Dream Bigger and Live an Extraordinary Life
We want to show that anyone can invest and build wealth in real estate. We are on a mission to remove the limiting belief, held by most, that investing in real estate is something only wealthy people can do.
Stephen Larese
About & Bio
Stephen McNair-Larese is our Lead Buyer’s specialist. He is a University of Arizona graduate where he majored in Translation and Interpretation and minored in Teaching and Business Administration. He has a lot of experience with property management and working with investors to help them rent their homes for a profit. As our Lead Buyer’s Specialist, Stephen has helped many people become qualified to be able to buy the house of their dreams. If you or someone you know are in the market and looking for a house to buy (either now or in the near future) contact us and Stephen will help you out. He speaks Spanish, enjoys water sports, and is very devoted to serving the community. * 2016 & 2017 Best Residential Agent in Southern Arizona by The Arizona Daily Star.
Ben Riehle
About & Bio
Ben received his undergraduate degree in Accounting from the University of Arizona in 2011. In May of 2014 he graduated from the University Of Arizona College Of Law, where he specialized in business formation/organization and tax law. He is a licensed real estate agent in the State of Arizona and has over 9 years of real estate investing experience. He has been involved in over 100 real estate transactions, with specialization in helping investors find great opportunities. As a founding partner of The Apex Team, Ben has taken the reins as team leader. He continues to develop his leadership skills to help team members identify and pursue their goals and dreams. When not working on business development, Ben still enjoys finding great properties for investors!
Jake Arnold
About & Bio
Jake Arnold is our lead Investment & Commercial Real Estate Sales Agent. In addition is also an experienced property manager for the team. An accomplished athlete, Jake ran track for the University of Arizona from 2002-2007 where he won two national titles in the Decathlon in 2006 and 2007. He then ran as a Professional Track Athlete until 2013 and was inducted into the University of Arizona Hall of Fame in 2012. Jake Graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Retailing and Consumer Sciences with General Business and Communication minors. He has vast experience in real estate investments and managing rental properties since 2008. The drive that powered him to athletic excellence allows him to effectively assist people in buying or selling properties in Tucson. *2017 Best Commercial Agent in Southern Arizona  * 2016 Best Residential Agent in Southern Arizona by The Arizona Daily Star.
Noel Desilets
About & Bio
As one of the founding partners of the Apex team, Noel brings 25 years of real estate investment and construction experience to the team and its clients. He purchased his first rental property using student loan to reduce his living expenses while earning a bachelor’s degree from the University of Arizona. Noel applies real world experience and creativity to help develop and support business systems and models for The Apex Team. His expertise in construction and navigating regulations is a valuable training and consultation source for sales agents, investors and clients.
Scott Autenreith
About & Bio
Scott Autenreith is a full-time real estate investment specialist who recently studied economics at the University of Arizona. Seven months into earning his real estate license, Scott has closed fifteen transactions and currently has ten deals in escrow with an expectation of continual growth. He is focused solely on investment deals that range from single family properties to multi-family complexes. Outside of running investment transactions, Scott is also the host of the "R.O.I. (Return On Investment)" podcast, which guides investors on how to build wealth through real estate.
Brian Glasser
About & Bio
Coming Soon.
Drew Smith
About & Bio
Drew Smith is intensely motivated residential real estate professional. Drew was a distinguished member of the United State Air Force as a flight engineer and voluntarily parted ways after 8 years with a goal to live the largest life possible powered by Real Estate. Drew was recruited by The Apex Team Co-Founder Ben Riehle and now has his sights on becoming a Mega Agent with 15 deals closed in his first 6 months of being licensed. With a taste for the finer things in life, he has set his sights on breaking into the luxury market. Drew’s other passions include health & fitness, social networking, philanthropic events and figuring out how to maximize work and minimize sleep.
Matt Rivera
About & Bio
Drew Smith is intensely motivated residential real estate professional. Drew was a distinguished member of the United State Air Force as a flight engineer and voluntarily parted ways after 8 years with a goal to live the largest life possible powered by Real Estate. Drew was recruited by The Apex Team Co-Founder Ben Riehle and now has his sights on becoming a Mega Agent with 15 deals closed in his first 6 months of being licensed. With a taste for the finer things in life, he has set his sights on breaking into the luxury market. Drew’s other passions include health & fitness, social networking, philanthropic events and figuring out how to maximize work and minimize sleep.
Terry Ayers
About & Bio
Terry is a native of Hawaii with a military background and a passion for real estate. Terry’s career in the military has given him in-depth understanding of the needs of veterans and those who serve our nation. From Veteran’s Administration (VA) Loans to military relocation, he specializes in meeting your real estate needs.
Tylor Billings
About & Bio
Tylor was born into a military family and grew up in multiple states and countries to include Arizona, Tennessee, Iowa, and Germany. At the age of 18, he made the decision to continue his family’s tradition of military service and joined the Army. Tylor is a proud veteran of the United States Army, as well as Operation Enduring Freedom. After completing his tour of duty in Afghanistan, he moved to Tucson, AZ in August 2014. Tylor’s dedication, professionalism, and servants heart will make him an asset whether your goal is to buy, sell, or invest in real estate.
Andrew Versteeg
About & Bio
Scott Autenreith is a full-time real estate investment specialist who recently studied economics at the University of Arizona. Seven months into earning his real estate license, Scott has closed fifteen transactions and currently has ten deals in escrow with an expectation of continual growth. He is focused solely on investment deals that range from single family properties to multi-family complexes. Outside of running investment transactions, Scott is also the host of the "R.O.I. (Return On Investment)" podcast, which guides investors on how to build wealth through real estate.
Rahel Butah
About & Bio
Rahel Butah was raised on the Central Coast of California and relocated to Tucson, Arizona four years ago.  She earned her Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Directing from UCLA.  After graduating from UCLA, Rahel launched her career at Marvel Studios, joining the company while the first Iron Man movie was in pre-production.  Her time at Marvel Studios eventually led to a position as the Senior Artist Manager at The Third Floor Inc, the number one previsualization company in the movie industry.  She is now the Director of Agent Personnel with The Apex Team Keller Williams Southern Arizona.
David Riehle
About & Bio
David grew up in Sierra Vista AZ. Graduated from Dakota State University, in Madison, South Dakota, with a bachelors in accounting. I started as offensive linemen for Dakota state and was a captain for 2 of the 4 years that I played. I enjoy a wide range of activities from playing video games, going to the gym and everything in between. I choose a career in real estate for the ability to help people achieve financial freedom.
Richard Grue
About & Bio
Graduated from the University of Arizona in 2014 with a degree in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. Rick went on to work as a defense contractor with STG company for the last few years in Sierra Vista, Arizona. He than came to work for the Apex Team in August of 2016 where he has masterfully taken to the position of transaction coordinator. His dedication to the team, and strong work ethic make him a great addition to the team, and the Apex family.
Marissa Ramirez
About & Bio
Coming Soon
David Ramirez
About & Bio
A native of Southern Arizona David received his education in the field of Computer Science. After his studies he began his career in the Media Industry and earned over 15 years of experience. During his career he excelled in marketing, new media, publishing, design and public relations. This versatility saw him work and be promoted in various disciplines achieving the highest promotion to Publisher. Professionally managed print communication, marketing, new media, technology, graphics and earned various recognitions for contributions to the industry. After 4 years in David transitioned into leadership positions including Design Manager, Advertising Manager, Production Manager, Editor and Publisher. David was also named corporate board and consul of design operations for 32 newspapers. After his career in publishing David was a marketing consultant in Software Development and International Business Sectors.
Nicholas Riehle
About & Bio
Nicholas Riehle graduated from the University of Arizona in 2013 with his bachelors in Public Policy and Administration and in 2014 with his Masters in Public Administration with an emphasis in collaborative governance. He has also spent the last two years as a Human Resource Officer in the United States Army Reserves where he serves as the Personnel Officer for over 100 Soldiers. His experience in office management and his leadership experience will make him a valuable asset to the team.
Angela Novak
About & Bio
With over 20 years of experience in the accounting field, and a background in real estate, her know-how is arguably second to none. In her continuing quest for knowledge, she recently earned an MBA-Accounting degree. She is dedicated to leading CORe in achieving our goal of excellence in our field.
Tom Riehle
About & Bio
Tom Riehle is a licensed real estate agent and the newest member of the Apex Team. With over three years of internships relating to property management and construction, Tom is a vital team member that provides substantial assistance to all members of the Apex Team.
Taja Alcantara
About & Bio
Coming Soon.
Nidia Badillo
About & Bio
Coming Soon.
Robert Snider
About & Bio
Robert has over 12 years experience working on many different kinds of construction projects.  Making customers happy through delivery of a quality project is his passion.  His ability to organize, knowledge of the construction process and his eye for detail makes him irreplaceable as our project coordinator.
Alex Ragsdale
About & Bio
Coming Soon.
Jay Bergstrom
About & Bio
Coming Soon.
Philosophy, Approach & Who We Are
Wealth building company with a clear focus on positively impacting the lives of many, always helping others when able. Through investment in real estate, we build wealth, allowing our partners the financial freedom to accomplish their greatest aspiration.
What We Do & Our Work 
We are a full-service real estate business. Named Best Real Estate Agents, Group & Company in Southern Arizona by the Arizona Daily Star. Our services include investment, construction, sales and property management company that acquires, renovates and manages high performing real estate assets.

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