Pete Podesta co-founded SHOP Companies in 2011. Pete’s concentration is tenant advisory with a focus on restaurants and pad users. Pete has worked with clients on varying strategies, from identifying a single flagship location to executing local, regional and national growth plans. Some of his key clients include 151 Coffee, 7-Eleven, Benihana, Bicycles Plus, Bluestone Lane, Brakes Plus, Burger King, Cava Grill, Conn’s, Doc B’s, Flight Club, Juiceland, La Colombe Coffee, Nando’s Peri Peri Chicken, Ojos Locos, Panda Express, Pie Tap, Puttshack, RA Sushi, Sauce Pizza & Wine, Slim Chickens, Snooze, Taco Lingo, and Zoe's Kitchen. Pete is a leader in day to day operations for SHOP Companies primarily responsible for account management and the overall financial matters of the company.
Prior to SHOP, Pete was a Senior Vice President at UCR where he was consistently a top producer. Pete began his career at N3 Development where he built his foundation in retail real estate through ground up development for single tenant users including Starbucks Coffee.