activities, including performing the duties of assistant coach for the high school varsity basketball team. In his free time, he is an avid cyclist and skier and enjoys the challenge of a good basketball game or mountain bike race.
Blake has over 30 years of successful real estate and development experience as a Managing Partner at Mountainside Partners and Managing Partner and CFO at East West Partners. His involvement in the growth and expansion at East West Partners gives him a deep understanding and appreciation of the importance of building a strong culture across markets and departments.
Blake was responsible for the oversight and management of multiple development projects in the Lake Tahoe area, including The Village at Northstar, The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe, Gray’s Crossing and Old Greenwood. He started his career as a CPA at Arthur Anderson & Co. and has extensive experience in all facets of real estate development including feasibility analysis, acquisition, planning, entitlements, financing, design, construction, sales and marketing and investor relations.
Blake is a graduate of the University of Washington, Foster School of Business. He is an Associate Member of the Urban Land Institute. He is actively involved in the community and has served on numerous foundation and community association boards. Blake and his wife reside in Incline Village where they raised their two daughters and continue to enjoy the active outdoor lifestyle. Blake can be found hiking, biking, golfing, skiing and occasionally pretending to still be able to shoot a basketball.
Sean Flannery joined Basin Street in September 2016 as President and as a Partner. Sean has had a long history with the company, beginning in the early 1990s as a lender to Basin Street, and continuing as a member of its Advisory Board since its inception.
Prior to Basin Street, Flannery spent 25 years at Wells Fargo, most of which was spent in real estate finance, with a focus on opportunistic and/or value-added projects. In his most recent position, Sean was a Senior Credit Officer for the Commercial Real Estate group, with responsibility for the West Coast, the Homebuilder Group, and the Real Estate Merchant Bank (opportunistic debt and equity provider). The portfolio aggregated to more than $20 billion in loan commitments. Sean has had a broad range of experience in commercial real estate finance, and is very comfortable working through all aspects of real estate capital including debt, mezzanine, preferred and joint venture equity.
Sean is a graduate of Stanford University, and remains active as a member of SPIRE, Stanford’s real estate focused Alumni Association. Sean is a Northern California native, and resides in Walnut Creek with his wife and four college age children. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with family, and is an avid mountain biker, an occasional skier, and a lousy golfer.
Scott Stranzl, in his current position as vice president of Basin Street Properties, provides leadership to a broad spectrum of functions within the enterprise including the management of leasing teams, both in-house and third party, and responsibility for the development and execution of leasing strategy for nearly 3 million square feet of commercial real estate within the Basin Street portfolio. Additionally, he is responsible for the positioning of assets and marketing programs of the company, as well as the oversight of administrative, legal counsel, and property management personnel associated with those functions.
Stranzl began his career at Basin Street Properties nearly 17 years ago as a project manager, then going on to become leasing director, which lead to his current position as vice president. During his tenure, he has negotiated leases totaling over 7 million square feet and played a direct role in the entitlement, development, acquisition and disposition of over 6 million square feet. Stranzl has built long-term relationships with companies such as Cowgirl Creamery, Medtronic, Robert Mondovi, LP Insurance, 3G Studios, Fennemore Craig Attorneys At Law, Cisco Systems and Granite Construction. Following the Basin Street tradition of growing with key tenants, he has taken firms like Enphase Energy and Cyan from their infancy to building multi-building campuses.
Scott earned a Bachelor of Arts degree with an emphasis on Environment from San Diego State University. He is a member of Leadership Napa and was the recipient of the Forty Under 40 award in the North Bay of CA. Committed to the industry, Scott is also an active member of NAIOP, the leading national development association. Believing strongly in community involvement and truly committed to family, Scott contributes time and resources to the Parasol Fund, Lake Tahoe School and the Food Bank of Northern Nevada. Through the years he has coached youth baseball, basketball and soccer and served on the board of the Novato Little League as well as the Sonoma Education Foundation. As a passionate year-round outdoorsman he can be found mountain biking, backpacking, fishing, sailing and skiing.
Stephanie Burlingame brings more than 25 years of commercial real estate experience to the position of Vice President of Operations at Basin Street Properties. In this role, she oversees the property management, engineering and administrative departments that perform the day-to-day operations of three million square feet of commercial real estate that includes mixed-use, office, retail, industrial, and high-end residential units located throughout Northern California and Northern Nevada. She is also responsible for the analysis of operating expenses for prospective acquisitions and the integration of new properties into the Basin Street portfolio which includes hiring and structuring property management and engineering teams and operating the projects long term to meet financial goals.
Burlingame joined Basin Street Properties as a Portfolio Manager in 2003. Within a few years, she was promoted to Director of Property Management and soon after, Vice President of Operations. While with Basin Street she has been closely involved with growing the portfolio in Sacramento, CA and Reno, NV as well as the 2012 acquisition of 700,000 square feet in Santa Rosa, CA.
Prior to Basin Street, she held the positions of Property Manager and Portfolio Manager with Insignia/ESG where she was responsible for a portfolio of office and light industrial property in the North Bay. In her earlier years, Burlingame developed experience in property management with leading firms such as Grubb & Ellis Company, Scherzer Real Estate Group and Hogland, Bogart & Bertero.
A graduate of the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana, Stephanie holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. As a dedicated mother of three, she and her husband have spent much of the past 12 years supporting their many sports endeavors, fundraising and activities.
As Vice President of Development, Frank manages the design and initial phases of ground-up development projects as well as overseeing the due diligence and transaction management for the company’s property acquisitions. Since his arrival at Basin Street Properties in 1994, Frank has played a direct role in most functions of the company including entitlements, construction, leasing and property management. Frank holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Chico State.
As the vice president of construction for Basin Street Properties, Matthew Sherrill manages all new office and hospitality construction including capital improvements for new acquisitions and tenant improvements for all operating properties in Basin Street’s holdings. He also oversees the project management staff in both California and Nevada.
Bringing over 30 years of experience, Sherrill began at Basin Street in 2003 to manage Basin Street’s construction of the Theatre District development in Petaluma, CA. This major downtown revitalization project that consisted of Theatre Square’s retail, office and apartment homes; Theatre District Parking Garage providing 500+ free parking stalls; Boulevard Cinemas, Petaluma’s only multiplex cinemas; and the Waterfront Offices and Residences, a three-story ‘Class-A’ office building and apartment homes. The project also included working with the Redevelopment Agency as the City funded new infrastructure and utility renovations within the five-block area.
Prior to Basin Street, Sherrill was a principal with CMA, a San Francisco-based development management and real estate consulting firm he helped establish in 1993. While there he was the principal-in-charge on a variety of development and renovation projects for clients including the 1100 acre office campus of LucasFilm in Marin County which encompassed an underground parking structure, office, screening room, dining building, daycare-fitness center, archives building and 121 acre-foot reservoir over a five-year span. Other clients include PG&E, the San Francisco Fairmont Hotel, Sun Microsystems and Golden Gate National Park Association.
Matthew holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in construction management from California State University, Sacramento, and is an active member of the Project Management Institute. Additionally, he is a member and volunteer project manager for both the Boys and Girls Club of Petaluma and St. Vincent Parish in Petaluma. In his free time he operates an equestrian facility and thoroughly enjoys a competitive game of basketball or a round of golf.
As Vice President of Marketing, Mike is responsible for the development and execution of marketing strategies, press relations and corporate sponsorship at both the corporate and property level. Mike moved in-house with Basin Street in 2015 after spending 13 years at Smith + Jones Marketing where he focused on building hospitality, real estate and tourism brands across digital and traditional mediums. Mike holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and a minor in Philosophy from the University of California at Davis. Mike lives in Lake Tahoe with his wife Sarah and sons Tanner, Tommy and Ryan. In his free time, Mike coaches and plays basketball.
Marty has over thirteen years in real estate finance and leadership positions with private owners and developers of Class A commercial office, industrial, retail and hospitality properties in Northern California. His expertise includes partnership reporting, financing, real estate leasing, sales, acquisitions, development, and asset and property management.
In his most recent position at Buzz Oates, Marty worked on some of the largest industrial development projects in the greater Sacramento area. A partial list of newly constructed buildings include the 597,000 sf Pacific Cycle building, 320,000 sf Amazon building, and a 128,000 sf WunderBar building in Vacaville, a 92,000 sf Sonoma Harvest Olive Oil building in Fairfield, and a 451,000 sf Whirlpool building in Stockton.
In his free time Marty enjoys spending time with his wife and 5 year old son, spending time on the golf course, and pretty much any outdoor activity.