THE SPIRE TEAM

Hugh Wade, CCIM

Owner/Broker

A life-long Alaskan with deep roots in this wonderful place, Hugh Wade began his working career in banking as a  management trainee  for National Bank of Alaska, and was posted to Nome as an all-purpose lender. From 1998-2001, Hugh operated a commercial salmon fishing  permit in Bristol Bay, and a taxi permit in Anchorage. In late 2001, Hugh re-entered the banking world as a commercial loan officer for Alaska First Bank & Trust.  With an extensive knowledge of the geography and economics of Anchorage and Alaska, he established Spire Commercial Real Estate in 2009. 

Message from Hugh Wade

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Ryan Schwalbe

Real Estate Mercenary

2021 Brings about Ryan’s third stint with Spire Commercial. The Anchorage native has found his life’s passion in hockey, which has taken him far and wide, but Alaska will always be home. He is a problem solver who manages his career aspirations in both business and professional athletics. With Spire, Ryan is a problem solver displaying moxie as well as an appetite for learning. Sometimes referred to as a Swiss Army Knife, he excels in client needs, marketing, and research. Tackling special projects, contracts, business development, brochures, 3D modeling, floorplans, graphic design, administration, business-to-business communication, and more to help further Spire’s goals and meet client’s needs. Like many of us Alaskans, Ryan enjoys all of Alaska’s natural splendor including hiking, biking, and fishing with his grandfather!