From Cheech and Chong to real estate: How one man's career shift ended up saving a company

  • Former musician Mike Barnett helped Property Panorama become profitable again just a year after being named CEO.

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Eventually, the advent of disco destroyed Mike Barnett’s musical desires, and he relocated to Scottsdale, Arizona in 1985. Following in his father’s footsteps, he opened the Barnett Agency. Although the agency was a full service real estate brokerage, Barnett soon became the Copper State’s first buyer-broker.