Lee & Associates Arizona hired Sean M. Bishop, CCIM as principal. Bishop brings extensive experience in retail investment and tenant and landlord representation.

Since 2008, Bishop was a principal and designated broker at Middlefork Commercial, LLC, a Phoenix-based commercial real estate firm that provided leasing, investment sales, tenant representation and property management services.

“We are pleased to have Sean join our team. He has the entrepreneurial spirit and broad knowledge of the retail market that will bring added value to our offi ce,” said Fred Darche, managing principal.

Over his 17-year career, Sean’s results-driven approach to the Phoenix retail leasing and investment market has led to many successes and a positive reputation from his peers.

As a Certified Commercial Investment Member organization (CCIM) since 2003, Sean served as the Central Arizona CCIM Chapter President in 2006 and is currently a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).

Sean graduated in 2001 from Arizona State University with a bachelor’s degree in real estate.