Marty Cleckler, MAI

Managing Director

Marty Cleckler, MAI

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WestMark Commercial
Managing Director
Business development, marketing, division leader
April 2013 – Present

Heath Property Advisors
Full service appraiser specializing in multifamily, industrial, and net leased valuations
March 2014 - Present

National Apartment Investment Group
Provide education, consulting, and mentoring on apartment investing. 
August 1998 - Present 

Valbridge Property Advisors/Blosser Appraisal
Senior Appraiser
Full service appraiser specializing in multifamily, industrial and net leased valuations.
October 2009 – March 2014

Lonestar Commercial 
Operated fourteen client buying tours in Texas markets and brokered over $200 million in multifamily transactions to small and tenant in common investors
July 2003 – September 2009

Texas Tech University Rawls College of Business
Real Estate Urban Development (FIN 4336)
January 1998 – December 1999

Westar Commercial Realty
Broker and Manager
Redeveloped Wayland Plaza (156,000 sf) taking occupancy from 0% to 100% in 18 months as well as managed several office and retail properties. Clients included Healthsmart, Wayland Baptist, YUM! Brands, VisionMart Express, West Teleservices, USDA, Social Security Administartion, US Census
August 1996 – March 2000

Coldwell Banker Commercial
Retail Specialist
August 1995 – August 1996

Real Estate Research Corportion
Consulting and appraisal support for pension funds, REITs and other institutional clients
May 1993 -  August 1995



Author, Rags to Riches Real Estate Secrets
Reached Amazon Kindle's #1 in Real Estate and #10 in Non Fiction categories in 6 months.

Certified General Appraiser No. TX—1380173-G
Real Estate Broker No. TX—0421600


Candidate for Designation, Appraisal Institute
Bachelor of Business Administration in Economics, Texas Tech University
Master of Agriculture in Land Economics and Real Estate, Texas A&M University


Relevant Coursework

Texas Tech University
Real Estate Fundamentals
Real Estate Finance
Farm & Ranch Appraisals
Economics (27 hours)
Accounting (12 hours)

Texas A&M University
Real Property Valuations
Urban Economics
Real Estate Development Anaylsis
Marketing Development Resource Theory
Building Construction Practices
Analysis of Real Estate Decisions
Demographic Methods
Geographic Information Systems
Income Appoach & Case Study
Appraisal Internship in San Antonio

Appraisal Institute
National USPAP
Business Practices and Ethics
Basic Appraisal Procedures
Residential Market Analysis & Highest & Best Use
Residential Site Valuation & Cost Approach
Commercial Site Valuation & Cost Approach
Residential Sales Comparison & Income Approaches
Commercial Income Approach
Residential Report Writing & Case Studies



Press Releases

10.3.14 WestMark Commercial Closes Sale of Lubbock Square
LUBBOCK, TX – WestMark Commercial announced today it closed the sale of Lubbock Square Apartments located at 4602 50th St.   WestM...

10.2.14 WestMark Closes Sale of Lakeshore at Maxey Park
LUBBOCK, TX – WestMark Commercial announced today it closed the sale of Lakeshore at Maxey Park located at 4345 28th St.   We...

10.2.14 WestMark Commercial Closes Sale of Ventura Flats
LUBBOCK, TX – WestMark Commercial announced today it closed the sale of Ventura Flats located at 2421 Quinton.   WestMark Commerci...

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