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Who We Are

We are a team of experienced real estate professionals delivering integrated solutions to landlords, tenants and investors.

Pegasus Retail represents over 30 local and national retailers and restaurant chains throughout New Mexico, Southern Colorado and West Texas. Additionally, Pegasus Retail exclusively represents over 3 million square feet of premium properties on behalf of its clients. The firm also provides asset and property management.

Year after year, the brokers of Pegasus Retail lead the market with commercial real estate transactions. Although a “boutique” company, our transaction activity and volume out-perform New Mexico’s largest national brokerage houses. Whether the market trend is growth driven development, dispositions, retailer expansions and mergers, retailer bankruptcies or public company investments, our size allows us to quickly adapt to changing market conditions and maintain a competitive advantage.

Pegasus Retail was formed with the principles of integrity, client confidentiality and performance. We strive to exemplify these principles as we provide our clients with the finest service and representation.

Meet the Brokers

ANTHONY JOHNSON

President

ANTHONY JOHNSON

President

Anthony Johnson is President of Pegasus Group, LLC. Anthony is a recognized leader in the commercial real estate industry, and is widely regarded as one of the top retail brokers in New Mexico. Prior to forming Pegasus Group, Anthony was Senior Vice President of Retail Services at Sedberry and Associates. He began his real estate career in 1991 with CB Richard Ellis (CBRE), where he eventually rose to Vice President, and head of its New Mexico Retail Division. Anthony is active in several professional organizations, including the International Council of Shopping Centers and CARNM. He was State Director for ICSC from 1999-2004. Anthony is active in numerous community and charitable organizations. He received his undergraduate degree at Colorado College.

AJ@PegasusGroupNM.com

RICHARD ABEL

Qualifying Broker

RICHARD ABEL

Qualifying Broker

Richard Abel is a Qualifying Broker at Pegasus Group, LLC. He began his real estate career in South Florida after serving in the US Army Medical Support Corps and attending college. Richard entered commercial real estate just as the condominium conversion wave was sweeping over Florida. He spent his early career in multi-family acquisitions and condominium marketing. He later affiliated with EWM Christies, Grubb & Ellis, Horn Blower Trust Co., NV, and Marcus & Millichap. Richard also owned his own brokerage, specializing in waterfront land assemblages in downtown Miami and on South Beach.

When he relocated to New Mexico in the late 1990’s, Richard affiliated with NAI Commercial for a decade, and then moved on to Pegasus Group LLC as the Qualifying Broker. Richard is a licensed real estate qualifying broker in New Mexico and Florida, and is affiliated with NAR, RANM, the Commercial Association of Realtors New Mexico, and ICSC. Richard is a “car guy” and a theatre buff, and participates in various medical and political charities.

Richard@PegasusGroupNM.com

STEVE LYON

Senior Vice President

STEVE LYON

Senior Vice President

Steve Lyons is Senior Vice President for Pegasus Group, LLC. His experience includes more than 20 years of success in commercial real estate sales and leasing. Steve began his real estate career in Dallas, Texas with Henry S. Miller CRE. He then moved to Phoenix, Arizona, where he had an award-winning run at MCI in Sales and Management. Steve came to Pegasus in the spring of 2013, from Coldwell Banker Commercial.

Since Steve relocated to New Mexico ten years ago, he has completed more than 350 transactions. A partial list of relationships he has formed includes: Jason’s Deli, Parts Plus, Edward Jones, Ashley Furniture Home Store, Baillio’s Appliance & Electronics, Weight Watchers, Aspen Leaf Yogurt, Carl’s Jr., and more.

Steve is a licensed NM and TX real estate broker, a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), past President of the Leasing Information Network (LIN), leader of the Boy Scouts of America (Great Southwest Council), and an industry top performer.

Steve@PegasusGroupNM.com

KIRA WEGE

Vice President

KIRA WEGE

Vice President

Kira Wege is Vice President at Pegasus Group, LLC. With more than 15 years in the industry, Kira brings extensive Tenant and Landlord representation capabilities to Pegasus Retail. She began her commercial real estate career at CB Richard Ellis, where she joined the Retail Leasing Team with Anthony Johnson. She and Anthony then spent 10 years at Sedberry & Associates, CRES, establishing themselves year after year as leaders in the retail leasing community.

Kira represents some of the leading national and local retailers in the marketplace, and exclusively represents more than 3.5 million square feet of power center and neighborhood center projects throughout New Mexico.

In addition to being involved with several professional organizations (including the International Council of Shopping Centers, NAIOP and CARNM), Kira is active in numerous community and charitable organizations, such as the American Cancer Society, National MS Society, and New Mexico AIDS Services.

Kira@PegasusGroupNM.com

DONNIE BRAINARD

Senior Associate

DONNIE BRAINARD

Senior Associate

Donnie’s real estate career began in 1997. He went on to form Alameda Property Group, where he spent the next 15 years focusing on large master planned, mixed-use developments. Donnie has designed, coordinated financing for, developed, and brokered commercial subdivisions, residential subdivisions, multifamily subdivisions, and business parks.

A partial list of tenants that Donnie has placed include: Walmart Stores Inc., MountainView Regional Medical Center, Walgreens, Rehabilitation Hospital of SNM, Acute Care Hospital of SNM, Murphy Oil, Tuesday Morning, McAlister’s Deli, Buffalo Wild Wings, Firehouse Subs, Rio Grande Medical Group, Bank of the Rio Grande and US Oncology.

Previous to his entrance into real estate, Donnie worked in the television industry. During his tenure, he created the five-time Emmy winning show “Win Ben Stein’s Money”.

Donnie proudly served in the United States Navy onboard the aircraft carrier USS Ranger CV-61. He was deployed numerous times throughout the Western Pacific. His military awards and recognitions include the 2010 Cold War – Certificate of Recognition, 1989 Humanitarian Service Medal, Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation, Sea Service Deployment Ribbon, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Battle “E” Award, NAVY Letter of Appreciation and Battle “E” Pacific Ribbon.

Donnie is a 5th generation native of New Mexico, his family roots date back to the late 1800’s.  His great-great grandfather, John Wilson, was the very first US Attorney in New Mexico following statehood. Donnie’s great-great grandfather, Dr. P.G. Cornish Sr. was one of the founding members of Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque. Donnie’s great-great grandmother, Cora Wilson, was a founder of the Albuquerque Symphony.  And Donnie’s great grandfather, William Anton Rank was an original investor and partner with Conrad Hilton in Hilton Hotels.

Donnie is active in both the Cerebral Palsy and Autism communities, spends most of his free time with his children.

Donnie@PegasusGroupNM.com

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GEORGE CHRONIS

Associate Broker

GEORGE CHRONIS

Associate Broker

George Chronis has recently joined Pegasus Retail as an Associate Broker. He began his career in commercial real estate at NAI Maestas and Ward as a multifamily specialist focusing on investment property. George has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, with a concentration in Accounting and Finance, from the Anderson School of Management at the University Of New Mexico. George has worked in several industries, both in the public and private sectors, providing him the opportunity to polish his rare skill set, and giving him the unique perspective to create unparalleled solutions to real world situations.

George has been highly successful in starting and owning several Internet-based businesses, where his marketing, sales, and pricing skills translated into high customer retention. With a unique eye for spotting opportunities, George quickly turned his quality relationships into successful sales. Finding intrinsic value in the rarest of areas, George’s high level, yet detailed, critical thinking, and his tenacious entrepreneurial spirit, brings proven success.

George’s successful experience as a residential realtor, his background as a business owner, and his accounting and financial education combine to provide his clients guidance and the knowledge to make sound decisions regarding their commercial real estate needs.

George@PegasusGroupNM.com

JESSIE SPRINGER

Associate Broker

GEORGE CHRONIS

Associate Broker

Jesse specializes in retail leasing and tenant representation.

She was born into the commercial real estate industry. Her father and mother are well known throughout New Mexico for their real estate accomplishments. Jessie was taught well at a young age and now proudly represents her families’ interests throughout the states of New Mexico and Arizona.

In addition to managing her families’ portfolio, Jessie also is very active in retail leasing in Albuquerque, Las Cruces, Santa Fe and Espanola – New Mexico.

Jessie’s “side job” is extraordinary, she’s a professional stunt woman. It’s not uncommon for her to suit up and show up for her real estate job with bumps and bruises for her work on shows such as Longmire, Sicario and Dusk Till Dawn.

Jessie@PegasusGroupNM.com