Principal Broker and Owner
Janet M. Meeks is co-founder of Summit Real Estate Services. Ms. Meeks has been in the commercial real estate field since 1981. She began her career in real estate with General Growth Companies as a full charge bookkeeper responsible for all accounting functions related to the operation of a 1,000,000 square foot retail development. In 1987 she joined Regency Property Management, Inc. as an Accounting Clerk with full accounting responsibilities for shopping centers comprising approximately 750,000 square feet. In 1989 Ms. Meeks was promoted to Financial Analyst. Again in 1992, she was promoted, this time to Supervisor of Personnel and Administration. Prior to the inception of Summit, she was promoted to Supervisor of Property Management with full managerial responsibilities for twenty commercial properties comprising over two million square feet in a four state area.
Ms. Meeks is a successful licensed real estate broker in Indiana and Kentucky. She is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers; The Evansville Rotary Club; and Tri Kappa, a statewide philanthropic organization. She serves on the Board of Vanderburgh County CASA and is Vice-President of the Vanderburgh County Redevelopment Commission, where she has been a member since 2011.
Scott Hyatt, CCIM, CSM
Senior Real Estate Advisor
Prior to joining Summit Real Estate Services in 2003, Scott Hyatt was the Director of Property Management for Regency Property Services, where he was responsible for the direction of the company’s property management department as well as redevelopment of commercial properties, marketing, managing and leasing on a local and regional level for the various shopping centers and offices managed by Regency. Throughout his professional career, Mr. Hyatt has been affiliated with Trammell Crow Company in Philadelphia, Jones, Lang, LaSalle in New York and David Hocker Associates in Kentucky.
Mr. Hyatt is a 1989 graduate of the University of Southern Indiana. He has a Bachelor of Science in Finance, is a Certified Shopping Center Manager as designated by the International Council of Shopping Centers and is a licensed real estate broker with the Indiana and Kentucky Real Estate Commissions. Mr. Hyatt is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers, The Evansville Rotary Club and a member of the CCIM Institute with a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation.
J. Todd Eissler
J. Todd Eissler joined Summit Real Estate Services in 2005. As an owner of commercial real estate and two supermarkets in southern Indiana since 1976, Mr. Eissler’s background and experience are valuable in working with both clients and customers. His life long residency in Warrick County affords him an extensive list of contacts and a wealth of information regarding the region. Prior to devoting his efforts full time to the sale and leasing of commercial real estate, Mr. Eissler was a professional baseball scout for the Major League Scouting Bureau and the Atlanta Braves organization. Mr. Eissler attended the University of Evansville and was on the Executive Board for Athletic Development and very active in fundraising and membership drives for the University. He is also the President of the Warrick County School Corp. Building Corporation and a licensed real estate Associate Broker in Indiana.
Tyler Raben, a lifelong resident of Evansville, Indiana, graduated from the University of Southern Indiana, where he achieved a B.A. in Business Management and was involved in the Entrepreneurship Program.
While attending college, Tyler worked as a manager for Azzip Pizza, where his responsibilities included customer satisfaction, business operations, inventory and cash management. Tyler says that he enjoyed this position as a gateway to a future in sales and management, as well as an opportunity to put what he was learning in college to practical use at an innovative organization.
When not golfing himself, Tyler is involved in the local golf community as a caddy at Victoria National Golf Club and a former associate at Helfrich Golf Course. He serves as a volunteer for local and national golfing events – including the Master’s Tournament in Augusta, Georgia.
He is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), Southwest Indiana Chamber of Commerce and Helfrich Men’s Club.
Commercial Property Manager
Maury Leinenbach, the most recent addition to the Summit Team, is a highly skilled Commercial Property Manager whose professional experience includes several years as co-owner and managing member of a successful privately held commercial real estate company with holdings in Southern Indiana.
Maury earned a Bachelors degree from Purdue University, then went on to graduate from Butler University with a Master of Business Administration degree. He holds a Real Estate Broker License from the State of Indiana.
In addition to having responsibility for ongoing maintenance and supervision of Summit-managed properties, Maury serves as the primary conduit between our Tenants and Landlords. He is dedicated to the service of our clients and our philosophy that we will treat all of our managed properties as if they were our own.