Tai Bixby, Realtor, CCIM, has lived in Santa Fe for 30 years, during which time he has cultivated important relationships across diverse strata of Santa Fe’s business, creative and educational communities. He brings a diverse background of business experience to his Santa Fe real estate practice, including ten years in real estate brokerage and real estate investment management and 8 years in material science/manufacturing. He has brokered both residential and commercial transactions, 1031 tax-deferred exchanges, tenant-in-common syndications, private equity investment and commercial leases for both landlords and tenants in Santa Fe's real estate market. He is a founding partner of an important Traditional Neighborhood Development in Santa Fe's Community College District, a project for which he was instrumental in coordinating the financing, entitlement and construction. Tai also owns and trades investment real estate on his own account.
His endeavors prior to real estate include 4 years as a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer, 2 years CAD landscape drafting and terrain modeling, 8 years as an industrial designer for a Santa Fe business that transforms recycled glass into a variety of foamed glass products and 6 years as a board member and project manager for a rainforest preservation non-profit in Brazil.
Tai's functional capabilities include real estate brokerage, negotiation, real estate sales & marketing, development feasibility analysis, proforma financial modeling, investment analysis and cash flow modeling based on the CCIM toolset, project management, market research, corporate intelligence, CAD drafting and graphic design. He is fluent in Portuguese, speaks basic Spanish and maintains a network of professional relationships in Brazil, Canada and Mexico.
Tai has been a member of the National/State/Local Association of Realtors since 2004 and is also a member of the Urban Land Institute and the Certified Commercial Investment Manager (CCIM) Institute for Commercial Real Estate. In his free time he enjoys being a father, traveling to Latin America, playing guitar, snowboarding and aviation. He lives in Santa Fe with his wife of 15 years and 3 children.