Thomas Graves began his commercial real estate career in 1992 after receiving his bachelors degree from Western Washington University. In January 2000 he formed Rainier Commercial Real Estate Services with the intention of exceeding the expectations of his clients.
Understanding that helping to facilitate the transaction is only part of his responsibilities, he has focused on providing a level of customer service and support that takes some of the performance burden off his client’s shoulders. He has extensive experience representing notable retailers such as Jared - Galleria of Jewelry, Schuck's Auto Supply, West Marine and Pearle Vision, with both their market expansion in growth modes and disposition of surplus locations when retracting. He is also the primary contact for Fitness 19's expansion nationally.
A native of Gig Harbor, he and his wife moved back to his home town to raise their 2 children. In addition to his family, he spends his spare time playing golf, basketball and an occasional fly fishing trip.
Tony Omlin joined Rainier Commercial in September, 2001. Tony has 23 years of Tenant representation and leasing experience. He counts Tenants Panera, TJ Maxx, Rite Aid, Carter's, Ocean Blue, Fed Ex Office, Pier 1 Imports, Marshall's, Maggiano's, Fossil, Vans, rue 21 and Famous Footwear as exclusive clients in the Northwest.
Putting the needs of his clients first has always been the goal. Integrity, work ethic and a straight forward approach to every task has created a loyal and satisfied client base.
Tony is a graduate of Eastern Washington University and lives with his family in Gig Harbor. Hobby's include squash, hiking and tennis.
Michael Olsen joined Rainier Commercial in March of 2004. Michael specializes in representing national and regional retail tenants, as well as providing listing services for a select number of landlord clients. Michael's clients appreciate his "customer first" attitude...believing that by helping to achieve his clients' goals he will also achieve his own.
Michael's brokerage experience includes the Neil Walter Company, Staubach Retail Services, Terranomics Retail Services, and Grubb & Ellis.
Michael's clients include Spirit Halloween (national coverage), Panera Bread, West Marine, Regis Salons, Tuesday Morning, Hallmark, Papa John's Pizza (King & Kitsap County), Carl's Jr., Aspen Dental and Bassett Furniture. He has a bachelors' degree in Marketing from Seattle University and lives with his family in Gig Harbor, WA.