FRESNO: 7480 N. Palm Ave., Ste.101 Fresno, CA 93711   559-432-6200

VISALIA:  3447 S. Demaree St. Visalia, CA 93277   559-732-7300

Newmark Pearson Commercial

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MICHAEL PORTE, SIOR Senior Vice President CA RE Lic. #01075873 Michael Porte, SIOR, joined Newmark Pearson Commercial in 1992 and currently serves as a senior vice president in the Visalia office, where he specializes in the sale and leasing of office, retail and industrial properties. Mr. Porte previously worked in commercial real estate at Craig-Chatham Realty Group, also in Visalia, where he focused on financial branch dispositions and RTC properties. Before that, he worked for a total of 17 years at Bank of America, First Interstate Bank and American National Bank, where he acquired retail and commercial banking experience. Mr. Porte's professional training in banking, finance, marketing and administration enables him to provide quality service to all of his clients. He provides his sellers with professional marketing, maximum property exposure, proven sales success and accountability. Buyers benefit from Mr. Porte's professional, honest representation, comprehensive market information, negotiating experience and his financial background. NOTABLE TRANSACTIONS: Sold 400 acres industrial land; Allen Group/Diversified Development Sold 132 acres commercial residential; Ennis Homes, Cartmill/Highway 99, Tulare Sold 83 acres industrial land Sold 60 acres regional retail land; Packwood Creek Power Center Sold 55 acres industrial land Sold 7 acres of highway commercial land to Visalia R.V. Sold 4 acres of Central Business District land to Signature Theaters Sold 250,000 SF warehouse; from Musco Olive Sold 100,000 SF industrial warehouse; Bayle Manufacturing Sold 103,000 SF to Heilind Electronics Sold 36,000 SF Visalia warehouse Sold 12,500 SF shopping center in Corcoran Sold $2.8 million office investment, Frazer/Torbet Sold/leased 3 Valley Federal Savings branches Sold/leased 7 Bank of America branches Leased 55,000 SF industrial building to Poser PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS: Board member, Tri-County Economic Development Corporation (TCEDC) Board member, Tulare County Federal Credit Union Executive committee member and former chairman (2010), Visalia Economic Development Corporation (VEDC) Member, National Association of Realtors (NAR) Member, Society of Industrial & Office Realtors (SIOR) Member, Visalia Chamber of Commerce Leadership Visalia, Visalia Chamber of Commerce, 1995 Candidate, Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) Mr. Porte earned a Bachelor of Science degree in administration from California State University, Fresno. He is also a Dale Carnegie graduate.


Michael Porte, SIOR, Senior Vice President
Michael Porte, SIOR

Senior Vice President


Newmark Pearson Commercial

3447 S. Demaree St.

Visalia, CA 93277

United States

t  559-302-1911

f  559-732-3813


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Areas of Specialization:


  • Sales and Leasing
  • Tenant Representation
  • Landlord Representation
  • Lease Negotiations
  • Marketing


Years of Experience: 34 years


Newmark Pearson Commercial Pearson Realty




7480 N. Palm Ave.
Suite 101

Fresno, CA 93711


t  559-432-6200

f  559-432-2938



3447 S. Demaree St.

Visalia, CA 93277



t  559-732-7300

f  559-732-3813

CA RE Lic.#00020875