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 26 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 and a member of the Scarborough Board of Assessment Review.
As a partner 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 with his wife Elizabeth and their three children.
Greg began working in a brokerage setting during his college years as a yacht broker. Born and raised in Maine, Greg transitioned to commercial real estate with Matt Cardente in 2005 and spent over sixteen years in Portland at Cardente Real Estate. In 2022, Greg joined Compass Commercial Brokers.
Over the years Greg has represented Tenants and Landlords in leasing transactions, as well as Buyers and Sellers during real estate and business brokerage transactions. Whether working with a multinational REIT or a local non-profit Greg’s goal has consistently been to earn the trust of his Clients through industry knowledge, local expertise, and a strong background in construction management, from conceptual design to ribbon cutting.
Greg was named Maine Commercial Realtor of the year and listed amongst the top 25 Commercial Realtors in the Country in 2016. Most importantly, Greg has built long term relationships with a variety of Clients. Greg enjoys navigating the industry in search of unique opportunities, working with his colleagues within the industry, and helping Clients build their vision of wealth with all the tools built through years of local experience as a commercial real estate broker.
Greg has always been an advocate for volunteering and has served on several boards, including past Chairman of the Zoning Board of Appeals in the City of South Portland, past member of the Economic Development Committee in South Portland, current Board Director for the Maine Commercial Association of Realtors, and current Board Member on the New England Commercial Property Exchange. In 2015, with the help of the MCAR Board, Greg developed and organized the Maine Commercial Association of Realtors Annual Charity Golf Tournament with all proceeds going to the Morrison Center, a local non-profit. Entering the seventh year, the event has raised over $55,000.
Greg was born and raised in Cumberland, Maine, and graduated from Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Florida. Greg now resides in Cape Elizabeth, Maine with his family and can be found on the ocean or lakes in the summer and skiing at Sunday River in the winter.
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.