AAI, founded in 2017, is a real estate and financial firm headquartered in Yakima, WA with a focus on secondary and tertiary markets. We specialize in assisting clients with:

  • commercial financing
  • buying, selling, or leasing residential and commercial real estate
  • buying or selling a business
  • underwriting support for financial institutions

Who we are, is financial professionals with a combined 50+ years of experience in real estate, businesses, and commercial lending.

Our clients count on us to provide sound advice with unique solutions, advocate on their behalf, while making the process simple.

Our approach is to build a strong relationship between the client and other parties involved in the transaction to create a winning situation for all involved.

Who we are

AAI has diversified our offerings to provide our clients with more value through one source. Please check out who we are and the services we provide:

Matt Russell

Founder & CEO

Bob Schefter

VP of Capital Markets

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Jay Cook

VP of Credit

Ben Record

Commercial Loan Originator

Based out of Greater Seattle Area
Serving Clients Nationwide

Maryam Mirnateghi

Commercial Loan Originator

Based out of Yakima area
Serving Clients Nationwide

Yailen Mattox

Real Estate Broker

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Ryan Smerber

Commercial Loan Officer

Based out of Florida
Serving Clients Nationwide

Join our team.

We are looking for the go getters. Get out there, meet new people, help the community, and grow your business!

Our commitment to our Clients...

  • Make the process easy.
  • Understand you and your goals.
  • Develop solutions that fit your needs.
  • Provide advice to set you up for short - and long-term success.
  • Manage the process to achieve a successful close.
  • Assist with managing the ongoing relationship post-closing.



Now that you know who we are, don't hesitate to contact us today or check us out on Facebook.

Let's talk.

We are knowledgeable, easy to talk to, and give free advice.
Please contact us to see how we can work together.