Our Team

Sage Commercial Real Estate is a true third party brokerage company that has a core belief in training our agents from the ground up. Sage has brought on many interns who have gone on to become licensed and successful agents with the company. We believe in teaching our staff the value of every transaction, no matter its size. Our agents take ownership prospective on every deal so that they are serving the client as if it was their capital or business.

Sage Capital Real Estate Investments is our investment vehicle that helps our clients to facilitate transactions, whether it be assisting with financing, syndicating specific transactions, or advising our clients on partnerships. Sage Capital Real Estate Investments has a proven track record of fantastic returns regardless of market conditions. We can assess each situation and deploy a strategy to best negotiate market conditions. Sage Capital Real Estate Investments, has been very active in value add apartment acquisition, self-storage, single-tenant retail assets, as well as many other sectors.

Aaron has been involved with commercial real estate brokerage and development for over 15 years. He began his career with Grubb and Ellis in 2003, where he spent six years working in the investment sales division. After a successful career with Grubb and Ellis, Aaron joined the CBRE team to work on their investment sales team. In 2013 Aaron formed Sage Capital Real Estate and Sage Capital Investments which is an Omaha based Real Estate Development, Brokerage, and Investment firm. Aaron has helped Sage grow to annual sales of over $25,000,000 and over $45,000,000 of development project completed or in process. Aaron is married to his wife Dialaht and has two sons – six-year-old Dutch and newborn Ford. When he is not spending time with his family he loves to be active outdoors. In the fall you will find him in the field hunting for pheasants with his three German Shorthairs, or in the spring playing golf or mountain biking.


-Sold: 258 Unit Multi-family transaction , $8,600,000
-Sold: 120 Units Multi-family transaction, $6,000,000
-Sold: 8,500 SQ. Foot Historical Retail building, $1,450,000
-Tenant Representation: 500,000 SQ. Feet of Industrial Space, 10 year lease
-Tenant Representation: 75,000 SQ. Feet of Class A Office Space, 10 year lease
-Buyer Representation: 49 acre land sale, $4,950,000
-Buyer Representation: 204 Unit Apartment Complex $6,550,000
-Buyer Representation: 76 Unit Apartment Complex $2,880,000
-Seller Representation: 88,000 SQ Foot Industrial Building Sale $1,800,000
-Buyer Representation: NNN Leased Grocery Store, $4,975,000
-Landlord Representation: 35,000 SQ Feet Class A Office Lease
-Landlord and Buyer Representation: 54 Unit Apartment Complex $1,900,000
-Owner and Buyer Representation: 31 Unit Apartment Complex $1,100,000
-Buyer Representation: 44 Unit Apartment Complex $1,670,000
-Buyer Representation: 32 Unit Apartment Complex $1,250,000
-Buyer Representation 315 Unit Mini-Storage Facility $1,150,000
-Seller Representation 20,000 Square Foot Office Building $1,900,000

Terry Root - Senior Vice President, Executive Managing Director

Terry joined Sage Capital in 2020 after 18 years in commercial real estate brokerage with Colliers International and prior to that with Grubb & Ellis.  He specialized in the hotel practice in a multi-state region while with both firms.  Terry was also a key member of the retail team at both companies.  Terry is the leader of our brokerage operations and an active agent representing hotel development companies and hotel ownership groups with site selection and/or purchase/sale of existing hotels. He also interfaces with franchise development professionals and management companies. Terry has worked on projects that include Marriott, Hilton, IHG, Choice, Preferred Hotels, Carlson Rezidor and La Quinta brands. His past experience includes hotel valuation/BOV, 363 sales, mortgage note sales, 1031 exchange transactions, and hotel condo regimes and development.

Being a former retailer with many years of working with retailers allows him a keen understanding of the wants and needs of this market segment. Terry’s projects in retail representation have included both tenant and landlord requirements. Terry has worked on transactions with national tenants such as Great Escape Theaters, Sullivan’s Steakhouse, Panera Bread, Starbucks, Walgreens, Mattress Firm, Charming Charlie, Dairy Queen Grill & Chill, Village Inn, Lone Star Steakhouse.


-$22 Million Valuation Services, Foreclosure Advisory & Expert Witness – Doubletree
-$10.8 Million Sale- Fairfield Inn & Suites
-$10.5 Million Development Project, Land Assemblage – Cogleywood Development
-$10.2 Million Sale- Holiday Inn Express
-$8.7 Million Sale- Holiday Inn Express
-$6.5 Million Hotel Sales – Country Inn & Suites (2)
-$4.5 Million Warehouse – Buyer Representative
-$4.28 Million Lease – Bed Bath & Beyond
-$4.25 Million Sale- LaQuinta Inn & Suites
-$3 Million Sale – Office/Retail
-$2.5 Million Note Sale – Redick Plaza Hotel
-$2 Million Lease – Sullivan’s Steakhouse

Collin Brown is an Omaha native and a Deans List graduate of the University of Nebraska at Omaha with a Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.), Real Estate and Land Use Economics. His passion for real estate led him to join Rho Epsilon professional real estate fraternity and apply for an internship with Sage Capital, LLC in the summer of 2014. He accepted a permanent position with Sage Capital LLC shortly thereafter and then acquired his Real Estate License.
Prior to his employment with Sage Capital Collin managed a family owned construction company where he learned that hard work and client relationships were the key to making a business successful. Collin gained in-depth knowledge of commercial, residential, and multifamily development through his management experience.
Since joining Sage Capital Collin has played a vital role in developing over $30 million in ground up multi-family projects as well as repositioning several others. He has also brokered over $50 million in real estate transactions since he began at Sage Capital.

Collin is dedicated to continuing to help Omaha grow by brokering and developing property utilizing his personal understanding of the client’s needs. He brings to the table the best qualities of family owned business and a fresh perspective from academia.


-Omaha, NE 8 Acres Industrial Land $1,300,000
-Omaha, NE 13,840 SF Industrial Flex $895,000
-Omaha, NE 40,000 Sf Industrial Redevelopment $1,000,000
-Omaha, NE  12 Unit Multi-Family and 10,000 Sf Commercial $2,250,000
-Omaha, NE 15,000 Sf Industrial Flex $925,000
-Springfield, NE 4,500 Sf Retail $550,000
-Bellevue, NE 32,000 Sf Industrial Flex $1,710,000

Justin Spooner grew up in Omaha and attended the University of Nebraska at Lincoln, graduating with a double major of political science and history. He also participated in select programs at Boston University and George Washington University. While at BU, Justin interned in the Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission for the commonwealth of Massachusetts. At GW, he staffed for US Senator Ben Nelson. Returning to Lincoln, Justin finished his studies and spent time in US Senator Mike Johann’s district office and was a Page in the Nebraska Legislature.

After college, Justin began work as Development Associate with the Jewish Federation of Omaha. While there, Justin was an integral part of the three-person development team helping to raise over $3.1 million. Justin’s development career continued as he relocated to Fort Lauderdale, FL to become a fundraiser for the American Israel Public Affairs Committee. After a successful stint in Florida, Justin transitioned to the corporate world and moved back to Lincoln, NE where he became an Account Executive at Hudl, Nebraska fasted growing private company.

In January of 2021, Justin started with Sage Capital. Justin has a long history in the Omaha community. He mounted a strong campaign for the Nebraska Legislature in 2014, ultimately coming in third place out of six candidates. Justin continues his involvement in the community as a member of the ADL’s Walk Against Hate planning committee and a youth group advisor for Omaha’s chapter of the B’nai B’rith Youth Organization.

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