Sonny Halbawy, Partner
An entrepreneur who has operated multi-million dollar businesses ranging from custom door manufacturing to commercial print shops, Sonny Halbawy has operated as a luxury home builder for the past 15 years, developing and renovating luxury view and waterfront homes.
With more than 20 years of residential and commercial real estate sales experience, he has been mentored by some of the top 1% industry leaders nationally, and is the co-owner of US Builders Team. In addition, Sonny is the founder and CEO of Convert Clean, a natural gas company that converts vehicles from gasoline to compressed natural gas and Propane, the only CNG company in WA state, allowing cars to run on duel fuel.
Sonny is a strong negotiator who focuses on and understands the needs of his clients. A certified short sale specialist, he holds extensive knowledge of real estate law, and has a reputation for his high standards, integrity, and uncompromising values in everything he does. Sonny earned a bachelors degree in political science, and as a first generation Lebanese American is fluent in English, Arabic, French and Spanish.
In his spare time Sonny is a passionate martial artist, having won many heavy weight titles. For the past 20 years he has been an instructor of Kung Fu, enabling people of all ages develop strength, patience.
Mike Nykreim, Partner
Analyze, finance and complete Real Estate Development as diverse as: bridges to buildings; custom homes to condominiums; marinas to mosques. Directed and was personally responsible for a $25 million annual income business, with 47 employees, with LEED Certification. Took on all rolls to finance, perform due diligence, entitle, develop and complete $10’s of millions of properties per year.
Education: BS in Construction Management from University of Washington School of Architecture 1977
Rick Whitney, Investor, Houghton Community Councilman, Kirkland, WA
Rodney Tom, former State Senator, and Senate Majority Leader, WA
Ron Smith, Vice President Lyto Enterprises, former Mayor City of Bellevue, WA
Jawad Khaki, Vice President Microsoft, retired
Health: 6’9”, 250#, excellent.
Personnel: Married, 39 years, 2 grown daughters. 4 Year Varsity Collegiate Athlete: Football, Big W. Member of Kirkland’s Kiwanis and Chamber of Commerce and various City Commissions. Love hiking, Mountain climbing, and the quiet of bow hunting.