Massimo Group Coach – Ben Claybaker

Ben Claybaker, CCIM

Ben Claybaker, Co-Founder and Principal of NAI Nashville, is a 12-year commercial real estate industry veteran and business entrepreneur. He has represented clients in a wide array of commercial real estate transactions and has also built a portfolio of personal commercial properties and businesses. His areas of expertise include business management and development, strategic and tactical planning, retail and investment real estate, and opportunity identification.

His commercial and lease sales transactions have earned him top producer at NAI Nashville several times. He also owns several commercial properties and is the owner of multiple businesses including The Lodge Franklin, Providence Auto Group, Universal Media Group, and Honey Fire Barbeque Company.

Ben entered commercial real estate as the General Manager for a regional commercial and property management firm in 2006, building his portfolio as an affiliate broker while expanding revenue for the company. As GM, Ben oversaw management of hundreds of residential homes, commercial buildings and multiple community associations. He also directly managed the day-to-day operations and leased space for 30 commercial buildings, giving him insight into the operations side of commercial real estate.

Before entering real estate, Ben worked as a Policy Analyst for the White House in 2005 and graduated from the University of Central Arkansas with a Business Administration in Finance in 1999. He currently resides in Brentwood, Tennessee with his wife and three children.