Our Team

At Creation you’ll find interwoven and inter-disciplinary talents, implemented across the many businesses we touch.

David Sellers

Founding Partner

David Sellers

Founding Partner

As an award-winning developer David Sellers leads Creation’s development platform. Sellers has been a driving force behind the development of many of the Southwest's most exciting projects including, The Hub, AZRE Red Award winner for Best Industrial Project more than 500,000 square feet 2021, and, The Collab, Best office project less than 150,000 square feet 2021, as well as many restaurant and entertainment centers such as Heritage Marketplace in Downtown Gilbert, the AZRE Red Award winner for Best Mixed-Use Project 2016. Sellers is also CEO of LGE Design Build, a premier design-build firm with headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona and Dallas, TX.

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Bob Agahi

Founding Partner

Bob Agahi

Founding Partner

Bob is an experienced real estate developer/ investor focused on Phoenix and NYC. Together with David Sellers he founded Creation. In addition to contributing oversight to Creation real estate developments and investments, Bob spearheads the firm's alternative investment division.

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Mike Stafford

Chief Financial Officer

Mike Stafford

Chief Financial Officer

Michael is the CFO of Creation Equity and all of its affiliates. He and his team are responsible for all financial aspects across Creation Real Estate, Hospitality, and Ventures. Michael spent 10+ years leading finance teams across the US, Canada & UK for a global publicly traded energy general contractor prior to joining LGE. Since joining the LGE & Creation team, he has dedicated his efforts to building a first class finance & accounting team while continuously expanding the businesses into new markets and sectors. Michael has been with Creation since inception.

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Josh Zemon

Managing Principal

Josh Zemon

Managing Principal

Josh joined Creation in 2021 after spending 12 years at Walton Street Capital, most recently as a principal in the acquisitions group. Josh oversees all aspects of Creation’s real estate business, including acquisitions, entitlement, development, construction, asset management, and capital raising.

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Our ingenuity and our passion for the projects, investments, and concepts we are involved in keeps us consistently executing at a high level.

Alex Bez

Principal

Alex Bez

Principal

Alex comes to Creation after spending seven years with J.P. Morgan Asset Management. There he held various roles in asset management and acquisition, with his most recent responsibilities being the market lead for the Southwestern United States. While at J.P. Morgan, Alex helped capitalize the Creation portfolio, which included projects like Baylis 495, Fort West Commerce Center, Midway Commerce Center, and Park Algodon. He will rely on his experience working with Creation and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Michigan in his new role as Principal.

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Grant Kingdon

Principal of Mountain West Region

Grant Kingdon

Principal of Mountain West Region

After a successful career in Industrial brokerage, Grant joined Creation as a Development Executive in 2019. Today, as Principal of Mountain West Region, he is responsible for sourcing new acquisitions and lease up/disposition of existing assets in the Southwest covering Phoenix, Southern California, Denver, and Las Vegas. Grant is an active member of the Arizona NAIOP Developing Leaders chapter. Additionally, he is an active member of EC70, a nonprofit philanthropy group that fundraises for 100+ children's charities.

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Taylor Mitcham

Principal of Texas

Taylor Mitcham

Principal of Texas

Taylor has been involved in the Texas commercial real estate industry for the past 11 years in multiple asset classes in a variety of capacities, including brokerage, leasing, sales, site location, acquisitions and development. As Principal of Texas, Taylor brings his vast network of the Texas CRE community to help procure new development opportunities, as well as facilitate existing Creation relationships while expanding the growing brand’s reputation throughout the state. Mitcham is also a member of NAIOP, ICSC, Bisnow and an active salesperson license holder with the Texas Real Estate commission.

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Brandon Shapiro

Vice President of Accounting and Finance

Brandon Shapiro

Vice President of Accounting and Finance

Brandon brings more than 7 years of general contractor experience as Vice President of Accounting/Finance of LGE to bridge the gap between commercial development and construction. Since joining in 2017, Brandon has been instrumental in building processes, systems, and reporting visibility for both LGE & Creation.

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Luke Georgiadis

Vice President of Transactions

Luke Georgiadis

Vice President of Transactions

In an effort to grow Creation’s brand and business, particularly in the New York and New Jersey markets, Luke Georgiadis has been brought on as a VP of Transactions. Luke will rely on his background as an Investment Banking Analyst at Bank of America and Real Estate Private Equity Associate at TPG to establish Creation’s footprint on the East Coast. He was a competitive swimmer at the University of Virginia, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Commerce with a Finance concentration.

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Jagger Everett

Vice President of Development

Jagger Everett

Vice President of Development

Jagger works with design and construction partners through entitlement and development processes and evaluates feasibility of prospective future development sites. Prior to joining Creation, Jagger worked at Butler Design Group. Notable project involvement includes; Park303, Goodyear Civic Square, and Gilbert Crossroads. Jagger is a graduate of the ASU W.P. Carey Master of Real Estate Development Program where he was awarded the 2019 ICSC Centerbuild Award and was a REIAC Rockefeller Challenge Winner. He received his B.S. of Architectural Studies from the University of Missouri.

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Drew Graham

Director of Development

Drew Graham

Director of Development

Drew Graham is a highly experienced professional in the commercial construction industry with a track record of managing and overseeing diverse projects in various sectors, including industrial, retail, hospitality, and institutional developments. He has been in the industry for five years and has successfully coordinated complex construction projects from design through closeout. Drew is an active member of industry organizations such as TREC and NAIOP. He is a proud Alum of Louisiana State University, where he received his B.S. in Construction Management.

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John Sarager

General Counsel

John Sarager

General Counsel

John's practice is concentrated in real estate and business transactions and he has extensive experience representing clients in all aspects and phases of commercial real estate deals. John also has extensive experience in the preparation and negotiation of construction and design professional agreements.

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Ben Kort

Research Analyst

Ben Kort

Research Analyst

Ben Kort is a Research Analyst with experience across several different industries focusing on market analysis and identifying new business opportunities. He has strong expertise in research and strategic analysis, developing detailed business insights. Ben graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the University of Michigan.

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Alexis DaSalla

Controller

Alexis DaSalla

Controller

Since joining in 2018, Alexis has transformed accounting operations. He has helped overhaul the monthly close cycle, build out our treasury operations, and lead tax planning and analysis across various entities Prior to joining Creation, Alexis held various accounting and finance roles in a large, publicly traded company and public accounting career. Alexis received his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Arizona State University, and master’s degree from Golden Gate University in San Francisco, and is a registered CPA. His responsibilities for Creation include accounting, audit, and tax compliance.

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Miranda Vega

Senior Accountant

“Two things you are in total control of in your life are your attitude and your effort.”

Miranda Vega

Senior Accountant

Miranda comes to Creation with more than 13 years of experience in both private and public accounting. Most recently, Miranda spent 8 years working for a tech company but has experience across a number of different industries, getting her start in the automotive industry. She is responsible for full-service accounting for Creation Equity and all related entities.

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Lyndsey Moyse

Staff Accountant

Lyndsey Moyse

Staff Accountant

Lyndsey Moyse will be joining the ever-growing Creation team as a Staff Accountant. She developed her love of accounting from her many years in the hospitality industry. When she is not deepening her passion for numbers, she is out doing the things she loves. She enjoys going camping, kayaking, trying new local spots, and traveling. Lyndsey is excited to be a part of this team.

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Zach Tolson

Associate

Zach Tolson

Associate

Prior to joining Creation, Zach was Vice President/Producer at NorthMarq Capital, where he specialized in debt and equity placement across all property types. Before joining NorthMarq, Zach was an investment analyst at a boutique mortgage banking firm, where he assisted in the origination of over $200 million in debt placement. Zach graduated with honors with his degree in Finance and Economics from Grand Canyon University, where he played Division 1 basketball for Head Coach Dan Majerle.

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Chris Campbell

Associate

Chris Campbell

Associate

As Associate, Chris has utilized his knowledge at Creation Equity to drive accurate project underwriting, modeling, budget review, and assembly of market research including lease and sale comps. Campbell is straight-forward, reliable and an outstanding member for Creation’s clients through the complexities of development.

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Izharia Veasley

Associate

Izharia Veasley

Associate

Izharia Veasley is a commercial real estate professional with 2 years of experience. She specializes in financial modeling and analysis for multifamily development and acquisition projects. Izharia prepares financial models to evaluate pro forma cash flow projections and conducts market research for project feasibility. Her expertise in multifamily models has helped underwrite deals that successfully raised capital.

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Amy Fricke

Director of Human Resources

Amy Fricke

Director of Human Resources

 Amy serves as the Director of Human Resources for Creation and two of their hospitality brands, The Americano and Mora, and has now stepped into the role of Director. During Amy’s tenure, she has spearheaded a period of significant growth for Creation when it comes to hiring personnel. She is a National and Greater Phoenix member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). Her involvement in the SHRM helps Amy hone her exceptional skills for attracting top talent, overseeing payroll, and implementing the company’s robust benefits package.

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Mina Torabi

Paralegal

Mina Torabi

Paralegal

As the paralegal for Creation, Mina is charged with assisting our in-house counsel on all legal matters. With more than seven years work experience in the real estate field, Mina brings with her a first-hand knowledge of the industry, and she continues to hold an Arizona Real Estate License. Her degree in economics from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University only adds to her diverse resume, which includes a stint working in Migration and Business Law in Australia. 

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Ryan Byler

Personal Assistant

Ryan Byler

Personal Assistant

As the personal assistant to David Sellers, it is Ryan who handles a multitude of responsibilities to facilitate the daily workday of our co-founder. Among the many duties she is charged with, Ryan coordinates and manages David’s schedule, which includes the planning of all meetings and the creation of their agendas. Her keen attention to detail is evident in the reports and presentations she prepares, along with all of the logistics on David’s travels. Ryan holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from Arizona State University, which she relies on heavily for all aspects of her position at Creation.

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Capital Partnerships

Creation partners with some of the world’s most well respected capital providers to execute on projects across its portfolio.

Joint Venture Partners

Lender Relationships

We’re hiring.

Our team members are provided a wide variety of benefits and perks designed to help them succeed in their roles and grow professionally.

Associate / Texas

The Associate role will be responsible for a full range of development tasks across a broad portfolio of assets. This role will work closely with VP of Transactions to coordinate due diligence, review contracts and reports, construct pro forma models, and assist in asset management throughout the development life cycle. The Associate position will also be responsible for maintaining and presenting pertinent information in various databases for the team.

Creation Staff Accountant

Creation staff accounting will be responsible for Creation managed member related entities full-service accounting functions including accounts payable, accounts receivable, cash disbursements, bank reconciliation, and cash forecasting. Manage the setup and tracking of all projects and actively involved with Creation Analysts to meet strict deadlines. Review and record real estate settlement statements and monthly property management reports. Assist with all tax matters including real estate taxes, income taxes, and K-1s. Provide input into the development and improve accounting processes for efficiency improvements. Participate in audit requests and communication with external auditors. Preferred attributes include a minimum of 3+ years accounting experience, real estate transactions and/or property management accounting, proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Outlook, QuickBooks, and Yardi experience a plus.