The commercial real estate brokerage of Sperry Van Ness, LLC has announced that Janielle Penner has joined the brokerage as a Junior Advisor.  She will be working closely with industry leader and National Council Chair of Multi-tenant Retail, Shari A. Tucker-Gasser, specializing in retail property acquisitions and disposition, as well as the leasing of multi-tenant retail properties throughout the Phoenix metro market.

Prior to joining Sperry Van Ness, Penner has represented US investors in land development projects in San Miguel de Allende, one of Mexico’s brightest, world-class destinations. Her professional experience also includes over 12 years in Los Angeles, California working with Frank Gehry Partners, the GRAMMY Foundation and Media Arts Lab for Apple.  Her role at these firms as project coordinator allowed her to learn about doing business among some of the best in their respective fields of architecture, non-profit and advertising.

Penner was raised in central Phoenix, part of a real estate family. She is an alumna of both Xavier College Prep and Arizona State University, where she earned her B.S. Finance: International Business.  She has a deep connection to the state of Arizona and sees an exciting future for the continued growth of Phoenix.