Meet The Team
Meet the Team
Steve Baumann, Compass President, and CEO has been able to grow and develop Compass Commercial Brokers into one of the leaders in commercial real estate. Steve’s clients have benefited from his unique ability to market properties that had previously been static, which results in lower vacancy levels and higher property sale prices for his clients.
Steve is not only our team leader, he also owns and develops properties in Maine. Steve is an active member of many local organizations in the Falmouth area and has served on the Old Port Task Force.
Designated Broker at Compass, Alan Peoples, has been lauded for his outstanding work in the ever-changing real estate market. This innovative and forward-thinking company takes a collaborative approach to all its projects, with innovation being key to success.
At Compass, Alan brings experience and expertise into this progressive business committed to employing innovation and collaboration to help benefit all clients in an ever-shifting industry. Our belief is if one isn’t continually searching for different opportunities, chances are they’ll be missing them.
Jennifer Davies background in marketing & design is the perfect complement to her client approach. Her knowledge of the design process and understanding of what makes a space unique are unmatched in the industry. She thoroughly enjoys working with tenants and buyers to find the perfect location for their business or finding an investment property to best suit their needs and goals for long term success and growth.
Steve launched Compass Commercial Brokers LLC in 2010, building on 25 years of experience in the Greater Portland commercial real estate market and a successful 10-year career with CBRE/The Boulos Company. He has been involved in more than $590 million in sale/lease transactions in his career. Steve is highly experienced in the sale and leasing of retail, office, warehouse and investment real estate, and is uniquely proficient in assisting clients in re-positioning their holdings to compete with new inventory in a challenging marketplace.
As President and CEO of Compass, he works with Jennifer Davies to grow and develop Compass Commercial as a progressive brokerage company dedicated and committed to their clients’ real estate needs. Steve’s clients have benefited from his unique ability to market commercial real estate with successful returns from re-imaging static properties, which results in lower vacancy levels and successful sale returns for his clients. With Steve’s unique approach, he has become a tremendous asset to many commercial property owners in greater Portland and has carried this approach through to Compass Commercial.
Steve also manages, owns and develops commercial real estate with his development company. He is active in many local organizations, serves on the board of the Woodland’s Homeowner’s association, and was appointed to the Old Port Task Force in 2007.
Steve resides in Falmouth with his wife and two children.
Vice President/ Associate Broker
Jennifer joined Compass Commercial Brokers in 2013, focusing on tenant representation and operations. In 2016, Jennifer became Vice President of Compass Commercial. Jennifer’s background in Interior Design is the perfect complement to her client approach. She thoroughly enjoys working with tenants and buyers to find the perfect location for their business or finding an investment property to best suit their needs and goals for long term success and growth.
Jennifer lives in Portland with her husband, four children, and two rescue dogs
Maine Real Estate Associate Broker License
Maine Commercial Association of Realtors, Member
Board Member, Maine Academy of Modern Music since 2014
Broker - Designated Broker
.Alan has over 34 years of real estate experience, spending 23 of them as the owner/broker of a mid-size residential/investment firm in southern Maine. Alan has served in various capacities on numerous real estate boards in the state of Maine, including Past President of the Multiple Listing Service, Maine Real Estate Resource Center, and the Greater Portland Board of Realtors (GPBR). He currently is chair of the Grievance Committee for the GPBR, a former member of the Scarborough Board of Assessment Review and sits on the Realtor’s Processional Standards Committee for State of Maine
As a Designated Broker at Compass, Alan brings his experience and expertise to this progressive and forward-thinking real estate company. Compass is committed to employing innovation along with collaboration to help benefit all their clients in this ever-shifting real estate market. Our belief is in this market if you’re not continually looking for different opportunities, you’re missing them.
Alan is a native of Portland and active in the community. He resides in Scarborough.
Greg was born in Portland and is a proud “Mainer”. Greg transitioned from yacht brokerage during his college years in Florida to commercial real estate in 2005 and spent over sixteen years with Cardente Real Estate in Portland. Greg joined Compass Commercial Brokers in 2022 and brought an idea-driven mentality with him. Greg’s forty-five-year perspective on commercial real estate in Maine provides valuable insight and trends within the industry.
Greg was named Maine Commercial Realtor of the year in by his peers in 2016. He has built lasting relationships with Clients in a variety of roles, whether in a brokerage capacity or providing guidance and advice for overall investment strategies. Greg enjoys navigating within the industry in search of unique opportunities, working with his brokerage colleagues, and helping Clients build their own vision of wealth.
Born and raised in Maine, Joe has spent nearly two decades in the radio
industry as the face and voice of one of Portland’s most prominent stations.
Joe transitioned to commercial real estate in 2019 and spent nearly three
years in Portland at Cardente Real Estate. In 2022, Joe joined Compass
In his time focused on commercial real estate, Joe has represented Tenants
and Landlords in leasing transactions, as well as Buyers and Sellers during
real estate and business brokerage transactions. From deals to bring unique
businesses to the Portland landscape or to fulfill needs for a burgeoning
southern Maine market, Joe has been committed to his client’s success.
Joe was born and raised in Lewiston, Maine, and graduated from the
University of Southern Maine in 2003. Joe now resides in Westbrook, Maine
and can be spotted at the best beaches in Maine during the summer and hiding
indoors with a good beer during the winter months.
Jackson Baumann joined Compass Commercial Brokers while in his last semester at The University of Maine, Business School. He majored in marketing and minored in psychology. He started as an Intern and quickly worked his way to a Broker Assistant. Jackson has worked for L.L.Bean and The Orvis Company as a fishing expert. His passion for fly fishing led to him becoming a published columnist for Up Portland, writing on the subject. Jackson first got a taste of commercial real estate while watching both his father and grandfather’s involvement in various ventures. This is when he started taking interest in a career in real estate. Jackson is excited to join Compass as a Broker and further his career in commercial real estate.