Steve Edwards, President
Steve Edwards is a 30 year veteran of the commercial real estate industry and has been consistently recognized as a top producer in Northern California. His portfolio includes over 150 big and mid-sized box deals representing tenants including Walmart, Ross Stores, Dicks Sporting Goods, Lowes Home Improvement, Kohl’s and others. In addition to tenant representation, he and his team have been responsible for leasing well over 2,000,000 square feet on behalf of local landlords and developers.
Steve has been a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers for over 25 years and continues to bring exceptional services to his clients with specific expertise in tenant roll out strategies, site selection, entitlements, site planning and merchandising plans. He is serving his 13th year as a member of the Sacramento Country Day School’s Board of Trustees and joined Santa Clara University’s Leavey School of Business Real Estate Advisory Board in 2018.
Steve continues to deliver exceptional service to his retail clients at The Edwards Company Commercial Real Estate Services, Inc.
Shari Dorenkamp, Vice President
With 25 years of experience in the industry, Shari’s focus is on regional and local retail tenant representation. Shari is committed to strategically assisting retail tenants in the management of their real estate portfolios in regards to new site acquisition, relocations, renewals and renegotiations. Her professional perseverance and work ethic drive her to succeed on behalf of her clients.
Shari’s tenacity showed through early on when she relocated from Missouri to California to attend Santa Clara University. She graduated in March 1988 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics. Upon graduating, Shari worked in the San Francisco Bay Area as a real estate broker for a local Bay Area brokerage company specializing in retail commercial real estate.
In March 2002, Shari joined Steve Edwards as a member of The Edwards Team. Her expertise in the retail commercial real estate industry is a perfect fit with Steve’s skill set and client portfolio. She has been an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers since 1989 and holds active broker’s licenses in the states of California and Nevada. Shari is a seasoned professional whose expertise has helped retailers increase profitability through successful real estate transactions.
Andrea Sessions, Vice President
Andrea Sessions began her commercial real estate career during college in 2003 as an intern with Grubb & Ellis and has since gained extensive knowledge and experience working in different facets of the real estate industry. She graduated from UC Davis in 2004 with a bachelors degree in Sociology, earned her MBA in Urban Land Development from CSUS in 2012 and upgraded her real estate license to a broker’s license in 2017. Andrea is originally from Oregon, but grew up in Sacramento gaining extensive knowledge of the trade area’s growth over the years and an immense amount of Sactown pride.
Andrea’s focus in retail commercial real estate started in 2011 with the Gallelli Real Estate team at Colliers International and Voit Real Estate Services for four valuable years specializing in retail landlord and tenant representation throughout the greater Sacramento region.
In June of 2014, Andrea Joined The Edwards Company as a seasoned broker to continue her commercial real estate career. Andrea’s enthusiasm for this industry, tenacity, persistence and commitment to always exceeding client’s expectations contributes greatly to the principles and goals of The Edwards Company.
The Edwards Company
301 University Avenue, Suite 140
Sacramento, CA 95825