David M. Bentley / BENTEQ



Current:  Residential & multi-family land in Carlsbad & the Central Coast, CA. Due-diligence for 1031 upleg in Phoenix, AZ & DFW, TX.  Close-out of  a custom lot development, Palo Verde Ranch, in Tucson, AZ.

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

1991 - 1994:  Independent fee appraiser and consultant for banks, the RTC and private investors for 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 & management company specializing in land and commercial-income properties; serving property owners, homebuilders, investors and fiduciaries.  Services include acquisition & due-diligence, feasibility studies, highest & best use analysis, valuation, land-use entitlements (NEPA/CEQA), project & asset management and dispositions.

Mr. Bentley’s 38 years of experience includes direct investment and partnerships, development design and entitlement, resource agency permits, infrastructure and finance districts, construction management, transaction document structure & negotiations, financial analysis, entity formation, risk management, marketing and brokerage.

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

Education / Certifications

  1. *BSBA, economics & finance; University of AZ  (1977-80) & University of Phoenix (Orange County, CA 1991-1992)

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

  3. *CCIM Designee #2880 (1987).

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