About Us

Rallens Realty Consultants endeavors daily to identify itself as a unique offering in the real estate brokerage/consulting space by differentiating ourselves due to our principled approach, and transparency of business practice where we strive to further our clients objectives and goals through expertise and sound business practice, but evaluate all decisions and activities through the lens of integrity and putting our client's needs ahead of our own. We believe we are qualified and prepared to offer a different real estate brokerage / consulting experience, and we look forward to every opportunity to follow through for our clients.

BRIAN RALLENS

BRIAN RALLENS

Principal
Development Land | Farm & Ranch

Brian Rallens has been in the real estate industry for nine years, and has been a part of over 900 closed real estate transactions with more than half a billion in total consideration. He has helped clients through a vast array of objectives, including disposition of development land, agricultural sales, and sales and leases for retail, industrial, and office property. A short client list includes fortune 100 companies, multiple government agencies both local, state, and national, and a great number of private parties. Throughout his career Brian has made his primary business proposition and promise to his clients his dedication to operating with integrity, providing sound and unbiased advice, and furthering the objectives and goals of his clients before his own. When not in the office you can find him enjoying the outdoors with his 6 year old son, hunting, or golfing.

Ben Kneadler

Ben Kneadler

Principal
Sales | Investments

Ben is a commercial real estate agent focusing on building successful client relationships whether representing buyer and sellers, tenants or landlords. Ben began his brokerage career in 2002 after spending four years as a public school teacher and coach. Ben soon transitioned into construction and general contracting building single- and multi-family residences. He has spent the last sixteen years as a commercial real estate broker in the Treasure Valley. Ben uses his construction and
development background to help clients navigate some of the complexities that can arise during a transaction. He is focused on finding solutions that are beneficial to all involved and prides himself on doing what is right by his client and doing it well.

Ben has a wide portfolio of experience and is always looking for the next opportunity to build expertise. Some of Ben's exclusive representation assignments include: Panera Bread, Red Robin, Lucky Perk Coffee, Commercial Tire, Interface Properties, Eisenberg Company, Woodbury Corporation, Idaho Power, Ferguson Supply, and others.

Ben is active in the community volunteering at his church and coaching a number of youth sports teams. He also spent several summers directing a summer camp for more than 200, 4th - 6th grade boys and looks forward to other opportunities to serve and mentor youth.

Mike Erkmann

Mike Erkmann

Principal
Sales | Leasing | Investments

Mike, founding partner of NAI Select in Boise, Idaho, is a 12-year commercial real estate veteran with a wide range of real estate expertise, including retail, office, industrial, land and multifamily property transaction experience. Mike has built a solid foundation of corporate clients through his tenant advisory services.

Mr. Erkmann successfully guides local and national clients with their commercial real estate acquisitions, asset dispositions, 1031 exchanges, and lease obligations. Mike has led clients in over 200 commercial lease and sales transactions, totaling an excess of $300 million. His specific areas of expertise include market knowledge, financial structuring, transaction management, space utilization and strategic planning. Mike consistently exceeds the investment goals of his clients.

Mike has a passionate appreciation for Idaho and the outdoor
enjoyments that this unique state offers. When not in the office, he and his wife of 13 years and their 3 young children spend the weekends camping, skiing, and fly fishing.

Ben Fulcher

Ben Fulcher

Sales | Leasing | Investments

As a sixth-generation Idahoan, Ben has always called Boise his home. Due to his continued love for the Treasure Valley, the commercial real estate industry has been a natural fit for him.

Prior to his career in real estate, Ben attended Boise State University. He earned a Bachelor's Degree in General Business and a Minor in Marketing. While studying at BSU, Ben worked as a campaign manager and staffer on several Idaho political campaigns. He also served as a precinct committeeman and as president of a statewide political activism club comprised of fellow college students.

Upon graduating, Ben eagerly commenced his real estate career. He was mentored by his dad, Russ Fulcher, who is an Associate Broker at Rallens Realty. Ben has enjoyed a bright young career in the business. He has a breadth of experience in office and retail leasing representation, as well as the acquisition and sales of office, industrial, and land. Ben's experiences have helped him develop ethical standards which he applies to his real estate career daily. He prides himself in providing superior customer service - providing frequent updates and prompt responses.

In his free time, Ben enjoys playing basketball, driving his Jeep, and exploring Idaho.

Eric Guanell

Eric Guanell

Development Land | Investments

Eric benefits from more than 24 years of broad and diverse real estate experience, including commercial and residential land development, multi-family development, office and industrial build-to-suit construction and development, tenant and landlord leasing representation as well as the acquisition and disposition of office, industrial, retail and vacant land throughout Idaho.

Eric's extensive real estate knowledge and experience benefits clients by offering an acute understanding of the complex elements of development and brokerage transactions and the ability to effectively and efficiently navigate through the process to allow his clients to make informed real estate decisions and produce a successful outcome.

Eric has managed numerous development projects throughout the state of Idaho including multiple projects which involved coordinated out of state recruitment efforts with local and regional economic development agencies. Eric has also worked with numerous national, regional, and local companies and clients on various build-to-suit and leasing projects in both a development and brokerage capacity during his career.

In addition to the comprehensive real estate development, leasing, acquisition, and sales experience, Eric also benefits from an extensive commercial banking and business management background and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance from the WP Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. Eric is also a CCIM Institute Member and CCIM Idaho Chapter Member, as well as a member of the Boise Regional Realtors, Idaho Association of Realtors, National Association of Realtors and Intermountain MLS.

Norm Brown

Norm Brown

Development Land | Farm & Ranch

Norm Brown has been a top producing real estate agent primarily focused on development land and farm and ranch brokerage since he began in the industry 12 years ago. Norm has a vast array of industry experience also inclusive of retail, office, and industrial brokerage, as well as several stints of service working for schools, foundations, municipalities, and government entities in an advisory capacity for their real estate needs. Unwavering in his commitment to representation of his clients, Norm values integrity and transparency above all else in his business dealings.

Norm is deeply rooted in Idaho, graduating from high school here in the Treasure Valley and then attending ISU where his thesis was on the Economic Impact on Outfitting and Guiding on Idaho State Tax Revenues. Accordingly, his first few years after graduation were spent enjoying our wonderful State as a fly fishing and hunting guide. In his free time, he enjoys the great outdoors with his family skiing, fishing, hunting, horseback riding, mountain biking, and rafting.

Prior to commercial real estate, Norm worked for a Fortune 100 company in medical sales for 25 years, during which he met and married his wife and soul mate Janet, who was raised in Homedale. Together they have two grown children, both highly accomplished fiddle players and singers. Norm's primary motive for work these days is simply because he loves people, and he finds great joy in helping others succeed in their businesses, investments, and life.

Russ Fulcher

Russ Fulcher

Sales | Leasing | Investments

Russ Fulcher is licensed Idaho real estate broker and has worked in the real estate industry since 2006. He has experience in buying, selling, leasing, and garnering government approvals for many types of commercial, industrial, residential and development properties.

Mr. Fulcher was raised on an Idaho dairy farm and spent more than 20 years as an international executive in the technology industry, where he assisted in placing manufacturing facilities domestically and abroad. He has conducted business in all 50 US states and 48 different countries.

Russ served in the Idaho State Senate from 2005 through 2014, and is currently a member of the United States Congress. He holds graduate and undergraduate degrees in business from Boise State University, obtained Electronic Engineering training through courses at Micron Technology, and a Certificate in Energy Management from the University of Idaho.

He is a fourth generation Idahoan from Meridian and proud father of three adult children: Meghan, Benjamin, and Nicole.