David M. Bentley / BENTEQ



Current:  Residential & multi-family land sourcing throughout southern CA & the Phoenix, AZ MSA.  Market Analysis, income property sourcing, acquisition, management of 1031 exchange transactions in AZ, CA & TX.

1994 - Present:  Land Development, Investment & Asset Management; AZ & CA.

1991 - 1994:  Independent fee appraiser & consultant; subdivision land and commercial real estate; AK, AZ and CA.

1988 - 1991: Partner/Senior Executive with California based investment companies; managed properties in AZ, CA and TX.

1984 - 1988:  Owner/Designated Broker, BENTEQ Corp.; Tucson, AZ.  Land Acquisition and forward planning, Commercial-Investment brokerage and build-to-suit.

1980 - 1984:  Sales Manager and Associate Broker, Long Realty Co.; Tucson, AZ.

BENTEQ (Bentley Equity, Inc.) is a real estate development, investment & management company specializing in land and income properties in Southern California and Phoenix, AZ.  During his four decades in the industry, Mr. Bentley has  acquired, invested in/owned, managed, entitled, developed, leased, marketed and sold thousands of acres, yielding thousands of residential lots and dozens of commercial and industrial properties in AZ, CA & TX.

Expertise includes real estate principals, methods & practices; property sourcing, acquisition & due-diligence, financial and feasibility analysis, highest & best use, valuation, transaction document formulation & negotiations, direct investment & entity formation, land-use design & entitlements (NEPA/CEQA; state and federal resource agency permits), infrastructure design and financing (private cost-sharing and public districts), development, asset management, marketing and sales.

(Detailed descriptions of specific projects are found by clicking the “California” and “Arizona” tabs at the top of this page.)

Education / Certifications

  1. *BSBA emphasis on economics and finance; University of AZ  (1977-80) & University of Phoenix (O.C., CA 1991-1992)

  2. *Real Estate Broker, licensed since 1982 (CA BRE 01031408). 

  3. *CCIM Designee #2880.

  4. *Commercial Appraiser & MAI Candidate. Completed Appraisal Institute courses, appraisals & peer-review; Certified General Real Estate Appraiser in AZ & CA (1991-1994)