Carl Sims

Carl Sims

Executive Director

$32 Million

record breaking tax sale

36+ Years

Exclusively Multifamily

#1 Broker

19 years at Berkadia, 14 years at CBRE

Sales Leader

CBRE, Berkadia, and Cushman & Wakefield Commerce
“Carl repeatedly displayed an ability to cut to the heart of an issue, clarify the options, and implement the best one. Carl is an absolute professional in every way.” Charles Singer

President, B.A.I. Development Corporation

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Carl Sims is the main point of contact and resource for all of your multi-family investment needs. Carl started and managed the multi-family apartment division for Coldwell Banker (now CBRE), and was their top apartment broker in Nevada for 14 consecutive years; he was also their leading national apartment sales broker in 1985. Carl then left the company in 1996 to help found Hendricks and Partners as one of the original six partners; there, he was the top Nevada apartment broker for 18 consecutive years.

With unsurpassed local and regional marketing knowledge, Carl Sims’ wealth of apartment sales experience in Las Vegas is impressive and coupled with completed transactions totaling $4+ Billion sales, he brings with him a powerhouse of talent to the table along with the ability to navigate local market variables and trends that would affect any offering.
Many of the high-level mutlifamily agents in the Las Vegas market, today, trained under Carl at one time.

Taylor Sims

Taylor Sims


$200 Million

closed in Multifamily Sales

10+ Years

Exclusively Multifamily

2016 Rising Star

Award recipient, Cushman & Wakefield Commerce

Market Leader

Highest producing first year agent at Hendricks & Partners
“Taylor is known to be the most committed broker in Las Vegas.” Robert Reblin

Executive Vice President, BNU

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Taylor Sims joined Cushman & Wakefield Commerce in 2015, as a director of multi-family investment sales, representing investors and land-owners in property acquisitions and dispositions, and other real estate objectives unique to their business investments. Taylor works exclusively in the multi-family market segment of the Las Vegas MSA (Metropolitan Statistical Area).

Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield Commerce, Taylor was recrutied by Harvard and Stanford Universities to play collegiate basketball. worked three years as a multi-family investment sales agent with highly respected Berkadia Apartment Real Estate Advisors, and five years as a financial underwriting analyst and market researcher with Lincoln and Delaine.

Since joining Cushman & Wakefield Commerce, Taylor has developed the mutlifamily valuation software used by the local branch.

Ben Galles

Ben Galles

Associate Director

17 Years

CRE Experience

Exchange Marketing Specialist


Top Producer

Several Years


Youth Basketball
““Ben… has consistently brought market knowledge and experience in purchasing, leasing and sales, marketing and management. ””

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Ben Galles is an Associate Director with the Reno, Nevada Cushman & Wakefield Commerce office where he specializes in the sale of multifamily and investment properties.

Ben has been licensed since August 2001. Since that time, he has consistently brought market knowledge and experience in purchasing, leasing and sales, marketing and management. Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield/Commerce, Ben was a Principal with Trinity Commercial. Ben has consistently been one of the top producing Multifamily/Investment Brokers in Northern Nevada for the past several years by creating strong relationships with the most active investors in the region. He has consistently closed on hundreds of units annually.

Ben earned a degree in accounting from the University of Nevada Reno and currently holds his EMS designation, which is an exchange marketing specialist. He is an active volunteer in the community and donates some of his free time coaching youth basketball.

Brandy Pappas

Brandy Pappas

Senior Project Manager

10+ Years

Graphic and Website Designer

Green Belt

Six Sigma

MS Office Expert

Former Curriculum Author and Instructor

Adobe CC Expert

Tutor and Former Instructor
“Not only is Brandy incredibly talented, she is fast, friendly and amazing to work with.” Nicole Pursell

Owner, Moonlighting Photography

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Brandy Pappas serves as Senior Project Manager for the Sims’ Multi-family Investment Sales Team. She is responsible for the eye-catching marketing collateral and social media for the group. She also provides reporting and general administrative support.

Prior to joining the team, Brandy was the owner of BrandyRox Graphics and Design Studio operating in Las Vegas, Nevada and Honolulu, Hawaii. A former computer instructor and curriculum author, Brandy has far-reaching technical prowess and business marketing knowledge. Along with her creative abilities, she brings with her a SixSigma Green Belt distinction. She is also a Microsoft Office and Adobe CC expert.