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Our Team

Derek Bateman, CCIM Principal

Michael Predovic, Principal & Founder

As founder of Trinity, Mr. Predovic utilizes his extensive and wide-ranging expertise to assist clients with site selection, tenant representation, lease analysis and negotiation. As tenant representative for many Fortune 500 companies,  he is widely respected and recognized as one of the most experienced and creative brokers in the region. 


Mr. Predovic began his career with the Williams Companies/Wiltel, most recently serving as Vice President, Corporate Real Estate.  With over twenty-five (25) years of commercial office experience, Mr. Predovic combines his experience from both a corporate user and owner perspective.  In the past years, he has been recognized by NAIOP as having participated in Tulsa’s five (5) largest real estate transactions. Mr. Predovic was hired by Oral Roberts University three (3) years ago to consult, evaluate and make recommendations to transform Cityplex Towers (a 2 million square foot office/education/medical use complex that is owned by the university) into a viable project.   After extensive due diligence, recommendations were made and Trinity was engaged to execute the plans.  In short order, best practices were put in place, recommended changes were made successfully and the property made a dramatic swing to cash flow positive position.  Trinity currently has leasing and operations responsibilities for this property.


Several of Mr. Predovic’s significant transactions include representing national clients such as Citgo Petroleum, Samson, Williams Companies, British Petroleum, BAE Systems, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma.  Landlord assignments include Cityplex Towers (2 million s.f.) in Tulsa.  



Education

Oral Roberts University – Business Administration

New York University – Real Estate Continuing Education


Organizations

NAIOP Board Member

IDRC Community Representative

Tulsa Board of Realtors (Licensed Broker)

A proven leader with a record of achieving extraordinary results in twenty (20) years experience in the corporate real estate field, Mr. Bateman focuses on tenant representation, strategic property marketing, consultancy, market analysis.


Prior to joining Trinity, Mr. Bateman was Vice President of North American Facilities for MCI Communications and most recently as Director of National Facilities for Verizon.  Among his responsibilities was directing the corporate portfolio strategic planning of nearly 20 million square feet of office and technical space.  In this role, he played a central part in the site selection process.  Our clients benefit from Mr. Bateman’s leveraging of his owner/tenant experience in the market analysis, site selection and negotiation processes.  Mr. Bateman has also provided project management consultation for numerous clients such as BAE systems for construction of a large assembly plant in Elgin, Oklahoma and Osage LLC (which manages all non-gaming business investment properties for the Osage Nation).



Education

Undergraduate: Bachelor of Business Administration, Oral Roberts University

Regular and Various Continuing Education courses in the Real Estate and Finance

CCIM Designee


Organizations

Oklahoma CCIM Chapter Member and National CCIM Designee

National Association of Realtors; Institute Affilliate Member

Habitat for Humanity Volunteer

Tulsa Center for the Homeless Volunteer

Work Project Director for Summer Youth Missions