Greg Close serves as a Senior Real Estate Advisor.
Close co-founded the Wyse Real Estate Advisor with William Wyse in 1988, and served as its President from 2002 to 2019. Close specializes in handling complex real estate and finance transactions. He is a trusted advisor to a number of private investment entities, corporations and Erisa Pension Trusts.
Close received his undergraduate degree from Oregon State University and completed a postgraduate program specializing in real estate law at the University of San Diego. He has completed subsequent courses in appraisal, finance, accounting, real estate investment, taxation and real estate market analysis. He is also licensed as a principal real estate broker in Oregon.
Close is a key proponent of quality mental health services in Portland, and for more than two decades, has served as the director of various non-profit provider organizations in Multnomah County. He currently sits on the board of the Cascadia Housing, Inc., which is active in managing and developing special needs facilities throughout the greater Portland metro area.