Pete Podesta co-founded SHOP Companies in 2013. 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.
His key clients include 7-Eleven, Black Tap, CAVA, Common Ground, Conns, Core Power Yoga, Earl’s Kitchen, Juiceland, Nando’s Peri Peri Chicken, Ojos Locos, Panda Express, Pie Tap, Postino, Snooze, Taco Lingo, The Mexican, Wild Fork Foods and Zoe's Kitchen.
Pete is a leader in day-to-day operations for SHOP Companies primarily responsible for account management, financial matters and assisting in overall corporate direction.
Prior to SHOP, he was a Senior Vice President at UCR where he was a top producer. Pete began his career at N3 Capital where he built his foundation in retail real estate through ground up development for single tenant users including Starbucks Coffee.