Velocity Retail Group, LLC announces that veteran retail broker Brian Gast has joined the firm as a senior vice president. With more than 12 years of experience in the industry he brings a wealth of proficiency and solid relationships into Velocity’s existing client base.

“As a top producer at his previous firm, Brian is adept at knowing how to provide his clients with superior service and unparalleled retail expertise. We are pleased to be able to have Brian join our firm and instantly increase our strength in the market,” said Greg Coxon, chief operating officer at Velocity.

Brian will focus on working with owners of shopping centers and retailers. He has the ability to accomplish their goals and objectives through his highly responsive and proactive approach in each transaction. By harnessing his relationships and thinking outside the box, Brian has been able to put opportunities and deals together where many people might not have seen the potential. This unique ability has brought remarkable results for his clients. He has built an impressive tenant client list that includes many household names from a national and regional scope. His expertise with owners is well established and also includes national, local and regional firms.

“Velocity Retail has a diverse and dynamic group of experienced professionals who have a tremendous reputation in the business and are able to perform at a very high level for their clients,” said Gast. “In looking at performance and experience it was important that I be part of a company that is able to respond quickly to changing market conditions and has the resources, technology and expertise to help my clients achieve their goals. Velocity Retail Group fit all of those requirements and more.” he added.

Brian has completed hundreds of transactions in his career and has earned the honor of being a Million Dollar Producer and Top Deal Producer during his tenure at previous brokerage firms. He is a graduate of Arizona State University and a long-time Valley resident.