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M3 Companies


Founded in 1983, M3 Companies combines the expertise of Arizona real estate leaders Bill Brownlee and W. Scott Schirmer.

Bill Brownlee, a real estate visionary for over two decades, is one of M3 Companies' managing partners, responsible for contract negotiations with property owners, pro forma and feasibility analyses, equity and financing, land and community planning, entitlements, engineering and development, as well as legal and accounting.

Scott Schirmer began working in real estate in the late 1960s, acquiring, syndicating, financing, developing, managing and brokering real estate in Arizona, California, Idaho, Illinois, Oklahoma and Utah, after earning a bachelor's degree in Business Administration and a master's in Finance from Arizona State University. In addition to his role as a managing partner for M3 Companies, in which he oversees investor relations, financing and equity capital, Schirmer is president of Schirmer Ball Company and CEO of SMDI Company.