Carol Springstead


Carol Springstead, CCIM and President of Springstead & Associates Inc., is a veteran in the retail real estate industry, performing well in a variety of market cycles over the last 28 years.

Prior to forming Springstead & Associates, Carol spent eight years at Pentz & Partners and more than ten years with Voit Commercial Brokerage. Carol’s experience includes specializing in the representation of retail tenants for acquisition and disposition, as well as marketing and sales of investment properties. Carol is Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) and is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and the Association of Corporate Real Estate Executives (ACRE).

Springstead & Associates has earned the distinctive CoStar Power Broker award three times, and Carol has been named a CoStar Power Broker for twelve consecutive years.

Mike Lucero

Sales Associate

Mike Lucero is a thirty year veteran of the fast-casual restaurant industry where his positions as Vice President of Real Estate & Franchise Development established him is an expert within every major real estate market across the United States.

Mike represented Carl’s Jr and Del Taco both internationally and domestically and was responsible for tremendous growth at both brands. Prior to joining Springstead & Associates, Mike was at Lee & Associates Commercial Real Estate Services.

As an Associate with Springstead & Associates, Inc., Mike focuses on providing first class brokerage services to his existing retail clients, and helps Springstead & Associates’ to grow their list of national retailers throughout the country.

Lizette Sifuentes

Director of Office Operations

Lizette Sifuentes is the Director of Office Operations at Springstead & Associates, with over ten years of experience in administrative support.

Her administrative background began in the non-profit sector with extended learning programs. Additionally, she has a background in leadership development, coaching and training teams.

As the Director of Office Operations, Lizette is focused on providing administrative support to all Springstead & Associates team members and its clients. Lizette earned a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from California State University, Fullerton.

Jae-Jae Segal

Sales Associate

Jae-Jae Segal is the newest team member at Springstead & Associates. She is a recent graduate from the University of Southern California's Real Estate Development program, where she gained exposure to all sectors of the real estate industry. 

As an Associate with Springstead & Associates, Jae-Jae focuses on providing first class brokerage services to the firm's retail clients, and helps the Springstead & Associates grow their list of national retailers.