Olen Zirkle & Mike Kuppenbender

Tri Commercial Real Estate Services
532 Gibson Dr Ste 200, Roseville, CA 95678
License# 01190000 & 00811112

Affiliated with Cabelas Trophy Properties

Olen Zirkle, ALC 916-983-4603
Senior Lands Specialist


Seasoned land specialist and real estate professional. Offers a keen understanding of natural resource issues while still managing the land for production agriculture. Especially knowledgeable in water rights issues, endangered species and water quality. Hands-on management style with an extensive real estate background in acquisitions and sales, marketing, land use controls and development that includes the following acquired skills:
    • Contract Negotiations
    • Project Management / Implementation
    • Property Management
    • Team Building / Consensus
    • Appraisals / Market Evaluations
    • Budgeting / Finance
    • Phase I – Hazardous Materials Evaluations
    • Strategic Planning / Forecasting
    • Property Management
    • Risk Management
    • Water Rights Evaluations
    • Environmental Planning

Professional Background

• 2008 - Present - Real Estate Sales TRI Outdoor Properties
• 1998 to 2008 - Ducks Unlimited - Manager Conservation Programs
• 1995 – 1998 The Nature Conservancy - Conservation Project Manager
• 1985 – 1994 Western Farm Credit - Vice President Property Marketing
• 1983 – 1985 Zirkle Agricultural Services - Principal
• 1979 – 1983 Grain Cooperative of Arizona - General Manager
• 1974 – 1979 Spreckels Sugar Company - Property Manager


B.S. University of California - Davis - Agricultural Production – Agronomy- Agricultural Economics A.A. Yuba Jr. College – Agriculture - General Education

Professional Training

American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers
    • Principles of Farm Management
    • Principles of Rural Appraisal
    • Eminent Domain
    • Advanced Rural Appraisal
    • Report Writing
    • USPAP Seminar
Real Estate Courses
    • Required College Level Course for Licensing
    • Advanced Courses in Sales and Contract Law
    • California Real Estate Brokers License - Certificate # 01190000
U.C. Davis Extension - Environmental Management and Auditing Certificate Program
    • Fundamentals of Environmental Management
    • Principles of Environmental Management
    • Legal Aspects of Environmental Auditing
Environmental Conservation Courses
    • Introduction to the Endangered Species Acts –U.C. Davis
    • Zinger-Miller Team Training Series
    • Managing Government Contracts
    • Community Conservation - Planning and Implementation
Accredited Land Consultant Courses

Mike Kuppenbender, SIOR, CCIM, ALC 916-960-5709
Senior Land Specialist

Professional Background

Drawing on more than 30 years of experience in the real estate industry, Mike Kuppenbender is an expert at developing comprehensive real estate strategies in support of his client’s investment objectives. His consistent performance as a top producer has drawn on this diverse background that includes tenant representation, owner representation, build-to-suit, land acquisitions and estimates of value. Over his career, Mike has represented some of the largest developers in Northern California resulting in significant real estate transactions equaling thousands of acres of land.

Supplementing his extensive professional experience, Mike has earned his SIOR (Society of Industrial and Office Realtors), CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member) and ALC (Accredited Land Consultant) designations. While serving as President of the Association of Commercial Real Estate, Mike was instrumental in the formation of the “Broker of the Year” award for commercial real estate. This has become one of the largest events and fundraisers in the Sacramento area, making substantial contributions to charities such as the Sacramento Children’s Receiving Home. Mike is recognized among his clients and peers as a highly committed, ethical and personable real estate professional.

Along with his career in real estate, Mike loves the outdoors and is very active in pursing as many hunting and fishing trips as one life can hold. He has hunted California, Alaska, Africa and most of the Rocky Mountain States for deer, elk and exotic species. He has combined this passion and his real estate expertise to join TRI Outdoor Properties, participating with CABELA’S Trophy Properties, a division of CABELA’S, the largest outdoor outfitter in the world. CABELA’S Trophy Properties is proud to have the experience and reputation of Mike as a member of their team.

Whether you are looking for the “Trophy” outdoor or recreational property or have a desire to re-invest in leased investment properties after the sale of your property, Mike has the knowledge and experience to guide you through the entire process from sale, exchange or purchase.

Professional Affiliations & Community

• ACRE (Association of Commercial Real Estate), member since 1985, past president 1992 
• SIOR (Society of Industrial and Office Realtors) member since 1991 
• CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member) member since 2004 
• ALC (Accredited Land Consultant) member since 2007 
• 10-year volunteer coach and board member for youth baseball and basketball. 
• 15- year donor for the Sacramento Blood Bank


University of California at Santa Barbara 
• B.A. - Business Economics 
• B.A. - Developmental Psychology 
• Coaching Minor-Baseball & Basketball

Recent Transactions

• Capay Ranch Investors – acquisition of 3,800 acres and Sale of 1,000 acres 
• Jackson Properties – sale of 76,000 sf industrial facility for $7.6 million 
• Raleys Corporation – site acquisition 
• Rumsey Rancheria – acquisition of 300 acre site for expansion of existing facility and golf course 
• American Tire Distribution – leasing of 46,500 sf facility 
• Panattoni Development Corporation – acquisition of 50 acres of industrial land; leasing and sale of 250,000 sf speculative industrial buildings 
• Tiechert Corporation – acquisition of 14.5 acres industrial land 
• Buzz Oates – lease of 105,000 sf industrial building in Sacramento 
• Sale of 120,000 sf WalMart Super Store for $13,250,000 
• Sale of 10 acres of land to Seastar for $5.6 million


Specialties: Land/Acreage, Farm And Ranch, Vineyards, Commercial