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NAI Horizon hires Michael Gaida to bolster business brokerage efforts


PHOENIX, ARIZONA (March 22, 2017) – NAI Horizon is pleased to announce that Michael Gaida has joined the company as an Associate to help grow and maintain business brokerage initiatives.

His primary areas of responsibility will be business brokerage and retail and industrial leasing and brokerage. Past businesses sold have been in the industrial, manufacturing, commercial development, restaurant, and services industries. Gaida represents sellers whose businesses are between $250,000 and $10 million in gross sales.

Gaida previously was at SVN Desert Commercial, where his duties included business brokerage, industrial, and retail leasing. He has 14 years of experience in business brokerage in Arizona and has been practicing commercial real estate since 2008.

“We are excited to have Mike join our team,” said Terry Martin-Denning, President and CEO of NAI Horizon. “His business brokerage expertise adds another valuable area of expertise to service our client’s needs.”

A native of St. Cloud, Minn., Gaida has lived in the Valley since 1969. He attended Brophy College Prep and Ottawa University, where he earned Bachelor of Arts degrees in business and psychology.

He moved to back to Minnesota after college where he spent 10 years as a recruiter for the high tech industry. In 2000 Gaida moved to New York City and joined an executive search firm specializing in venture capital and private equity portfolio management searches. 

Gaida is active in industry groups including Valley Partnership, NAIOP Arizona, and ULI Arizona.

About NAI Horizon

Exceptional global commercial real estate solutions begin with local market leadership and expertise. Established in 1992, NAI Horizon is a full-service commercial real estate company serving Arizona with offices located in Phoenix and Tucson.  NAI Horizon is passionate about the commercial real estate business, providing Brokerage, Property Management and Appraisal Services for local, national and international clients. NAI Horizon is a member of the NAI Global commercial real estate network providing real estate solutions to 375 offices in 55 countries worldwide. For more information visit


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NAI Global is the single largest, most powerful global network of owner-operated commercial real estate brokerage firms. NAI Global provides a full range of corporate real estate services, including brokerage and leasing, property and facilities management, real estate investment and capital market services, due diligence, global supply chain and logistics consulting and related advisory services. NAI Global Member firms, leaders in their local markets, are actively managed to work in unison and provide clients with exceptional solutions to their commercial real estate needs. Founded in 1978, today NAI Global has more than 375 offices strategically located throughout North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia Pacific,

with over 6,700 local market professionals, managing over 380 million square feet of property. Supported by the central resources of the NAI Global network, Member firms deliver market-leading services locally

and combine their in-market strengths to form a powerful bond of insights and execution for clients with multi-market challenges.


NAI Global was acquired in 2012 by C-III Capital Partners, a commercial real estate services company engaged in a broad range of activities, including primary and special loan servicing, loan origination, fund management, CDO management, principal investment, title services and multifamily property management.


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