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Joe Hess

Managing Partner

Joe is a licensed CA Real Estate Broker with more than ten years of experience in commercial real estate markets. With his extensive background in business development, Joe founded C9 Advisors and manages the group's national brokerage activities.

Before founding C9, Joe was Managing Director at SHS Advisors, a national commercial real estate brokerage specializing in off-market, institutional-level transactions. Joe led SHS' engagement of new clientele in addition to managing its national brokerage activities.


Previously, Joe spent almost a decade in various business development roles for companies in multiple areas of commercial real estate, including Project FROG, a leader in the development of high-performance sustainable building solutions, and Churchill Exchange, a nationally qualified 1031 Exchange Intermediary.

Joe graduated from the University of Colorado, Boulder with a B.A. (DRE# 01716659)

Kevin Crosson


Kevin is a licensed CA Real Estate Salesperson with three years of experience in real estate markets. Kevin joined C9 at its founding to assist in engaging new clientele and facilitating brokerage activities.

Kevin has also managed acquisitions for a national residential investment company, and previously was focused on expanding brokerage operations at a high-growth real estate technology company.

While attending college, Kevin was a Brokerage Intern at SVN Rich Investment Real Estate Partners, in addition to working in advertising and charitable fundraising.

Kevin is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) with a B.A. (DRE# 01979163)

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