Matthew J Waatti - Broker, Owner

CAREER SUMMARY

Matthew Waatti is the owner of LandStar serving Montana’s sub-market specializing in Commercial and Residential real estate sales, leasing, and development. With more than 20 years of commercial real estate experience, he has secured over 70 transactions with a volume valued in excess of $35 million. Prior to creating LandStar Matthew was senior vice president of Grubb & Ellis, a commercial real estate company, he also served as the Chief Executive Officer of Peak Development, formerly Peak Development and Property Management. Under his leadership Matthew and is companies have built and sold more lifestyle retail centers, multi-family housing units and condominium complexes than any other local developer. Additionally, he oversaw the design and building of the Kalispell Regional medical Center Cancer Treatment Hospital, the largest cancer treatment center in the Northwest. Other projects include 60 residential condos on Flathead Lake, 12 unit apartment building, South Field Plaza consisting of 5 retail and office buildings over 75,000 Square Feet, several retail strips and single tenant buildings throughout Montana with tenants such as Goodwill, Qdoba, Dream Sleep, UPS, Five Guys, City Brew Coffee, Edward Jones, Little Caesar’s, Ashley Furniture and many more.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Member, Flathead Business Association
  • Member of the International Council of Shopping Centers
  • Licensed real estate property manager with Montana Board of Realty Regulations
  • Licensed Real Estate Broker with Montana Board of Realty Regulations
  • Licensed Real Estate Sales Associate in the State of North Dakota
  • General Contractors license in the state of Montana and North Dakota


Cecil Waatti - Salesperson

CAREER SUMMARY

Cecil Waatti is a realtor at LandStar who specializes in commercial leasing, development, and investment property sales. He also works with commercial real estate clients as a general manager for tenant improving and development projects. In 2012, as a business management student at Flathead Valley Community College, Cecil began working at Grubb & Ellis, a commercial real estate company, as an office manager. He transitioned to commercial and residential sales when he joined the LandStar team in 2014. Since then, he has worked with many commercial clients and realtors. He obtained his brokers license from Twilite Business Center in Great Falls in 2015, and has since closed over 30 transactions with a volume valued at $4 million.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Licensed Realtor of Montana


Karen Gill - Salesperson

CAREER SUMMARY

With over 25 years of real estate experience, Karen Gill is a salesperson at LandStar who specializes in residential properties and land. After earning a degree in elementary education at Humboldt State University, California, Karen moved to Breckenridge, Colorado, in 1970. For nearly 20 years, she managed ticket sales department, tour operators, and travel agents at Breckenridge Ski Resort. In 1991, she moved to Jackson Hole, Wyoming, with her family. She began practicing real estate in the Jackson area and eastern Idaho, finding a talent for luxury residential properties. In 2014, she moved to Kalispell and shortly after joined the LandStar team. She obtained her Montana Realtor license in November 2015.

EDUCATION

  • Sunny Hills High School; Fullerton, CA
  • Humboldt State University; Arcata, CA


Jeff Penrod - Salesperson

CAREER SUMMARY

Jeff Penrod is a realtor at LandStar who specializes in commercial and residential properties. A Pennsylvania native with California roots, Jeff’s family purchased the Timbers Motel in 1981, and, in 1985, he moved to Montana to help run the motel with his father, Vaughn, and brother, Kirk. After Vaughn sold the motel in 1988, Jeff and Kirk opened Penco Powder Products, a dealership selling watercrafts, snowmobiles, motorcycles, and more. Jeff moved to Kalispell in 1999 and continued to grow the dealership. Eventually, he tired of working in an office, which led him to pursue real estate. He earned his national and Montana realtor’s licenses in June 2016, and is proud to be a part of the LandStar team.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Licensed Realtor of Montana
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Contact Info

(406) 871-8417
jeff.penrod54@gmail.com