Lori Bluett, resident of Granite Bay, California, is the owner of Bluett & Associates, Inc., a Real Estate Consulting Firm and is the CEO of Juno Commercial Real Estate, Inc, a Commercial Real Estate Management Firm, as well as an Executive Director of Community First Bank and third party consultant to several National Commercial Real Estate Companies. Lori has directed and overseen the sales, acquisitions, management, leasing, asset management, discretionary fund set up, capital reuses and controls and risk management of approximately 150,000,000 square feet of commercial properties located throughout the United States, Canada and Europe, for private, institutional, fund and trust clients such as VMS Realty, Panattoni Development Company, Prudential Real Estate, Dividend Capital Trust, La Salle Real Estate Advisors and others.
Lori has served on various funds' executive and investment committees and developed a national platform of asset management, brokerage, property management and construction management for both VMS Realty, a $9 billion real estate corporation holding and serving a portfolio of 85,000 apartments units, 18 million square feet of office and retail properties and one of the largest hotel portfolios assembled of its time consisting of over 60 resorts and hotels with a value in excess of $3 billion, as well as Panattoni Development Company, which during her tenure owned and managed 50,000,000 square feet of commercial real estate, the largest privately held development company in the U.S. Lori assisted in the development and expansion into markets throughout the U.S, Canada and Europe.
Lori brings extensive experience in real estate and planning to a wide range of public and private organizations, advising clients in market and financial feasibility analysis, development and redevelopment strategies, downtown, neighborhood and commercial corridor revitalization strategies, real estate investment, disposition and highest and best use strategies, transit-oriented development, brokerage, fiscal impact analysis and fund advisory expertise.
With more that 25 years of experience in commercial real estate, Lori has led her field on all asset types including industrial, retail, office, flex, manufacturing and multifamily, ranging from government assisted housing certifications (Certified Occupancy Specialist) to Federal Housing NOFA grant coordination. Lori has served as a Court Appointed Receiver for numerous real estate portfolios throughout the United States, managed, completed and repositioned countless CMBS and bank REO properties, and has taught seminars and courses in Real Estate throughout her career. She is currently an active member of the California Receivers Forum. Lori holds a current California Broker's License as well as a Class B General Contractor's license.
Bluett & Associates, Inc. (a commercial real estate advisory firm) and Juno Commercial Real Estate, Inc. operate across the United States, with multiple offices located in: Sacramento, Roseville, Oakland, Orange County, Las Vegas, Reno, Dallas, Miami and Denver.
Lori is a Past President and current Board Member of the Central Valley's Building Owner and Manager's Association (BOMA), and is a member of the Association of Commercial Real Estate (ACRE), International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW), and is a Director for the Sacramento Area Commerce & Trade Organization (SACTO) formed to bring international awareness of California's business climate. She is also a Founding Director and current Board Member and HR Chair of the California headquarted Community 1st Bank with local branches in both Roseville/Granite Bay and Auburn. Lori continues to assist in the continuing education of Real Estate Professionals, teaching seminars and organizing educational programs for BOMA, and other professional organizations. Lori has mentored many members of the international Real Estate community on a one-on-one and group basis. She is active with her Alma Mater, Sacramento State University and has assisted with the mentoring of graduating students in the R.E. and Land Use and Public Relations departments.