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Who We Are

Mission


At our core, we are dedicated to safeguarding and expanding our Investor's wealth by strategically navigating the realm of commercial real estate investments. Our mission revolves around providing expert guidance and insightful counsel on a multitude of fronts, encompassing acquisitions, property management, and property repositioning, all designed to optimize income and amplify value.

Values

At our core, we envision ourselves as our clients premier in-house commercial real estate investment advisors, serving as trusted partners to our investors and corporate clients. Guided by our PHI Philosophy for the 21st Century (Phi is Greek for 21), which stands for Professionalism, Honesty, and Integrity, we are committed to delivering excellence in every aspect of our service.

Our vision is built on the foundation of Professionalism, which drives us to maintain the highest standards in all our interactions and transactions. Honesty is the bedrock of our philosophy. We firmly believe in fostering transparent relationships with our clients, establishing trust and open communication from the outset. Integrity forms the essence of our company's character. We uphold unwavering ethical standards and take pride in conducting our business with utmost fairness and respect for all stakeholders.


Leadership profile

David A. Collantes
Principal Broker

Meet David, an entrepreneur in the classical sense and distinguished figure in the commercial real estate industry. Fluent in English and Spanish, David is a proud graduate of the University of California, Berkeley. He embarked on his commercial real estate journey in the early 2000s alongside his brother Edward. Together, they forged a formidable path in the industry. However, driven by a desire to establish his own path, Mr. Collantes decided to start his own firm, AIM Commercial Real Estate, in 2018. A pivotal turning point was his strategic partnership with the Sperry network, which catapulted AIM CRE from a local and regional brokerage to a nationwide powerhouse catering to both large and small real estate investors. Equipped with unparalleled market insights and academic achievements, David serves as the founder and principal broker, mentoring up and coming commercial real estate professionals and offering his expertise to both large and small real estate investors seeking prime opportunities throughout the United States.

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In his formative years, David honed his expertise in the vibrant San Francisco Peninsula market, specializing in leasing and selling industrial warehouses. Fueling his thirst for knowledge, he diligently pursued education with the well regarded CCIM Organization (www.ccim.com), expanding his horizons and skillset.

As a testament to his versatility, David extended his practice to encompass the sale and leasing of office properties, all while adeptly managing multifamily and industrial warehouse portfolios across the San Francisco Bay Area. His hard work has been rewarded with many accolades including Power Broker awards from Costar. This wealth of experience and unwavering dedication has endowed David with an unparalleled ability to identify and underwrite real estate investment opportunities, not just locally but nationwide.

Such prowess has not gone unnoticed. In early 2023, David was extended a prestigious invitation to apply and submit his portfolio to the esteemed Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (www.SIOR.com). This recognition stands as a testament to his unwavering commitment to excellence, and he humbly looks forward to earning this worldwide acclaimed designation.

Yi Meggie Mei, CCIM
VP of Syndication and Investment Sales

Meet Meggie, a trailblazing professional with a rich tapestry of achievements and expertise in the dynamic realm of NNN investment and leasing within the commercial real estate sector. Fluent in Mandarin and English, Meggie is a distinguished member of CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member), a prestigious and widely recognized designation in the industry. With an academic foundation comprising two Master's degrees from esteemed institutions, as well as a distinguished graduate of the Private Equity program at UPenn Wharton School, Meggie’s educational journey has paved the way for her remarkable career.

Her entrepreneurial spirit took flight in 2016 when she became the first Chinese-American licensed auctioneer, igniting a journey that led her to facilitate nationwide land and commercial real estate sales with a reputable auction team. This immersive experience provided her with invaluable insights into the industry fostering a deep understanding of its intricacies and complexities.

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In 2018, Meggie transitioned into a conventional commercial real estate practice, where she leveraged her extensive knowledge to support small business owners and individual investors in navigating their investment and leasing needs. Drawing from her diverse experiences, Meggie now spearheads the Real Estate Syndication division at AIM Commercial Real Estate, a testament to her exceptional negotiation skills, astute information analysis capabilities, and the unwavering bonds she cultivates with her clients.

Meggie is a force to be reckoned with in the real estate industry, as her impressive track record of, within a few years, closing over $70M in clients' transactions demonstrates. With a tenacity that knows no bounds, she has proven time and again her innate talent for delivering tangible results, establishing herself as a true industry maven. Meggie's skills are nothing short of exceptional, encompassing a mastery of property valuation and due diligence, a keen understanding of deal processes and underwriting, and expertise in investment analysis, asset management, and portfolio optimization. Her acumen in these areas sets her apart, making her a sought-after professional among investors seeking the utmost expertise to maximize their real estate ventures.

Beyond her illustrious career, Meggie's passion for philanthropy shines brightly. She actively engages in charity work, dedicating her time to conducting gala auctions for non-profit organizations she deeply supports. At AIM Commercial Real Estate, we share her commitment to giving back to the community, and we proudly offer auction sponsorships to further amplify the positive impact of these noble causes.

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