Steve MaestasChief Executive Officer
Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Maestas Development Group and founder of NAI Maestas & Ward, the largest commercial real estate management and brokerage firm in New Mexico. Steve is a recognized expert in multiple facets of commercial real estate with more than 30 years of hands on experience. Appointed Chair of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Board of Directors in 2015 and 2016, he also served on its Board of Directors through 2018. Steve is also an Albuquerque Community Foundation Trustee, Albuquerque Economic Development Executive Committee Member and CNM Ingenuity Board Member.
Wes ButeroChief Development Officer
Chief Development Officer with over 16 years of experience in retail, restaurant and mixed-use real estate development. As a professional engineer, Wes is proficient in all facets of entitlement, site and vertical development. He is also responsible for the financial analysis of each project and evaluating profitability.
Cole is our opportunity and investment sourcing and cultivating specialist. Cole is tenacious in his pursuit of new development and investment project
opportunities to which our crew can add value. Simultaneously, Cole cultivates our new and existing investor and lender relationships to convert our dream
developments into reality.
Controller with 28 years of experience in a wide variety of industries, including banking, service, non-profit and real estate development. Robin is a licensed Certified Accounting Analyst (CAA) and is responsible for all of the financial accounting and cash management functions of Maestas Development Group. Robin brings a high level of accounting expertise and financial knowledge to the Maestas Team.
Ryan HebertProject Manager
Project Manager with over 12 years of experience in civic, governmental, and private architectural project delivery and estimation. Ryan is a certified Construction Document Technologist with the Construction Specifications Institute; an expert in project delivery methodology. Ryan graduated from the University of New Mexico, receiving a Master of Architecture with distinction. He’s passionate about our built environment and is dedicated to moving New Mexico and the southwest forward.
Samantha StonehouseReal Estate Transaction Director
Real Estate Transaction Director possessing a diverse background in commercial and residential real estate. With more than 8 years in the industry and knowledge of project management, lending, sales and marketing, Samantha is instrumental in ensuring transactions are efficiently managed. Samantha has a Bachelor’s degree from The Ohio State University. Her skills and adaptability help maintain momentum for every project.
Stefanie AndersonAdministrative Director
Administrative Director with an extensive 20 year background in office management and accounting. Stefanie brings a broad and substantial skill-set to our team including bookkeeping, reasearch and supplier relations. Stefanie manages our website and social media platforms as well as various marketing roles for our newly developed properties.