Ron Hensley

Ron Hensley, Qualifying Broker, NM REC # 18396

Ron, founding member of Tier One Partners, LLC, based in Albuquerque, New Mexico is a 12-year real estate veteran and has represented a large base of users in a wide array of real estate transactions. In addition to his real estate expertise, Ron has had a New Mexico GB 98 Contractor’s License since 1994 and was a Certified Master Restorer from 1996-2001. Ron specializes in applying his expertise and market knowledge in the areas of strategic planning, space utilization, transaction management, financial structuring and construction management.

An investor, as well as a broker, Ron has been a partner in several real estate investment companies. Ron gives back to the community through the Rotary Club of Albuquerque Del Sol, where he is currently president, and he is a past president of Albuquerque Parochial Independent Athletic League. .
Ron’s leadership of the Tier One Partners team ensures expert service for customers looking to invest in real estate for their personal or professional portfolios. Give him a call to find out how he can assist with your real estate needs.

Contact Ron (505) 238-6335 or Email

Steve Etkind

Steve Etkind, Associate Broker

Steve Etkind has enjoyed a 44 year career in financial services. He has extensive experience as an insurance agent and financial planner, a mortgage broker, a mortgage company owner, a business development VP for an oil and gas exploration company in Denver and as real estate investor in dozens of properties. He brings this strong combination of financial and real property knowledge to his role as a realtor.

Steve brings his wealth of experience in financial and tax matters to the table to assist his clients in negotiations to buy, sell, lease, trade any form of real estate including homes, vacant land, retail, office, industrial, and multi-unit housing.
Steve’s dedication to finding the right fit for his clients’ needs is outstanding. Put Steve in your corner for your next real estate transaction!

Steve has been very active in Albuquerque in the non-profit community since arriving here in 1971.  He has served as Board member and President of the Board for New Day Shelters, where he was involved for over 10 years.  New Day provided shelter for about 2000 runaway, abused and neglected and homeless kids age 12-17.  He served on the Board of Working Classroom for 5 years.  He served on the Board of Operation Walk Denver, providing joint replacements for indigents in the third world for 5 years.  He has been serving on the development committee of CLN Kids for 3 years.  He has been serving on the Board and been Board President of the Foundation Board of Media Arts Collaborative Charter School for 5 years and is now on the Board of Women To Be, which provides feminine hygiene supplies to indigent adolescent girls in the Third World.

Contact Steve (505) 263-1500 or Email

Barbara Kline

Barbara Kline, Associate Broker, NM REC # 49950

Barbara has been an active real estate investor for more than 30 years. Her marketing company, Breakthru Communications, has provided marketing and business counsel to startups and emerging companies for more than 25 years. She has founded or co-founded more than 5 startups, and is an active angel investor.  As a part of the Tier One Partners team, she brings business and marketing expertise and a solid understanding of the economic climate of New Mexico.

She has also been involved in economic development in her home village of Corrales and is an alumna of both Leadership Albuquerque and Leadership Sandoval County. She brings to commercial real estate substantial personal experience and keen insights into the commercial and investment markets in New Mexico.

Barbara’s experience includes purchasing and managing properties in New Mexico, Kansas and California, six years with Intel (US and Europe), management positions at public relations agencies Regis McKenna Inc. and Hill & Knowlton, and solid success in helping young companies get a foothold in their markets. She is an active member of the boards of the New Mexico Cancer Center Foundation and the Corrales Cultural Arts Council (Music in Corrales), the recipient of numerous business awards, and former board member of organizations including Corrales MainStreet, New Mexico-Israel Business Exchange and Rio Rancho Regional Chamber of Commerce.

Contact her to discuss your investment needs, she can help you achieve your investment goals for buying, selling or holding real estate.

Contact Barbara (505) 720-6593 or Email
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