Mr. Volen is a Co-Founder and Principal of CIRE Equity. Prior to forming CIRE, Joshua was the youngest Senior Director of the National Office and Industrial Properties Group as well as a Top Agent for the largest investment brokerage firm in the nation. In less than 6 years, he successfully represented owners and investors in more than 150 transactions totaling more than $1 billion in commercial investments nationwide. Joshua also played a significant role in the strategic growth of is family office to over 500,000 SF of office, industrial and retail properties in Northern California and other key markets. Joshua is involved in numerous professional and community organizations including the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP), Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM), the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), Entrepreneur’s Organization (EO Board Member), YMCA and Big Brother’s Big Sister’s Network, and is a California real estate broker. Joshua is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley with a B.A. in Political Economy of Industrialized Societies. He currently resides in San Diego, CA with his family and enjoys staying active and volunteering his time to the community.