Larry Baker spent his career building businesses in Alaska and supplying jobs to Alaskans. He built a statewide company and was honored as being one of Alaska’s Top 49 companies for 13 consecutive years.
The Alaskan of the Year Committee awarded Larry the Governor’s Award for outstanding community service. He has been involved as a board member in numerous civic organizations i.e., Rotary, Salvation Army, Police/Fire Retirement Board, Anchorage Convention and Visitors Bureau (Visit Anchorage), Boys and Girls Club, Boy Scouts of America, Anchorage Community Development Authority(ACDA), and the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce. He also served as a member of the Anchorage Assembly, and the Alaska State Legislature.
Larry holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Linfield College and has been a member of Linfield’s Board of Trustees. Larry spends his free time with his family and attending community events.
Brandon Spoerhase, CCIM
BSI Partner and Broker
Brandon is an Alaska Journal of Commerce TOP FORTY UNDER FORTY award recipient as he is a recognized expert within his field. He is a board member for Building and Managers Association (BOMA) and is the current Vice President of the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) Alaska chapter, representing Alaska CCIM at national conferences. Brandon was the youngest broker to have worked for a commercial real estate firm that has been in Anchorage since 1953. Brandon left as a Top Producer and credits much of his success to the several years of mentorship after college by the late family friend Jeff Thon, CPM the Senior Broker and Top Producer at Jack White Commercial for many years.
He was the youngest commissioner in the history of the Municipality of Anchorage to be appointed to the Planning and Zoning Commission. He is involved within his community as a member of Rotary, Anchorage Chamber of Commerce, Commonwealth North, and the Petroleum Club of Anchorage.
He is the 2019 presenter for the BOMA Commercial Real Estate forecast, he also was the presenter for the 2016 BOMA Commercial Real Estate forecast. On numerous occasions he has presented the state of the commercial market to the Board of Realtors and to the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce. He is a regular contributor to local news channels and business publications. He has written about the state of the commercial real estate market in the Alaska Business Monthly. He has a monthly commercial real estate column in the Anchorage Daily news.
Brandon holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from the University of Idaho. During his free time, he enjoys hockey and aspects of the great outdoors.